Questions about creating or adopting OER can be directed to:
Ashley Shea, Head of Instruction Initiatives, Mann Library, firstname.lastname@example.org
Selena Bryant, Teaching and Learning Librarian, Mann Library, email@example.com
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Unlocking Learning: The Open Education Resources Movement
"OER are teaching, learning, and research resources that reside in the public domain or have been released under an intellectual property license that permits their free use and re-purposing by others.” -William Hewlett Foundation
Faculty at Cornell and across the world are joining the OER movement to save students money, take control over course materials, and improve learning.
Real examples by Cornell Faculty
- OER e-Book: An Introduction to Labor & Employment LawThis book created by ILR Prof. Michael Gold was converted to a free e-book that is now hosted on Open SUNY Textbooks' webpage and boasts 450+ downloads.
- Introduction to Cultural Analytics & PythonOpen Textbook for an undergraduate course designed by former Cornell Postdoctoral Associate in Information Science, Melanie Walsh.