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Open Textbooks/Open Educational Resources: Find a Class

Many of the faculty and instructors at Oklahoma State University have opted to use OER and library resources rather than require students purchase costly commercial textbooks. These resources can be accessed freely online, through the course dashboard, or library website. In many instances, students can take advantage of the free printing at Edmon Low library to print the resources as needed. 

The following are some of the courses whose instructors have reported not requiring students to purchase commercial textbooks:

  • AADM 1203 | Introduction to Arts Administration
  • AERO 1211 | United States Air Force Heritage and Values II
  • AERO 2211 | Team and Leadership Fundamentals II
  • AERO 3203 | Leading People and Effective Communication II
  • AERO 4203 | National Security, Leadership Responsibilities and Commissioning Preparation II
  • BIOC 4213 | Disease and Metabolism
  • BIOC 5213 | Disease and Metabolism
  • CDIS 4133 | Audiology Treatment
  • CET 2263 | Estimating I (Yates)
  • DM 4294 | Interior Design Studio VI (Nazmy)
  • EDTC 3123 | Applications of Educational Technology (all sections)
  • EDTC 4110 | Learning, Design and Technology Around the World
  • EDTC 4113 | Applications of Media and Technology
  • EDTC 5053 | Learning in the Digital Age
  • EDTC 5103 | Advanced Computing Applications
  • EDTC 5153 | Computer Based Instruction Development
  • EDTC 5753 | Intro to Instructional Design
  • EDTC 5793| Design-Based Research
  • EDTC 6153 | Advanced Computer-Based Instructional Development
  • EDTC 6793 | Advanced Design-Based Research
  • ENGL 1113 | Composition I (all sections)
  • ENGL 1123 | International Freshman Composition
  • ENGL 1213 | Composition II (all sections)
  • ENGL 3323 | Technical Writing (all sections)
  • ENGL 3363 | Film & TV Criticism (Ulrich)
  • ENGR 1111 | Introduction to Engineering (Emerson, Ferrer Toledo)
  • GEOL 1003 | The Story of Dinosaurs
  • GEOL 1014 | Geology and Human Affairs (Lao Davila)
  • GEOL 3043 | Geology of the National Parks
  • GEOL 3890 | The Power of Water: Sculpting the Earth: Honors
  • GEOL 4313 | Introduction to Well Log Analysis
  • GEOL 4323 | Applied Well Log Analysis for Engineers
  • GEOL 5353 | Advanced Well Log Analysis
  • GRAD 5193 | Preparing Publishable Manuscripts
  • GRMN 1813 | Elementary German II
  • GRMN 1713 | Elementary German I (all sections)
  • GWST 2123 | Introduction to Gender Studies (most sections)
  • HDFS 2123| Developmental Disabilities: Issues Across the Lifespan
  • HDFS 2433 | Relationship, Development, and Marriage
  • HDFS 4323 | Family, School, and Community
  • HDFS 5333 | Early Childhood Education History and Theory
  • HIST 1823 | World History 1500 to Present (Foss)
  • HIST 3303 | Nations on the Move: Latin American Migration and Latinx Communities in the US (Foss)
  • HIST 3890 | American History Through the Image: Honors
  • HIST 2513 | From Plantation to Plate
  • HONR 1000 | Let's Get Creative: Odyssey of the Mind
  • HONR 1000 | They Wouldn't Put it on the Internet if it Weren't True
  • HONR 2073 | The Story of Lizzie Borden: Axe Murder in American Culture
  • HONR 2093 | Tornadoes in American Culture (Miller)
  • HONR 3023 | Contemporary Cultures of  the Western World: Honors in Central Mexico
  • IEM 4013 | Operations Research (Balasunduram)
  • IEM 4623 | Supply Chain and Logistics
  • IEM 5013 | Introduction to Optimization (Balasunduram)
  • MAE 3013 | Engineering Analysis and Methods I
  • MAE 4623 | Biomechanics (Hausselle)
  • MC 1143 | Media in a Diverse Society (Freeman, Noble, Nykolaiszyn)
  • MET 1121 | Technical Graphics (Yang)
  • MET 1123 | Technical Drawing and Basic CAD (Yang)
  • MET 3323 | Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (Yang)
  • MLSC 1113 | Foundations of Officership
  • MLSC 2130 | Military Physical Conditioning
  • MLSC 2223 | Individual Leadership Studies
  • MLSC 3113 | Leadership and Problem Solving
  • MLSC 4123 | Leadership and Management
  • MUSI 2603 | Film Music (Karaca)
  • NSCI 3223 | Nutrition Across the Lifespan (Evans)
  • PHIL 3003 | Symbolic Logic
  • PHIL 5003 | Symbolic Logic
  • PHIL 3433 | Happiness and Well-Being
  • PHIL 3783 | Ethics of Artificial Intelligence
  • PHIL 4983 | Knowledge and Reality
  • POLS 3013 | introduction to Political Inquiry
  • POLS 4053 | War and World Politics
  • POLS 4053 | Senior Capstone Seminar (Harvey)
  • REMS 6003 | Analyses of Variance (Cole)
  • PSYC 4213 | Conflict Resolution
  • PSYC 4243 | Psychology of Aging (Harrington)
  • SC 3353 | Persuasive Writing for Strategic Communicators (Cain-Wood, Avance, Bernhardt)
  • SC 3443 | Introduction to Social Media
  • SOC 4333 | Criminology (Constantin)
  • SOC 4573 | Victimology (Constantin)
  • SOIL 4683 | Soil, Water and Weather
  • SPCH 2713 | Intro to Speech Communications (all sections)
  • SPCH 2890 | Honors Experience in Speech
  • SPCH 3733| Elements of Persuasion
  • SPCH 4753 | Intercultural Communication
  • SPCH 4763 | Organizational Communication
  • SPCH 4793 | Nonverbal Communication
  • UNIV 2511 | Introduction to Health Careers
  • UNIV 2611| Health Portfolio and Self-Development
  • UNIV 3511 | Health Professional School Preparation (Jessica Priddy)

