More information about remixing and adapting resources
Distinguishing Between OER and All that Other Stuff on the Internet and Works Within Works, and Collections by Maricopa Community College Faculty OER course. Licensed CC-BY-SA 4.0
Course materials if you have any concerns about the copyright status of works you want to remix. These two modules from the Maricopa Community College Faculty OER course will help you understand differences between free, open access, and OER, as well as citations and collections.
BC Open Education Technology Collaborative by BCCampus. Licensed CC-BY 4.0
If you are looking for inspiration on how to bring remixing and adapting resources to your classroom as instructor, this group is a resource for you and the goals and group chat can be informative.
Tricky Copyright Scenarios: OER Style by Maricopa Community College Faculty OER course. Licensed CC-BY-SA 4.0
If you want to test yourself, this quiz about tricky copyright scenarios that apply to OER will help you understand better how to remix and adapt educational materials safely.
More information about creating and sharing OER
CK12 OER. Licensed CC-BY-NC 3.0
To create an open textbook with existing OER for K-12 education visit this site, login as a teacher and click create new.
OER Faculty Workshop by Maricopa Community College Faculty OER course. Licensed CC-BY-SA 4.0
For a deeper dive into the process of choosing the appropriate licenses for educational resources, visit this OER course in full.
Creating Open Educational Resources by the University of British Columbia. Licensed CC-BY-SA 4.0
A video and information on considerations to make when licensing and sharing OER at higher education institutions.
What Are the Impacts of Adopting OER? by Lumen Learning.
The OER Adoption Impact Calculator helps you understand many of the potential impacts of adopting OER instead of traditionally copyrighted learning materials.
More information about accessibility
Module 9: Accessibility by Open Washington: Open Educational Resources Network. Licensed CC-BY 4.0
This module will help you design resources in a way that they will be accessible to all learners.
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 by the World Wide Web Consortium
The WCAG 2.0 is a stable, referenceable technical standard that helps developers of any kind of online content (from websites to text and PDF files), create or check their materials for accessibility. Many grant givers or governments (like the European Union) even require institutions to follow those guidelines when publishing public sector information or education resources.
Accessibility and Open Educational Resources by CAST Universal Design for Learning in Higher Education. Licensed CC-BY-SA 4.0
The CAST project (Center for Applied Special Technology that promotes universal design for learning) has a helpful overview and checklist for things to consider when designing educational resources, especially for postsecondary education.
More information about open pedagogy
Open Pedagogy Notebook
Curation of Posts on Open Pedagogy #YearOfOpen by Maha Bali
What is Open Pedagogy? #YearOfOpen hangout April 24
Video and transcript of different perspectives discussing the term Open Educational Practices:
More information about open policies
CC in Schools by Creative Commons Aotearoa NZ. Licensed CC-BY 4.0
More information on the implementation of Creative Commons licenses used in schools at the institutional level.
BCcampus Open Education Working Group Guide by Lucas Wright and Krista Lambert. Licensed CC-BY 4.0
A resource for librarians, staff, and faculty who support or are supporting open education at their institution and are starting or running an open working group. This resource contains three sections to help users establish, run, and sustain a working group.
OER Policy Development Tool by Amanda Coolidge and Daniel DeMarte, Institute for Open Leadership Fellows. Licensed CC-BY 4.0
An interactive tool for institutional policy development.
Participant Recommended Resources
CC Certificate participants’ recommended many additional resources through Hypothes.is annotations on the Certificate website. While Creative Commons has not vetted these resources, we wanted to highlight participant’s contributions here: https://certificates.creativecommons.org/cccerteducomments/chapter/additional-resources-6/