Revise, Reuse and Makeover OER

The CC BY Creative Commons license on SkillsCommons materials provides opportunities for others to makeover, revise and/or reuse the materials in a variety of ways to create “derivative works” that could better serve the needs of different learners in different contexts with different technologies.

Reuse “as is” OER

Reuse “as is” =  no modifications were made to the original material(s). Materials accessed/downloaded from SkillsCommons and used “as is.”

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Revise and Reuse OER

Revise and Reuse OER

Revise and Reuse = Edits to the content, branding, scope, and sequence applied, while keeping authoring technology of the original material(s)

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Makeover OER

Makeover OER

Makeover = Innovative technologies applied to original material(s) transforming them into more usable, UDL, and effective resources(s).

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Guides and Use Cases for Reuse

FORMS OF REUSE AND DERIVATIVE WORKS: UNDERSTANDING THE POWER OF THE CC BY LICENSE Download Word Document Download PDF Document ReadSpeaker Listen
This user guide provides a wide range of illustrations of reuse and derivative works that can help you realize the reusable value of your materials.

USE CASE FOR A CAMPUS PROGRAM MANAGER REUSING MATERIALS IN SkillsCommons Download Word Document Download PDF Document ReadSpeaker Listen
This user guide provides you a story (“use case”) about how a community college program manager needs to create a workforce development certificate in foundational math skills for a local construction company and the use of materials in SkillsCommons.org to achieve their goals quickly and inexpensively.

GUIDE FOR ATTRIBUTION OF CC-BY LICENSED MATERIAL FOR DERIVATIVE WORKS Download Word document Download PDF document ReadSpeaker Listen
This guide provides you with a template and examples for proper attribution of CC-BY licensed material that is a derivative of another’s material.

  • OPEN Attribution Builder OPEN Attribution Builder is a free online Attribution Builder available from Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC). .

GUIDE FOR ADDING LMS PACKAGES TO BLACKBOARD CLASS
This video guide demonstrates How to Add a SoftChalk Lesson to a Blackboard Course.