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OER Design: Support for UTSA Faculty
Finding and Evaluating OER
Mason OER Metafinder (MOM)
The Mason OER Metafinder helps you find Open Educational Resources.The OER Metafinder launches a real-time, simultaneous search across 21 different OER repositories, including OpenStax, OER Commons, MERLOT but also sites like HathiTrust, DPLA, Internet Archive and NYPL Digital Collections.
Openly Available Sources Integrated Search (OASIS) is a search tool that aims to make the discovery of open content easier. OASIS currently searches open content from 97 different sources and contains 385,629 records. OASIS is being developed at SUNY Geneseo's Milne Library.
- Pressbooks DirectoryAs an institutional Pressbooks subscriber, UTSA faculty can search the Pressbooks Directory in order to discover OER textbooks across all PressbooksEDU networks. The beauty of these OER is they can be easily cloned on the UTSA Open Textbook network, depending on the level of Creative Commons licensing, and can also be tailored for a course. The Pressbooks Directory will indicate the Creative Commons License for each book, indicating how and if the book can be cloned. Pressbooks will also show the number of H5P activities in a book if you are interested in books with ready-to-go engagement questions.
- Texas Learning OER: Module 5: Finding and Evaluating OERLearning outcomes: recognize the different types of OER; apply effective search strategies when looking for OER; identify several online repositories for OERl; utilize other OER search tools available; investigate the available reuse options for OER-adopt, adapt, combine and create; Identify perspectives on evaluating and defining 'quality' as it relates to course materials; and utilize relevant rubrics for evaluating OER.