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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
  • EDTC 3123 | Applications of Educational Technology (all sections)
  • EDTC 4110 | Learning, Design and Technology
  • EDTC 4113 | Applications of Media and Technology
  • EDTC 5053 | Learning in the Digital Age
  • EDTC 5103 | Advanced Computing Applications
  • EDTC 5753 | Intro to Instructional Design
  • ENGL 1113 | Composition I (all sections)
  • ENGL 1123 | International Freshman Composition
  • ENGL 1214 | Composition II (most sections)
  • ENGL 3323 | Technical Writing (all sections)
  • GEOL 1003 | The Story of Dinosaurs
  • GRAD 5193 | Preparing Publishable Manuscripts
  • GWST 2123 | Introduction to Gender Studies (most sections)
  • HDFS 2433 | Relationship, Development, and Marriage
  • HDFS 4323 | Family, School, and Community
  • HDFS 5333 | Early Childhood Education History and Theory
  • 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 1000 | Tornadoes in American Culture (Miller)
  • IEM 4013 | Operations Research (Balasunduram)
  • IEM 5013 | Introduction to Optimization (Balasunduram)
  • 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)
  • NSCI 3223 | Nutrition Across the Lifespan (Evans)
  • PSYC 4243 | Psychology of Aging
  • SC 3353 | Persuasive Writing for Strategic Communicators (Cain-Wood)
  • SC 3443 | Introduction to Social Media
  • SOIL 4683 | Soil, Water and Weather
  • SPCH 2713 | Intro to Speech Communications (all sections)
  • SPCH 3373 | Elements of Persuasion
  • SPCH 4753 | Intercultural Communication
  • UNIV 2511 | Introduction to Health Careers
  • UNIV 2611| Health Portfolio and Self-Development

Coming Spring 2023

  • CDIS 4133 | Audiology Treatment
  • CET 2263 | Estimating I
  • 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 5403 | Creativity and Innovation in Educational Technology
  • EDTC 6423 | Trends and Issues in Educational Technology
  • ENGL 1113 I Composition I
  • ENGL 1213 | Composition II
  • ENGL 1223 | International Freshman Composition II
  • ENGL 3323 | Technical Writing
  • GEOL 1014 | Geology and Human Affairs (Dr. Daniel Lao-Davila)
  • GRMN 1813 | Elementary German II
  • GWST 2123 | Introduction to Gender Studies (Turcat)
  • HONR 1000 | Let's Get Creative
  • HONR 1000 | They Wouldn't Put it on the Internet if it Weren't True
  • HONR 2073 | Lizzie Borden
  • HONR 3023 | Contemporary Cultures of the Western World
  • IEM 4623 | Supply Chain and Logistics
  • MAE 3013 | Engineering Analysis and Methods
  • MC 1143 | Media in a Diverse Society (Nykolaiszyn)
  • MET 3223 | Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
  • MUSI 2603 | Film Music (Dr. Igor Karaca)
  • NSCI 3223 | Nutrition Across the Life Span (Evans)
  • PSYC 4213 | Conflict Resolution (Dr. Mary Walker, part of the new speech minor!)
  • PSYC 4243 | Psychology of Aging
  • SC 3353 | Persuasive Writing for Strategic Communications (Cain-Wood, Avance)
  • SC 3443 | Social Media (Lawson)
  • SOIL 4683 | Soil, Water and Weather
  • SPCH 3733 | Honors Experience in Speech
  • SPCH 2713 | Introduction to Speech Communication (all sections!!!)
  • SPCH 4793 | Nonverbal Communications
  • UNIV 3511 | Health Professional School Preparation (Jessica Priddy)

Talk to your academic advisor today!

 

Last update 9.20.22 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
  • CRN, if possible
  • 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 submit course marking information for Spring 2023 courses is Tuesday, September 13, 2022.

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