It is worth mentioning that many of the repositories and websites presented in topic 1.3. are suitable not only for OER search but for sharing OERs as well. Nevertheless, VCU Libraries provide a list of repositories that can be used to share your open educational resources after they are developed (link below).
|Explore a list of repositories provided by VCU Libraries that can be used to share your open educational resources after they are developed.|
|Watch a webinar summarising the main insights regarding the creation and sharing of OERs „Webinar: Creating and sharing Open Educational Resources (OERs)“ by the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education [1:01:29].|
Finally, listen to the suggestions and recommendations on how to integrate OERs into Your classes and how to overcome barriers that Open Education may face.
Further material for self-study
- Please audit an open-access course “Creative Commons License” (Authors: A.A.Fuente, Universidad de Oviedo, Spain; A.Texeira, L.Morgado, Universidade Aberta, Portugal) that will provide a more thorough and in-depth knowledge on how to develop academic content and resources while complying with the Intellectual Property (IP) laws, with CC licenses as the main point of interest.
- Read “The Rebus Guide to Publishing Open Textbooks (So Far)” by Ashok, Hyde, & Shilling (2019).
- Ashok, A., Hyde, Z.W., & Schilling, K. (2019). The Rebus Guide to Publishing Open Textbooks (So Far). https://press.rebus.community/the-rebus-guide-to-publishing-open-textbooks/front-matter/praise-for-the-rebus-guide-to-publishing-open-textbooks-so-far/
- Chae, B. (2014). Difference between open license, public domain, and all rights reserved copyright. Wikimedia Commons. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Difference_between_open_license,_public_domain_and_all_rights_reserved_copyright.png
- Creative Commons (n.d.). Open Education. https://creativecommons.org/about/program-areas/education-oer/
- Elder, A. (2017). Attribution and Fair Use: Copyright in Open Education #1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jGTUHdadqJU
- Elder, A. (2017). Author Rights: Copyright in Open Education #2. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5oTWyKgjqus
- Šadauskas, M. (2015). CreativeCommons Licenses types and licensing. https://www.slideshare.net/msadauskas/creativecommons-licenses-types-and-licensing
- West, P.G. (2021). Clarification of Free Cultural Works, Open Educational Resources and Open Access. https://medium.com/creative-commons-we-like-to-share/clarification-of-free-cultural-works-open-educational-resources-and-open-access-ff03e3b594af
- Wiley, D. (2014). The access compromise and the 5th R. Improving learning. https://opencontent.org/blog/archives/3221
- Wiley, D. (2016). High Impact Practices for Integrating Open Educational Resources (OER) into University Courses. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x3CY6RR4uns&feature=youtu.be.