Resources & How-to


Toolkits above were developed by the Alberta OER Initiative Team in collaboration with institutions across Alberta. These toolkits are maintained and refreshed by Albertans passionate about open education on-going. Feedback on these toolkits is much appreciated. Please contact us with input. 


Suggested Citation:  McNutt, K., Brailey, M. (2017), Campus Alberta OER Program Evaluation, 2014-2017. Edmonton, AB. Prepared for the Government of Alberta. Retrieved from: 

Above are excerpts of the Alberta OER Program Evaluation which serve as resources for the Alberta community to utilize in sharing about the OER movement and the achievements of the ABOER Initiative from 2014-2017. These reports speak specifically to work conducted across post-secondary institutions in Alberta with an allocation of $2M spent over three years. These exerpt reports are intended to stay relevant beyond the conclusion of the initiative, therefore, continuous updates and peer review is encouraged.

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The webinar "Considerations when Using OERs" was created Erik Christiansen to supplement the OER Starter Kit. View or Download PPT here.

The OER Championship slides were presented at the Mount Royal University OER Conference on Nov 9, 2016 (prefacing a presentation on the Starter Kit). This presentation paralells change management best practices with dissemination and championship of OER at the institutional level. View or Download PPT here.

The 1-day OER Intro Workshop is an example outline of a workshop delivered by the Alberta OER Initiative Team. 

This video was submitted by University of Lethbridge as an example of their institutional efforts to educate about OER.

As part of the Alberta OER Initiative, stipends were distributed to encourage faculty to find and evaluate OER. The peer reviews conducted within the program are available, here