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Open Educational Resources (OER)

Information about using open educational resources (OER) at Red Deer College.


Pre-Confederation Textbook

HIST 373

with Dr. Stéphane-D. Perreault

Post-Confederation Textbook

HIST 374

with Dr. Stéphane-D. Perreault

Freedom of the Will

by Dr. Daniel Haas

What is OER?

Open Educational Resources (OER) are "learning, teaching and research materials in any format and medium that reside in the public domain or are under copyright that have been released under an open license, that permit no-cost access, re-use, re-purpose, adaptation and redistribution by others" (UNESCO, 2019).


"Textbook costs should not be a barrier to education."
"Students learn more when they have access to quality materials."


Using OER to Re-open Education