Guide to identifying open textbooks and open educational resources. Information about UWM's Open Textbook initiative.

- Open Education at UWM
- Introduction to OER
- Open Textbooks
- OER Search
- Open Images & Videos
- Creative Commons Attribution
- OER Science Content
- OER Performing Arts Content
- OER Humanities Content
- OER Health Sciences Content
- Remixing OER
- Writing and Editing OER in Pressbooks
- Workshop: Student Curation & OER: A World Languages Model

Results of the Open Textbook and Open Educational Resource Adoption Project since 2016

- Psychology 101
- French 103
- French 104
- Computer Science: Natural Language Processing 423/723
- Art History 101
- Art History 102
- Anthropology 568
- Music 444
- Information Studies 640/640G
- Spanish 318
- German 145
- Astronomy 103
- Astronomy 185
- Philosophy 111
- Information Studies 110
- Biomedical Sciences 290
- Nutrition 550
- Education Psychology 110 and 279
- Biomedical Sciences 245
- Portuguese 202
- Math 103
- Theatre 338
- Therapeutic Recreation 103
- Theatre 236
- Geography 309

This course has used an open textbook for 28 semesters.

- Open Textbook used: OpenStax Psychology
- 12,716 students
- Replaced $170 textbook
- Totals student savings of $2,161,720

**French 103**

This course has used an open textbook for 6 semesters.

- Open Textbook used: Liberté
- 334 students
- Replaced $250 textbook
- Totals student savings of $83,500

**French 104**

This course has used an open textbook for 5 semesters.

- Open Textbook used: Liberté
- 198 students
- Replaced $250 textbook
- Totals student savings of $49,500

This course has used an open textbook for 3 semesters.

- Open Textbook created by UWM Faculty used: Principles of Natural Language Processing
- 131 students
- Replaced $100 textbook
- Totals student savings of $13,100

This course has used open access materials for 14 semesters.

- This course uses a collection of open access materials including readings and images
- 1615 students
- Replaced $250 Textbook
- Totals student savings of $403,750

This course has used open access materials for 14 semesters.

- This course uses a collection of open access materials including readings and images
- 1,574 students
- Replaced $174 Textbook
- Totals student savings of $273,876

This course has used an open textbook for 1 semesters.

- Open Textbook used: Introduction to Modern Statistics
- 17 students
- Replaced $50 textbook
- Totals student savings of $850

**Music 444**

This course has used an affordable textbook for 1 semester.

- Affordable Textbook used: What Every Singer Needs to Know About the Body
- 326 students
- Replaced $80 textbook
- Totals student savings of $2,080

**This course has used an open textbook for 4 semesters.**

- Open Textbook: Instruction in Libraries and Information Centers: An Introduction
**116**students- Replaced $60 textbook
- Total Savings of
**$6,960**

This course has used an affordable textbook for 3 semesters.

- Affordable Textbook used: Food Culture in Germany
- 102 students
- Replaced $58 textbook
- Totals student savings of $5,916

**This course has used an open textbook for 12 semesters in all sections. **

- Open Textbook: OpenStax Astronomy
**3,769**Students- Replaced $77 textbook
- Totals student savings of
**$290,213**

This course has used an open textbook for 7 semesters.

- Open Textbook used: Survey of Astronomy
- 129 Students
- Replaced $77 textbook
- Totals student savings
**$9,933**

This course has used an open textbook for 19 semesters.

- Open Textbook written by UWM Faculty: Fundamental Methods of Logic
**1489**students- Replaced $40 textbook
- Total Savings of
**$59,560**

This course has used an open textbook for 3 semesters.

- Open Textbook used: OpenStax College Success
- 64 students
- Replaced $50 textbook
- Totals student savings of $3,200

**This course has used an open access materials for 5 semesters in all sections.**

- Open Textbook: Curated open access content on Canvas
**112**Students- Replaced $100 textbook
- Totals student savings of
**$11,200**

These courses have used an open textbook for 5 semesters.

- Open Textbook used: College Success
- 1410 students
- Replaced $124 textbook
- Totals student savings of $174,840

This course has used an open textbook for 10 semesters.

- Open Textbook used: Introduction to Sociology 2e
**862**students- Replaced $81 textbook
- Total Savings of
**$69,822**

**Theatre 338**

This course has used an affordable textbook for 1 semester.

- Affordable Textbook used: Designing with Light: An Introduction to Stage Lighting
- 14 students
- Replaced $64 textbook
- Totals student savings of $896

**Theatre 236**

This course has used an affordable textbook for 2 semesters.

- Affordable Textbook used: An Introduction to Theatre Design
- 44 students
- Replaced $73 textbook
- Totals student savings of $3,212

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