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Teaching with OER: Open & Free Materials

This guide is intended to assist faculty in identifying open and alternative textbook options for specific courses.

Faculty Testimonials

[Description: Black and white photo of hands clapping with quote: "When I announced to my classes this week that I had worked with the library to get a textbook at zero cost, they spontaneously broke into applause. No kidding." - Dr. Grant Wiedenfeld, Department of Mass Communication, and Recipient of a 2019 OER Course Redesign Grant from RFY]

Savings Tracker

Total Savings to Students in NGL-Supported Zero-Cost Courses, Fall 2019:

$57, 962

NGL has Supported these "Zero-Cost" Courses

Recipients of a 2019 OER Course Redesign Grant from Reimagining the First Year (RFY)

  1. UNIV 1301 - Dr. Forrest Lane (Department of Educational Leadership, COE) and Heather Adair (NGL). Redesigned course launched Fall 2019.
     
  2. UNIV 1301 - Dana Grant (Residence Life) and Heather Adair (NGL). Redesigned course launched Fall 2019.
     
  3. UNIV 1301 - Dr. Autumn Smith-Herron (TRIES) and Stacy Johnson (NGL). Redesigned course launched Fall 2019.
     
  4. PHIL 2302 - Dr. Glenn M. Sanford (Department of Psychology and Philosophy, CHSS) and Susan Strickland (NGL). Redesigned course launched Fall 2019.
     
  5. HIST 1301 - Dr. Zachary Montz (Department of History, CHSS) and Erin Owens (NGL). Redesigned course launched Fall 2019.
     
  6. MGMT 3330 - Dr. Carliss Miller (Department of Management, Marketing, and Information Systems, COBA) and Lisa Shen (NGL). Redesign underway to launch 2020.
     
  7. AGBU 3367 - Dr. Lawrence A. (Art) Wolfskill (Department of Agricultural Sciences, COSET) and Kat Landry-Mueller (NGL).  Redesign underway to launch 2020.
     
  8. MCOM 2366 - Dr. Grant Wiedenfeld (Department of Mass Communication, CAM) and Zach Valdes (NGL). Redesigned course launched Fall 2019.
     
  9. BESL 2301 - Dr. Jill Pagels (The School of Teaching and Learning, COE) and Ashley Crane (NGL). Redesign underway to launch 2020.
     
  10. CRIJ 3351 - Dr. Mary Breaux (Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology, COCJ) and Dianna Kim (NGL). Redesign underway to launch 2020.
     
  11. FACS 4373 - Dr. Valencia Browning-Keen (Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, COHS) and Lisa Connor (NGL). Redesign underway to launch 2020.

 

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