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ACC Classes Using OER

‚ÄčThese OER courses do not require you purchase a print textbook. You may still be required to purchase other learning materials such as software, calculator, lab kit, etc.

  • ANT 1003

  • ANT 1017

  • AST 1110

  • AST 1120

  • AST 1140

  • AST 1160

  • BIO 1003

  • BUS 1015
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  • BUS 1016

  • BUS 1020

  • BUS 1021

  • BUS 2017
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  • BUS 2026

  • BUS 2041

  • CHE 1011
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  • CIS 2002

  • CIS 2020

  • CIS 2023

  • CCR 0094 

  • CNG 1032 

  • COM 1150

  • COM 1250

  • COM 2250

  • CRJ 1010

  • CSC 1026

  • CSC 1065

  • CSC 2065

  • ECE 2621

  • ECE 2651

  • ECO 2001
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  • ECO 2002
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  • EDU 2211

  • EDU 2341

  • EMS 4025

  • EMS 4033

  • ENG 1021
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  • ENG 1022 

  • ENG 1031

  • ENG 2021

  • ESA 4010

  • ESA 4020

  • FIN 1010

  • GEY 1111

  • HIS 1210

  • HIS 1220

  • HIS 1310

  • HIS 1320

  • HIS 2145

  • HIS  2300

  • HUM 1003

  • HUM 1015

  • INV 1150

  • JOU 1005

  • JOU 1006

  • LEA 1005

  • LIT 2046

  • MAN 2024
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  • MAR 2055

  • MAT 1240

  • MAT 1340 
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  • MUS 1008

  • NUR 4011

  • PHI 1011

  • PHI 1012
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  • PHI 2005

  • PHI 2020

  • PHY 1105

  • PSY 1001

  • PSY 1002

  • PSY 2107

  • PSY 2440

  • SCI 1055

  • SCI 1056

  • SOC 1001 

  • SOC 1002

  • SPA 2011

  • SPA 2012 

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What are Open Educational Resources?
“OER are teaching, learning, and research resources that reside in the public domain or have been released under an intellectual property license that permits their free use and re-purposing by others. Open educational resources include full courses, course materials, modules, textbooks, streaming videos, tests, software, and any other tools, materials, or techniques used to support access to knowledge.”

- The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

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ACC Open Educational Resource Heroes!

It's not easy to be a hero. You do it because of what you believe, not because of what other people deserve.

—Patty Jenkins

OER Hero Joan Anderssen Economics Faculty

Student Textbook Savings in Grant Funded OER Courses

Student Textbook Savings in Grant Funded OER Courses

Fall 2022

Dept.

Course #

Course

Number of Student Affected

Print Textbook Cost

Student Savings

BUS

2026

Business Statistics

77

$200.00

$15400.00

BUS

2041

Cultural Diversity in Business

12

$74.75

$897.00

CNG 1032 Network Security Fundamentals 20 $118.50 $2370.00

COM

1150

Public Speaking

271

$85.50

$23170.50

COM 1250 Interpersonal Communications 284 $144.99 $41177.16

ECO

2001

Prin of Macroeconomics: SS1

49

$226.50

$11098.50

ECO

2002

Prin of Microeconomics: SS1

57

$101.25

$5771.25

EDU 2211 Introduction to Education 22 $95.96 $2111.12

ENG

1021

English Composition I:CO1

861

$123.00

$105903.00

ENG

1022

English Composition II:CO2

333

$123.00

$40959.00

ENG

1031

Technical Writing I: CO1

64

$111.75

$7152.00

ENG 2021 Creative Writing 1: AH1 25 $100.00 $2500.00
FIN 1010 Introduction to Finance 6 $140.00 $840.00
GEY 1111 Physical Geology w/Lab: SC1 34 $89.50 $3043.00
HIS 1210 US History to Reconst: HI1 96 $78.50 $7536.00
HIS 1220 US History since Civil War: HI1 26 $78.50 $2041.00

