Welcome to the Open Educational Resources Directory

osWelcome to the Vancouver Island University Open Educational Resource Directory, a website which allows instructors and students to quickly access links to open educational content for course development, assignments, or creative projects. The sites are organized by the types of media you will find on them using categories and tags. Click on the image of a site to go to the resource.

To learn more about open educational resources see the About OER page.

If you know of a site which you find useful, please contribute it!

Introduction to Open Educational Resources Presentation

A PowerPoint presentation used in the introduction to open educational resources workshop delivered at VIU. Learning experiences can be enhanced and sometimes learning improved through the use of web-based learning resources. Many of these resources are free and open to the world to use including excellent textbooks, videos, case studies and learning materials. Called open educational resources (OERs), we’ll show you where some of the best collections reside along with exposing you to the wide variety of open resources for you to use!

Download Introduction to Open Educational Resources 2013 (PDF)  or view the presentation below.