Open Educational Resources: Create & publish

Creating and adapting OER

icon  This (approx 5 min) video has 5 tips for instructors creating an OER for the first time. 

See the resources below for more help on creating, adapting, sharing and publishing OER.

IconCreation guides

The following guides can help you get started with the process of creating an OER, with tips on how and where to publish an OER.

IconCreation tools

Use these tools to compile and create, and share your OER.


Image of magnifying glass over a document When you are creating your OER it is important to think about accessibility and ensuring people of all abilities can use your publication.

The following resources will help you create an accessible OER:

Create interative content

H5P logo H5P makes it easy to create, share and reuse interactive HTML5 content in a range of formats including:

  • interactive videos
  • course presentations
  • interactive images
  • quizzes
  • dialogue cards
  • timelines
  • and more

Create a free account to get started. A H5P OER HUB is coming soon.

H5P @ UniSA

There is a H5P plugin for Moodle which enables you to embed content directly into your course pages. For help with using H5P at UniSA see here.  

Creating and editing videos, audio and images

Create, store and host videos

iconCreate and store images

iconCreate and edit audio


icon This (approx 9 min) video is intended to help you choose compatible resources and choose a valid license for your work.

Use the Creative Commons ‘Choose a License’ tool to find and apply the right license for your work. This tool helps you find the best license to suit how you would like your work to be used by others. 

Learn more about Creative Commons Licenses here

More help


For more publishing tips check out our Publishing guide.

Finding resources

For information on how to find content to adapt or resources to include in your OER see the Find OER page of this guide. This includes video, image and audio resources.

Help @ UniSA

Professional development and support for teaching practices and curriculum is available from the Teaching Innovation Unit (TIU). Support includes:

Contact the TIU for more information.