HUM

1003

Intro to Film Art: AH2

67

$81.98

$5492.66

LIT 1015 Intro to Literature I: AH2 10 $79.00 $790.00
MAR 1006 Marketing Your Image 22 $19.95 $438.90
MAT 1240 Math for Liberal Arts: MA1 71 $160.00 $11360.00

MAT

1340

College Algebra: MA1

194

$210.50

$40837.00

MUS 1008 Principles of Acoustics 18 $42.99 $773.82

PHI

1011

Intro to Philosophy: AH3

37

$65.00

$2405.00

PHI

1012

Ethics:AH3

21

$82.49

$1732.29

PHI 2020 Philosophy-Death & dying: AH3 16 $25.50 $408.00

PSY

2440

Human Growth & Development: SS3

144

$171.50

$24696.00

SOC

1001

Intro to Sociology I : SS3

135

$50.00

$6750.00

TOTAL NUMBER OF STUDENTS

2972

TOTAL SAVINGS TO STUDENTS

$374,792.45

By using OER materials, ACC saved 18,444 students $2,459,149in textbook costs since fall 2019.

 

Dept.

Course #

Course

Number of Student Affected

Print Textbook Cost

Student Savings

AST

1110

Planetary Astronomy w/Lab: SC1

9

$105.00

$945.00

BUS

1016

Personal Finance

5

$248.25

$1241.25

BUS

2017

Business Communications

42

$140.00

$5880.00

BUS

2026

Business Statistics

43

$200.00

$8600.00

COM

1150

Public Speaking

63

$85.50

$5386.50

ECO

2001

Prin of Macroeconomics: SS1

49

$226.50

$11098.50

ECO

2002

Prin of Microeconomics: SS1

33

$101.25

$3341.25

ENG

0094

Studio 121

16

$28.25

$452.00

ENG

1021

English Composition I:CO1

109

$123.00

$13407.00

ENG

1022

English Composition II:CO2

80

$123.00

$9840.00

ENG

1031

Technical Writing I: CO1

14

$111.75

$1564.50

HUM

1003

Intro to Film Art: AH2

21

$90.27

$1895.67

MAT

1340

College Algebra: MA1

45

$210.50

$9472.50

PHI

1011

Intro to Philosophy: AH3

8

$65.00

$520.00

PHI

1012

Ethics:AH3

18

$82.49

$1484.82

PHY

1111

Physics Alg-Based I/Lab: SC1

9

$209.00

$1881.00

PSY

1001

General Psychology I: SS3

110

$209.00

$22990.00

PSY

1002

General Psychology II : SS3

16

$209.00

$3344.00

SOC

1001

Intro to Sociology I : SS3

48

$88.75

$4260.00

TOTAL NUMBER OF STUDENTS

738

TOTAL SAVINGS TO STUDENTS

 

$107,603

By using OER materials, ACC saved 15,472 students $2,084,357 in textbook costs since fall 2019.

 

