Open Educational Resources

Open educational resources (OER) are teaching and learning resources in the public domain or that have been licensed in such a way that anyone to freely use and re-purpose them.

OER are any tools or materials used to support learning, including:

  • full courses
  • course materials
  • modules
  • textbooks
  • lesson plans
  • streaming videos
  • tests

Find an open educational resource

We offer resources to help find an open textbook that can be used as OER.

Consultations and workshops

For information on adopting OER for your course, or to request a customized presentation or workshop for a group, contact:

Ariana Santiago
OER Coordinator
oer@uh.edu
713-743-7419

Incentive program

To help defer costs of textbooks, the Libraries has implemented an incentive program for faculty to adopt OER for their curricula.

Sign up for the UH OER Listserv

The UH OER Listserv provides information on

  • OER incentive programs
  • Upcoming OER events
  • OER news and updates

Go to bit.ly/oerlistuh to sign-up!