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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 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

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