This resource provides an overview of everything you will need to know when creating an open educational resource (OER). It provides a high-level overview of things to keep in mind as you work on your project and links to resources that go into more depth so you can easily find the information you need.
Excerpt from the Getting Started: OER Publishing at BCcampus by the OER Production Team
We encourage you to read this resource through in its entirety before starting your project and to refer to it whenever you have questions.
It is broken up into the following sections:
- Workflow and Responsibilities: The general process for publishing OER and an overview of supports available.
- Diverse and Inclusive Representation in OER: Guidelines to help ensure OER content is diverse and inclusive.
- Pressbooks: Links to Pressbooks resources.
- Accessibility and UDL: How to make the OER accessible.
- Licences and Permissions: Overview of copyright, open licences, and all rights reserved content, and what content you can include in your open resource.
- Citation and Attribution: How to properly credit the work of others.
- Supplementary Materials: Things to keep in mind when creating supplementary materials.
- Find Open Resources: Links to where you can find different types of openly licensed content.
If you can’t find the answer to your question, check out the Get More Help page in the back matter.
Getting Started: OER Publishing at BCcampus by the OER Production Team is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.