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Open Access Educational Resources Guide

A guide to material that can be freely used in your teaching.

How to Get Started Making Your Own OERs

Open Educational Resources (OERs) are not just textbooks. You can open up and share your syllabus, a lesson plan, an exercise, a case study, slides, assessment tools or videos you have created on your own.You can also adapt from other Open Educational Resources that are licenced to allow for remixing and adaption, just remember to attribute the original source.

  • Ryerson supports Pressbooks an on-line open resources creation platform. You can request and account by emailing pressbooks@ryerson .ca and Pressbooks training can also be arranged by contacting Sally Wilson in the Library at swilson@ryerson.ca
  • As well here some guides to help you on your journey to contribute to Open Education! They cover important issues like licensing and copyright, accessibility and inclusion, tracking changes, and platforms and tools you can use to create open resources.