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  20 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 2, 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$)Savings to date (AUD$)^

COMU3015 Public Interest Communication

Public Interest Communication84198N/AN/A

COMU7430 Corp. Social Responsibility

CSR Communication and Cultures of SustainabilityN/A108N/AN/A
DENT1050 Dental Practice IDentistry Environment EssentialsN/A74114.818,495.94
DENT1060 Dental Practice 1ADentistry Environment EssentialsN/A87N/AN/A
DENT1061 Dental Practice 1BDentistry Environment Essentials8484N/AN/A
ECON2101 Cost Benefit AnalysisSocial Cost Benefit Analysis and Economic Evaluation31197275.6473,522.08
ECON7740 Cost Benefit AnalysisSocial Cost Benefit Analysis and Economic Evaluation16834075.6425,717.60
EXMD2362 Exercise Prescription & ProgrammingExercise DeliveryN/A239N/AN/A
FINM1416 Intro to Financial ManagementIntroduction to Financial Management: A Contemporary Approach512769N/AN/A
LAWS7936 Fundamentals of the Common LawLegal Research Skills: An Australian Law Guide3030N/AN/A
SLAT7829 Corpus LinguisticsUsing Language Data to Learn About Language: A Teacher's Guide to Classroom Corpus UseN/A39N/AN/A
SPAN1010 Introductory Spanish AJUNTXS Introductory SpanishN/A35761.9522,116.15
SPAN1020 Introductory Spanish BJUNTXS Introductory Spanish77187N/AN/A
SPAN2010 Introductory Spanish+JUNTXS Intermediate SpanishN/A156N/AN/A
SPAN2020 Intermediate Spanish+JUNTXS Intermediate Spanish50130N/AN/A
TotalsOpen Textbooks @ UQ books have been used in 15 courses1316 students in Sem 2, 20233770 total studentsN/A$129,851.77

*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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