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Affordable and Open Educational Resources (A&OER): Fall 2020 Courses

Please double check with ECC Bookstore for your specific course and section.

ECC Course with Free or Reduced Textbooks

These Fall 2020 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 - 31 Higerd - Art Appreciation

Art Appreciation  - ART 101 - 31

Instructor - Higerd, Jennifer

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

ART 131 and 132 - ALL SECTIONS - Figure Drawning 1 and 2

Figure Drawing 1 and 2   - ART 131 and ART 132 - ALL SECTIONS

Instructor - Swafford-Green, Anne

REQUIRED - one

  1. Atlas of Human Anatomy for the Artist by Peck, purchase at ECC Bookstore, $15.35

May be purchased at ECC Bookstore ,$15.35

BIO101 - Certain Sections - Intro Life Science

Intro Life Science Bio101 - Certain SECTIONS

Instructor - varies

REQUIRED - one

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

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

BIO 111 - Certain Sections - General Biology

General Biology - BIO 111 - sections 21 or 71

Instructor - Dr. Parvi Govindaswamy or Keith Pulles

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

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 -  ALL SECTIONS

Instructors - varies

REQUIRED - one

  1. Exploring Public Speaking: 3rd Edition by Barbara Tucker and Kris Barton online Ebook FREE or print, $50.00

CLICK TITLE FOR LINK of TEXTBOOK - online FREE or print, $50.00

ECO 101 - ALL sections - Principles of Macroeconomics

Principles of Macroeconomics - ECO - 101 - ALL SECTIONS

Instructor - TBD

REQUIRED - one

  1. Principles of Macroeconomics Version 3.0 By: Libby Rittenberg and Timothy Tregarthen, online $34.95 or online/print package, $59.95

CLICK TITLE FOR LINK of TEXTBOOK - online $34.95 or online and print package, $59.95

ECO 102 - ALL sections - Principles of Microeconomics

Principles of Microeconomics - ECO - 102 - ALL SECTIONS

Instructor - TBD

REQUIRED - one

  1. Principles of Microeconomics Version 3.0 By: Libby Rittenberg and Timothy Tregarthen, online $34.95 or online/print package, $59.95

CLICK TITLE FOR LINK of TEXTBOOK - online $34.95 or online and print package, $59.95

ENG 090 - ALL sections - Intro to Writing

Intro to Writing - ENG 090 - ALL SECTIONS 

Instructor - varies

REQUIRED - one

  1. Writing for Success 2015 edition, 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 149 - WEB - Classical Mythology

Classical Mythology- ENG 149 - WEB

Instructor - John Hardecke

REQUIRED - two

  1. Odyssey by Homer, print, $20.00
  2. Mythology by Edith Hamilton, print $8.00

May be purchased at ECC Bookstore, $20.00 and $8.00

HIS 101- Henderson, Russ - U.S. History to 1877

U.S. History to 1877  - HIS 101 - 10, 21, 30 sections only

Instructor - Henderson, Russ

REQUIRED - one

  1. Building the American Republic, Volume 1 by Harry L. Watson, online FREE or purchase at on textbooks website, $30.00

CLICK TITLE FOR LINK of TEXTBOOK - online FREE or print, $30.00

HIS 101- CERTAIN sections - U.S. History to 1877

U.S. History to 1877  - HIS 101 - CERTAIN SECTIONS

Instructor - varies

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

MCM 111, 112 & 211 - ALL sections - Applied Journalism, 1,2,3

Applied Journalism, 1,2,3 - MCM 111,112,211 - ALL SECTIONS

Instructor - Leigh Kolb

REQUIRED - one

  1. The Associated Press Guide to News Writing, 2 Edition by Peterson's, print, $12.25

May be purchased at ECC Bookstore, print, $12.25

MUS 101 - ALL sections - Music Appreciation

Music Appreciation - MUS 101 - ALL SECTIONS

Instructor - Aaron Bounds

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 - ALL SECTIONS

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 by Rose M. Spielman, online FREE or print, $38.50

CLICK TITLE FOR LINK of TEXTBOOK - online FREE or print, $38.50

PSY 250 - ALL sections - Human Development

Human Development - PSY 250 - ALL SECTIONS

Instructor - varies

REQUIRED - two

  1. Lifespan Development: A Psychological Perspective, 2nd ed. by Martha Lally and Suzanne Valentine-French online FREE
  2. LaunchPad Solo for Developing Lives (Six-Months Access Code) by Worth Publishers, ACCESS CODE, $32.00

CLICK TITLE FOR LINK of TEXTBOOK - online FREE
ACCESS CODE may
be purchased at ECC Bookstore, $32.00

REL 103 - ALL SECTIONS - World Religion

World Religions - REL 103 - ALL SECTIONS

Instructor - varies

REQUIRED - one

  1. World Religions by LibreTexts, online Ebook FREE

CLICK TITLE FOR LINK of TEXTBOOK - online FREE

REL 212 - ALL SECTIONS - Old Testament 2

Old Testament 2 - REL 212 - ALL SECTIONS

Instructor - Matthew Gifford

REQUIRED - one

  1. Old Testament Survey by David Allan Hubbard , print only, purchase at ECC Bookstore, $40.55

Old Testament Survey may be purchased at ECC Bookstore, $40.55

SOC 104 - 20 - American Social Problems

American Social Problems - SOC 104 - Web

Instructors - Howard, Rachel

REQUIRED - one

  1. Social Problems: Continuity and Change (version 1.0) by Steven E. Barkan online Ebook Price: $29.95 or include print full color $54.95

OPTIONAL - none

  1. NONE

 

CLICK TITLE FOR LINK of TEXTBOOK - online $29.95 or online and print package, $54.95

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