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OER (Open Educational Resources)

Save money on textbooks and obtain immediate access to course materials 

What is OER?

Open Educational Resources are teaching, learning, and research resources that reside in the creative commons and/or public domain or have been released under an intellectual property license that permits their use and repurposing by others. OER may include full courses, course materials, modules, textbooks, streaming videos, tests…used to support access to knowledge. "OER Defined" by Larry Kramer, William & Flora Hewlett Foundation

How does this work?

No-Cost – No additional cost for course materials

Low-Cost - $50 or less for course materials

To enroll in a Barton Online OER course visit the How to Enroll in Online Courses page. 

Online OER Offerings

Fall 2022 Intersession

No-Cost
HIST 1402 American History 1877-Present - Kennedy, Ryan 10782
POLS 1800 Government of the United States - Bergantz, Tish 10279

Low-Cost
MATH 1828 College Algebra - Davied, Ange 10271

Spring 2023 Session 1

No-Cost
CHEM 1806 College Chemistry I - Marshall, Karey 20266
CHLD 1504 Early Childhood Curriculum - Specht, Kim 20690
CHLD 1560 Social Emotional Development in Infants and Toddlers - Connell, Matt 20887
COMM 1230 Public Speaking - Duncan, Alissa 20190
ECON 1615 Personal Finance - Rothwell, Linda 20769
EDUC 1103 Student Success - Ball, Jeri 20814
ENGL 1206 English Composition II - Rigney, Melissa 20376
HIST 1402 American History 1877-Present - Buller, Daniel 20370
HIST 1410 Western Civilization 1500-Pres - Buller, Daniel 20692
HLTH 1248 Personal & Community Health - Brooks, Carol 20170
HZMT 1907 Resource Conservaton and Recovery Act (RCA) - Hill, James 20187
LANG 1900 Elementary German I - Schottel, Stephanie 20357
LIFE 1402 Principles of Biology - Duncan, Annemarie 20610
LIFE 1407 Anatomy & Physiology I - Sabio, Darlene 20166
LIFE 1407 Anatomy & Physiology I - Welshans, Nicole 20863
LIFE 1409 Anatomy & Physiology II - Welshans, Nicole 20866
PHIL 1605 Reason & Argument - Mack, John 20174
PHSC 1404 Physical Geography - Butler, Jerry 20171
PHSC 1405 Physical Geography Lab - Butler, Jerry 20696
PHSC 1408 Astronomy - Vanden Heuvel, Andrew 20854
POLS 1800 Government of United States - Bergantz, Tish 20172
PSYC 1012 Introduction to Counseling - Maser, Jakki 20781
PSYC 1016 Social Psychology - Knapp, Mark 20621

Low-Cost

HIST 1462 Military Hist/First World War - Buller, Daniel 20889
HIST 1465 Military Hist/Vietnam War - Buller, Daniel 20890
MATH 1828 College Algebra - Davied, Ange 20159
PSYC 1027 Coping with Stress - Maser, Jakki 20698

Open-Textbook
CHEM 1814 Organic Chemistry I - Marshall, Karey 20307

Spring 2023 Session 2

No-Cost 
COMM 1230 Public Speaking - Duncan, Alissa 20206
HIST 1402 American History 1877-Present - Kennedy, Ryan 20213
HIST 1409 Hist & Phil Western cul to1500 - Balk, Janet 20214
HIST 1411 Hist&Phil West Cul 1500 - Pres - Balk, Janet 20215
LIFE 1402 Principles of Biology - Duncan, Annmarie 20379
LIFE 1407 Anatomy & Physiology I - Welshans, Nicole 20864
LIFE 1409 Anatomy & Physiology II - Welshans, Nicole 20867
PSYC 1000 General Psychology - Knapp, Mark 20382

Low-Cost
CHEM 1808 College Chemistry II - Marshall, Karey 20203
EDUC 1142 Introduction to Instructional Technology - Heier, Deanna 20422
MATH 1828 College Algebra - Davied, Ange 20227

Open-Textbook 
CHEM 1814 Organic Chemistry I - Marshall, Karey 20308

Spring 2023 Session 3

No-Cost
PSYC 1000 General Psychology Knapp, Mark 20385
ENGL 1206 English Composition II Rigney, Melissa 20243
GEOG 1819 World & Regional Geography Butler, Jerry 20314
HIST 1402 American History 1877-Present Buller, Daniel 20367
HLTH 1248 Personal & Community Health Brooks, Carol 20368
LIFE 1407 Anatomy & Physiology I Sabio, Darlene 20437
POLS 1800 Government of United States Bergantz, Tish 20253

