Q. What are Open Educational Resources (OERs)?

What are Open Educational Resources (OERs)?


Open Educational Resources (OER) are "teaching, learning, and research resources that reside in the public domain or have been released under an intellectual property license that permits their free use and re-purposing by others."

Since 2017, faculty and students across NJIT have adopted open materials in the classroom. If you are interested in learning more about OER resources and NJIT's Open and Affordable Textbook (OAT) Initiative to help students keep textbook costs affordable,  please visit the following Research Guides for more information:


  • Last Updated Jul 13, 2020
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