Open Educational Resources

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Texas law defines an open educational resource (OER) as “a teaching, learning, or research resource that is in the public domain or has been released under an intellectual property license that permits the free use, adaptation, and redistribution of the resource by any person.” The books below are open educational resources for the courses identified below.  Instructors will provide OER access information to students in their syllabi and courses.

Faculty can add OERs utilized in their course to this list by completing the TWU Open Educational Resource (OER) Submission Form.

Fall 2022

BACT 1003

Book Title: Microbiology
Price: Free
Author: Nina Parker, Mark Schneegurt, Anh-Hue Thi Tu, Brian M. Forster, & Philip Lister
Publisher: OpenStax
Copyright: 2016; Web Version Last Updated: Feb 2, 2022; 2022 Creative Commons Attribution v4.0
Digital ISBN: 10: 1-947172-23-9
Digital ISBN: 13: 978-1-947172-23-4

BIOL 1023

Book Title: Environmental Biology
Price: Free
Author: Matthew R. Fisher
Publisher: Open Oregon Educational Resources
Copyright: 2018; Last updated: November 9, 2019; Creative Commons Attribution v4.0
ISBN: NA

BIOL 1113

Book Title: Biology 2e
Price:  Free
Author: Mary Ann Clark, Jung Choi, & Matthew Douglas
Publisher: OpenStax
Copyright: 2018; Web Version Last Updated: Feb 22, 2022; 2022 Creative Commons Attribution License v4.0
Digital ISBN 13: 978-1-947172-52-4
NOTE:  Students in section .50 will be required to purchase a $25 supplemental online resource.

BIOL 1121

Book Title: Biology 2e
Price:  Free
Author: Mary Ann Clark, Jung Choi, & Matthew Douglas
Publisher: OpenStax
Copyright:  2018; Web Version Last Updated: Feb 22, 2022; 2022 Creative Commons Attribution License v4.0
Digital ISBN 13: 978-1-947172-52-4

BIOL 1123

Book Title: Biology 2e
Price:  Free
Author: Mary Ann Clark, Jung Choi, & Matthew Douglas
Publisher: OpenStax
Copyright:  2018; Web Version Last Updated: Feb 22, 2022; Creative Commons Attribution License v4.0
Digital ISBN 13: 978-1-947172-52-4

CHEM 1113 (section .01)

Book Title: Chemistry 2e
Price:  Free
Author:  Paul Flowers, Klaus Theopold, William R. Robinson, & Richard Langley
Publisher: OpenStax
Copyright: 2019; Web Version Last Updated: Feb 07, 2022; Creative Commons Attribution License v4.0
Digital ISBN: 10: 1-947172-61-1 & 13: 978-1-947172-61-6

COMS 2233

Book Title: Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology for Communication Sciences, Edition 2.1
Price:
  Free
Author: J. Levitt, S. L. Guigneaux, W.R. Zemlin
Publisher: OERTX digital library
Copyright: 2021, Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial 4.0 International License

COMS 4473

Book Title 1: Research Methods Knowledge Base
Price: Free
Author: William M. K. Trochim
Publisher: Conjoint.ly
Copyright: 2020
ABN: 56 616 169 021

Book Title 2: Research Methods in Psychology, 4th edition
Price: Free
Author: Rajiv S. Jhangiani, I-Chant A. Chiang, Carrie Cuttler, & Dana C. Leighton
Publisher: Pressbooks
Copyright:  2019 (Creative Commons)
Ebook ISBN: 978-1-9991981-0-7

COMS 5483

Book Title: Neural Pathways of Communication, Edition 2.1
Price: 
Free
Author:
J. Levitt and S. L. Guigneaux
Publisher:
OERTX digital library
Copyright: 2021, Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial 4.0 International License

ENG 1013

Book Title: First-Year Composition: Writing as Inquiry and Argumentation
Price: Free
Author: Jackie Hoermann-Elliott and Kathy Quesenbury 
Publisher: Pressbooks
Copyright: 2022; Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
Digital ISBN: NA

ENG 1023

Book Title: First-Year Composition: Writing as Inquiry and Argumentation
Price: Free
Author: Jackie Hoermann-Elliott and Kathy Quesenbury 
Publisher: Pressbooks
Copyright: 2021; Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
Digital ISBN: NA

