Illinois Open Educational Resources User Guide

Module 1


Duration: Approximately 1 hour

This module will provide a primer in Open Education Resources.  Educators will gain a basic understanding of the various types of content licenses including open licenses such as Creative Commons.  It will also introduce and explain OER, where to find them, and how to leverage them in the classroom, school, or district.


At the end of this module, learners will be able to:

  • Describe the purpose of IOER and what it contains
  • Explain the types of licenses available for resource use
  • Identify if an online resource has an open license
  • Create a user account in IOER



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