University of Houston Libraries will host several events related to open educational resources this summer.
Registration is optional, not required, for these events.
OER and Creative Commons Licenses
Thursday July 16, 2-3pm
This session will provide an in-depth explanation of Creative Commons licenses, the open licenses that are commonly applied to open educational resources (OER). Attend this session to gain an understanding of Creative Commons licenses as a user or creator of OER.
Finding and Evaluating OER
Thursday July 23, 2-3pm
This session will provide strategies for finding and evaluating open educational resources (OER). Attend this session for an overview of recommended OER repositories, strategies for managing the evaluation process, and to share tips and tricks for finding and evaluating OER.
Modifying and Creating OER
Thursday August 6, 2-3pm
This session will provide guidance for modifying and creating open educational resources (OER). Attend this session for an overview of topics such as open licensing, technical format, accessibility, and additional resources to support modification and creation of OER.
Additionally, those interested in open educational resources can now consult the OER and Alternative Textbook Handbook, a resource created to provide UH instructors with an introduction to the use and creation of OER.