OER in Montana

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Title
CCN
Course Materials
Name
Email
Links to Materials
UM - English Language Inst.
ADV RD & WR
Sara Schroeder
sara.schroeder@mso.umt.edu
https://saraschroeder3.wixsite.com/podcasts
MSU Great Falls College
BGEN 105
OpenStax Introduction to Business
Kerry Dolan
kerry.dolan@gfcmsu.edu
https://openstax.org/details/books/introduction-business
MSU Great Falls College
BGEN 220
OpenStax Business Ethics
Kerry Dolan
kerry.dolan@gfcmsu.edu
https://openstax.org/details/books/business-ethics
MSU Billings
BGEN 294 Disruptive Marketing
Jessie Perius
jessica.perius1@msubillings.edu
MSU Billings
BIOB 101
OpenStax Biology 2e
James Barron
jbarron@msubillings.edu
https://openstax.org/details/books/biology-2e
MSU Billings
BIOB 160
OpenStax Biology 2e
James Barron
jbarron@msubillings.edu
https://openstax.org/details/books/biology-2e
MSU Billings
BIOB 170
OpenStax Biology 2e
James Barron
jbarron@msubillings.edu
https://openstax.org/details/books/biology-2e
Montana State University
BIOB 318
Introductory Statistics with Randomization and Simulation
Jennifer Lachoweic
https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/introductory-statistics-with-randomization-and-simulation-first-edition
University of Montana
BIOB226
OpenStax Concepts of Biology and Chemistry books. U Berkeley, Understanding Science. ChemThink. PBS Nova "Life's Rocky Start". HHMI Biointeractive
Annie Green
annie.green@mso.umt.edu
https://openstax.org/details/books/concepts-biology ; https://openstax.org/details/books/chemistry-2e ; https://undsci.berkeley.edu/article/whatisscience_01 ; https://simbucket.com/chemthinkserver/chemthink/ ; https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/earth/life-rocky-start.html ; https://www.biointeractive.org/classroom-resources/lizard-evolution-virtual-lab
MSU Billings
BIOE 202
Environmental Biology by Matthew R. Fisher (Ed). Open Oregon Educational Resources
James Barron
jbarron@msubillings.edu
https://openoregon.pressbooks.pub/envirobiology/
Flathead Valley Community College
BIOH 104
OpenStax Anatomy and Physiology
Chaz Taylor
ctaylor@fvcc.edu
University of Montana
BMGT 101
Mike Morrelli
University of Montana
BMGT 275
Mike Morrelli
University of Montana
BMGT 401
Mike Morrelli
University of Montana
BMGT 402
Mike Morrelli
UM - Western
BMGT335
OpenStax (Rice University) Principles of Management and "It's the Manager" by Clifton and Harter
Debbie Huber
debbie.huber@umwestern.edu
https://openstax.org/details/books/principles-management and https://www.amazon.com/Its-Manager-managers-organizations-long-term/dp/1595622241/
UM Western
BMGT335
Principles of Management
Christian Gilde
https://openstax.org/details/books/principles-management
MSU Billings
BMKT 411
Materials are pieced together using several sources.
Dr. Anna Talafuse
anna.talafuse@msubillings.edu
http://"Here are some links: 1) (https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/principles-of-marketing)- Principles of Marketing, Chapter 14 has Customer Satisfaction and Loyalty 2) (https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/launch-advertising-and-promotion-in-real-time)- Launch! Advertising and Promotion in Real Time, Chapter 4 (...Gets to Know its Consumers), Chapter 5 (Know your Audience and msnbc.com example) 3) (https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/emarketing-the-essential-guide-to-marketing-in-a-digital-world)- eMarketing: The Essential Guide to Marketing in a Digital World, Chapter 3 (Customer Relationship Management) 4) (https://openstax.org/details/books/introduction-business)- Introduction to Business, Chapter 6 (Managerial Roles, Managerial Skills, Trends in Management and Leadership- Ethics Activity), Chapter 7 (Authority-Establishing Organizational Relationships, Degree of Centralization), Chapter 8 (Managing Human Resources and Labor Relations- specific section on trends in HR Management), Chapter 9 (Motivating Employees) 5) (https://openstax.org/details/books/business-ethics) Business Ethics, Chapters 6-7 discuss employee/employer relationships, Chapter 10 (Changing work Environments and Future Trends) "
UM Western
CHEM 321
Organic Chemistry with a Biological Emphasis Volume I and II
Ana Ebeling
ana.ebeling@umwestern.edu
https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/473
UM Western
CHEM 323
Organic Chemistry with a Biological Emphasis Volume I and II
Ana Ebeling
ana.ebeling@umwestern.edu
https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/473
MSU - Northern
CJUS 236
A quick, free, somewhat easy-to-read introduction to empirical social science research methods
Samantha Balemba
samantha.balemba@msun.edu
https://scholar.utc.edu/oer/1/
MSU Billings
COMX 111
