$213,156.50
Student savings from the first year of the Oregon Tech Libraries Open educational resource pilot project. 

An individual student taking one of the supported classes in the pilot program saved $211.89 on text materials.
Open Educational Resources at Oregon Tech
2019 OER Champion Awards from Open Oregon Educational Resources included two Oregon Tech faculty.

Oregon Tech 2019 grants - In Spring 2019 the University Library will give an additional 10 faculty stipends to adapt/ adopt/ or create resources in 12 more courses. 

Oregon Tech OER day 02/27/2019 - see presentations by awardees from 2018

Article on the Oregon Tech Program: Clark, A., & Lowe-Wincentsen, D. (2019). Sciences and Technology Open Resources: A Collaborative Effort Between Libraries and Faculty. OLA Quarterly, 24(3), 6-12. https://doi.org/10.7710/1093-7374.1949 

Oregon Tech Library Publishing 
Librarians

Dawn Lowe-Wincentsen

Contact Dawn for more information about these initiatives and to find resources your classes can use
Literature Review
Ahern, Kevin. (2017). Teaching Biochemistry Online at Oregon State University. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 45(1), 25-30.

Allen, I. E., Seaman, J., Babson Survey Research, G., & Pearson. (2014). Opening the Curriculum: Open Educational Resources in U.S. Higher Education, 2014.

Arimoto, Maurício M. (2016). AM-OER: An Agile Method for the Development of Open Educational Resources. Informatics in Education., 15(2), 205-233.

Belikov, O. M., & Bodily, R. (2016). Incentives and Barriers to OER Adoption: A Qualitative Analysis of Faculty Perceptions. Open Praxis 8(3), 235-246.

Corbi, A., & Burgos, D. (2017). Open Distribution of Virtual Containers as a Key Framework for Open Educational Resources and STEAM Subjects. Electronic Journal Of E-Learning(2), 126-136.

Hew, Khe Foon. (2013). Use and Production of Open Educational Resources (OER): A Pilot Study of Undergraduate Students' Perceptions. International Association for Development of the Information Society, International Association for Development of the Information Society , 2013.

Judith, K., & Bull, D. (2016). Assessing the Potential for Openness: A Framework for Examining Course-Level OER Implementation in Higher Education. Education Policy Analysis Archives, 24(42)

Nikoi, S., & Armellini, A. (2012). The OER Mix in Higher Education: Purpose, Process, Product, and Policy. Distance Education, 33(2), 165-184.

Pitt, R. (2015). Mainstreaming Open Textbooks: Educator Perspectives on the Impact of OpenStax College Open Textbooks. International Review Of Research In Open And Distributed Learning, 16(4), 133-155.

Shank, J. (2013). Interactive Open Educational Resources A Guide to Finding, Choosing, and Using What's Out There to Transform College Teaching (Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education series Interactive open educational resources). Hoboken: Wiley.

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