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Open Educational Resources (OERs)

Providing open license and useful materials in learning & teaching activities from prestigious universities around the world to support students and academics at RMIT University and other universities in Vietnam.

What are OERs?

"Open Educational Resources (OERs) are any type of educational materials that are in the public domain or introduced with an open license. The nature of these open materials means that anyone can legally and freely copy, use, adapt and re-share them. OERs range from textbooks to curricula, syllabi, lecture notes, assignments, tests, projects, audio, video and animation". (cited from UNESCO)

OERs are learning and teaching materials which are online open access. They are published under open licenses (i.e Creative Commons) that specify how materials can be used, reused, adapted, shared and modified according to specific needs.

RMIT Open Textbook Initiative

The project aims to increase student satisfaction by easing the financial burden of textbook costs and increasing student engagement with the curriculum, and to provide access to engaging and up-to-date global open learning resources, in support of new evolving learning experiences and futures.

Click here to know more about this project.

Understanding OER