Open Textbooks @ UQ provides a platform for UQ authors to publish open textbooks for use in courses.

Total number of open textbooks

We currently have 13 open textbooks published in the catalogue.

Courses using Open Textbooks @ UQ books

Course information
Course code and titleOpen textbook used in the courseNumber of students enroled in Semester 1, 2023Total enrolments to date (since the open textbook was first used in the course)Retail price of required textbook previously used in the course (AUD)Savings to date^

COMU3015 Public Interest Communication

Public Interest CommunicationNot applicable (N/A)114N/AN/A

COMU7430 Corp. Social Responsibility

CSR Communication and Cultures of Sustainability108108N/AN/A
DENT1050 Dental Practice IDentistry Environment EssentialsN/A74114.818495.94
DENT1060 Dental Practice 1ADentistry Environment Essentials8787N/AN/A
ECON2101 Cost Benefit AnalysisSocial Cost Benefit Analysis and Economic Evaluation18166175.6449998.04
ECON7740 Cost Benefit AnalysisSocial Cost Benefit Analysis and Economic Evaluation9817275.6413010.08
EXMD2362 Exercise Prescription & ProgrammingExercise Delivery120239N/AN/A
FINM1416 Intro to Financial ManagementIntroduction to Financial Management: A Contemporary Approach257257N/AN/A
SLAT7829 Corpus LinguisticsUsing Language Data to Learn About Language: A Teacher's Guide to Classroom Corpus Use3939N/AN/A
SPAN1010 Introductory Spanish AJUNTXS Introductory Spanish12335761.9522116.15
SPAN1020 Introductory Spanish BJUNTXS Introductory SpanishN/A110N/AN/A
SPAN2010 Introductory Spanish+JUNTXS Intermediate Spanish49156N/AN/A
SPAN2020 Intermediate Spanish+JUNTXS Intermediate SpanishN/A80N/AN/A
TotalsOpen Textbooks @ UQ books have been used in 13 courses1062 students in Sem 1, 20232454 total studentsN/A93620.21

*Savings figure is calculated on the assumption that every student in the course would purchase the required textbook.

Grants for open textbooks used in courses

The Open Textbooks @ UQ program offers grants to assist UQ academics to adapt or create open textbooks and prescribe them in their courses.

Open textbooks awarded grants:
UQ authorsOpen textbooksDate of Publication
Dr Adriana DiazJUNTXS Introductory Spanish and +JUNTXS Intermediate SpanishFebruary 22, 2021
Dr Nicole Stormon, Tachae Douglas-Miller and Dr Sowmya ShettyDentistry Environment EssentialsJanuary 24, 2022
Dr Emma Beckman and Chloe SalisburyExercise DeliveryJanuary 24, 2022
Dr Suzanne BonnerSocial Cost Benefit Analysis and Economic EvaluationFebruary 18. 2022
Associate Professor Jane Johnston and Dr Robyn GulliverPublic Interest CommunicationFebruary 22, 2022
Dr Franzisca Weder and Marte EriksenCSR Communication and Cultures of SustainabilityFebruary 6, 2023
Dr Peter Crosthwaite and Franciele SpinelliUsing Language Data to Learn About Language: A Teacher's Guide to Classroom Corpus UseFebruary 16, 2023

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