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OER - Open Educational Resources: Create OER

Creation Tools

Softchalk | Resource/help page created by Meredith Keen
Can be used to create interactive tutorials and mash up text/media.

Screencast-o-matic
Easily record and edit videos of action on your computer screen.

Youtube | How to upload
The place to upload and store videos for viewing.

Google Drive
Drive allows you to create web-hosted documents, presentations, forms etc. Each document can be linked to from D2L and centrally maintained (i.e. you can update the google document and it will automatically update within D2L). This can be useful especially if you are using the same material for multiple classes.

Pressbooks
"Easily create ebooks, typeset PDFs, and webbooks. Choose from professionally designed book themes. One button publishing." Free and priced options.

Pixlr
Online photo editor and drawing tool. Requires Flash

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Licensing your materials under Creative Commons

Here's brief video explaining how to use tools like YouTube, Vimeo, SoundCloud and Flickr to share your course materials under a Creative Commons license:

 

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