A SUNY OER course/section provides students a cost effective alternative to traditional textbooks.
Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching, learning, and research resources that reside in the public domain or have been released under an intellectual property license that permits repurposing by others (from The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation).
Video Playlist Introducing OER
What are Open Educational Resources (OER)?
OER materials are released under an open license granting permission to:
Retain - users have the right to make, archive, and own copies of the content
Reuse - content can be reused in its unaltered form
Revise - content can be adapted, adjusted, modified, and altered
Remix - original or revised content can be combined with other content to create something new
Redistribute - copies of the content can be shared with others in its original, revised or remixed form