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Module 1: Example of Required Instructional Material

Required Instructional Materials

Required instructional materials are clearly identified in the syllabus in this sample Introduction to Oceanography online course. The required textbook is an Open Educational Resource (OER). The link provided (in the course) to the Introduction to Physical Oceanography textbook goes directly to the OER content.


Screenshot of Intro course with OER required instructional material

Source: QM 4 Instructional Materials Examples, Xavier University, Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Faculty Development. Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 License.