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Open Educational Resources (OERs) for Business

Evaluate OERs


  • Achieve OER Rubrics Training Materials - set of materials developed to help educators use and learn more about the Achieve Open Educational Resource (OER) Rubrics and OER Evaluation Tool. This includes a handbook, videos and set of presentation slides that give instructions on how to apply the rubrics and use the online tool, as well as examples of what different ratings mean under each rubric.

Kansas State University

Texas State University

  • Checklist for Evaluating Open Educational Resources (OER) -  This checklist is intended to help an instructor evaluate an Open Educational Resource in terms of its: breadth of perspectives and accuracy, alignment, production quality, accessibility, student access, student engagement, cultural relevance and sensitivity, licensing, and adaptability.

University of British Columbia

  • OER Accessibility Toolkit (video) - The goal of the OER Accessibility Toolkit is to provide the needed resources 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.

University of Maryland Global Campus

  • UMGC OER Quality Guide - a tool to help you learn what to look for when selecting OERs to support student learning, and to streamline your selection of OERs.