Open Educational Resources (OER) are any type of educational material freely available for teachers and students to use, adapt, share, and reuse.
Web pages, videos, and other freely available educational materials still may have copyright limitations for reuse and sharing. On the other hand, open educational resources (OER) give permission to reuse and redistribute to others. Depending on the Creative Commons license type, remixing and revising may also be permitted.
By creating and adopting OER, faculty can do their part in democratizing learning.