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Affordable and Open Educational Resources (A&OER): Summer 2021 Course

ECC Course with Free or Reduced Textbooks

These Summer 2021 sections of courses at East Central College are requiring textbook(s) that are affordable and/or open.  It may be an electronic online only option or be a printed copy of less than $50.00.  Please pay special attention to the course section as not all sections require the same materials at this time.  Your course may also require texts, lab manual, etc that must be purchased in print.  These will also be included on this page and the new price listed, make your purchase at ECC Bookstore as there may be a used copy is available for purchase at a lower price.

Contact your course instructor if you have any questions about the textbook.  You will find their contact information in online course page. 
Check with ECC Library for a printed version of your textbook on Instructor's Course Reserve.  Many A&OERs are available for 2 hour check out. 

ART 101 - WEB - Art Appreciation

Art Appreciation  - ART 101 - WEB

Instructor - Frohling

REQUIRED - one

  1. Introduction to Art: Design, Context, and Meaning by Pamela Sachant, online FREE or purchase at ECC Bookstore, $30.75

CLICK TITLE FOR LINK of TEXTBOOK - online FREE or print, $30.75

BIO101 -ALL sections - Intro Life Science

Intro Life Science Bio101 - All sections

Instructor - varies

REQUIRED - one

  1. Concepts of Biology by Samantha Fowler; Rebecca Roush; James Wise, online FREE or print, $29.75

OPTIONAL - none

CLICK TITLE FOR LINK of TEXTBOOK - online FREE or print, $29.75

BIO 111 - all sections - General Biology

General Biology - BIO 111 - all Sections

Instructor - K. Pulles or P. Govindaswamy

REQUIRED - two

  1. Concepts of Biology by Samantha Fowler; Rebecca Roush; James Wise, online FREE or print, $29.75
  2. East Central College General Biology Lab Manual, print only, purchase at ECC Bookstore, $28.65

OPTIONAL - none

CLICK TITLE FOR LINK of TEXTBOOK - online FREE or print, $29.75
Lab Manual must be purchased at ECC Bookstore, $28.65

CIS 110 - ALL SECTIONS - Technical and Digital Literacy

Technical and Digital Literacy - CIS 110 - ALL SECTIONS

Instructor - varies

REQUIRED - A variety of current, online and free links are used in place of a traditional textbook.  Please login to ECC's Online Learning (Canvas) and the course to find resources.

COM 110 - ALL sections - Public Speaking

Public Speaking - COM 110 - 10 ALL SECTIONS

Instructors - varies

REQUIRED - one

  1. Exploring Public Speaking: 4th Edition by Barbara Tucker and Kris Barton online Ebook FREE

CLICK TITLE FOR LINK of TEXTBOOK - online FREE

ENG 090 - ALL sections - Intro to Writing

Intro to Writing - ENG 090 - ALL SECTIONS 

Instructor - varies

REQUIRED - one

  1. Successful Writing, online Ebook FREE

CLICK TITLE FOR LINK of TEXTBOOK - online FREE

ENG 101 - ALL sections - English Comp 1

English Comp 1 - ENG 101 - ALL SECTIONS 

Instructor - varies

REQUIRED - two

  1. Seagull Reader: Essays by Joseph Kelly, print only, purchase at ECC Bookstore, $34.60
  2. Writing for Success 2015 edition, online Ebook FREE

Seagull Reader may be purchased at ECC Bookstore, $34.60

 

CLICK TITLE FOR LINK of TEXTBOOK - online FREE

ENG 104 - ALL sections - Technical Writing

Technical Writing - ENG 104- ALL SECTIONS 

Instructor - varies

REQUIRED - one

  1. Professional and Technical Writing by Suzie Baker, online Ebook FREE

CLICK TITLE FOR LINK of TEXTBOOK - online FREE

ENG 125 - WEB - World Literature 2

World Literature 1- ENG 125 - WEB

Instructor - Gregory Stratman

REQUIRED - one

  1. Compact Anthology of World Literature II: Volumes 4, 5, and 6 (2018), online Ebook FREE.

CLICK TITLE FOR LINK of TEXTBOOK - online FREE

HST 101- WEB - U.S. History to 1877

U.S. History to 1877  - HST 101 - WEB

Instructor - Dr. Derifield

REQUIRED - one

  1. Exploring American Histories, Volume 1 by Nancy A. Hewitt; Steven F. Lawson, print only, purchase at ECC Bookstore, $37.80

May be purchased at ECC Bookstore, $37.80

HST 102- WEB - U.S. History from 1877

U.S. History to 1877  - HIS 102 - WEB

Instructor - staff

REQUIRED - one

  1. Exploring American Histories, Volume 2 by Nancy A. Hewitt; Steven F. Lawson, print only, purchase at ECC Bookstore, $37.80

May be purchased at ECC Bookstore, $37.80

MUS 101 - ALL sections - Music Appreciation

Music Appreciation - MUS 101 - ALL SECTIONS

Instructor - varies

REQUIRED - one

  1. Understanding Music by N. Alan Clark; Thomas Heflin; Jeffrey Kluball; Elizabeth Kramer , online FREE or print, $50.10

CLICK TITLE FOR LINK of TEXTBOOK - online FREE or print, $50.10

PHL 203 - WEB - Ethics

Ethics - PHL 203 - WEB

Instructor - Matthew Gifford

REQUIRED - one

  1. A New History of Western Philosophy by Anthony Kenny , print only, purchase at ECC Bookstore, $29.95

A New History of Western Philosophy may be purchased at ECC Bookstore, $29.95

PSY 101- ALL sections - General Psychology

General Psychology - PSY 101 - ALL sections

Instructor - varies

REQUIRED - one

  1. Psychology 2e by Rose M. Spielman, online FREE or print, $39.50

CLICK TITLE FOR LINK of TEXTBOOK - online FREE or print, $39.50

SOC 101- ALL sections - General Sociology

General Sociology - SOC 101 - ALL SECTIONS

Instructor - varies

REQUIRED - one

  1. Introduction to Sociology 2e by Jeff Bry, online FREE or print, $29.75

CLICK TITLE FOR LINK of TEXTBOOK - online FREE or print, $29.75

SOC 104 - ALL - American Social Problems

American Social Problems - SOC 104 - ALL

Instructors - varies

REQUIRED - one

  1. Social Problems: Continuity and Change (version 2.0) by Steven E. Barkan online Bronze Pass Price: $38.40

CLICK TITLE FOR LINK of TEXTBOOK - online $38.40

REL 213 - ALL SECTIONS - New Testament

New Testament  - REL 213 - ALL SECTIONS

Instructor - TBD

REQUIRED - one

  1. Survey of the New Testament, 5th ed by Gundryd , print only, purchase at ECC Bookstore, $41.35

Survey of the New Testament, 5th ed. may be purchased at ECC Bookstore, $41.35