ItemOpen Educational Resources: The Basics(2014-03-15) COERLLThis convenient, printable fact sheet contains basic introductory information about Open Educational Resources (OER). It briefly defines OER, explains why open licenses are important to OER, lists the potential benefits of creating and using OER, and provides examples of types of OER. It also includes links to additional resources for finding, creating, remixing, and learning more about OER. ItemHow to Search for Openly Licensed Educational Resources(2012-10-15) COERLLThe growing body of online educational resources is helping to create universal access to language education. This is a good thing. However, finding openly licensed educational resources (OER)—which can be edited, built upon, and shared without copyright restrictions—isn’t always easy. Use this introductory guide to find open resources for your classroom. ItemHow Digital Badges Work(2013-10-15) COERLLDigital badges allow language educators to earn credentials for the 21st century classroom and share them with the world. See how reputable badge issuers provide opportunities for educators to showcase their skills and interests with peers and employers.