What are OERs?

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The most comprehensive definition of OER available today is provided by the HewlettFoundation:“Open Educational Resources are teaching, learning and research materials in any medium – digital or otherwise – that reside in the public domain or have been released under an open license that permits no-cost access, use, adaptation and redistribution by others with no or limited restrictions.”

William & Flora Hewlett Foundation. "Open Educational Resources." Accessed June 15, 2019.