Author Archives: openoregon

OER Petting Zoos

Too often, faculty assume that the “O” in “OER” stands for “online” rather than “open.” Petting zoo collections are a fun and practical way to show that OER are available in many formats. Read more…

Estimated 2017-19 Student Savings in No-Cost/Low-Cost Courses

Courses with the no-cost and low-cost designation in the schedule at 19 institutions are estimated to have saved over 375,000 students (by headcount) in 21,000 course sections approximately $34 million in two academic years. Read more…

2019 OER Champion Awards

Open Oregon Educational Resources recognizes OER champions who have done outstanding open education work in Oregon’s community colleges and universities. Congratulations champions! Read more…

Advocate for affordable textbooks and open education!

This message is for all Oregonians! HB 2214 is a bill to fund affordable textbooks and open education in Oregon’s colleges and universities. Will you please help let our legislators know how important this issue is? If you are represented by a member of the Joint Ways & Means Committee, or the Education Subcommittee of… Read More »

Call for Proposals: Open Educational Resources Grants

Open Oregon Educational Resources seeks grant proposals that implement high-impact, culturally relevant/inclusive, collaborative projects in support of open education and reduced textbook costs in lower-division courses. Proposals are due July 8, 2019. Read more…