Open Educational Resources (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."
OER materials are released under an open license granting permission for every one to:
OER include digital learning materials such as:
Western Colorado is a proud recipient of the Colorado OER Grant for the fifth year in a row! Your Leslie J. Savage Library will be hosting an OER open house and workshops throughout the fall and spring 2023-24. Watch for more information and opportunities to participate coming your way.
For more information about higher education institutions in Colorado are doing with OER visit the CDHE OER site.