Courses offered Spring 2024

  • AERO 1211 | United States Air Force Heritage and Values II
  • AERO 2211 | Team and Leadership Fundamentals II
  • AERO 3203 | Leading People and Effective Communication II
  • AERO 4203 | National Security, Leadership Responsibilities and Commissioning Preparation II
  • BIOC 4213 | Disease and Metabolism
  • BIOC 5213 | Disease and Metabolism
  • CDIS 4133 | Audiology Treatment
  • CET 2263 | Estimating I (Yates)
  • DM 4294 | Interior Design Studio VI (Nazmy)
  • EDTC 3123 | Applications of Educational Technologies 
  • EDTC 4110 | LDT Around the World
  • EDTC 4113 | Applications of Media and Technology
  • EDTC 5153 | Computer Based Instruction Development
  • EDTC 5793| Design-Based Research
  • EDTC 6153 | Advanced Computer-Based Instructional Development
  • EDTC 6793 | Advanced Design-Based Research
  • ENGL 1113 I Composition I
  • ENGL 1213 | Composition II
  • ENGL 1113 | International Freshman Composition I
  • ENGL 1223 | International Freshman Composition II
  • ENGL 3323 | Technical Writing
  • ENGL 3363 | Film & TV Criticism
  • ENGR 1111 | Introduction to Engineering (Ferrer)
  • GEOL 1014 | Geology and Human Affairs (Lao-Davila)
  • GEOL 3043 | Geology of the National Parks
  • GEOL 3890 | The Power of Water: Sculpting the Earth: Honors
  • GEOL 4313 | Introduction to Well Log Analysis
  • GEOL 4323 | Applied Well Log Analysis for Engineers
  • GEOL 5353 | Advanced Well Log Analysis
  • GRMN 1813 | Elementary German II
  • GWST 2123 | Introduction to Gender Studies (Turcat)
  • HIST 1823 | World History 1500 to Present (Foss)
  • HIST 3303 | Nations on the Move: Latin American Migration and Latinx Communities in the US (Foss)
  • HIST 3890 | American History Through the Image: Honors
  • HONR 1000 | Let's Get Creative
  • HONR 1000 | They Wouldn't Put it on the Internet if it Weren't True
  • HONR 2073 | The Story of Lizzie Borden: Axe Murder in American Culture
  • HONR 2093| Tornadoes in American Culture Honors
  • HDFS 2123| Developmental Disabilities: Issues Across the Lifespan
  • HDFS 2433 | Relationship Development and Marriage
  • IEM 4013 | Operations Research 
  • IEM 4623 | Supply Chain and Logistics
  • MC 1143 | Media in a Diverse Society (Nykolaiszyn)
  • MC 5010 | Creative Capstone Project (Avance)
  • MC 5030 | Independent Study in Mass Communication (Avance)
  • MAE 4623 | Biomechanics (Hausselle)
  • MET 1123 | Technical Drawing and Basic CAD (Yang)
  • MLSC 1213 | Basic Leadership
  • MLSC 2223 | Individual Leadership Studies
  • MLSC 3223 | Leadership and Ethics
  • MLSC 4223 | Officership
  • MUSI 2603 | Film Music (Dr. Igor Karaca)
  • PHIL 3003 | Symbolic Logic
  • PHIL 5003 | Symbolic Logic
  • PHIL 3433 | Happiness and Well-Being
  • PHIL 3783 | Ethics of Artificial Intelligence
  • PHIL 4983 | Knowledge and Reality
