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Open Educational Resources - OER

OER Review Standards and Approval Rubric: United States Edition

A free OER evaluation resource created by FLVC in collaboration with educators from around the country. 

Comprehensive OER Evaluation Tool

Use or adapt this OER Evaluation Tool, which was originally created by Achieve, Inc. and adapted for higher education by the Ontario Colleges Library Service (OCLS).

Comprehensive OER Evaluation Tool 

Comprehensive OER Evaluation Tool 


BC Open Textbook Review Criteria

This rubric contains criteria that much of the field uses in evaluating open textbooks. Specific criteria listed include the comprehensiveness of the textbook, the organization and flow, and the cultural relevance of the textbook content.

Includes steps for evaluating OER as well as links to several OER evaluation rubrics.