OER can be created as original content from scratch by you or by adapting and remixing other OER and openly licensed materials.
Remixing OER is one of its most promising benefits for instructors. Remixing means adapting the OER for your needs by editing content, reordering it, and combining it with other material.
Useful resources to consult:
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Content on this page adapted from the University of Texas Libraries and Iowa University Libraries.