What are Open Educational Resources?

Open Education Resources (OERs) are resources that are available for free use.  Typically you are free to retain, reuse, revise, remix, and redistribute OER content (these are known as the 5 Rs); however some licenses have different restrictions. Generally, OERs are licensed under creative commons licenses; some of these licenses include CC, CC BY, CC BY-SA, and CC BY-NC.  Click here to learn more about the different licenses.