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Open Educational Resources (OER)

Information about using open educational resources (OER) at Red Deer Polytechnic.

Open Access

Open Access (OA) and Open Educational Resources (OER) are closely related. 

OA refers to scholarly literature that is freely available via an open license. They are typically found in peer-reviewed Open Access Journals and Institutional Repositories, which act as archives of institutions' scholarly output.

OER refers to teaching and learning materials that are freely available via an open license. 

Open Access Explained! (8:24)

Open Access Explained! by Piled Higher and Deeper (CC BY 4.0)

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