Open Educational Resources Community of Learning

Module 4: Licensing: Introduction to Open Licensing

Module 1 described the 5Rs of OER.

The license an author chooses to assign to their material determines which of these permissions are granted. In this module, you will learn more about open licenses, including Creative Commons licenses, and how they dictate the ways in which OER can be used.

By the end of this module, you will be able to:​

  • Identify different Creative Commons licenses
  • Describe the limitations of different types of licenses
  • Produce OER attributions