Author Archives: openoregon

2019-21 OER Grants Awarded

The 2019-21 Open Oregon Educational Resources grants have been awarded. Congratulations to our new cohort of grantees! Read more…

HB 2871 Grant Projects

The HB 2871 grant program saved 10,041 students an estimated total of $1,544,200.60 in four years, representing $4.80 in student savings per program dollar spent. Read more…

Continuing Savings from Past OER Grants

In the two OER grant programs for which prior data is available, the estimated cumulative student savings is $4,658,871.75, or about $14 in student savings per program dollar spent. Read more…

2018-19 Grant Projects Complete

The 68 OER grant projects in the 2018-19 cohort represent 19 institutions and saved nearly 8,000 Oregon students an estimated $1.2 million in the pilot year of the program, approximately $2.50 in student savings for each $1 of grant money spent. Read more…

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…