Stand up, Speak Out: The Practice and Ethics of Public Speaking
Susan Balter-Reitz
Susan.balterreitz@msubillings.edu
https://open.lib.umn.edu/publicspeaking/
City College
COMX 111
Stand Up Speak Out
Christine Whitlatch
christine.whitlatch@msubillings.edu
https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/stand-up-speak-out-the-practice-and-ethics-of-public-speaking
Flathead Valley Community College
COMX 115
Interpersonal Communication – A Mindful Approach to Relationships
Joe Legate
Flathead Valley Community College
COMX 115
Interpersonal Communication – A Mindful Approach to Relationships
Katie Clarke
Flathead Valley Community College
COMX 115
Interpersonal Communication – A Mindful Approach to Relationships
Rebecca Spear
Flathead Valley Community College
COMX 115
Interpersonal Communication – A Mindful Approach to Relationships
Shirley Webster
MSU - Northern
EDU 225
Educational Psychology
Joey Todd
joseph.todd1@msun.edu
https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/educational-psychology
MSU Billings
EDU383
Guidelines for Online Assessment
Amanda Obery
amanda.obery@msubillings.edu
http://www.oercommons.org/courses/guidelines-for-online-assessments-for-educators/view
University of Montana
ELI
Speed Reading for ELLS
Sara Schroeder
sara.schroeder@mso.umt.edu
https://pdxscholar.library.pdx.edu/pdxopen/24/
University of Montana
GBLD 194:02
Immigrant and Refugee Families, 2nd ed. Jaime Ballard et al. University of Minnesota Libraries 2016
Gillian Glaes
gillian.glaes@mso.umt.edu
https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/immigrant-and-refugee-families-global-perspectives-on-displacement-and-resettlement-experiences
University of Montana
GPHY 111
OER Commons Physical Geography, Sofia OCI Physical Geography
https://www.oercommons.org/courses/physical-geography-2/view; http://sofia.fhda.edu/gallery/geography/lessons/lesson04.html
MSU Billings
HSTA 101
American Yawp
Emily Arendt
emily.arendt@msubillings.edu
http://www.americanyawp.com/
MSU Billings
HSTA 101
"THE AMERICAN YAWP A Massively Collaborative Open U.S. History Textbook *2019-2020 Updates* Stanford University Press Edition"
Emily Arendt
emily.arendt@msubillings.edu
http://content.nroc.org/DevelopmentalMath.HTML5/Common/toc/toc_en.html
Flathead Valley Community College
HSTA 102
American Yawp
Scott Brantner
sbrantner@fvcc.edu
https://www.oercommons.org/courses/the-american-yawp/view
Flathead Valley Community College
HSTA 102
American Yawp
John Eck
jeck@fvcc.edu
https://www.oercommons.org/courses/the-american-yawp/view
UM Western
HSTA 102
American Yawp
Jessica Fowler
jessica.fowler@umwestern.edu
http:// https://www.americanyawp.com/
Flathead Valley Community College
HSTR 101
World History: Cultures, Societies, and States to 1500
Scott Brantner
sbrantner@fvcc.cc
https://oer.galileo.usg.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1001&context=history-textbooks
Flathead Valley Community College
HSTR 102
Western Civilization: a concise history
Scott Branter
sbrantner@fvcc.edu
http://; https://docs.google.com/document/d/1igqL6rXaR8nsBDv4oJ8UDhWIaKp9s2XSEJg9Whkj1ZI/edit
University of Montana
HSTR 102
Western Civilization Vol III
Gillian Glaes
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1EBnW_EGvY6s-WZpEb4WZlwG1i9ELTAoCzfarNx1pdeM/edit
University of Montana
LING
Tully Thibeau
https://www.oercommons.org/authoring/55604-sluicing-or-ellipsis-it-computes/view
MSU - Northern
LIT 309
Popular Genres: Serial Killers
valerie.guyant@msun.edu
MSU Northern
LIT223
British Literature I Anthology: From the Middle Ages to Neoclassicism and the Eighteenth Century
Valerie Guyant
valerie.guyant@msun.edu
https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/british-literature-i-anthology-from-the-middle-ages-to-neoclassicism-and-the-eighteenth-century
MSU Billings
LSCI125
"Bernnard, D., et al. (2014). The information literacy user’s guide: An open, online textbook [Open Textbook Library version]. https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/the-information-literacy-user-s-guide-an-open-online-textbook And Ohio State University. (2018). Choosing & using sources: A guide to academic research. [Open Textbook Library version]. https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/choosing-using-sources-a-guide-to-academic-research"
Eileen Wright
ewright@msubillings.edu
https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/the-information-literacy-user-s-guide-an-open-online-textbook https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/choosing-using-sources-a-guide-to-academic-research
MSU Billings
LSCI125
The Information Literacy User's Guide: An Open, Online Textbook, Bernnard, D. et. al. Choosing & Using Sources: A Guide to Academic Research, Lowrey, C. The Process of Research Writing, Krause, S. D.