Department Print Textbook Cost Number of Students Affected  Student Savings
Anthropology 107 $152.00 13 1,976.00
Astronomy 101 $105.00 148 $15,540.00
Astronomy 102 $105.00 44 $4,620.00
Astronomy 102 Concurrent Enrollment $105.00 16 $1680.00
Astronomy 160 Concurrent Enrollment $89.95 44 $3,957.80
Business 115 Select Sections $46.75 25 $1,168.75
Business 116 $248.75 17 $4,228.75
Business 121 $44.00 36 $1,584.00
Business 217 Select Sections $140.00 39 $5,460.00
Business 226 $200.00 83 $16,600.00
Business 241 $202.75 28 $5,677.00
Chemistry 101 Select Sections $213.00 42 $8,946.00
College Composition & Reading 094 $28.25 84 $2,373.00
Communication 115 $85.50 230 $19,665.00
Communication 115 Concurrent Enrollment $85.50 68 $5,814.00
Communication 225 $78.95 14 $1,105.30
Computer & Networking Tech 132 $118.50 44 $5,214.00
Computer Information System 202 $300.00 14 $4,200.00
Computer Information System 220 Select Sections $31.63 15 $474.45
Computer Science 126 $60.85 17 $1,034.45
Computer Science 165 $50.00 8 $400.00
Early Childhood Education 228 $74.66 4 $298.64
Economics 201 Select Sections $226.50 48 $10,872.00
Economics 202 Select Sections $101.25 64 $6,480.00
Education 221 $95.96 11 $1,055.56
Education 234 $49.94 3 $149.82
Emergency Medical Service 425 $379.75 3 $1,139.25
English 121 Select Sections $123.00 392 $48,216.00
English 121 Concurrent Enrollment $123.00 20 $2,460.00
English 122 $123.00 455 $55,965.00
English 131 $111.75 37 $4,134.75
Finance 101 Select Sections $140.00 15 $2,100.00
Geology 111 $89.50 43 $3,848.50
Humanities 103 $90.27 78 $7,041.06
Humanities 115 Select Sections $124.82 23 $2,870.86
Journalism 105 $169.25 16 $2,708.00
Journalism 106 $146.99 12 $1,763.88
Law Enforcement Academy 105 $84.25 47 $3,959.75
Management 224 $63.95 19 $1,215.05
Math 121 Select Sections $210.50 59 $12,419.50
Music 108 $42.99 15 $644.85
Philosophy 112 Select Sections $82.49 30 $2,474.70
Physics 105 $154.00 42 $6,468.00
Psychology 101 $209.00 333 $69.597.00
Psychology 101 Concurrent Enrollment $209.00 23 $4,807.00
Psychology 102 $209.00 104 $21,736.00
Psychology 102 Concurrent Enrollment $209.00 79 $16,511.00
Sociology 101 $88.75 119 $10,561.25
Sociology 102 $88.75 9 $798.75
Spanish 212 $184.00 4 $736.00
TOTAL NUMBER OF STUDENTS   3,136  
TOTAL SAVINGS TO STUDENTS     $414,750.67

By using OER materials, ACC saved 14,734 students $1,976,754 in textbook costs since fall 2019.

 

Department Print Textbook Cost Number of Students Affected Student Savings
Astronomy 101 $105.00 70 $7,350.00
Astronomy 101 Concurrent Enrollment $105.00 20 $2,100.00
Astronomy 102 $105.00 21 $2,205.00
Astronomy 155 $57.37 9 $516.33
Astronomy 155 Concurrent Enrollment $57.37 29 $1,663.73
Business 115 Select Sections $46.75 123 $5,750.25
Business 116 $248.75 10 $2,487.50
Business 217 Select Sections $140.00 48 $6,720.00
Business 226 $200.00 84 $16,800.00
Chemistry 101 Select Sections $213.00 21 $4,473.00
College Composition & Reading 094  $28.25 116 $3,277.00
Communication 115 $85.50 309 $26,419.50
Communication 115 Concurrent Enrollment $85.50 76 $6,498.00
Communication 225 $78.95 17 $1,342.15
Computer & Networking Tech 132  $118.50 50 $5,925.00
Computer Science 126 $60.85 20 $1,217.00
Economics 201 Select Sections $226.50 33 $7,474.50
Economics 202 Select Sections $101.25 58 $5,872.50
Education 221 $95.96 22 $2,111.12
English 121 Select Sections $123.00 699 $85,977.00
English 121 Concurrent Enrollment $123.00 455 $55,965.00
English 122 Select Sections $123.00 186 $22,878.00
English 131 Select Sections $111.75 45 $5,028.75
English 131 Concurrent Enrollment $111.75 31 $3,464.25
Emergency Service Administration 420 $58.99 5 $294.95
Finance 101 Select Sections $140.00 12 $1,680.00
Humanities 103  $90.27 73 $6,589.71
Literature 246 $135.19 9 $1,216.71
Management 224  $63.95 19 $1,215.05
Math 121 Select Sections $210.50 22 $4,631.00
Philosophy 112 $82.49 60 $4,949.40
Philosophy 205 $95.45 22 $2,099.90
Philosophy 220 $25.50 17 $433.50
Psychology 101 $209.00 447 $93,423.00
Psychology 101 Concurrent Enrollment $209.00 156 $32,604.00
Psychology 102 $209.00 72 $15,048.00
Psychology 102 Concurrent Enrollment $209.00 41 $8,569.00
Science 155 $150.00 12 $1,800.00
Sociology 101 $88.75 162 $14,377.50
Spanish 211  $184.00 8 $1,472.00
TOTAL NUMBER OF STUDENTS   3,689  
TOTAL SAVINGS TO STUDENTS     $473,919.30

