Using Open Educational Resources

Target audience

CDU lecturers and staff interested in finding, modifying, using and creating Open Educational Resources for teaching and learning.

Description / learning outcomes

The purpose of this unit is to provide CDU staff with information and experience in finding, repurposing, using and sharing open educational resources (OER) in your teaching practice. You can choose which modules you are interested in and you can come back at any time to access the "just in time" learning throughout the year.

Within this unit you are invited to join the "CDU OER Interest Group" to connect with others who are interested in progressing the use and creation of OER at CDU.

Upon completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  • Describe the meaning of open educational resources
  • Differentiate the concepts of open licensing, public domain, and all rights reserved copyrights.
    Identify resources that are openly licensed or in public domain
  • Distinguish the different types of Creative Commons licenses
  • License your works under a Creative Commons license
  • Find open educational resources, including Open Textbooks, and learn how to repurpose and use these for your courses
  • Properly attribute a work offered under a Creative Commons license
  • Share and store your OER creations

Mode of delivery & location

"Using Open Educational Resources” is a unit located in Learnline. You can enrol anytime and complete any parts of the unit at your own pace, as a “just in time” learning experience.


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