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Open Educational Resources (OER): OER in WV

A guide to help West Virginia librarians support and encourage OER initiatives.

ยง10-1-14a. West Virginia Program for Open Education Resources; material description.

During the 2019 Regular Session of the West Virginia Legislature, House Bill 2853 established the West Virginia Program for Open Education Resources and added section §10-1-14a to the Code of West Virginia, 1931. This section provides the following definition for open educational resources:

(2) “Open education resource materials” means teaching, learning and resource materials in any medium, digital or otherwise, that reside in the public domain or have been released under an open license that permits low cost access, use, adaptation and redistribution by others with no or limited restrictions.


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