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OER Toolkit

Welcome to the OER Toolkit

Open Educational Resources (OER) provide equal access to resources at no cost to students. This toolkit provides information and tools to help faculty and the college community to understand, engage with, and sustain OER in their work and practice.

    Quick List - OER Collections: Search for OERs. 
   About OER: Learn about the what, why and how of OER. 
   Teaching: Apply open teaching and learning practices in your courses. 
   Curating: Find and evaluate OER for use and sharing. 
Creating:  Create and adapt OER for teaching and learning. 
   Licensing: Understand and apply open licenses. 
   Collaborating: Collaborate with colleagues and students on OER. 
   Advocacy: Effectively communicate the value of OER. 
   Sustainability: Impact the longevity and success of OER at your institution. 

Credits and Creative Commons License

This guide was created by The Learning Portal / Le Portail d’Apprentissage and is reused by University of Ontario Institute of Technology Library under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License



The OER Toolkit was a developed by College Libraries Ontario (CLO) and the Ontario Colleges Library Service (OCLS) in collaboration with the Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education (ISKME).

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