What are Open Educational Resources?“Open Education Resources (OERs), are educational materials which are licensed in ways that provide permissions for individuals and institutions to re-use, adapt and modify the materials for their own use. OERs can, and do include full courses, textbooks, streaming videos, exams, software, and any other materials or techniques supporting learning.” - OER Foundation definition.
Start with understanding Creative Commons (CC) Australia. Most OER are under Creative Commons terms.
Use the side menu on this guide to find the relevant resources for you:
Educause. (2010) 7 Things You Should Know About Open Educational Resources.
Sites providing searches across multiple OER repositories are being developed, examples include:
Collections of OER sites