A cross sectional descriptive analysis was adopted for this study. The goal was to was find out the use OERs in teaching and learning in higher education distance learning by taking a snapshot from a cross-section of the population. The institution under study is the University of Buea. The research targeted all 25 students at the master level of the Distance Education Program in the Faculty of Education, University of Buea. All the students were purposively sampled due to the small nature of the target population. A carefully designed questionnaire was used for data collection. The questionnaire had both closed and opened-ended questions which required respondents to select from a variety of responses to cover the research questions. Data was calculated and presented using frequencies tables and bar charts.  After getting description of student’s responses, an analysis was done to show the situation of the use of OERs and in teaching and learning.

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