Create 3 – Open Educational Resources

Open Educational Resources (OER)

Open Educational Resources (OER) are free learning resources that brings quality, up-to-date education to everyone anywhere in the world.  Some examples of OER include Khan Academy, Ck12, Open Yale Courses to name a few.

Creative Commons Licenses

Creative Commons licenses allow you to use resources such as pictures, videos or other media in your classroom to extend learning.  These resources are free to use but there are several Creative Commons licenses that you may encounter when searching for these resources.  Here are a few as cited at https://creativecommons.org/licenses/.

 

Attribution

CC BY

This is the broadest license which allows others to use your work (modified or not) for education or commercial purposes as long as they credit you for the original creation.

Attribution-ShareAlike
CC BY-SA

This is license allows others to use your work (modified or not) for education or commercial purposes as long as they credit you for the original creation AND license their new creations under the identical terms.  This is the license used by Wikipedia.

Attribution-NoDerivs
CC BY-ND

This is license allows others to use your work (without modification) for commercial or non-commercial purposes as long as they credit you.

Attribution-NonCommercial
CC BY-NC

This license allows others to use your work (modified or not) for non-commercial purposes only as long as they credit you for the original creation.

Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike
CC BY-NC-SA

This license allows others to use your work (modified or not) for non-commercial purposes only as long as they credit you for the original creation and license their new creations under the identical terms.

Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs
CC BY-NC-ND

This license is the most restrictive because it allows others to use your work (unmodified) for non-commercial purposes only as long as they credit you for the original creation and don’t use them commercially.

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