Performance Objectives: Understand what content curation is and how to utilize itIdentify the steps for successful adaptation or curation of OERRecognize and determine the best places to search for OERAdopt a resource by downloading it, printing it, or linking to itOER refers to educational materials that include permission for anyone to use, modify and share. In its simplest form, the term OER describes any educational resources (including curriculum maps, course materials, textbooks, streaming videos, multimedia applications, podcasts, and any other materials that have been designed for use in teaching and learning) that are openly available for use by educators and students, without an accompanying need to pay royalties or license fees.
Launch into the OER Universe! This course includes eight self-paced online learning modules that serve as an introduction to Open Educational Resources (OER) in Higher Education. An additional section provides opportunities for further exploration and discovery of OER initiatives in Michigan.