OER - English/Composition

Open Textbook Examples

Frameworks for Academic Writing
http://spoulter6.wixsite.com/frameworks

Writing in College
Full Text: https://opentextbc.ca/writingincollege/ or
Full Text: http://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/BookDetail.aspx?bookId=247

Writing in College: From Competence to Excellence
Full Text: https://textbooks.opensuny.org/writing-in-college-from-competence-to-excellence/
Full Text: https://open.bccampus.ca/find-open-textbooks/?uuid=76589513-9fc0-4b24-a1ad-629d0a0348ac&contributor=&keyword=&subject=English

About Writing A Guide
Full Text: https://openoregon.pressbooks.pub/aboutwriting/ or
Full Text: http://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/BookDetail.aspx?bookId=359

The Word on College Reading and Writing
Full Text: https://openoregon.pressbooks.pub/wrd/

Writing for Success
Full Text: http://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/BookDetail.aspx?bookId=53 or
Full Text: Full Text: https://2012books.lardbucket.org/books/successful-writing/  or
Full Text: http://open.lib.umn.edu/writingforsuccess/

Successful College Composition
Full Text: http://oer.galileo.usg.edu/english-textbooks/8/

Writer's Handbook
Full Text: https://2012books.lardbucket.org/books/writers-handbook/

Basic Reading and Writing
Full Text: https://courses.lumenlearning.com/basicreadingandwriting/

Developmental Writing
Full text: https://courses.candelalearning.com/developmentalwriting/

Conventions 101: A Functional Approach to Teaching (And Assessing!) Grammar and Punctuation
Full Text: http://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/BookDetail.aspx?bookId=358

Pre-College English
Full Text: https://learn.saylor.org/course/view.php?id=42

Developmental English: Introduction to College Composition
Full Text: https://courses.lumenlearning.com/suny-introtocollegecomp/

English Composition I
Full text: http://courses.candelalearning.com/englishcomp1v2xmaster/

Composition I Anthology
Full Text: https://courses.lumenlearning.com/suny-readinganthology/

Writing Spaces: Readings on Writing Volume I
Full Text: http://writingspaces.org/volume1 or
Full Text: http://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/BookDetail.aspx?bookId=45

Writing Spaces: Readings on Writing, Volume 2
Full Text: http://writingspaces.org/volume2 or
Full Text: http://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/BookDetail.aspx?bookId=165

English Composition I
Full Text: https://learn.saylor.org/course/view.php?id=43
Full Text: https://courses.lumenlearning.com/suny-englishcomp1v2/

English Composition II
Full Text: https://learn.saylor.org/course/engl002
Full Text: https://courses.lumenlearning.com/suny-englishcomp2kscopexmaster/

Frameworks for Academic Writing
Full Text: http://spoulter6.wixsite.com/frameworks

The Process of Research Writing
Full text: http://www.oercommons.org/courses/the-process-of-research-writing/view

Introduction to Literature
Full Text: https://courses.lumenlearning.com/suny-introliterature/

Survey of American Literature
Full text: http://courses.candelalearning.com/americanlit1xmaster/

American Literature II
Full Text: https://courses.lumenlearning.com/suny-americanlit2/

English Literature: Victorians and Moderns
Full Text: https://opentextbc.ca/englishliterature/

Compact Anthology of World Literature
Full Text: http://oer.galileo.usg.edu/english-textbooks/2/

Open Anthology of Early World Literature in English Translation
Full Text: http://oer.galileo.usg.edu/english-textbooks/1/

The American Renaissance
Full Text: https://learn.saylor.org/course/view.php?id=45

Writing the Nation: A Concise Introduction to American Literature 1865 to Present
Full Text: http://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/BookDetail.aspx?bookId=408

Towards an Open Anthology of Poetry
Full Text: https://openoregon.pressbooks.pub/poetry/

Technical Writing
Full Text: https://openoregon.pressbooks.pub/technicalwriting/ or
Full Text: http://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/BookDetail.aspx?bookId=412 or
Full Text: https://learn.saylor.org/course/view.php?id=368 or
Full Text: https://openoregon.pressbooks.pub/oregonwrites/

A Guide to Perspective Analysis
Full Text: https://2012books.lardbucket.org/books/a-guide-to-perspective-analysis/

Compact Anthology of World Literature
Full Text: http://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/BookDetail.aspx?bookId=410

World Literature I: Beginnings to 1650
Full Text: http://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/BookDetail.aspx?bookId=409 or
Full Text: https://textbooks.opensuny.org/literature-humanities-humanity/

Literature, the Humanities, and Humanity
Full Text: http://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/BookDetail.aspx?bookId=204
Full Text: https://open.bccampus.ca/find-open-textbooks/?uuid=e3daa803-298b-4e88-b8e9-06086175b17a&contributor=&keyword=&subject=English

An Introduction to British Literature
Full Text: https://2012books.lardbucket.org/books/an-introduction-to-british-literature/

British Literature
Full Text: https://courses.lumenlearning.com/suny-britlit1/

Creating Literary Analysis
Full Text: https://2012books.lardbucket.org/books/creating-literary-analysis/

English for Business Success
Full Text: https://2012books.lardbucket.org/books/english-for-business-success/ or
Full Text: http://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/BookDetail.aspx?bookId=65

A Rhetoric of Literate Action: Literate Action Volume 1
Full Text: http://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/BookDetail.aspx?bookId=307

Writing for Strategic Communication Industries
Full Text: http://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/BookDetail.aspx?bookId=360

Information Strategies for Communicators (Journalism)
Full Text: http://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/BookDetail.aspx?bookId=238 or
Full Text: http://open.lib.umn.edu/infostrategies/

Media Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Full Text: https://press.rebus.community/media-innovation-and-entrepreneurship/

Writing Spaces: Readings on Writing, Volume 1
https://scholarworks.gvsu.edu/books/2/

Writing Spaces: Readings on Writing, Volume 2
https://scholarworks.gvsu.edu/books/3/

Writing Spaces Web Writing Style Guide Version 1.0
https://scholarworks.gvsu.edu/books/5/

UCLA Children's Book Collection
https://archive.org/details/yrlsc_childrens&tab=collection

Historical Children Literature
http://ufdc.ufl.edu/baldwin/all/thumbs

Media Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Journalism)
https://press.rebus.community/media-innovation-and-entrepreneurship/

Other OER Resources

Online Writing Lab
http://owl.excelsior.edu/

Writing Commons
http://writingcommons.org/

Writing Spaces
http://writingspaces.org/

A Theory of Literate Action: Literate Action Volume 2
Full Text: http://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/BookDetail.aspx?bookId=308

Exploring Perspectives: A Concise Guide to Analysis
Full Text: http://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/BookDetail.aspx?bookId=68

My Town: Writers on American Cities
Full Text: https://publications.america.gov/publication/writers-on-america/

Additional English and Composition OER Textbooks and Resources
http://www.collegeopentextbooks.org/textbook-listings/textbooks-by-subject/englishandcomposition

Project Gutenberg
http://www.gutenberg.org/catalog/

Literature
http://www.collegeopentextbooks.org/textbook-listings/textbooks-by-subject/literature

The Gordon State College Writing Handbook
Full Text: http://oer.galileo.usg.edu/english-textbooks/7/

Digitilized Historical Children's Books
UCLA Collection: https://archive.org/details/yrlsc_childrens&tab=collection
University of Florida Baldwin Library Collection: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/baldwin/all/thumbs

Directory of Open Access Books
https://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=search&uiLanguage=en&template=&query=literature

 

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