Why Are OER Important?

Benefits for Faculty:

 Increases student retention by reducing costs
 Assures academic freedom to modify or add content to your specifications
 Extends your academic profile
 Provides more relevant and engaging materials for your students

 Benefits for Students:

 Low cost or free
 Easy to find and access – even before classes start
 More customized and relevant


“Benefits for faculty and students” is a modified derivative of the poster “BCOER” by BCcampus, licensed under CC BY 4.0