Low-Cost
CHEM 1806 College Chemistry I Marshall, Karey 20364
MATH 1828 College Algebra Davied, Ange 20249

Spring 2023 Session 4

No-Cost
ACCT 1625 Tech Accounting Capstone Boeger, Kathy 20875
CHEM 1816 Organic Chemistry II Marshall, Karey 20449
COMM 1230 Public Speaking Duncan, Alissa 20456
ECON 1615 Personal Finance Rothwell, Linda 20764
EDUC 1103 Student Success Ball, Jeri 20815
ENGL 1206 English Composition II Rigney, Melissa 20468
ENGL 1236 Technical Communications Little, Karly 20470
GEOG 1819 World & Regional Geography Butler, Jerry 20471
HIST 1400 American History to 1877 Buller, Daniel 20472
HIST 1402 American History 1877-Present Kennedy, Ryan 20473
HIST 1408 Western Civilization to 1500 Buller, Daniel 20708
HLTH 1248 Personal & Community Health Brooks, Carol 20475
HZMT 1909 Clean Air and Water Quality Regulations Hill, James 20478
LANG 1900 Elementary German I Schottel, Stephanie 20480
LANG 1902 Elementary German II Schottel, Stephanie 20481
LIFE 1402 Principles of Biology Duncan, Annmarie 20821
LIFE 1407 Anatomy & Physiology I Sabio, Darlene 20486
LIFE 1407 Anatomy & Physiology I Welshans, Nicole 20865
LIFE 1409 Anatomy & Physiology II Welshans, Nicole 20868
LITR 1210 Intro to Literature Bailey, Paulia 20800
PHSC 1404 Physical Geography Butler, Jerry 20639
PHSC 1405 Physical Geography Lab Butler, Jerry 20640
PHSC 1408 Astronomy Vanden Heuvel, Andrew 20856
POLS 1800 Government of United States Bergantz, Tish 20342
POLS 1828 State & Local Government Bergantz, Tish 20499
PSYC 1012 Introduction to Counseling Maser, Jakki 20328
PSYC 1016 Social Psychology Knapp, Mark 20500
PSYC 1026 Psychology Grief & Separation Smith, Samantha 20501

Low-Cost
BUSI 1814 Entrepreneurship I Rothwell, Linda 20896
HIST 1404 American West Balk, Janet 20681
HIST 1461 Military Hist/Amer Civil War Buller, Daniel 20637
HIST 1463 Military Hist/Second World War Buller, Daniel 20900
MATH 1828 College Algebra Davied, Ange 20332
PHED 1270 Intro to Exercise Science Brooks, Carol 20638
PSYC 1027 Coping with Stress Maser, Jakki 20502

Open-Textbook 
CHEM 1816 Organic Chemistry II Marshall, Karey 20449

Spring 2023 Session 5

No-Cost
ENGL 1206 English Composition II Rigney, Melissa 20520
HIST 1400 American History to 1877 Buller, Daniel 20521
HIST 1402 American History 1877-Present Kennedy, Ryan 20522
HLTH 1248 Personal & Community Health Brooks, Carol 20523
PHSC 1404 Physical Geography Butler, Jerry 20532
PHSC 1405 Physical Geography Lab Butler, Jerry 20642

Low-Cost
CHEM 1808 College Chemistry II Marshall, Karey 20515
MATH 1828 College Algebra Davied, Ange 20528

Spring 2023 Intersession

No-Cost
GEOG 1819 World & Regional Geography Butler, Jerry 20547
HIST 1402 American History 1877-Present Kennedy, Ryan 20549
PHSC 1404 Physical Geography Butler, Jerry 20559
POLS 1800 Government of United States Bergantz, Tish 20560

Low-Cost
MATH 1828 College Algebra Davied, Ange 20556

Summer 2023 Session 1

No-Cost
ACCT 1614 Accounting I Boeger, Kathy 30101
ENGL 1206 English Composition II Rigney, Melissa 30114
HIST 1402 American History 1877-Present Kennedy, Ryan 30116
LIFE 1407 Anatomy and Physiology I Sabio, Darlene
LIFE 1409 Anatomy and Physiology II Welshans, Nicole 30386
POLS 1800 Government of the United State Bergantz, Tish 30133
PSYC 1000 General Psychology Knapp, Mark 30135
PSYC 1026 Psychology Grief & Seperation Smith, Samantha 30337

Low-Cost
CHEM 1802 Fundamentals of Chemistry Vadapally, Praveen 30108
CHEM 1806 College Chemistry I Marshall, Karey 30109
HIST 1460 Military Hist/Amer Revolution Buller, Daniel 30264
MATH 1828 College Algebra Davied, Ange 30128

