The Equity Through OER Rubric is a comprehensive self-assessment tool, designed to guide students, faculty, administrators and other academic practitioners and leaders in not only better understanding, but also acting on the equity dimensions of OER. The rubric is organized by categories, aligned with roles and functions for higher education institutions, units and practitioners. Its overarching goal is to enable users to integrate OER in equitable ways across higher education leading to quality and equitable student access, outcomes and success.
The Floe Inclusive Learning Design Handbook is a free Open Educational Resource (OER) designed to assist teachers, content creators, Web developers, and others in creating adaptable and personalizable educational resources that can accommodate a diversity of learning preferences and individual needs.
Branch Alliance for Educator Diversity (BranchED) is the only nonprofit organization
in the country that prioritizes strengthening, growing, and amplifying the impact of
educator preparation programs at minority serving institutions (MSIs), with the broader
goals of both diversifying the teaching profession and intentionally championing
educational equity for all students.
This is a model screening tool to help school districts comply with Washington state nondiscrimination law that
requires screening criteria to identify and eliminate bias in all instructional materials as part of any adopted
instructional materials policy.
An environmental scan to provide a snapshot of resources, tools, and training available at 25 BC post-secondary institutions and 4 BC-based organizations focused on social justice, equity, anti-racism and anti-hate work. Individuals are welcome to use the resources to begin or expand their journey of learning anti-racism and anti-hate work recognizing that this is a continuous journey of learning and unlearning. Using the emergent framework in the scan and reflective questions, individuals can reflect on how to move from awareness to intentional and inspired action to drive meaningful and systemic change in their roles, departments and institutions.
Affordable Learning Georgia’s Accessibility Guides are designed with USG faculty creators of OER in mind. The guides feature practical, step-by-step ways to make open content in the most common authoring programs accessible.
The OER Accessibility Evaluation Rubric is an evaluation tool for faculty, librarians, instructional designers, and other stakeholders in open educational resources to determine the accessibility of the OER they are creating and/or adopting for use in their courses.
The goal of the Accessibility Toolkit - 2nd Edition is to provide resources for each content creator, instructional designer, educational technologist, librarian, administrator, and teaching assistant to create a truly open textbook—one that is free and accessible for all students. This is a collaboration between BCcampus, Camosun College, and CAPER-BC.
How to Create Engaging Open Educational Resources without Sacrificing Accessibility
We intend for our framework to support our local open education (OE), open educational resources (OER), and open pedagogy (OP) efforts at and beyond the University of Colorado Boulder by defining the values we wish to center, and realize as both ways of being and outcomes in this work. Additionally, we hope that it will help us convey these values in our open education communications and collaborations with others, including students, educators, administrators, and colleagues.
Care in the Open: A Framework for Practicing an Ethics of Care