Open Oregon Educational Resources promotes textbook affordability for community college and university students, and facilitates widespread adoption of open, low-cost, high-quality materials.
What Open Oregon Educational Resources does:
- Showcase successes
- Track student savings
- Offer grants and faculty incentives
- Provide trainings and conferences
- Conduct cost and impact research
- Publish and share open materials
- Promote sustainable efforts
- Statewide coordination, including inter-institutional logistics.
All of Oregon’s public colleges and universities are covered by Open Oregon Educational Resources, which means means:
- Your institution’s OER adoptions will be tracked on the Open Oregon Resources page
- You are a consortial member of the Open Textbook Network, with the opportunity for faculty to receive $200 for writing a peer review of an open textbook
- You can schedule campus visits for workshops, stakeholder meetings, and other in-person functions
- You have a central contact for OER questions (search, how-to, funding, copyright and open licenses, designation in course schedule, etc.)
Open Oregon Educational Resources programs and services are available at no cost to Oregon’s public higher education institutions. This program is funded by the Higher Education Coordinating Commission and the Oregon State Legislature, with additional support from the Oregon Community College Distance Learning Association.