Nine PCC Teams Win Open Oregon Grants

Nine PCC Teams Win Open Oregon Grants

Open Oregon has awarded its 2016-2017 OER grants and nine Portland Community College teams responding to a call for proposals to augment, or adopt OER for instruction in PCC Courses. The classes, teams, and their projects are listed below. OER @ PCC Congratulates all of the grant winners!

PCC Class Grant Team Project Description
WR 121

Patty Wilde

Ashley Benson

William Merck

Kelly LeFave

Dana Harker

Amy Forester

The team will adopt and use Robin Jeffery’s open educational resource About Writing, with sections of PCC Writing 121 classes. The team will then conduct an assessment and share results with their colleagues.
Math 105M: Math in Society Morgan Chase Authoring a chapter on logic concepts to supplement the David Lipman text Math in Society .
CAS 170 Beginning Excel Diane Shingledecker

Noreen Brown

Barb Lave

Julie Romey

Mary Schatz

Combining content from How to Use Microsoft Excel: The Career in Practice Series with material developed by the team to embed more critical thinking in the CAS 170 experience.
G 148 Volcanoes and Earthquakes Eriks Puris

Andrew Hilt

Marjan Rotting

Megan Scott

Developing volcano content to supplement the open textbook.
 EC 201 Erik Dean

Justin Elardo

Scott McConnell

Mitch Green

Developing economic pluralist material to be included in or supplementary to the OER textbook OpenStax College’s Principles of Microeconomics to support core course outcomes.
MTH 243/244 Ralf Youtz

Emiliano Vega

Jonathan Wherry

Adam Atkinson

Rita Luetkenhaus

Michael Marciniak

A four-academic quarter pilot of the OER text Introductory Statistics to fulfill the course content of the PCC Statistics sequence and the development of additional support material for OER statistical software.
WR 227 – Tech Writing Megan Savage

Billy Merck

Allison Gross

Jodi Naas

Authoring four additional chapters to supplement the OER text Teaching Technical Writing. The chapters will cover document design, job application materials, transcultural communication, and writing about writing.
PHL 191 Martha Bailey

Hannah Love

Joe Corrado

Martin Wittenberg

Developing a complete OER or set of OER for teaching PHL 191 and its equivalent Oregon courses.  The project will include the development of summative assessment resources.
MSD 101 Mary Schutten

Rebecca Robinson

Building a repository of OER materials for Management/Supervisory Development courses.  The project includes multiple pilot teaching and augmentations of the material.