Looking for more information on Open Educational Resources? Listen to Chelsea Stone, a previous VREPS Co-Chair, discuss OER in her crash course video! View the video here!
The Open Educational Resources movement in the United States and internationally is growing dramatically, as many government entities and educational institutions recognize the growing need and benefit of OERs. They are dynamic and evolving resources with the ability to reflect the nature of both teaching and learning. The field of OER research is also a growing field with studies exploring such things as cost savings, equitability of access, and student success using OER.
Stone, C. (2017). OER 101: A crash course in open educational resources [Online video]. (Available from Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT.