OER – Open Educational Resources
According to the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, open educational resources are teaching, learning, and research resources that reside in the public domain or have been released under an intellectual property license that permits their free use and repurposing by others. OER may include full courses, course materials, modules, textbooks, streaming videos, tests, software, and any other tools, materials, or techniques used to support access to knowledge.
What is an OER Course at CCCOnline?
If you are enrolled in an OER course at CCCOnline, you will have no textbook fees. You may still be required to purchase other learning materials, such as a lab kit, microscope, hardware, software, calculator, etc.