Traditionally published materials are often expensive and only allow students access to digital materials for a limited time
OER offer more equitable access to knowledge and education
Faculty can adapt, revise, and remix content to tailor it to their specific learning outcomes
OER foster a collaborative community that shares, creates, and builds upon knowledge and ideas
HACC Student SmartEvals Report Spring 2023:
"The 5Rs of Openness" by opencontent.org is an adaptation of Defining the "Open" in Open Content and Open Educational Resources, which was originally written by David Wiley and published freely under CC BY NC 4.0.
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