Open Educational Resources (OER) Commons

Definition: OER Commons (with OER standing for open educational resources) is a freely accessible online library allowing teachers to create, share and remix educational resources. The goal of the OER movement is to stimulate “collaborative teaching and learning” ( and provide high-quality educational resources that are accessible for everyone.

Related terms: Equity, FORRT, Inclusion, Open Scholarship Knowledge Base, Open Science Framework


Drafted and Reviewed by: Ali H. Al-Hoorie, Mahmoud Elsherif, Gisela H. Govaart

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