Resources for Learning About OER

The resources below provide a more in-depth understanding for OER including research, licensing, and pedagogy.

Understanding Open Educational Resources

Open Access course created by OER SUNY that explores the definitions, concepts, and effective practices related to open educational resources.

Open Education Group

The Open Education Group is an interdisciplinary research group that conducts original, rigorous, empirical research on the impact of OER adoption on a range of educational outcomes and designs and shares methodological and conceptual frameworks for studying the impact of OER adoption.

Open Pedagogy Notebook

Website that serves as a resource to educators interested in learning more about Open Pedagogy which also provides classroom tested examples and conceptual ideas for implementing OER as an instructor.

The Battle For Open

In this book, Martin Weller examines four key areas that have been central to the developments within open education: open access, MOOCs, open education resources and open scholarship.

Open Educational Resources Research Guide

MERIT (Media, Education Resources, and Information Technology) Library here at UW-Madison developed this research guide on OER.