Open Educational Resources (OERs) are freely available pedagogical resources, such as textbooks, lesson plans, activities, media, and supporting materials. They're a type of open access material. Open Educational Resources are broadly considered to meet the “5Rs Framework,” meaning that users are free to:
Open Educational Resources are freely available educational materials. OERs come in many formats:
Source: SPARC® , the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition.
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