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Open Educational Resources (OER)

This guide explores and will help you research open educational resources.

Open Educational Resources (OER) Accessibility Standards

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Accessibility is not only a good idea it is the law. The Federal Government, New York State, SUNY as well as SUNY Cortland specifically all have policies and standards that must be met by institutions of Higher Education. When selecting or creating Open Educational Materials, it is important to keep these considerations in mind. Online images must contain Alt Text descriptions and videos must have available Closed Captioning (CC) or written transcripts to be in compliance with policies and standards that are in place. Below are links to further information, tutorials and other training opportunities, as well as services that can check your web resources for compliance.

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