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Affordable and Open Educational Resources (A&OER): Fall 2022 Courses

ECC Course with Free or Reduced Textbooks

These Fall 2022 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 - ALL - Art Appreciation

Art Appreciation  - ART 101 - ALL

Instructor - varies

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 - varies

REQUIRED - one

  1. Atlas of Human Anatomy for the Artist by Peck, purchase at ECC Bookstore, $14.10

May be purchased at ECC Bookstore, $14.10

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

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 by Barbara Tucker and Kris Barton online Ebook FREE

OPTIONAL - none

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, $35.90
  2. Writing for Success 2015 edition, online Ebook FREE

Seagull Reader may be purchased at ECC Bookstore, $35.90

 

CLICK TITLE FOR LINK of TEXTBOOK - online FREE

 

ENG 114 - ALL sections - English Comp 1 Honors

English Comp 1 Honors - ENG 114 - ALL SECTIONS 

Instructor - Leigh Kolb

REQUIRED - one

  1. Little Seagull Handbook, print only, purchase at ECC Bookstore, $30.75

Little Seagull Handbook may be purchased at ECC Bookstore, $30.75

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

OPTIONAL - none

CLICK TITLE FOR LINK of TEXTBOOK - online FREE

ENG 149 - WEB - Classical Mythology

Classical Mythology- ENG 149 - WEB

Instructor - varies

REQUIRED - two

  1. Odyssey by Homer, print, $15.25
  2. Mythology by Edith Hamilton, print $10.90

May be purchased at ECC Bookstore, $15.25 and $10.90

GRYT 101- ALL - World Geography

World Geography  - GRY 101 - ALL Sections

Instructor - Aramburu, Ellen

REQUIRED - one

  1. World Regional Geography by Caitlin Finlayson, online FREE or purchase at ECC Bookstore, $42.95

CLICK TITLE FOR LINK of TEXTBOOK - online FREE or print, $42.95

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

U.S. History to 1877  - HST 101 - 40, 41, H10 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

HST 102 - Henderson, Russ - U.S. History from 1877

U.S. History to 1877  - HIS 101 - 20 and 21 sections only

Instructor - Henderson, Russ

REQUIRED - one

  1. Building the American Republic, Volume 2 by Jane Daily, online FREE or purchase at on textbooks website, $30.00

OPTIONAL - none

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

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 - two

  1. The Associated Press Guide to News Writing, 2 Edition by Peterson's, print, $12.25
  2. AP - Associated Press Style Guide by Lila Stromer, print, $10.20

May be purchased at ECC Bookstore, print, $12.25 & $10.20

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

OPTIONAL - none

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

PHL 101 - ALL - Introduction to Philosophy

Introduction to Philosophy - PHL 101 - ALL SECTIONS

Instructor - varies

REQUIRED - one

  1. A New History of Western Philosophy by Anthony Kenny , online FREE via EBSCO ebooks login or print, purchase at ECC Bookstore, $29.95

CLICK TITLE FOR LINK of TEXTBOOK.  Login required for free access by ECC students.  A New History of Western Philosophy may be purchased at ECC Bookstore, $29.95

PHL 203 - ALL - Ethics

Ethics - PHL 203 - ALL SECTIONS

Instructor - varies

REQUIRED - one

  1. A New History of Western Philosophy by Anthony Kenny , online FREE via EBSCO ebooks login or print, purchase at ECC Bookstore, $29.95

CLICK TITLE FOR LINK of TEXTBOOK.  Login required for free access by ECC students.  A New History of Western Philosophy may be purchased at ECC Bookstore, $29.95

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

SOC 101- ALL sections - General Sociology

General Sociology - SOC 101 - ALL SECTIONS

Instructor - varies

REQUIRED - one

  1. Introduction to Sociology 3e by Jeff Bry, online FREE or print, $29.75

OPTIONAL - none

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