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Open Educational Resources (OER)

This guide is intended to assist Oakland University faculty in learning about, finding and teaching with OER.

OER & Equity presentation

OER - Equity & Diversity


  • Colvard, N. B., Watson, C. E., & Park, H. (2018). The Impact of Open Educational Resources on Various Student Success Metrics. International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 30(2), 262-276. 
  • Porfilio, B., Gorlewski, J., Gorlewski, D., Hickman, H., & Porfilio, B. (2012). The New Politics of the Textbook: Problematizing the Portrayal of Marginalized Groups in Textbooks (Vol. 1).


Education & Psychology Literature on representation:

  • Fryberg, S. A., Covarrubias, R., & Burack, J. A. (2013). Cultural models of education and academic performance for Native American and European American students. School Psychology International, 34(4), 439-452.
  • Covarrubias, R., & Fryberg, S. A. (2015). The impact of self-relevant representations on school belonging for Native American students. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 21(1), 10–18.
  • Jessica J. Good, Julie A. Woodzicka & Lylan C. Wingfield (2010) The Effects of Gender Stereotypic and Counter-Stereotypic Textbook Images on Science Performance, The Journal of Social Psychology, 150:2, 132-147, DOI: 10.1080/00224540903366552
  • Takeda, O. (2016). A Model Minority? The Misrepresentation and Underrepresentation of Asian Pacific Americans in Introductory American Government Textbooks. Journal of Political Science Education, 12(4), 387–402.