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Finding OERs

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Search engines

A number of search engines exist to search Open Educational Resources. These include:

  • DiscoverEd - "Discover the Universe of Open Educational Resources"
  • Jorum - "free learning and teaching resources, created and contributed by teaching staff from UK Further and Higher Education Institutions"
  • OCWFinder - "search, recommend, collaborate, remix"
  • OER Commons - "Find Free-to-Use Teaching and Learning Content from around the World. Organize K-12 Lessons, College Courses, and more."
  • Temoa - "a knowledge hub that eases a public and multilingual catalog of Open Educational Resources (OER) which aims to support the education community to find those resources and materials that meet their needs for teaching and learning through a specialized and collaborative search system and social tools."
  • University Learning = OCW+OER = Free custom search engine - a meta-search engine incorporating many different OER repositories (uses Google Custom Search)
  • XPERT - "a JISC funded rapid innovation project (summer 2009) to explore the potential of delivering and supporting a distributed repository of e-learning resources created and seamlessly published through the open source e-learning development tool called Xerte Online Toolkits. The aim of XPERT is to progress the vision of a distributed architecture of e-learning resources for sharing and re-use." 
  • OER Dynamic Search Engine - a wiki page of OER sites with accompanied search engine (powered by Google Custom Search) 
  • JISC Digital Media maintain guidance on finding video, audio and images online, including those licensed as Creative Commons.



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