Technical Writing

Technical Writing

Allison Gross, Annemarie Hamlin, Billy Merck, Chris Rubio, Jodi Naas, Megan Savage, and Michele DeSilva

A textbook focusing on writing in the workplace, with an emphasis on audience analysis, writing for specific situations, document design, re…

How to Learn Like a Pro!

How to Learn Like a Pro!

Phyllis Nissila

How to Learn Like a Pro! features the “big six” effective learning/study skills topics: learning styles and preferences, time and materi…

Conventions 101

Conventions 101

Chauna Ramsey

This is a collection of cumulative units of study for conventional errors common in student writing. It's flexible, functional, and zeroes i…

A Different Road To College

A Different Road To College

Alise Lamoreaux

A Different Road To College: A Guide For Transitioning Non-Traditional Students is designed to introduce students to the contextual issues o…

Beginning Excel, First Edition

Beginning Excel, First Edition

Barbara Lave, Diane Shingledecker, Julie Romey, Noreen Brown, and Mary Schatz

This is the first edition of a textbook written for a community college introductory course in spreadsheets utilizing Microsoft Excel; secon…

Forest Measurements

Forest Measurements

Joan DeYoung

This is a forest measurements textbook written for field technicians. Silvicultural applications and illustrations are provided to demonstr…

Mt Hood Community College Biology 102

Mt Hood Community College Biology 102

Christine Anderson and Lisa Bartee

BI102A is a survey course that introduces the discipline of molecular biology and genetics, exploring topics including cell division, protei…

Mt Hood Community College Biology 101

Mt Hood Community College Biology 101

Lisa Bartee and Christine Anderson

BI101A is a survey course that introduces the discipline of cellular biology, exploring topics including the scientific method, parts of a c…

biology, cell biology, non-majors
Principles of Economics

Principles of Economics

Erik Dean, Justin Elardo, Mitch Green, Benjamin Wilson, and Sebastian Berger

Principles of Economics covers scope and sequence requirements for a two-semester introductory economics course. The authors take a balanced…

Hydraulics and Electrical Control of Hydraulic Systems

Hydraulics and Electrical Control of Hydraulic Systems

Jim Pytel

Covers hydraulics math, Pascal's Law, hydraulic schematics, fluid properties, series and parallel hydraulic circuits, regenerative extension…

Oregon Writes Open Writing Text

Oregon Writes Open Writing Text

Jenn Kepka

This textbook guides students through rhetorical and assignment analysis, the writing process, researching, citing, rhetorical modes, and cr…

Manufacturing Processes 4-5

Manufacturing Processes 4-5

LamNgeun Virasak

This textbook provides an introduction to the important area of manufacturing processes. This text will explain the hows, whys, and whens of…

Principles of Biology

Principles of Biology

Lisa Bartee, Walter Shriner, and Catherine Creech

The Principles of Biology sequence (BI 211, 212 and 213) introduces biology as a scientific discipline for students planning to major in bio…

Environmental Biology

Environmental Biology

Matthew R. Fisher

This college-level open textbook covers the most salient environmental issues from a biological perspective. Order a print copy: http://www…

Digital Foundations: Introduction to Media Design with the Adobe Creative Cloud

Digital Foundations: Introduction to Media Design with the Adobe Creative Cloud

xtine burrough and Michael Mandiberg

Digital Foundations uses formal exercises of the Bauhaus to teach the Adobe Creative Suite. All students of digital design and production—…

The Word on College Reading and Writing

The Word on College Reading and Writing

Carol Burnell, Jaime Wood, Monique Babin, Susan Pesznecker, and Nicole Rosevear

An interactive, multimedia text that introduces students to reading and writing at the college level. Order a print copy: http://www.lulu.c…

A Digital Workbook for Beginning ESOL

A Digital Workbook for Beginning ESOL

Eric Dodson, Davida Jordan, and Timothy Krause

This book contains three levels of interactive grammar lessons and reading activities for beginning students of ESOL (English for Speakers o…

Basic Blueprint Reading

Basic Blueprint Reading

Ric Costin

This is an entry level blueprint reading book written for the first year welding student. The book will be used in the first term of a two y…

Interpretation of Metal Fab Drawings

Interpretation of Metal Fab Drawings

Cameren Moran

Interpreting metal fab drawings is a course that introduces the principles of interpretation and application of industrial fabrication drawi…

Body Physics: Motion to Metabolism

Body Physics: Motion to Metabolism

Lawrence Davis

Body Physics sticks to the basic functioning of the human body, from motion to metabolism, as a common theme through which fundamental physi…

Seven Wonders of Oregon

Seven Wonders of Oregon

Timothy Krause

This book contains short stories about natural wonders of Oregon. Order a print copy: http://www.lulu.com/content/paperback-book/seven-wond…

Radiation Safety

Radiation Safety

J. S. Ballard

The purpose of this OER is to provide students with a comprehensive textbook aligned with the NDT 130 (Radiographic Testing) course as taugh…

Portland People and Places

Portland People and Places

Timothy Krause

This book contains short stories about people and places in Portland, Oregon. Order a print copy: http://www.lulu.com/content/paperback-boo…

Home and School

Home and School

Timothy Krause

This book contains 10 easy picture stories for beginning students of English along with exercises and discussion prompts. Order a print copy…