MATH 1303

Book Title: College Algebra with Trigonometry v3.1
Price: $39.95 (Note: This is not an OER, rather a low-cost text.)
Author: Edward B. Burger
Publisher: Flatworld 
Copyright: 2019
Digital ISBN: 978-1-4533-9892-0

MATH 1313

Book Title: College Algebra with Trigonometry v3.1
Price: $39.95 (Note: This is not an OER, rather a low-cost text.)
Author: Edward B. Burger
Publisher: Flatworld 
Copyright: 2019
Digital ISBN: 978-1-4533-9892-0

MATH 1703

Book Title: Introductory Statistics
Price: Free
Author: Barbara Illowsky, Susan Dean
Publisher: OpenStax
Copyright: 2013; Web Version Last Updated: Jan 27, 2022; Creative Commons Attribution License v4.0
Digital ISBN-10: 1-947172-05-0
Digital ISBN-13: 978-1-947172-05-0

MATH 1713

Book Title: Introductory Statistics
Price: Free
Author: Barbara Illowsky, Susan Dean
Publisher: OpenStax
Copyright: 2013; Web Version Last Updated: Jan 27, 2022; Creative Commons Attribution License v4.0
Digital ISBN-10: 1-947172-05-0
Digital ISBN-13: 978-1-947172-05-0

MATH 2014

Book Title: Calculus Volume 1
Price: Free
Author: Gilbert Strang and Edwin “Jed” Herman
Publisher: OpenStax
Copyright: 2016; Web Version Last Updated: Feb 10, 2022; Attribution-NonCommercial-Sharealike 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC-SA)
Digital ISBN-10: 1-947172-13-1
Digital ISBN-13: 978-1-947172-13-5

MATH 2024

Book Title: Calculus Volume 2
Price: Free
Author: Gilbert Strang and Edwin “Jed” Herman
Publisher: OpenStax
Copyright: 2016; Web Version Last Updated: Feb 10, 2022; Attribution-NonCommercial-Sharealike 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC-SA)
Digital ISBN-10: 1-947172-14-X
Digital ISBN-13: 978-1-947172-14-2

MATH 3104

Book Title: Calculus Volume 3
Price: Free
Author: Gilbert Strang and Edwin “Jed” Herman
Publisher: OpenStax
Copyright: 2016; Web Version Last Updated: Jun 15, 2022; Attribution-NonCommercial-Sharealike 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC-SA)
Digital ISBN-10: 1-947172-16-6
Digital ISBN-13: 978-1-947172-16-6

PHYS 1133

Book Title: College Physics
Price: Free
Author: Paul Peter Urone & Roger Hinrichs
Publisher: OpenStax
Copyright: 2012; Web Version Last Updated: Mar 3, 2022; Creative Commons Attribution License v4.0
Digital ISBN-10: 1-947172-01-8
Digital ISBN-13: 978-1-947172-01-2

PSY 2303

Book Title: Fundamental Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences (v.2.0)
Price: Free
Author:  Bryan R. Burnham
Publisher: Bryan R. Burnham
Copyright: 2014 Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License
ISBN: NA

PSY 3354

Book Title: Psychology Research Methods: Core Skills and Concepts v. 1.0
Price: Free
Author: Paul C. Price
Publisher: 2012 Book Archive
Copyright: 2012; Creative Commons by-nc-sa 3.0
ISBN: NA

ZOOL 2013

Book Title: Anatomy and Physiology
Price: Free
Author: J. Gordon Betts, Kelly A. Young, James A. Wise, Eddie Johnson, Brandon Poe, Dean H. Kruse, Oksana Korol, Jody E. Johnson, Mark Womble, Peter DeSaix
Publisher: OpenStax
Copyright:  2013; Web Version Last Updated: Jan 27, 2022; Creative Commons Attribution License v4.0
Digital ISBN 10: 1-947172-04-2
Digital ISBN 13: 978-1-947172-04-3

ZOOL 2023

Book Title: Anatomy and Physiology
Price: Free
Author: J. Gordon Betts, Kelly A. Young, James A. Wise, Eddie Johnson, Brandon Poe, Dean H. Kruse, Oksana Korol, Jody E. Johnson, Mark Womble, Peter DeSaix
Publisher: OpenStax
Copyright:  2013; Web Version Last Updated: Jan 27, 2022; Creative Commons Attribution License v4.0
Digital ISBN 10: 1-947172-04-2
Digital ISBN 13: 978-1-947172-04-3

