Creating Open Educational Resources: Tips for New Creators

Creating Open Educational Resources: Tips for New Creators


Abbey Elder


Iowa State University


Teaching & Learning


Accessibility & Inclusion, Open Education



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This video covers five tips for instructors who are considering creating an Open Educational Resource for the first time.

Benefit of this resource and how to make the best use of it

This video contains 5 tips for instructors creating OER for the first time: 1) Determine how your OER will meet your course’s needs, 2) Check if you’ve already created something you can use as a base for your OER, 3) Evaluate tools and determine where you will build your OER, 4) Consider what license you will apply to your OER, 5) Decide where and how you want to share your OER.

Related OER

The concept of open scholarship has radically altered the way in which academic research operates in Europe, providing as it does both opportunities and challenges for researchers. In addition, funders are increasingly demanding that researchers, must, as a pre-requisite to securing grant funding, have undertaken training in research ethics. Finally, there are increasing pressures on researchers to be aware of and comply with obligations under intellectual property and data protection law, and to ensure the proper management of their research data. This course seeks to provide researchers and research support staff with the tools necessary to navigate these issues.

The “Recycling Art” project engages children in transforming waste into creative toys, fostering sustainable living habits and environmental consciousness in line with SDG 13, through imaginative and fun activities.

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