What is #GoOpen Michigan?

What is #GoOpen Michigan?
The “GoOpen Michigan” project was established to provide direct access to OER resources with a Michigan focus, specifically OER that support Michigan’s learning standards. The GoOpen Michigan microsite provides a quick, easy way to search and browse the OER content. 

What are the benefits of using the GoOpen Michigan OER resources?
The benefits of using OER materials include...

  • Customized learning. Use OER resources to customize a curriculum to deepen student engagement and learning.
  • Aligned to standards. Helps teachers easily integrate OER into lesson plans and meet standards.
  • Enhanced resources. Use OER resources with videos, assessments and other materials to enhance lessons.
  • Expanded access for students. OER are available at any time and can be accessed without limits.
  • Supplemental: Fill in textbook and lecture deficiencies with OER.

These benefits are possible because OER resources are Creative Commons licenses include these 5 R's.

  1. Retain: the right to make, own and control copies of the resources.
  2. Reuse: the right to use the content in a variety of ways.
  3. Revise: the right to adapt, modify, adjust, change, or alter the content
  4. Remix: the right to combine the original or revised content with other material to make something new.
  5. Redistribute: the right to share copies of the original content, your revisions, or your remixes with other people.