Open Education Resources (OER) are teaching, learning and research materials in analog, digital and interactive formats that allow faculty the ability to customize course materials, including through the publication and adoption of open textbooks. Among the benefits of OER are that:
Open textbooks can help alleviate the burden of textbook costs for students and provide faculty with content that can be customized for their course. Open textbooks are full, real textbooks, used by many faculty across the country, and licensed to be freely used, edited, and distributed.
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