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Blake, J. Halson, J. Kolk, I. Lennox, A. Moffat, S. Ponte, F. Rata, R. & Thomas, C. (2022) The OER Capability Toolkit . RMIT Open Press.

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This open textbook was adapted and created by the staff of the RMIT University Library.  The authors gratefully acknowledge the content contributions of past RMIT staff.  The OER Capability Toolkit was primarily adapted and customised from the following key resource, however other openly licenced content is also incorporated:

Elder, A. (2019). The OER Starter Kit (Rev. Ed.). Ames, IA: Iowa State University Digital Press. Available under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

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RMIT Indigenous design : ‘Luwaytini’ by Mark Cleaver, Palawa.



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