Module 1: Introduction

Module 1: Introduction


Welcome to How to use Open Educational Resources, a self-paced workshop.

So, what is this course all about?

This course walks you through techniques to incorporate Open Educational Resources (OER) into your teaching practice. The course will cover the fundamental aspects of OER including open licensing and public domain. It focuses on providing practical guidance in locating and applying openly available resources. It is expected that upon completion of this course participants will be able to

  • Describe the meaning of open educational resources.
  • Differentiate the concepts of open licensing, public domain, and all rights reserved copyrights.
  • Identify resources that are openly licensed or in the public domain.
  • Distinguish the different types of Creative Commons licenses.
  • License works using a Creative Commons license.
  • Find open educational resources and properly attribute a work offered under a Creative Commons license.

This training is not facilitated. It is designed to  to be a self-paced course. If you are interested in a facilitated training that will result in an official certificate upon successful completion, visit the  SBCTC training website.

Good luck, have fun, and keep pushing yourselves!

Your instructor, Boyoung

Last updated: 10 23 2019