Give instructors the freedom to customize their course materials
Create opportunities for open, learner-centered pedagogy
Be shared with teachers and learners around the world
Open Educational Resources are published under open copyright licenses that empower teachers and learners to engage in the following activities:
Retain: the right to make, own, and control copies of the content.
Reuse: the right to use the content in a wide range of ways (e.g., in a class, in a study group, on a website, in a video).
Revise: the right to adapt, adjust, modify, or alter the content itself (e.g., translate the content into another language).
Remix: the right to combine the original or revised content with other material to create something new.
Redistribute: the right to share copies of the original content, your revisions, or your remixes with others.
Attribution: Florida State University Libraries Open Educational Resources Guide / CC-BY