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What are OER?

"Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching, learning, and research materials that are either (a) in the public domain or (b) licensed in a manner that provides everyone with free and perpetual permission to engage in the 5R activities." (Creative Commons, n.d.)

Read more about the OER definition from Creative Commons and explore the nuances of what defines an OER below.

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