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Open Educational Resources (OER)

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This Open Educational Resources (OER) guide was adapted from Emily Carlisle-Johnston's slide deck: Open Educational Resources (OER) in the Classroom (2018)

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons License 

Open Educational Resources (OER) by Rebecca Kasperavicius is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

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Land Acknowledgment

The shared Nipissing University and Canadore College campus sits on the territory of Nipissing First Nation, the territory of the Anishnabek, within lands protected by the Robinson Huron Treaty of 1850. We are grateful to be able to live and learn on these lands with all our relations. 

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OER? What's that?!

Open Educational Resources (OER) are materials that instructors and students can access, use, revise, and share freely. They are still protected by copyright, but have Creative Commons licenses attached that give users permission to adapt and share the content.

Use Creative Commons Media - Chapman Learning Commons

There are six different license types. To learn more about Creative Commons license options and their varying levels of permission, please visit: