OER and Collaborative Content Development

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This report provides educational leaders with a guide describing the benefits of OER, a framework for planning, and strategies for successful collaborative content development.

Open Educational Resources (OERs) are tools and techniques used to transmit knowledge that have an impact on teaching and learning and are openly licensed to permit sharing and collaboration. OERs include the following:

  • Courses
  • Course Modules and Materials
  • E-textbooks
  • Professional Development
  • Rubrics
  • Assessments and Tests
  • Public Domain Works (produced by public sector)


Analyze this report to gain knowledge of OER benefits, frameworks, and strategies for successful content development in your school.



DeLaina Tonks, Susan Patrick, TJ Bliss



Date Published

June 2013




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