Open Education has never been easier
Creating with Open Author
Introducing Open Author
Welcome to the OER Community
Open Author helps you build and publish Open Educational Resources for you and for the benefit of educators and learners everywhere.
Why create on OER Commons?
Improve and change: remix resources to customize learning for your needs
Curate resources for a specific group or task using groups and folders
Search and find: get your resources out there, and find what you need
Easy to use Editor
What you see is what you get. A rich text editor with robust features.
Drag and Drop
Our new drag-and-drop upload feature makes it easier than ever to add images, video, and other media to your resources.
Import from Your G Drive and One Drive
Got resources on the cloud? Create new resources by uploading them directly from Google Drive and One Drive.
Now you can ensure your resources are accessible to people with disabilities with the Accessibility Checker - build right into our editor and designed to keep you compliant with WCAG 2.O, WAI-ARIA, and more, just click to get started.
The best OER is made with tools designed with OER in mind
Open Author Tool
Step 2: Create student facing content
Step 3: Create instructor-only content
Step 4: Revise and rearrange sections
Step 5: You're making amazing OER
Know exactly how the lesson should go with instructor view.
Make your lesson shine with engaging content in our audience view.