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About this site

Read this first. This site has one purpose – to bust myths about Open Educational Resources! There are two parts – a mythbusting guide and a quick introduction to OER.

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About this site

Read this first. This site has one purpose – to bust myths about Open Educational Resources! There are two parts – a mythbusting guide and a quick introduction to OER.

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Download the PDF guide

The content of this web guide is also available as a PDF file. The PDF version includes both the Basic Guide to OER and the OER Mythbusting parts, as well as an introduction.

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Download the PDF guide

The content of this web guide is also available as a PDF file. The PDF version includes both the Basic Guide to OER and the OER Mythbusting parts, as well as an introduction.

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OER myths need to be busted

In 2011, Poland launched the “Digital school” program, the largest ICT program in primary and secondary schools to date. The program has a large open e-textbooks component, which triggered myths to appear in the media.

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OER myths need to be busted

In 2011, Poland launched the “Digital school” program, the largest ICT program in primary and secondary schools to date. The program has a large open e-textbooks component, which triggered myths to appear in the media.

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OER adoption

More than ten years after the first UNESCO congress about open education on which term Open Educational Resources was coined, open resources can be found in almost every language, open policies pop up in tens of countries and companies start

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OER adoption

More than ten years after the first UNESCO congress about open education on which term Open Educational Resources was coined, open resources can be found in almost every language, open policies pop up in tens of countries and companies start

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Licensing models

Why CC BY and CC BY SA? These two licences are called free or fully opened license. Free licences are a kind of agreement between an author/copyright holder and the rest of the universe. In this arrangement the intellectual property

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Licensing models

Why CC BY and CC BY SA? These two licences are called free or fully opened license. Free licences are a kind of agreement between an author/copyright holder and the rest of the universe. In this arrangement the intellectual property

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Why do open licenses make the difference?

Most of what has been created in the 20th and 21st centuries – content to be found in libraries, archives, museums and on the Web – is still under copyright. Even if the authors’ intention was different, unless they explicitly

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Why do open licenses make the difference?

Most of what has been created in the 20th and 21st centuries – content to be found in libraries, archives, museums and on the Web – is still under copyright. Even if the authors’ intention was different, unless they explicitly

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Differences between OER and other digital resources – online courses, MOOC courses and others

General rights for copying and repurposing are what make OER different from any other educational resources available online free of charge. Free materials and courses such as most MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) allow users only fair use rights, or

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Differences between OER and other digital resources – online courses, MOOC courses and others

General rights for copying and repurposing are what make OER different from any other educational resources available online free of charge. Free materials and courses such as most MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) allow users only fair use rights, or

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What an OER is and what it is not

The term ‘Open Educational Resources’ (OER) describes any educational resources (including curriculum maps, course materials, textbooks, videos, multimedia applications, podcasts, or any other materials designed for teaching and learning) which have been made available for use under open licenses –

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What an OER is and what it is not

The term ‘Open Educational Resources’ (OER) describes any educational resources (including curriculum maps, course materials, textbooks, videos, multimedia applications, podcasts, or any other materials designed for teaching and learning) which have been made available for use under open licenses –