Thursday, 22 July 2010

STEM OER Guidance Wiki has now been released

The STEM OER Wiki has now been released. This work constitutes a collection of guidance documents on all aspects of Open Educational Resources (OER) prepared by the STEM project teams from a number of Higher Education Academy/JISC OER pilot projects. Wiki contains an overview of OER, information on intellectual property rights, packaging and uploading resources, evaluating your resources and ensuring their promotion and sustainability.

Monday, 19 July 2010

Public domain educational resources

We are currently working on the site to add support for resources available in the public-domain, i.e. free from copyright or other restriction. We have identified numerous resources relating to materials science and engineering in Wikipedia, Wikimedia Commons and other locations.

Monday, 5 July 2010

Common Equations in Materials Science

We are currently working on releasing a selection of most common equations used in Materials Science. These equations and definitions of all the classifications used in the CORE-Materials repository of open educational resources will compliment the existing database.   The equations and definitions will be available under a Creative Commons Attribution license.