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Open Education Resources: OER

Information about the Open Education Curriculum Development Grant

Sample Syllabus Language

If you are using OER in your courses, use this sample syllabus language to help explain the benefits (feel free to modify this statement as needed):

"in an effort to provide students with equitable access to quality learning materials, and to keep your course materials costs to a minimum, this course uses Open Educational Resources (OER). These are high-quality, openly licensed educational materials available at no cost to you. The OER materials are licensed under a Creative Commons [insert appropriate CCBY license] which means you are free to use, reuse, modify, and share with attribution [adjust this last part as appropriate according to license on the materials].  The course materials were created and/or assembled by [Insert Name Here] and funded by the Colorado College Open Education Curriculum Development Grant."



Teaching With OER