By using OER materials, ACC saved 11,598 students $1,562,003.40 in textbook costs since fall 2019.

 

Department Print Textbook Cost Number of Students Affected Student Savings
Astronomy 101 $105.00 24 $2,520.00
Business 115 Select Sections $46.75 40 $1,870.00
Business 217 Select Sections $140.00 37 $5,180.00
Business 226 $175.00 47 $8,225.00
College Composition & Reading 094  $28.25 20 $565.00
Communication 115 $85.50 58 $4,959.00
Economics 201 Select Sections $105.50 31 $3,270.50
Economics 202 Select Sections $101.25 32 $3,240.00
English 121 Select Sections $123.00 116 $14,268.00
English 122 Select Sections $123.00 86 $10,578.00
English 131  $111.75 20 $2,235.00
Philosophy 112 Select Sections $82.75 36 $2,979.00
Psychology 101 $209.00 139 $29,051.00
Psychology 102 $209.00 14 $2,926.00
TOTAL NUMBER OF STUDENTS   700  
TOTAL SAVINGS TO STUDENTS     $91,866.50

By using OER materials, ACC saved 7,909 students $1,088,084.10 in textbook costs since Fall 2019.

 

Department Print Textbook Cost Number of Students Affected Student Savings
Astronomy 101 $105.00 52 $5,460.00
Astronomy 102 $105.00 24 $2,520.00
Business 115 Select Sections $46.75 16 $748.00
Business 116 $248.75 19 $4,726.25
Business 217 Select Sections $140.00 58 $8,120.00
College Composition & Reading 094  $28.25 76 $2,147.00
Chemistry 101 Select Sections $213.00 28 $5,964.00
Communication 115 $85.50 209 $17,869.50
Communication 115 Concurrent Enrollment $85.50 98 $8,379.00
Economics 202 Select Sections $101.25 54 $5,467.50
Education 221 $95.96 12 $1,151.52
English 121 Select Sections $123.00 419 $51,537.00
English 121 Concurrent Enrollment $123.00 62 $7,626.00
English 122 Select Sections $123.00 201 $24,723.00
English 122 Concurrent Enrollment $123.00 154 $18,942.00
English 131  $111.75 42 $4,693.50
Humanities 115 Select Sections $124.82 30 $3,744.60
Management 224  $63.95 15 $959.25
Math 121 Select Sections $210.50 23 $4,841.50
Physics 105 $154.00 31 $4,774.00
Physics 105 Concurrent Enrollment $154.00 12 $1,848.00
Psychology 101 $209.00 340 $71,060.00
Psychology 101 Concurrent Enrollment $209.00 60 $12,540.00
Psychology 102 $209.00 90 $18,810.00
Psychology 102 Concurrent Enrollment $209.00 86 $17,974.00
Spanish 211  $184.00 5 $920.00
Spanish 212 $184.00 5 $920.00
TOTAL NUMBER OF STUDENTS   2,221  
TOTAL SAVINGS TO STUDENTS     $308,465.62

By using OER materials, ACC saved 7,209 students $996,217.69 in textbook costs since Fall 2019.

