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Open Education Toolkit

Creative Commons License Chooser

The Creative Commons License Chooser is a helpful tool that allows creators to select an appropriate license for their OER. Simply answer a few questions and you will be presented with the most appropriate CC license for you work!

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OER Creation Resources

A 7-Step Guide to Creating Your Own Open Educational Resources"This article is part of the guide From School to Shining School: 52 Stories from Educators Across the U.S."

Creating OER: This page is a part of Washington State University's "Open Educational Resources (OER): Tools for Affordable Learning"

Creating OER (Postcard Format for Higher Education): "The cards are broken into Theory, Practice, Examples, and Resources, and introduce OER to new practitioners whilst also providing examples and tools for anyone to use."

Creating and Sharing OER: "In this unit we will explore and practice how to create OER so they can have the biggest impact and be used without any legal or technical barriers."

OER Guidelines and Tutorials: How to Create OER: "Open educational materials are very popular. But how can lecturers be convinced to use open educational resources – or even better, create them? Tutorials, guidelines, videos and other information for researchers, lecturers and other interested parties play a key role here."

Students' Vital Role in OER: "Through creating and spreading open educational resources, students learn more and make an impact on the world, writes Christina Hendricks."

A Guide to Making Open Textbooks with Students: "A handbook for faculty interested in practicing open pedagogy by involving students in the making of open textbooks, ancillary materials, or other Open Educational Resources."

OER and Collaborative Content Development: "This report provides educational leaders with a guide describing the benefits of OER, a framework for planning, and strategies for successful collaborative content development."

The OER Starter Kit: "This starter kit has been created to provide instructors with an introduction to the use and creation of open educational resources (OER)."

Creating and Modifying OER: "... a chapter-by-chapter informational tutorial for... faculty and staff interested in creating or adapting open educational resources."

Creating, Licensing, and Publishing OER

"In this course, you will learn what you need to know and consider before creating a new OER from scratch."

Creating Open Educational Resources: "This free course, ... will help you to write a learning course and provide you with links to various resources for open-learning materials."

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Open Education Design - Course for Practitioners: "The aim of the Open Education Design - Course for Practitioners is to equip the participants with basic knowledge, practical advice and hands-on experience to prepare them for their own design of Open Educational Resources (OER)."



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