Tyree Jenks
tjenks@msubillings.edu
https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/the-information-literacy-user-s-guide-an-open-online-textbook https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/choosing-using-sources-a-guide-to-academic-research https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/the-process-of-research-writing
MSU Billings
LSCI125
"Bobish, G., & Jacobson, T. (Eds.). (2014). The Information Literacy User’s Guide: An Open, Online Textbook. New York: Open SUNY Textbooks. Teaching & Learning, University Libraries (2018). Choosing & Using Sources: A Guide to Academic Research. The Ohio State University. "
Megan Thomas
mthomas@msubillings.edu
http://"The Information Literacy User’s Guide: An Open, Online Textbook: https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/the-information-literacy-user-s-guide-an-open-online-textbook Choosing & Using Sources: A Guide to Academic Research: https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/choosing-using-sources-a-guide-to-academic-research "
MSU Billings
M 305
Applied Discrete Structures
Dr. Tien Chih
Tien.chih@msubillings.edu
https://faculty.uml.edu/klevasseur/ads/
MSU Billings
M 471
Basic Analysis: Introduction to Real Analysis
Dr. Tien Chih
Tien.chih@msubillings.edu
https://www.jirka.org/ra/
UM Western
M090/095
Developmental Math ; EdReadyMontana.org
Liz Wright
liz.wright@umwestern.edu
http://content.nroc.org/DevelopmentalMath.HTML5/Common/toc/toc_en.html
UM Western
M105
Math for Liberal Arts Students
Liz Wright
liz.wright@umwestern.edu
https://www.lulu.com/shop/darlene-diaz/math-for-liberal-arts-students/ebook/product-22275766.html?page=1&pageSize=4
MSU Billings
M105
Chairsty Stewart
cstewart@msubillings.edu
https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/math-in-society-mathematics-for-liberal-arts-majors http://www.opentextbookstore.com/mathinsociety/ https://spot.pcc.edu/math/mathinsociety/book-1.html
MSU Billings
M121-01e
OpenStax: College Algebra
Chairsty Stewart
cstewart@msubillings.edu
https://openstax.org/details/books/college-algebra
MSU Billings
M122
Active Calculus
Dr. Tien Chih
tien.chih@msubillings.edu
https://activecalculus.org/prelude/frontmatter.html
MSU Billings
M143
Finite Mathematics
Dr. Tien Chih
tien.chih@msubillings.edu
https://tienchih.github.io/
MSU Northern
M171
Active Calculus ; Armstrong Calculus
Casey Donovan
casey.donoven@gmail.com
https://www.oercommons.org/courses/active-calculus/view ; https://www.oercommons.org/courses/armstrong-calculus/view
MSU Northern
SOC 101
Introduction to Sociology 2e
Samantha Balemba
https://openstax.org/details/books/introduction-sociology-2e
University of Montana
SOC 325
Library Materials
Daisy Rooks
MSU Billings
STAT 216
OpenIntro Statistics
Dr. Tien Chih
Tien.chih@msubillings.edu
https://www.openintro.org/index.php
MSU Billings
STAT 341
Notes on Elementary Probability
Dr. Tien Chih
Tien.chih@msubillings.edu
https://www3.nd.edu/~dgalvin1/30530/30530_S19/book/Lect_Prob_class.pdf
Montana Tech
WRIT 101
Mindful Technical Writing
Dawn Atkinson
casey.donoven@gmail.com
https://www.oercommons.org/courses/mindful-technical-writing-pdf
Flathead Valley Community College
WRIT 101
Writing For Success
Conrad Rauscher
Flathead Valley Community College
WRIT 101
Writing For Success
Hannah Kauffman
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1XH8PO2hsW28XEA-Jkm08mQuG-rWqVv3d/view
Flathead Valley Community College
WRIT 101
Writing For Success
Ben Barckholtz
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1XH8PO2hsW28XEA-Jkm08mQuG-rWqVv3d/view
Flathead Valley Community College
WRIT 101
Writing For Success
Montana Tech
WRIT 101
Mindful Technical Writing
Stacey Corbitt
scorbitt@mtech.edu
https://www.oercommons.org/courses/mindful-technical-writing-pdf
Montana Tech
WRIT 121
Mindful Technical Writing
Stacey Corbitt
scorbitt@mtech.edu
https://www.oercommons.org/courses/mindful-technical-writing-pdf
Montana Tech
WRIT 121
Mindful Technical Writing
Dawn Atkinson
datkinson@mtech.edu
https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/math-in-society-mathematics-for-liberal-arts-majors http://www.opentextbookstore.com/mathinsociety/ https://spot.pcc.edu/math/mathinsociety/book-1.html
City College
WRIT 220
Writing Commons
Austin Bennett
austin.bennett2@msubillings.edu
https://writingcommons.org/courses/workplace-writing/professional-writing-spring-2021