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This libguide organizes open resources for faculty.

Open Educational Resources

This is a libguide designed to help faculty locate open resources for academic use. 

What is OER?

What are Open Educational Resources (OER)?

Open educational resources (OER) are free and openly licensed educational materials that can be used for teaching, learning, research, and other purposes.

Open Education " the simple and powerful idea that the world’s knowledge is a public good and that technology in general and the Web in particular provide an extraordinary opportunity for everyone to share, use, and reuse knowledge."
—The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

How OER Benefits Education

How OER benefits education

In addition to cost savings, OER have been shown to improve student learning. Learn more about the impact of OER from these resources:

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Director of Educational Resources & OER Specialist

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Relinda Ruth
183 College Drive
De Queen, AR 71833