Open Educational Resources Community of Learning

Module 1: Benefits of OERs

Benefits of Open Educational Resources (OER)

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  • Ensures longevity of access to resources
  • Diversifies the curriculum
  • Improves digital skills
  • Engages students in co-creation
  • Promotes the outputs of open research
  • Contributes to the development of open knowledge
  • Enhances engagement with content and collections

Source: Benefits of Open Education and OER, Lorna Campbell, Webinar for the OpenMed Project, Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.