What is OER, OA, and OS?

What is OER, Open Educational Resources?

Open Educational Resources, OER, is the phylosophy that education should be made available to all. It includes video and audio instruction, Open Source, and Open Access.

What is OA, Open Acess?

Open access, OA, broad definiton is making information available to all . Open access has many advantages. Open Access develops an achedemic community of sharing and cooperation. Thus Open Acess promotes gowth within those fields that use it. There are diferent types of licensing. We use Creative Commons by-nc-sa. Please reffer to the link http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/.

For more information on Creative Common licensing visit http://creativecommons.org/

What is OS, Open Source?

Open Source, OS, is similar to Open Access, but is for software applications. It has been around for almost as long as computers. This type of licensing is often under GNU. For more information about GNU licensing visit http://www.gnu.org/