Department Print Textbook Cost Number of Students Affected Student Savings
Astronomy 101 $105.00 71 $7,455.00
Astronomy 102 $105.00 13 $1,365.00
Business 116 $248.75 20 $4,975.00
Business 217 Select Sections $140.00 43 $6,020.00
CCR 094 Select Sections $28.25 33 $932.25
Communication 115 $85.50 272 $23,256.00
Communication 115 Concurrent Enrollment $85.50 51 $4,360.50
Economics 202 $101.25 94 $9,517.50
Education 221 $95.96 19 $1,823.24
English 121 Select Sections $123.00 345 $42,435.00
English 121 Concurrent Enrollment $123.00 183 $22,509.00
English 122 Select Sections $123.00 160 $19,680.00
English 131 Select Sections $111.75 14 $1,564.50
Emergency Services Administration 420 $58.99 7 $412.93
Management 224 Select Sections $63.95 12 $767.40
Philosophy 112 Select Sections $82.75 22 $1,820.50
Philosophy 220 $25.50 20 $510.00
Physics 105 $154.00 9 $1,386.00
Physics 105 Concurrent Enrollment $154.00 16 $2,464.00
Psychology 101 $209.00 419 $87,571.00
Psychology 101 Concurrent Enrollment $209.00 84 $17,556.00
Psychology 102 $209.00 64 $13,376.00
Psychology 102 Concurrent Enrollment $209.00 26 $5,434.00
Spanish 211 $184.00 6 $1,104.00
TOTAL NUMBER OF STUDENTS   2,003  
TOTAL SAVINGS TO STUDENTS     $278,294.82

By using OER materials, ACC has saved 4,988 students $687,752.07 in textbook costs since Fall 2019.

Department Print Textbook Cost Number of Students Affected Student Savings
Business 116 $248.75 10 $2,487.50
Business 217 $140.00 11 $1,540.00
Communication 115 $85.50 59 $5,044.50
Economics 202 $101.25 70 $7,087.50
English 121 $123.00 38 $4,674.00
Psychology 101 $209.00 120 $25,080.00
Psychology 102 $209.00 22 $4,598.00
TOTAL NUMBER OF STUDENTS   330  
TOTAL SAVINGS TO STUDENTS     $50,511.50


By using OER materials, ACC has saved 2,985 students $409,457.25 in textbook costs since Fall 2019.

Department Print Textbook Cost Number of Students Affected Student Savings
Astronomy 101 $105.00 104 $10,920.00
Astronomy 102 $105.00 26 $2,730.00
Business 116 $248.75 14 $3,482.50
Business 217 Select Sections $140.00 35 $4,900.00
Communication 115 $85.50 281 $24,025.50
Communication 115 Concurrent Enrollment $85.50 81 $6,925.50
Economics 202 $101.25 97 $9,821.25
English 121 Select Sections $123.00 255 $31,365.00
Physics 105 $154.00 24 $3,696.00
Physics 105 Concurrent Enrollment $154.00 14 $2,156.00
Psychology 101 $209.00 400 $83,600.00
Psychology 101 Concurrent Enrollment $209.00 131 $27,379.00
Psychology 102 $209.00 109 $22,781.00
Psychology 102 Concurrent Enrollment $209.00 77 $16,093.00
TOTAL NUMBER OF STUDENTS   1,648  
TOTAL SAVINGS TO STUDENTS     $249,874.75

By using OER materials, ACC has saved 2,655 students $358,945.75 in textbook costs since Fall 2019.

 

Department Print Textbook Cost Number of Students Affected Student Savings
Astronomy 101 $105.00 124 $13,020.00
Astronomy 102 $105.00 32 $3,360.00
Communication 115 $85.50 272 $23,256.00
Communication 115 - Concurrent Enrollment $85.50 112 $9,576.00
English 121 $123.00 354 $43,542.00
English 121 Concurrent Enrollment $123.00 35 $4,305.00
Physics 105 $154.00 78 $12,012.00
TOTAL NUMBER OF STUDENTS   1,007  
TOTAL SAVINGS TO STUDENTS     $109,071.00

By using OER materials, ACC has saved 1,007 students $109,071 in textbook costs since Fall 2019.

OER Committee Mission Statement
The OER Committee facilitates the creation and curation of accessible, high-quality, and low-cost content for ACC learners to maximize their success, retention, and persistence. This group leads institutional open resource initiatives, provides professional development opportunities, and advocates for awareness and adoption