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Open Educational Resources (OER): About OER

Guide to Open Educational Resources

5Rs of OER

Retain the right to make, own, and control copies of the content
Reuse the right to use the content in a wide range of ways (e.g., in a class, in a study group, on a website, in a video)
Revise the right to adapt, adjust, modify, or alter the content itself (e.g., translate the content into another language)
Remix the right to combine the original or revised content with other open content to create something new (e.g., incorporate the content into a mashup)
Redistribute the right to share copies of the original content, your revisions, or your remixes with others (e.g., give a copy of the content to a friend)

Source: Wiley, D. (2014, March 4). The access compromise and the 5th r. [Web log post]. Retrieved from https://opencontent.org/blog/archives/3221

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