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Open Educational Resources 

The Open Educational Resources Workgroup promotes the use of open educational resources projects to lower material costs for students.


  • Increase student retention and access to education.
  • Support a coordinator of open educational library services who will increase the adoption of open educational resources at community colleges in Oregon by working directly with libraries and faculty.



  • Website
  • On-demand training videos for faculty training including basics, open licensing and library resources.
  • Webinars for adapting and authoring open educational resources.
  • OER workshops and conferences at Oregon community colleges.
  • Monthly online workgroup meetings.


Workgroup Members

Amy Hofer – Statewide OER Coordinator, Linn-Benton Community College (Workgroup Facilitator)

Kevin Steeves – Lane Community College

Sarah Miller – Tillamook Bay Community College

Darci Adolf – Oregon Coast Community College

Beth Hale – Chemeketa Community College

Loraine Schmitt – Portland Community College

Cat Schleichert – Mount Hood Community College

Mike Winston – Southwestern Community College

Veronica Vold – Open Oregon/Linn Benton Community College