Category Archives: Campus report

Lane Campus Report

Lane hired a new OER librarian, who estimates that students will potentially save up to $273,063 for Winter 2017 through use of OER. Read more…

Klamath Campus Report

The Veterans’ Services department of Klamath Community College has partnered with the KCC Learning Resource Center to find OER materials to replace the costly textbooks currently used in all of the college’s “M Courses.” Read more…

Lane Campus Report

Lane Community College made OER progress this year by improving outreach, program administration, and creating incentives. Read more…

Chemeketa Campus Report

Chemeketa Community College is taking a multi-pronged approach to textbook affordability that reflects years of planning, creating infrastructure, and collaboration. Chemeketa Press will help faculty publish affordable textbooks for their courses. The Library’s Digital Assets Program developed a repository for instructional content. Read more…

Columbia Gorge Campus Report

OER is gaining momentum at Columbia Gorge, with faculty adopting in Biology, History, Psychology, Philosophy, RD/WR 115 courses, Pre-college/Dev. Ed., and the CAS (Computer Applications and Office Systems) program. In this post Dan Hall, Sociology Instructor, discusses adopting an open textbook in his course and reports on the Open Textbook Summit that took place last month. Read more…

Portland Community College Report

This has been a year of OER planning and advocacy at PCC. Our OER Steering Committee adopted the goal of saving PCC students 1 million dollars by Fall 2017. We currently estimate student savings of $43,626 per term and counting. Read more…