Summer 2022

BACT 1003

Book Title: Microbiology
Price: Free
Author: Nina Parker, Mark Schneegurt, Anh-Hue Thi Tu, Brian M. Forster, & Philip Lister
Publisher: OpenStax
Copyright: 2016; Web Version Last Updated: Feb 2, 2022; 2022 Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
Digital ISBN: 10: 1-947172-23-9
Digital ISBN: 13: 978-1-947172-23-4

BIOL 1013

Book Title: Human Biology
Price: Free
Author: Based on Concepts of Biology, Edited by Elizabeth Mayers
Publisher: OpenStax
Copyright: 2019-2021 Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License
ISBN: NA

BIOL 1023

Book Title: Environmental Biology
Price:
Free
Author:
Matthew R. Fisher
Publisher:
Open Oregon Educational Resources
Copyright:
2018; Last updated: November 9, 2019; Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
ISBN: NA

BIOL 1113

Book Title: Biology 2e
Price:  Free
Author: Mary Ann Clark, Jung Choi, & Matthew Douglas
Publisher: OpenStax
Copyright: 2018; Web Version Last Updated: Feb 22, 2022; 2022 Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
Digital ISBN 13: 978-1-947172-52-4

BIOL 1121

Book Title: Biology 2e
Price:  Free
Author: Mary Ann Clark, Jung Choi, & Matthew Douglas
Publisher: OpenStax
Copyright:  2018; Web Version Last Updated: Feb 22, 2022; 2022 Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
Digital ISBN 13: 978-1-947172-52-4

BIOL 1123

Book Title: Biology 2e
Price:  Free
Author: Mary Ann Clark, Jung Choi, & Matthew Douglas
Publisher: OpenStax
Copyright: 2018; Web Version Last Updated: Feb 22, 2022; 2022 Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
Digital ISBN 13: 978-1-947172-52-4
NOTE:
  Students will be required to purchase a $25 supplemental online resource.

COMS 2233

Book Title: Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology for Communication Sciences, Edition 2.1
Price:
  Free
Author: J. Levitt, S. L. Guigneaux, W.R. Zemlin
Publisher: OERTX digital library
Copyright: 2021, Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial 4.0 International License

COMS 5133

Book Title: The NCHAM eBook: A Resource Guide for Early Hearing Detection and Intervention
Price:  Free
Author: Les Schmeltz et al.
Publisher: National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management
Copyright: 2022

MATH 1303

Book Title: College Algebra with Trigonometry v3.1
Price: $39.95 (Note: This is not an OER, rather a low-cost text.)
Author: Edward B. Burger
Publisher: Flatworld 
Copyright: 2019
Digital ISBN: 978-1-4533-9892-0

MATH 1313

Book Title: College Algebra with Trigonometry v3.1
Price: $39.95 (Note: This is not an OER, rather a low-cost text.)
Author: Edward B. Burger
Publisher: Flatworld 
Copyright: 2019
Digital ISBN: 978-1-4533-9892-0

MATH 1703

Book Title: Introductory Statistics
Price: Free
Author: Barbara Illowsky, Susan Dean
Publisher: OpenStax
Copyright: 2013; Web Version Last Updated: Jan 27, 2022; 2022 Creative Commons Attribution 4.0
Digital ISBN-10: 1-947172-05-0
Digital ISBN-13: 978-1-947172-05-0

MATH 2014

Book Title: Calculus Volume 1
Price: Free
Author: Gilbert Strang and Edwin “Jed” Herman
Publisher: OpenStax
Copyright: 2016; Web Version Last Updated: Feb 10, 2022; 2022 Creative Commons
Digital ISBN-10: 1-947172-13-1
Digital ISBN-13: 978-1-947172-13-5

PHYS 1133

Book Title: College Physics
Price: Free
Author: Paul Peter Urone & Roger Hinrichs
Publisher: OpenStax
Copyright: 2012; Web Version Last Updated: Mar 3, 2022; 2022 Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
Digital ISBN-10: 1-947172-01-8
Digital ISBN-13: 978-1-947172-01-2

