Getting Started with OER

Get started by learning how to navigate the site, find training materials, explore curated collections, collaborate in groups, and share resources.


This hub has everything you need to know about getting started with OERTX.

Watch informational videos about using the tools and features of OERTX for course development and student engagement. Learn about upcoming training and information sharing events. Explore collections of professional development resources. Join groups to collaborate with colleagues to use OER. Discover the history and impact of OER work at Texas institutions through research.


What is OER?

An open educational resource (OER) is a teaching, learning or research resource that is in the public domain or has been released under an intellectual property license that permits the free use, adaptation, and redistribution of the resource by any person.