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Open Educational Resources (OER)

This guide defines open educational resources and provides information for faculty considering using OER in their classes.

Define OER

Explore what makes something an open educational resource (OER). 

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Find OER

Search for OER in your discipline and beyond. 

Adopt OER

Create a plan for incorporating OER into your class.

Create OER

Develop OER to meet your learning outcomes and share with others.

Apply for the NWACC Open Grant

Discover incentive opportunities for faculty transitioning to or creating OER.

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Meet the OER Committee

Learn about NWACC OER initiatives.