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Open Educational Resources (OERs): Curating a Resource Collection

A guide to using freely available online resources, including Open Educational Resources (OERs) for teaching and learning.

Curating Resources for Teaching


With so many online educational resources available, it's important to consider how you bring together resources for teaching. Curating existing resources can save you time compared to creating your own material. But you can also curate engaging learning experiences for yourself and your students, by collecting different perspectives and media in your subject site.

The 5 C's of Digital Curation for Teaching is a model, based on a framework by Deschaine & Sharma (2015), to critically consider how you curate resources for your students, and the ways you can thread active learning experiences though your use of resources.