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…

Out-of-this-world OER Marketing Campaign

Lane Community College has released OER marketing materials designed by Victoria Koldewyn. The files have a CC-BY-NC license so feel free to reuse and adapt with your own school’s logo.

Is the average cost of a textbook $100?

Many institutions rely on an estimate of $100 per student, per course when calculating savings that result from OER adoptions. This post explains why that is a fair estimate. Read more…

Open Pedagogy Conference

On December 9, 2016, Linn-Benton Community College hosted an Open Pedagogy conference onsite and online. Watch the archived conference including Suzanne Wakim’s keynote. Read more…

Library resources as course materials

This post explores several strategies that libraries can pursue to encourage the use of library content as course materials. While library materials are not the same thing as open educational resources, they can be an important component in solving the problem of high textbook prices. Read more…

OER Funding Opportunities

Open Oregon Educational Resources is pleased to announce several OER funding opportunities. 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…