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Open Educational Resources: Textbook Heroes!

Educational materials made freely and legally available on the Internet for anyone to reuse, revise, remix and redistribute.

Northwestern Michigan College's Textbook Heroes

These NMC instructors are teaching their classes using free or low-cost  (<$40) textbooks.
They have saved NMC students an estimated $1,257,200 since Fall 2015!

Kevin Avery

ENG 111: Composition

Ed Bailey

 EGR 101: Introduction to Engineering

Lisa Balbach

CIT 218: Web Application Development

Jim Bensley

 HUM 116: World Cultures

Joan Berg

BUS 231: Professional Communications

Ryan Bernstein

ENG 220: Technical Writing

Lisa Blackford

SWK 121: Intro to Social Work

SWK 221: Introduction to Social Welfare

 PSY 101:  Intro to Psychology

 PSY 250: Abnormal Psychology

Betsy Boris

HAH 100: Health Informatics

Mary Burget

MTH 120: Mathematical Explorations

Nate Butler

MTH 121: College Algebra
MTH 122: Trigonometry

Judy Chu

ENG 111 & 112: English Composition

Kevin D'Alessandro

HST 111: U.S. History to 1865

Mark DeLonge

EDU 101: Introduction to Teaching

Stephen Drake

MTH 121: College Algebra
MTH 122: Trigonometry

Scott Goethals

CIT 122A: Computer and Internet Basics I

Tom Gordon

HST 111 & 112:  
United States History 

HST 228: Vietnam War

Nancy Gray

ENG 99: Intro to College Reading & Writing
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ENG 108: Critical Reading Strategies
ENG 111: Composition

 

Mark Holley

ANT 102: Underwater Archaeology
ANT 201: Nautical Archaeology I

David Hosler

CIT 243: Cloud Technologies
CIT 256:  Linux I
CIT 257:  Linux II

Robb Houston

ENV 111: Physical Geology
ENV 112: Historical Geology
ENV 131: Oceanography
ENV 270A: Michigan Basin Geology

Michael Jacobson

ENV 117: Meteorology and Climatology

Bronwyn Jones

ENG 111 & 112: Composition

Kari Kahler

 PSY 100: Career Exploration & Planning

Gary Klotzbach

PHL 105: Critical Thinking

Chris Kuchuris

PHL 202: Contemporary Ethical Dilemmas

Janet Lively

   EDU 100: College
   Success

   ENG 107: Academic
   Study Methods

ENG 112: Composition

ENG 220: Technical Writing

Deb Maison

  PSY 101: Introduction to Psychology

Brian Majerczyk

PSY  101:  Intro to Psychology

Brian McCall

   HST 212: African-
   American History

   HST 230: History of 
   
Michigan

Regis McCord

PSY 250: Abnormal Psych

Mella McCormick

PHL 101: Introduction to Philosophy

PHL 202 Contemporary Ethical Dilemmas

Kristy McDonald

BUS 231: Professional Communications

Benjamin Minor

MNG 100: Intro to Marine Engineering

Mindy Morton

 HST 111 & 112: United States History
 HST 213: American Women's History 
 

Jim Nelson

MTH 121: College Algebra

Susan Odgers

 PSY 225: Human Sexuality

Barcley Owens

 ENG 112: Composition

Dianne Owens

ENG 99: Intro to College Reading & Writing
ENG 108: Critical Reading Strategies

Nancy Parshall

  ENG 107: Academic
  Study Methods

  ENG 108: Critical
  Reading Strategies

ENG 111: Composition

Nate Peplinski

BIO 110: Essential Biology

Deb Pharo

MTH 120: Mathematical Explorations

Joe Pomerville

GEO 101: Introduction to Geography
GEO 108: Geography of U.S. & Canada
GEO 109: World Regional Geography

Michelle Poertner

 ENG 107: Academic Study Methods

Rebecca Richardson

MTH 120: Mathematical Explorations

Sean Ruane

PSY 101: Intro to Psychology

Kristen Salathiel

ENG 99: Intro to College Reading & Writing
ENG 108: Critical Reading Strategies
ENG 111: Composition

Caroline Schaefer-Hills

ART 100: Art Appreciation
ART 131: 2-D Design

Karl Schroeder

MNG 100: Intro to Marine Engineering

Jason Slade

MFG 111: Math for Manufacturing

Jay Smith

 EGR 101: Introduction to Engineering

Marjory Smith

ENG 241: Mythology

Shilo Smith

PSY 101: Introduction to Psychology
PSY 223: Social Psychology

Elizabeth Sonnabend

MKT 201: Principles of Marketing
MKT 241: Principles of Advertising

Dave Sprenkle

ENG 111: English Composition

Melissa Sprenkle

ENG 111 & 112: English Composition
ENG 254: Shakespeare

 

Michael Stivani

MTH 122: Trigonometry

John Sullivan

ENV 140: Watershed Science

Michael Torre

ART 100:  Art Appreciation   
ART 111 & 112: Art History

Sarah Wangler

ENG 111 & 112: Composition
ENG 241: Mythology
ENG 221: Creative Writing

Megan Ward

ENG 265: Science Fiction and Fantasy

Anthony Weber

PHL 202:  Contemporary Ethical Dilemmas

 

Ryan Wilson

   ENG 111 & 112: 
  Composition