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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 Session 1

No-Cost
ECON 1615 Personal Finance - Rothwell, Linda 10728
HIST 1402 American History 1877-Present - Buller, Daniel 10320
HIST 1408 Western Civilization to 1500 - Buller, Daniel 10321
HLTH 1248 Personal & Community Health - Brooks, Carol 10323
HZMT 1907 Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCA) - Hill, James 10325
LANG 1900 Elementary German I - Schottel, Stephanie 10613
LIFE 1402 Principles of Biology - Duncan, Annemarie 10877
LIFE 1407 Anatomy & Physiology I - Welshans, Nicole 10329
LIFE 1409 Anatomy & Physiology II - Welshans, Nicole 10878
PHIL 1605 Reason and Argument - Mack, John 10347
PHSC 1408 Astronomy - VandenHeuvel, Andrew 10883
PSYC 1016 Social Psychology - Knapp, Mark 10637

Low-Cost
BUSI 1814 Entrepreneurship I - Rothwell, Linda 10873
CHEM 1806 College Chemistry I - Marshall, Karey 10245
HIST 1463 Military History Second World War - Buller, Daniel 10731
MATH 1828 College Algebra - Davied, Ange 10335

Open Textbook
CHEM 1814 Organic Chemistry I - Marshall, Karey 10247

Fall 2022 Session 2 

No-Cost
COMM 1230 Public Speaking - Duncan, Alissa 10381
HIST 1402 American History 1877-Present - Kennedy, Ryan 10394
HIST 1409 Hist & Phil Western Culture to 1500 - Balk, Janet 10395
LIFE 1402 Principles of Biology - Duncan, Annemarie 10886
LIFE 1407 Anatomy & Physiology I - Welshans, Nicole 10887
PSYC 1000 General Psychology - Knapp, Mark 10439

Low-Cost
CHEM 1808 College Chemistry I - Marshall, Karey 10375
MATH 1828 College Algebra - Davied, Ange 10412

Open Textbook
CHEM 1814 Organic Chemistry I - Marshall, Karey 10375

Fall 2022 Session 3

No-Cost 
ENGL 1206 English Composition II - Rigney, Melissa 10460
HIST 1402 American History 1877-Present - Buller, Daniel 10462
HLTH 1248 Personal & Community Health - Brooks, Carol 10464
PSYC 1000 General Psychology - Knapp, Mark 10473

Low-Cost
CHEM 1806 College Chemistry I - Marshall, Karey 10455
MATH 1828 College Algebra - Davied, Ange 10469

Fall 2022 Session 4

No-Cost
COMM 1230 Public Speaking - Duncan Alissa 10497
ECON 1615 Personal Finance - Rothwell Linda 10907
ENGL 1206 English Composition II - Rigney, Melissa 10513
ENGL 1236 Technical Communications - Little, Karly 10514
HIST 1400 American History to 1877 - Buller Daniel 10518
HIST 1402 American History 1877 - Present - Kennedy, Ryan 10766
HIST 1408 Western Civilization to 1500 - Buller, Daniel 10767
HIST 1410 Western Civilization 1500-Pres - Buller, Daniel 10520
HLTH 1248 Personal & Community Health - Brooks Carol 10522
LANG 1900 Elementary German I - Schottel, Stephanie 10614
LANG 1902 Elementary German II - Schottel, Stephanie 10655
LIFE 1402 Principles of Biology - Duncan, Annemarie 10909
LIFE 1407 Anatomy & Physiology I - Welshans, Nicole 10910
LIFE 1409 Anatomy & Physiology II - Welshans, Nicole 10911
LITR 1210 Intro to Literature - Bailey, Paulia 10784
PHSC 1408 Astronomy - VandenHeuvel, Andrew 10917
POLS 1800 Government of the United States - Bergantz, Tish 10548
PSYC 1012 Introduction to Counseling - Maser, Jakki 10554
PSYC 1016 Social Psychology - Knapp, Mark 10556
PSYC 1026 Psychology Grief & Separation - Smith, Samantha 10557

Low-Cost
HIST 1461 Military History/American Civil War - Buller, Daniel 10708
MATH 1828 College Algebra - Davied, Ange 10536
PHED 1270 Intro to Exercise Science - Brooks, Carol 10661
PSYC 1027 Coping with Stress - Maser, Jakki 10558

Open Textbook 
CHEM 1816 Organic Chemistry II - Marshall, Karey 10490

Fall 2022 Session 5

No-Cost
ENGL 1206 English Composition II - Rigney, Melissa 10582
HIST 1400 American History to 1877 - Buller, Daniel 10583
HIST 1402 American History 1877-Present - Kennedy, Ryan 10777
HLTH 1248 Personal & Community Health - Brooks, Carol 10584

Low-Cost
CHEM 1808 College Chemistry II - Marshall, Karey 10577
MATH 1828 College Algebra - Davied, Ange 10588

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