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OER For Faculty

OER are any type of educational material that are freely available for teachers and students to use, adapt, share, and reuse.


The following organizations are dedicated to supporting OER and facilitating their use in academia. If you'd like to further support open learning, please visit their websites. Some resources also go beyond the information on this guide to give more extensive information on OER.

Research on OER

There is a solid body of research on Open Educational Resources.  A few useful sites:

Cline Library also has some excellent databases for research articles on OER, including:

This guide adapts and reuses major portions of the University of Montevallo OER guides, with permission.