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Learn about OER
Learn about OER basics, including what OER is and why open education matters, as well as links to modules and tutorials to learn more about OER.
Learn how to properly attribute OER and differences between Creative Commons licenses, public domain, and traditional copyright.
Beyond OER, there is LER (library/licensed educational materials). Consider filling in some of the gaps by using library resources, such as e-books and articles.
Explore common OER myths, including misperceptions and potential barriers, as well as additional links and info about each common myth.
OER and Canvas
How to use the "Open Attribution Builder" tool in Canvas to cite yourself and materials from others, and how to openly license your own courses in Canvas.
Learn about copyright, fair use, practical applications, and guidance on how to seek and obtain permission to use materials in this separate Copyright LibGuide.
Starting points to find OER, including TCC OER Subject Guides, OER repositories & reviews, discipline-specific OER, open textbooks & journals, as well as multimedia.
What open pedagogy is, as well as examples of open, renewable student assignments -- including examples from TCC students!
OER Support @ TCC
Info and contacts for different kinds of OER support @ TCC, including how the Library and eLearning can help in different ways, as well as info about the OER Steering Group.
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