The following sites provide background information about Open Educational Resources (OER) for students and faculty wanting to become involved in the OER movement.
Every year in March OE Week raises awareness and highlights innovative open education successes worldwide. OE Week provides practitioners, educators, and students with an opportunity to build a greater understanding of open educational practices and be inspired by the wonderful work being developed by the community around the world.
Our mission is to create a fair, sustainable and open future, advancing open knowledge as a design principle beyond just data. We will do it by creating tools, developing models, harnessing communities and advocating for standards and policies in a sustainable, ethical and agile manner.
Interested in taking a free course online from a reputable university to expand your knowledge? Here's a sampling of sites that provide a variety of online courses.