Free Open Educational Resources (OER) Mini-Courses now Available: The College at Brockport

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Free Open Educational Resources (OER) Mini-Courses now Available

Six online mini-courses focusing on specific aspects of Open Educational Resources (OER) are now open. Winter break is a great time to explore them at your own pace and add to your knowledge.

The SUNY OER Community Courses introduce you to the fundamental principles and effective practices related to Open Educational Resources.

Six independent mini-courses allow you to focus on the specific aspect of OER that most appeal to your interests. Content is designed to serve the needs of faculty, librarians, instructional designers, and others across SUNY who are teaching or supporting OER efforts on their campus.

While we encourage those new to open educational resources to start with either the “Understanding OER” or “Open Pedagogy Master Class” sections, any participant is welcome to jump in to start at any appealing point.

Most of the mini-courses require 5-10 hours to complete. Work is done at your own pace.

Course Series Features

● take them in any order

● take them on your own, or as part of a facilitated cohort

● take as many or as few as serves your need

● earn a Credly badge for completion of each mini-course

● free for all SUNY employees

These courses are “open” in every sense of the word: all content is published with Creative Commons licensing, available in multiple formats for local adoption, and open for anyone to complete at any time.



Shari Hardenbrook, or Kim Myers,

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