Open Educational Resources


Why choose OER

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Why choose OER

Did you know that 65% of students nationwide have not purchased a textbook because of cost? OER provides a low or no-cost option. It also gives you a way to:

  • Improve student success.
  • Customize course materials.
  • Control the quality of your course materials.
  • Showcase innovation and talent.

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OER Task Force

Our goal

To advance adoption, adaptation and creation of open educational resources at WMU to reduce student textbook costs.

Our objectives

Get help

Need help getting started with OER?

Michele Behr, our scholarly communications and open educational resources librarian, will point you in the right direction, help you figure out what to do next, and answer your questions.