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What Are OERs?

So what is an OER? According to UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization): "Open Educational Resources (OER) are learning, teaching and research materials in any format and medium that reside in the public domain or are under copyright that have been released under an open license, that permit no-cost access, re-use, re-purpose, adaptation and redistribution by others."

The 5R Permissions of OER are:

  • Retain
  • Reuse
  • Revise
  • Remix
  • Redistribute



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