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Courses on OER

Open online courses on Open Education are available through Peer 2 Peer University (P2PU),  School of Open, an online open education initiative with a global community of online standalone and facilitated courses, face to face workshops and innovative training programmes on the meaning, application and impact of "Open" in the digital age. NCU runs the popular School of Open Copyright 4 Educators (Australia) course.

Examples of these courses include the following:


Facilitated courses

The facilitated courses run for a set period of weeks with an organizer that provides feedback and facilitates discussion.

Copyright 4 Educators Twice a year the NCU runs the Copyright 4 Educators course on P2PU.  This is a facilitated peer learning course that focuses on educational copyright and OER.

Creative Commons for K-12 Educators Educators can learn how to find, remix, and share digital media and materials on the web.  

Why Open?   This course focuses on different meanings of open and explores different open activities.


Stand-alone courses

The stand-alone courses can be worked through at any time, with or without others.

Get CC Savvy This course looks at CC licences and how they work 

How to Use Open Educational Resources
This course teaches about OER in teaching practice including how to use open licences and how to find OER

Intro to Openness in Education This is an introductory course exploring the history and impacts of openness in education. 

Open Detective This course explores the scale of open to non-open content and how to tell the difference. 

Teach someone something with open content This course teaches how to find and recognize open content on the web. 

Teach someone something with open content, part 2 This course teaches how to assemble, adapt and share open content on the web.


Other courses on OER

Commonwealth of Learning Course: Understanding Open Educational Resources  The NCU recommends this course as an introduction to OER, but it's important to note that in Australia: