Category Archives: Campus report

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…

Klamath Campus Report

A pilot to begin replacing print textbooks with no- or low-cost OERs for English, business, writing, and art classes at Klamath Community College is projected to realize cost savings to students of between $10,000-$12,000, with the potential for over $70,000 in savings if all sections make the switch. Read more…

Linn-Benton Campus Report

Richenda Hawkins, Library Department Chair, summarizes textbook affordability efforts underway at Linn-Benton. The library spent $582 and a relatively modest amount of staff time to save students an estimated $16,435 to $22,977 per year. Based on these numbers, every library dollar spent represents a student savings of up to $40! Read more…