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What Are Open Education Resources?

Open Educational Resources (OER) are digital teaching and learning materials that reside in the public domain or have been released under an open license.  They are resources that may be used free of charge, distributed without restriction, and modified to fit a given educational context without permission.  OER may include games, simulations, tutorials, lesson plans, assessments, full textbooks and even full courses.

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