This guide was created to help faculty create Open Educational Resources (OER) for Brooklyn College students and beyond.
The guide has information on:
Open Educational Resources (OERs) are teaching, learning, and research resources released under an open license that permits their free use and repurposing by others. OERs can be textbooks, full courses, lesson plans, videos, tests, software, or any other tool, material, or technique that supports access to knowledge.  This guide was created to help faculty create Open Educational Resources (OER) for Brooklyn College students and beyond. The guide has information on best practices when creating an OER, information on how to create OER which are accessible to all users, information on where to find OER resources which you can use, reuse, remix, adapt and modify for your courses and information on the pedagogy of OER. This site also provides access to OER resources already created by Brooklyn College faculty.
So you want to create an Open Educational Resource (OER) but you don't know where to start. No need to worry, we are here to help you. The first step is to make an appointment with Associate Professor and Librarian Miriam Deutch and an OER Developer. We'll walk through all the possibilities and help you create a wonderful OER. Bring your imagination and the following to the meeting: