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Why use OER?

Using and creating OER has many benefits for your teaching. Here are just some examples of how your professional growth can be impacted:

  • Showcase your work to a wider audience and demonstrate the quality of teaching and student-generated content
  • Make a substantial and diversifying contribution to the direction of your discipline
  • Strengthen your professional reputation, by raising the profile and increasing impact of your teaching and learning, i.e. meeting requirements of the Academic Promotions Framework and Open Education commendation at the UCL Education Awards
  • Sustain UCL's civic and founding commitment to be open and accessible to all
  • Share your work and allow others to collaborate in improving the quality and value of education and research
  • Enable innovative approaches to teaching and learning