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Textbook Affordability Heroes

Highlighting UAA and APU faculty who have gone above and beyond for their students in relation to zero-textbook cost (ZTC) courses, open educational resources (OER), or open education more broadly.

In This Guide

Textbook Affordability Heroes: Creators

Our professors are not only adopting existing OER and other zero-cost course materials, they are creating, compiling, and customizing them! The following faculty have recently created custom editions in one or more of these ways. Note that the individuals listed here may not be solo authors of the work; see each work for complete citation information.

University of Alaska Anchorage

Rachael Hannah and Eddie Joo (student), Biology - Animal Physiology

Amber K. Worthington, Communication - Persuasion Theory in Action: An Open Educational Resource.

Hilary Seitz, Education: Early Childhood - Creativity: Superpower for kids in the 21st Century.

Toby Widdicombe, English - J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter: 14 Ways of Looking at Genius.

Robert Henderson, Legal Studies - Criminal Law, Alaska Edition.

Mark Fitch, Mathematics - Discrete Mathematics for Computer Science.

Terri Manthey, Mathematics - College Algebra for the Managerial Sciences.

Doug Bourne, Writing - EmpoWord 111.

Sara Rufner, Writing - Writing and the Sciences: An Anthology.

Alaska Pacific University

None yet reported.

Criteria for Inclusion

Course materials that are authored, compiled, or significantly revised by UAA or APU faculty are added to this list when they are reported to D'Arcy Hutchings. Works must be freely available publicly online (not behind a login); they may use any Creative Commons license or be "all rights reserved." Works must be related to a course and may be required, optional/supplementary, or ancillary course materials.

If you are aware of something that you feel should be listed here, please reach out so it can be reviewed and added!

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D'Arcy Hutchings
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