What are some of the issues I need to consider when adopting OERs in classrooms?
You can start with an introductory piece by JISC here: Legal aspects in OER.
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It’s the law to make all learning materials comply with accessibility. Is there a guideline for accessibility in creating OERs?
BC Open Textbook Accessibility Toolkit offers some guidelines on Universal Design. If you are creating videos, you need to add captions.. Here are some other general facts for accessibility considerations.
Who should take care of intellectual property issues? Do we need a staff dedicated to it?
Not all institutions can afford an office or an expert to clear IP issues in open educational practices, and it is best that faculty and students are trained to deal with the issues. Both faculty and students should learn about license issues in creating and using OER.