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This is a short, simple tutorial to acquire the skills necessary to search for open content, decipher Creative Commons rights and permissions and evaluate the usefulness of Open Educational Resources (OER) for new purposes. The Finding Open Content tutorial schematic, offered below, provides an overview of what is offered in the tutorial.


If you are new to Open Educational Resources (OER) and how to search for open content, we advise you work systematically through the content. Alternatively, if you have prior knowledge of some of the components you can skip sections and pick out those elements new to you. Use the tutorial menu to navigate.