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Making Institutional OER Policies
- OER Policy Development Tool (LumenLearning)
This tool "...allows you to choose a policy statement in various categories and create and output of a completed Open Policy for your Institution."
Open Educational Resource Rubrics
- Evaluating OER - an iRubric
This OER Assessment Rubric was built in RCampus. RCampus is an Education Management System and collaborative learning environment.
- Open Education Resources Evaluation Rubric
From Achieve.org. Achieve is an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit education reform organization dedicated to working with states to raise academic standards and graduation requirements, improve assessments, and strengthen accountability. Created in 1996 by a bipartisan group of governors and business leaders, Achieve is leading the effort to make college and career readiness a priority across the country so that students graduating from high school are academically prepared for postsecondary success. (Click "more" for URL for more on Achieve's mission)
For more information: http://achieve.org/what-we-do
- Rubrics for Evaluating Open Educational Resource (OER) Objects
Also from Achieve.org, a more in-depth look at OER rubrics with explanations.
Faculty Guides and Lessons Learned
- Evaluating Open Educational Resources: Lessons Learned
Authored by Irwin DeVries, Thompson River University, and presented at WCETR2012, the World Conference on Educational Technology Researchers
- Faculty Guide for Evaluating Open Educational Resources
This checklist guide is a creation of BCOER, a group of British Columbia (Canada) post-secondary librarians working together to support the use of quality OERs. It is made available via BCcampus.ca under a Creative Commons license (click "more" for URL for license link).
For more information: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
- GOING DIGITAL: Faculty Pespectives on Digital and OER Course Materials
Blog post at The Campus Computing Project reporting on a winter 2015-2016 survey of 2,902 faculty at 29 two- and four- year colleges and universities by the Independent College Bookstore Association (ICBA)
- OER Accessibility Toolkit - University of British Columbia
"The goal of the OER Accessibility Toolkit is to provide the needed resources needed to each content creator, instructor, instructional designer, educational technologist, librarian, administrator, and teaching assistant to create a truly open and accessible educational resource — one that is accessible for all students."