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Open Educational Resources - OERs

Find information about open educational resources such as open textbooks, open courses, images, Creative Commons, and more

Copyright & OERs

Open Educational Resources differ from other commercial materials not only because they can be shared at no cost to the reader, but also because they employ an open licence that allows creators to decide if their works can be adapted or remixed, and whether commercial use is permitted or not. Such open licence is called Creative Commons.

To know more about the different Creative Commons licences and how to use them, check the Creative Commons section in the navigation menu.

Use of copyrighted materials in OERs

OERs at YukonU

Open Textbooks Platforms

OERs and Open Pedagogy

Open pedagogy, also known as open educational practices (OEP), is the use of open educational resources (OER) to support learning, or the open sharing of teaching practices with a goal of improving education and training at the institutional, professional, and individual level (BC Campus, n.d.).

Collaborating around OERs