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Open Access, Open Education, & More

OER Programs at BMCC

For information about BMCC's faculty development programs for OER visit:

OER Basics

According to OER Commons, open educational resources (OER) "are teaching and learning materials freely available for everyone to use, whether you are a teacher or a learner." The materials may be a complete course, course modules, assignments, tests and quizzes, a textbook, videos, etc.

You can learn more about OER on the OER Commons website linked below or through the videos to the right.

Why Open Education Matters

Two brief videos that introduce the concept of open education and open educational resources.

Why Open Education Matters from Blink Tower on Vimeo.


Password: OER from Laura Rachfalski on Vimeo.