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Adapting an OER

One fantastic aspect of using OER is the ability to customize the material (as described by the license) to suit your needs. This may be a simple update or a complex project. Whether working alone or as a team, this guide provides information and tools to aid faculty in authoring new and adapted OER for teaching and learning.

Steps to Adapting an OER

  • You will receive support tailored to your adaptation project's needs. These may include instructional design, editorial, project management, and quality review support.

Report your adoption and review the tips below to incorporate your OER adaptation into your course successfully.

Using Your OER Adaptation in a Course

There are several ways to use OER in your course. Review the examples below to see how H5P interactives and Pressbooks can easily be integrated into your course shell. Embedding directly into your course shell results in more engaging content and ease of access for your students.

Linking to a Pressbooks OER in eConestoga

Professor Kim Carter, School of Business, demonstrates the various ways she has integrated her open textbook Building a Medical Terminology Foundation into her eConestoga course shell. 

Embedding H5P into eConestoga

Professor Kim Carter, School of Business, demonstrates how to integrate an H5P activity into her eConestoga course shell. Embedding directly into eConestoga makes the activity easy to locate and interact with. Please note that H5P activities do not connect with eConestoga grading systems. They are intended for self-directed formative feedback.