Course Overview

This is a short course on Open Educational Resources (OER). It will take about 2 hours to complete. We recommend this course to initiate anyone to the world of OER. It provides several links to other resources that learners can pursue for in-depth knowledge of the field.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this module, you are expected to be able to:

  • Define OER and give an overview of the international developments related to OER movements
  • Explain copyrights and licensing issues and differentiate six types of Creative Commons licences
  • Find and evaluate OER to use them appropriately

Syllabus

  • Introduction to OER
  • Copyright and Open Licensing
  • Finding and Evaluating OER
  • Module Summary
  • Assessment
  • Credits

Learn More

Send your feedback and certificate completion information to Dr. Sanjaya Mishra, Education Specialist, eLearning by email at smishra@col.org.