Critically evaluate a resource before adopting it. Make sure the resource is right for your purpose.
- Peer Review available or used.
- The reputation of the author/institution is transparent.
- Pedagogical methods are sound.
- Allows for customization or refinement.
- The content is accurate.
- Sources are identified and cited.
- Some alignment with a learning outcome or course objective.
- The appropriate reading level for your students.
- High technical quality (clear visuals, high production value).
- Clear licensing declaration (Creative Commons License present, in the Public Domain, etc.).
- Licensed to remix or share again.
OER Evaluation Checklist, Sarah Crissinger, CC BY 4.0