Open Educational Resources (OERs) are any type of educational materials - in digital or format - that are available through the public domain. OER are published under open licenses or Creative Commons which emphasises how the materials can be used, reused, adapted, shared and modified for specific needs. OER include resources ranging from textbooks, lecture notes, syllabi, assignments and tests.
The opportunity to test view and read course materials before enrolling or starting of a course
Opportunities to involve in OER initiatives and development
Reduced cost of textbooks and materials
collaborative opportunity for teaching/learning
Less worry on accessibility to resources and teaching materials
Professional opportunity to involve in OER development