Summer 2023 Extended Session

No-Cost
COMM 1230 Public Speaking Duncan, Alissa 30339
EDUC 1103 Student Success Ball, Jeri 30341
GEOG 1819 World & Regional Geography Butler, Jerry
HIST 1400 American History to 1877 Buller, Daniel 30290
HIST 1402 American History 1877 - Present Buller, Daniel 30291
LIFE 1402 Principles of Biology Duncan, Annemarie 30344
LIFE 1407 Anatomy & Physiology I Sabio, Darlene 30346
LIFE 1407 Anatomy & Physiology I Welshans, Nicole 30385
LIFE 1409 Anatomy & Physiology II Welshans, Nicole 30387
PHSC 1404 Physical Geography Lecture Butler, Jerry 30304
PHSC 1405 Physical Geography Lab Butler, Jerry 30305
POLS 1800 Government of the United States Bergantz, Tish 30307

Low-Cost
CHEM 1802 Fundamental of Chemistry Vadapally, Praveen 30281
CHEM 1806 College Chemistry I Alliband, Amanda 30282
MATH 1828 College Algebra Davied, Ange 30298

Open Textbook
CHEM 1814 Organic Chemistry Marshall, Karey 30338

Summer 2023 Session 2

No-Cost
ACCT 1625 Tech Accounting Capstone Boeger, Kathy 30389
ECON 1615 Personal Finance Rothwell, Linda 30020
ENGL 1236 Technical Communications Little, Karly 30268
GEOG 1819 World & Regional Geography Butler, Jerry 30081
HIST 1400 American history to 1877 Buller, Daniel 30227
HIST 1402 American History 1877-Present Buller, Daniel 30228
HIST 1408 Western Civilization to 1500 Buller, Daniel 30027
HIST 1409 Hist & Phil Western Cul to 1500 Balk, Janet 30028
HIST 1410 Western Civilization 1500-Present Buller, Daniel 30359
HIST 1411 Hist & Phil Western Cul 1500 - Present Balk, Janet 30029
LANG 1900 Elementary German I Schottel, Stephanie 30230
LANG 1902 Elementary German II Schottel, Stephanie 30231
LIFE 1402 Principles of Biology Duncan, Annemarie 30360
LIFE 1407 Anatomy & Physiology I Sabio, Darlene 30361
PHIL 1605 Reason & Argument Mack, John 30050
PHSC 1408 Astronomy Vanden Heuvel, Andrew 30509
POLS 1800 Government of the United States Bergantz, Tish 30052
PSYC 1000 General Psychology Knapp, Mark 30163
PSYC 1012 Introduction to Counseling Maser, Jakki 30384

Low-Cost 
CHEM 1806 College Chemistry I Alliband, Amanda 30071
EDUC 1142 Introduction to Instructional Technology Heier, Deanna 30206
MATH 1828 College Algebra Davied, Ange 30044

Summer 2023 Session 3

No-Cost COMM 1230 Public Speaking Duncan, Alissa 30148
ENGL 1236 Technical Communication Little, Karly 30239
HIST 1402 American History 1877 - Present Kennedy, Ryan 30025
HLTH 1248 Personal & Community Health Brooks, Carol 30032
LIFE 1402 Principles of Biology Duncan, Annemarie 30375
LIFE 1407 Anatomy & Physiology I Welshans, Nicole 30035
PHSC 1404 Physical Geography Lecture Butler, Jerry 30242
PHSC 1405 Physical Geography Lab Butler, Jerry 30243
POLS 1828 State and Local Government Bergantz, Tish 30377
PSYC 1016 Social Psychology Knapp, Mark 30164

Low-Cost
HIST 1463 Military HIst/Second World War Buller, Daniel 30031
MATH 1828 College Algebra Davied, Ange 30230
PSYC 1027 Coping with Stress Maser, Jakki 30057

Open Textbook
CHEM 1816 Organic Chemistry II Marshall, Karey 30093

Summer 2023 Session 4

No-Cost
ACCT 1616 Accounting II Boeger, Kathy 30167
ENGL 1206 English Composition II Rigney, Melissa 30174
HIST 1402 American History 1877 - Present Kennedy, Ryan 30176
POLS 1800 Government of the United States Bergantz, Tish 30193

Low-Cost
CHEM 1806 College Chemistry I Marshall, Karey 30379
CHEM 1808 College Chemistry II Marshall, Karey 30171
HIST 1461 Military Hist/Amer Civil War Buller, Daniel 30179
MATH 1828 COllege Algebra Davied, Ange 30189