PHYS 1143

Book Title: College Physics
Price: Free
Author: Paul Peter Urone & Roger Hinrichs
Publisher: OpenStax
Copyright: 2012; Web Version Last Updated: Mar 3, 2022; 2022 Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
Digital ISBN-10: 1-947172-01-8
Digital ISBN-13: 978-1-947172-01-2

ZOOL 2013

Book Title: Anatomy and Physiology
Price: Free
Author: J. Gordon Betts, Kelly A. Young, James A. Wise, Eddie Johnson, Brandon Poe, Dean H. Kruse, Oksana Korol, Jody E. Johnson, Mark Womble, Peter DeSaix
Publisher: OpenStax
Copyright:  2013; Web Version Last Updated: Jan 27, 2022; 2022 Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
Digital ISBN 10: 1-947172-04-2
Digital ISBN 13: 978-1-947172-04-3

ZOOL 2023

Book Title: Anatomy and Physiology
Price: Free
Author: J. Gordon Betts, Kelly A. Young, James A. Wise, Eddie Johnson, Brandon Poe, Dean H. Kruse, Oksana Korol, Jody E. Johnson, Mark Womble, Peter DeSaix
Publisher: OpenStax
Copyright:  2013; Web Version Last Updated: Jan 27, 2022; 2022 Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
Digital ISBN 10: 1-947172-04-2
Digital ISBN 13: 978-1-947172-04-3

Spring 2022

BACT 1003

Book Title: Microbiology
Price: Free
Author: Nina Parker, Mark Schneegurt, Anh-Hue Thi Tu, Brian M. Forster, & Philip Lister
Publisher: OpenStax
Copyright: 2016; Web Version Last Updated: May 3, 2021; 2020 Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
Digital ISBN: 10: 1-947172-23-9
Digital ISBN: 13: 978-1-947172-23-4

BIOL 1013

Book Title: Human Biology
Price: Free
Author: Based on Concepts of Biology, Edited by Elizabeth Mayers
Publisher: OpenStax
Copyright: 2019-2021 Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License
ISBN: NA

BIOL 1023

Book Title: Environmental Biology
Price: Free
Author: Matthew R. Fisher
Publisher: Open Oregon Educational Resources
Copyright: 2018; Last updated: November 9, 2019; Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
ISBN: NA

BIOL 1113

Book Title: Biology 2e
Price:  Free
Author: Mary Ann Clark, Jung Choi, & Matthew Douglas
Publisher: OpenStax
Copyright: 2018; Web Version Last Updated: Jan 18, 2020; 2020 Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
Digital ISBN 13: 978-1-947172-52-4

BIOL 1123

Book Title: Biology 2e
Price:  Free
Author: Mary Ann Clark, Jung Choi, & Matthew Douglas
Publisher: OpenStax
Copyright:  2018; Web Version Last Updated: Jan 18, 2020; 2020 Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
Digital ISBN 13: 978-1-947172-52-4

CHEM 1123

Book Title: Chemistry Atoms First 2e
Price: Free
Author: Paul Flowers, Edward J. Neth, William R. Robinson, Klaus Theopold, Richard Langley, and Stephen F.
Publisher: OpenStax
Copyright:  Creative Commons Attribution 4.0
Digital ISBN 10: 1-947172-63-8
Digital ISBN 13: 978-1-947172-63-0 

COMS 4623

Book Title: Neural Foundations of Communication Edition 1.2
Price: Free
Author: J. Levitt, S. L. Guigneaux
Publisher: OERTX digital library
Copyright: 2021, Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial 4.0 International License

MATH 1303 (except section .02)

Book Title: College Algebra with Trigonometry v3.1
Price: $39.95 (Note: This is not an OER, rather a low-cost text.)
Author: Edward B. Burger
Publisher: Flatworld 
Copyright: 2019
Digital ISBN: 978-1-4533-9892-0

MATH 1313

Book Title: College Algebra with Trigonometry v3.1
Price: $39.95 (Note: This is not an OER, rather a low-cost text.)
Author: Edward B. Burger
Publisher: Flatworld 
Copyright: 2019
Digital ISBN: 978-1-4533-9892-0

MATH 1703 (except sections .03 & .09)