  • POLS 3013 | introduction to Political Inquiry
  • POLS 4053 | War and World Politics
  • POLS 4053 | Senior Capstone Seminar (Harvey)
  • PSYC 4213 | Conflict Resolution (Dr. Mary Walker, part of the speech minor!)
  • PSYC 4243 | Psychology of Aging (Harrington)
  • REMS 6003 | Analyses of Variance (Cole)
  • SC 3353 | Persuasive Writing for Strategic Communications (Cain-Wood, Avance, Bernhardt)
  • SOC 4333 | Criminology (Constantin)
  • SOIL 4683 | Soil, Water and Weather
  • SPCH 2713 | Introduction to Speech Communication (all sections!!!)
  • SPCH 2890 | Honors Experience in Speech
  • SPCH 3723 | Business and Professional Communication
  • SPCH 3733 | Elements of Persuasion
  • SPCH 4753 | Intercultural Communication
  • SPCH 4763 | Organizational Communication
  • SPCH 4793 | Nonverbal Communications
  • UNIV 3511 | Health Professional School Preparation (Jessica Priddy)

Talk to your academic advisor today!

 

Last update 12.18.23 by Kathy Essmiller

Faculty and instructors, please contact kathy.essmiller@okstate.edu if your class is on this list in error, or if it has not been included and you would like for it to be. Thank you!

Course Marking at Oklahoma State University

In response to student requests, the OSU Libraries have partnered with the Office of the Registrar to identify courses which do not require students to purchase commercial materials. If you are a faculty member, instructor, or graduate student and would like a course you are teaching added to the list, please complete the Individual Course Marking form. If you are a faculty member or instructor and would like to request multiple sections of a course be marked as not requiring students to purchase commercial materials, please complete the Multiple Sections Course Marking form. Information needed to complete the form includes

  • Semester you are requesting your course be eligible for course marking
  • Course Subject (Ex: ENGL)
  • Course Number (Ex: 1113)
  • Instructor Name
  • Instructor Title/Rank
  • Instructor Email
  • Number of students who may enroll in the course
  • Types of resources used in the course (Ex: Open/OER Textbook, Library Resources, Instructor Created Resources, Specified Other)
  • Title of the resource(s) which will be used in the course? (if you are not using a 'book', say library resources or instructor resources)
  • Format of resources (Ex: physical copies, links through Canvas, etc.)
  • Link to resource which will be used, or uploaded copy of the resource where possible (not necessary for use of multiple journal articles or instructor created materials)
  • Draft syllabus (does not need to be accurate or pretty)

Deadline to remediate course marking information for Summer and Fall 2024 courses is Wednesday, March 7, 2024.

Email kathy.essmiller@okstate.edu if you have questions!

Last update 02.20.24 by Kathy Essmiller