Open Education Info Center

Faculty: Introduction to OER

What are Open Educational Resources?

If you think of it as mere “free courses”, start with this page OER, What’s that?

Where do I find OER?

Open Education Consortium offers a course search in partnership with MERLOT. You can search for courses from OEC member institutions and also from peer reviewed materials from MERLOT at can also find a list of some other OER search engines here.


What are the benefits of releasing OER?

There are many benefits that impact teaching and learning practices.