Benefits of OER
OER Benefit Educators, Students, Districts, and the Community
- Increase Equity
- Personalize learning, Customizable experiences
- Support competency-based education
- OER are available to learners of all ages
Keep Content Relevant and High Quality
- OER are hosted online, so they can be updated more quickly than traditional print textbooks
- Flexible, not static
Empower Teachers and Students
- Teachers have more freedom to design learning experiences by creating or finding a wide variety of high-quality, standards-aligned OER to support and supplement their teaching.
- Students can use OER to supplement their studies, as well as create OER while learning.
- Unlimited possibilities
- Free, minimal costs
- Savings can be diverted to teaching and learning
- Streamline content delivery