Need to save money on textbooks this semester? Consider taking a course that uses Open Educational Resources! If you would like some quick tips and recommendations for how to access and use OER, check out the OER Student User Quick Guide. For a more in-depth guide to OER, refer to the Student Guide to Open Educational Resources.
OER Adapted Courses
Spring Semester 2017
|Course Title||Course Prefix and Number||OER||Instructor|
|Biology and the Citizen||BIOL 1010||Concepts of Biology by OpenStax||Burbank, Jennifer|
|Biology and the Citizen||BIOL 1010||Concepts of Biology by OpenStax||Mohammadi, Shabnam|
|Biology II||BIOL 1620||Biology by OpenStax, plus additional resources||Hanifin, Charles|
|Principles of Genetics||BIOL 3060||Essentials of Genetics by Scitable, plus additional resources||Etchberger, Lianna|
|Public Speaking||CMST 1020||Communications by Boundless, plus additional resources||Canfield, Clair|
|Physical Geography||GEOG 1000||Open Geography by R. Adam Dastrup and George Ramjoue, plus additional resources||Fleck, Michelle|
|Instructional Graphic Production II||ITLS 5240/ ITLS 6240||Beginning Photoshop & Graphic Design by Nathan Smith||Smith, Nathan|
|Integration and Innovation of Technology in Education||ITLS 5500||Technology Integration & Innovation in Education by Nathan Smith||Smith, Nathan|
|Material Science||MAE 2160||Chemistry by OpenStax plus additional resources||Roberts, Nick|
|Fundamentals of Marketing Management||MGT 3500||Principles of Marketing by Saylor||Allen, Daniel|
|Medical Nutrition Therapy II||NDFS 4560||Eat Right Pro: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, plus additional resources||Charlton, Rebecca|
|Introductory Astronomy||PHYS 1040||Astronomy by OpenStax||Kardelis, David|
|United States Government and Politics||POLS 1100||American Government by OpenStax||Wagner, Robert|
|U.S. Institutions||USU 1300||U.S. History by OpenStax||Nehls, Kathleen|
|Strategies for Academic Success||USU 1730||College Success by UMN||Multiple Professors|
If you have any questions about the information in the student guides,
or if you have any questions regarding OER, please contact a member of the OER Support Team.
We are here to help you!
Support OER on Campus
Want to help the OER cause? Students can:
Take a class that uses OER.
Join or form a student body organization to advocate for textbook affordability solutions.
Ask professors if they know about or would be willing to use Open Educational Resources.