SOU-CCJ230 Introduction to the American Criminal Justice System

SOU-CCJ230 Introduction to the American Criminal Justice System

Alison S. Burke, David Carter, Brian Fedorek, Tiffany Morey, Lore Rutz-Burri, and Shanell Sanchez

This OER covers law enforcement, criminal courts, sentencing, penal institutions, and community-based sanctions. It also includes historical…

A Different Road To College: A Guide For Transitioning To College For Non-traditional Students

A Different Road To College: A Guide For Transitioning To College For Non-traditional Students

Alise Lamoreaux, Grecia E. Garcia Perez, and Ashley Duran

A Different Road To College: A Guide For Transitioning Non-Traditional Students is designed to introduce students to the contextual issues o…

Troubleshooting Motors and Controls

Troubleshooting Motors and Controls

Ken Dickson-Self

This course is designed to teach students about induction motors and the methods used to control and troubleshoot them. Order a Print Cop…

SPN215: Español para hablantes nativos

SPN215: Español para hablantes nativos

Amalia Carter, Joe Romero, and Cecelia Monto

Este libro fue elaborado teniendo en cuenta las necesidades del estudiante de habla hispana. El contenido combina elementos gramaticales con…

Basic Electricity and Electronics 2

Basic Electricity and Electronics 2

Jim Pytel

Capacitors and transient analysis of the capacitor charge and discharge process, inductors and transient analysis of the inductor storage an…

Basic Electricity and Electronics 3

Basic Electricity and Electronics 3

Jim Pytel

Apparent, real, and reactive power, power factor, power factor correction, transformers, transformer connection diagrams, non=-ideal transfo…

Integrated and Open Interpreter Education

Integrated and Open Interpreter Education

Elisa Maroney, Amanda Smith, Sarah Hewlett, Erin Trine, and Vicki Darden

This Open Educational Resource (OER) on interpreting offers authors and readers free and open access to current, relevant, easy-to-access, a…

translator and interpreter education
Body Physics: Supplementary Material

Body Physics: Supplementary Material

Lawrence Davis

Body Physics: Supplementary Material serves as a repository for materials and information designed to supplement the general physics textboo…

Technical Writing for Technicians

Technical Writing for Technicians

Will Fleming

Technical Writing for CTE is an open source e-textbook designed specifically for use in LBCC’s WD4 (Technical Writing for Welders) and all…

The Culture of Science

The Culture of Science

Steve Rust and Jenée Wilde

This casebook opens up modes of inquiry into Western knowledge foundations, asking students to embrace epistemological uncertainty as a prod…

The Politics of Sports

The Politics of Sports

Anna Carroll and Eleanor Wakefield

This Open Educational Resource is a collection of texts and materials that team together students’ familiarity with sports and critical in…

Layout Procedures for Metals

Layout Procedures for Metals

Marc Rose

This booklet will lay out step by step procedures and how they can aid a crafts-person to build templates to build both simple and complicat…

Green Tea Intermediate English Communication OER

Green Tea Intermediate English Communication OER

Eric Dodson, Luciana Diniz, and Nanci Leiton

The Reasons We're Here: Oral Histories of Immigration at Portland Community College

The Reasons We're Here: Oral Histories of Immigration at Portland Community College

Andrea Lowgren

This collection of stories about immigration is based on oral histories with staff, faculty, and students of Portland Community College from…

MHCC Biology 112: Biology for Health Professions

MHCC Biology 112: Biology for Health Professions

Lisa Bartee and Jack Brook

Biology textbook based on the OpenStax biology book.

Oregon’s History: People of the Northwest in the Land of Eden

Oregon’s History: People of the Northwest in the Land of Eden

Athanasios Michaels

A social and cultural history of the people of Oregon representing powerful figures from the dominant Euro-American culture, the marginalize…

Writing Instruction Tips For Automated Essay Graders: How To Design an Essay for a Non-human Reader

Writing Instruction Tips For Automated Essay Graders: How To Design an Essay for a Non-human Reader

Alise Lamoreaux

As schools, as well as the workplace, become more automated, and remote or distance learning/working becomes the “new normal,” understan…

Nutrition: Science and Everyday Application

Nutrition: Science and Everyday Application

Alice Callahan, PhD, Heather Leonard, MEd, RDN, and Tamberly Powell, MS, RDN

This book is designed as an OER text and learning resource for undergraduate students enrolled in FN 225 Nutrition at Lane Community College…

Basic Electricity and Electronics 1

Basic Electricity and Electronics 1

Jim Pytel

Contains video lectures and associated study guides used to support the flipped classroom approach to teaching basic electricity and electro…

A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

Timothy Krause

This version of the classic holiday story has been slightly abridged and lightly adapted for advanced students of English language. The text…

Dickens, Christmas, ghost, holiday, literature, ESOL, English, redemption
Portland People and Places

Portland People and Places

timothykrause

This book contains short stories about people and places in Portland, Oregon.

Contemporary Families: An Equity Lens

Contemporary Families: An Equity Lens

Elizabeth B. Pearce

This openly licensed text, created with students, approaches contemporary families from an equity lens. It asks two questions relevant to th…

Beginning Excel 2019

Beginning Excel 2019

Noreen Brown, Barbara Lave, Hallie Puncochar, Julie Romey, Mary Schatz, Art Schneider, and Diane Shingledecker

This textbook was written for a community college introductory course in spreadsheets utilizing Microsoft Excel. While the figures shown ut…