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Recordings of OER Training Series Now Available

University of Houston Libraries hosted a series of online training sessions on open educational resources (OER) for UH faculty and instructors. Topics included open licensing, finding and evaluating OER, and modifying and creating OER.

The series was recorded and each session is available below via Microsoft Stream:

OER and Creative Commons Licenses 
This session provides an in-depth explanation of Creative Commons licenses, the open licenses that are commonly applied to OER. Attend this session to gain an understanding of Creative Commons licenses as a user or creator of OER.

Finding and Evaluating OER 
This session provides strategies for finding and evaluating 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 
This session provides guidance for modifying and creating 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.

Follow the Open Educational Resources Microsoft Stream Channel for future OER events. Additionally, those interested in open educational resources can consult the OER and Alternative Textbook Handbook. For more information, contact Ariana Santiago, open educational resources coordinator.

Written by Esmeralda Fisher on August 31st, 2020 and filed under Announcements