Anyone know any good OER, open ed. resources, for college English comp? I'm pushing for my department to ditch overpriced textbooks & replacing them with free, trustworthy online items.
@rusty I do! I was working on this project for a small college last year. There's a ton of great resources on this and I had to narrow it down to keep it manageable. My favorite resources were:
1) Writing in College by Amy Guptil https://milnepublishing.geneseo.edu/writing-in-college-from-competence-to-excellence/
2) Writing for Success (U Minn) https://open.lib.umn.edu/writingforsuccess/
3)The Word on College Reading and Writing by Carol Burnell et al https://openoregon.pressbooks.pub/wrd/
4) Choosing and Using Sources OSU Libraries https://ohiostate.pressbooks.pub/choosingsources/
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