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Open Educational Resources: Using and Creating Open Educational Resources

A guide to finding open educational resources for teaching and learning.
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Using Open Educational Resources

A selection of resources providing further information on using and creating open educational resources. 

A selection of open courses available on the use and creation of open educational resources. 

Evaluating Open Educational Resources

These criteria will help in evaluating the suitability of an open educational resource for use in a module. 

  • Does the open educational resource meet module learning outcomes? 
  • Does the open educational resource promote active learning opportunities for learners? 
  • How can you use the open educational resource?  What restrictions, if any, are there on what you can do with the open educational resource? 
  • How easy will it be to adapt the open educational resource for your teaching? 
  • Has the open educational resource been produced to a high standard? 
  • Does the open educational resource comply with accessibility standards? 


Attributing Open Educational Resources

You will need to attribute any open educational resource that you use.  These websites will help you attribute resources correctly.   

Creating Open Educational Resources

A selection of websites that provide tools and assistance with the creation of open educational resources. 

Open Book Publishing

A selection of resources that provide guidance and tools for publishing open books.