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STEM Education: Open Educational Resources

Resources for those doing research in the area of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education.

What are Open Educational Resources (OER)?

Open Educational Resources ( also termed open content or open courseware ) are educational materials and resources offered freely and openly for anyone to use and under some licenses to be shared, remixed or improved to redistribute.

Open Educational Resources include:Hello My Name is Open Source

  •  Learning Content: full courses, course material, content modules, learning objects, collections, and journals.   
  • Tools: software to support the creation, delivery, use and improvement of open learning content including searching and organization of content, content and learning management systems, content development tools, and online learning communities.
  •  Implementation Resources: Intellectual property licenses to promote open publishing of materials, design-principles, and localization of content.

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OERs in STEM

Why OER?

OER is a relatively new movement in education; educators and learners as well as learning institutions are driving its development. OER provides an alternative to the rising costs of education. OER provides a exploratory mechanisms for others means of teaching and learning that are collaborative and participatory

Streaming Resources

Books