Book Title: Introductory Statistics
Price: Free
Author: Barbara Illowsky, Susan Dean
Publisher: OpenStax
Copyright: 2013; Web Version Last Updated: Jan 22, 2020; 2020 Creative Commons Attribution 4.0
Digital ISBN-10: 1-947172-05-0
Digital ISBN-13: 978-1-947172-05-0

MATH 1713

Book Title: Introductory Statistics
Price: Free
Author: Barbara Illowsky, Susan Dean
Publisher: OpenStax
Copyright: 2013; Web Version Last Updated: Jan 22, 2020; 2020 Creative Commons Attribution 4.0
Digital ISBN-10: 1-947172-05-0
Digital ISBN-13: 978-1-947172-05-0

MATH 2014

Book Title: Calculus Volume 1
Price: Free
Author: Gilbert Strang and Edwin “Jed” Herman
Publisher: OpenStax
Copyright: 2016; Web Version Last Updated: Jan 16, 2020; 2020 Creative Commons
Digital ISBN-10: 1-947172-13-1
Digital ISBN-13: 978-1-947172-13-5

MATH 2024

Book Title: Calculus Volume 2
Price: Free
Author: Gilbert Strang and Edwin “Jed” Herman
Publisher: OpenStax
Copyright: 2016; Web Version Last Updated: Dec 21, 2020; 2020 Creative Commons
Digital ISBN-10: 1-947172-14-X
Digital ISBN-13: 978-1-947172-14-2

PHYS 1143.01

Book Title: College Physics
Price: Free
Author: Paul Peter Urone & Roger Hinrichs
Publisher: OpenStax
Copyright: 2012; Web Version Last Updated: Jun 09, 2020; 2020 Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
Digital ISBN-10: 1-947172-01-8
Digital ISBN-13: 978-1-947172-01-2

PSY 1013

Book Title: Psychology
Price: Free
Author: Rose M. Speilman, Kathryn Dumper, William Jenkins, Arlene Lacombe, Marilyn Lovett, & Marion Perlmutter
Publisher: OpenStax
Copyright: 2014; Web Version Last Updated: Oct 02, 2019; 2020 Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
Digital ISBN 10: 1-947172-07-7
Digital ISBN 13: 978-1-947172-07-4

PSY 2023.50

Book Title: Principles of Social Psychology
Price: Free
Author:  Not listed
Publisher: University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing
Copyright: 2015; Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
Ebook ISBN: 978-1-946135-20-9

PSY 2303

Book Title: Fundamental Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences (v.2.0)
Price: Free
Author:  Bryan R. Burnham
Publisher: Bryan R. Burnham
Copyright: 2014 Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License
ISBN: NA

PSY 3163

Book Title: Instruction in Functional Assessment
Price: Free
Author: Marcie Desrochers & Moria Fallon
Publisher: Open SUNY Textbooks
Copyright: 2014
ISBN: 978-0-9897226-7-4

PSY 3354

Book Title: Psychology Research
Price: Free
Author: Price
Publisher: Creative Commons
Copyright: 2012
ISBN: NA

SCI 3033

Book Title: Physical Geography
Price: Free
Author: Multiple individuals and organizations
Publisher: Lumen Learning
Copyright: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
ISBN: NA

ZOOL 2013

Book Title: Anatomy and Physiology
Price: Free
Author: J. Gordon Betts, Kelly A. Young, James A. Wise, Eddie Johnson, Brandon Poe, Dean H. Kruse, Oksana Korol, Jody E. Johnson, Mark Womble, Peter DeSaix
Publisher: OpenStax
Copyright:  2013; Web Version Last Updated: June 28, 2021; 2020 Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
Digital ISBN 10: 1-947172-04-2
Digital ISBN 13: 978-1-947172-04-3

ZOOL 2023

Book Title: Anatomy and Physiology
Price: Free
Author: J. Gordon Betts, Kelly A. Young, James A. Wise, Eddie Johnson, Brandon Poe, Dean H. Kruse, Oksana Korol, Jody E. Johnson, Mark Womble, Peter DeSaix
Publisher: OpenStax
Copyright:  2013; Web Version Last Updated: June 28, 2021; 2020 Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
Digital ISBN 10: 1-947172-04-2
Digital ISBN 13: 978-1-947172-04-3

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