Indicated resources are samples. Find a complete curated collection of OER for the discipline at Open Educational Resources and Spanish. Please note that the structure presented here aligns with the Spanish TMC. While all local Associate Degrees for Transfer will consist of some version of the Core Courses, the TMC introduces flexibility with respect to “List A”, as well as the options colleges provide to students who need courses to substitute for units they placed out of. If you are using OER to teach courses in your local Spanish ADT that are not listed at Open Educational Resources and Spanish or on this page, please let us know what OER you are using.
Elementary Spanish I (C-ID SPAN 100) and Elementary Spanish II (C-ID SPAN 110)
- Libro Libre (Huebener); Libro Libre (Huebener) – LibreTexts (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) Libro Libre is an introductory Spanish OER textbook developed by Erin Huebener from Spokane Community College. It consists of 10 chapters. Each chapter contains cultural reading, vocabulary, grammar, activities, and end-of-chapter goals.
- Introductory Spanish I (Brown, Escudero, Montoya, and Small); Introductory Spanish I (Brown et al.) – LibreTexts (Licenses vary; resource requires review prior to use) Spanish 1 was designed and developed by the Spanish department at SUNY Oneonta in cooperation with Lumen Learning.
- Introductory Spanish 2 (Brown, Escudero, Montoya, and Small); Introductory Spanish 2 (Brown et al.) – LibreTexts (Licenses vary; resource requires review prior to use) Spanish 2 was designed and developed by the Spanish department at SUNY Oneonta in cooperation with Lumen Learning.
Intermediate Spanish I (C-ID SPAN 200) or Spanish for Heritage Speakers I (C-ID SPAN 220) and Intermediate Spanish II (C-ID SPAN 210) or Spanish for Heritage Speakers II (C-ID SPAN 230)
A combination of resources may be needed to meet C-ID descriptor.
- Acceso (Rossomondo, 2020) (CC BY-NC 4.0) A complete interactive online curriculum for intermediate-level learners of second-year Spanish developed at the University of Kansas.
- Entrada Libre (Ballesteros, Lee, Cristoso, and Moon, 2020) (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) Entrada Libre is an intermediate/advanced college-level Spanish OER grammar manual for second language learners and heritage speakers of Spanish at the community college level.
- Spanish Grammar Manual (Yepes, 2020) (CC BY-NC-SA) This is a bilingual grammar manual for advanced students. It can be used for general review and reference in courses from second-year Spanish (B2) up.
- Redes 2: Curso de español intermedio (Warnock, 2021); Redes 2: Curso de español intermedio (Warnock, 2021) – LibreTexts (CC BY-NC 4.0) This OER was developed by Ines Warnock from Portland State University.
For Heritage Speakers
OER Spanish Heritage Speakers (Casas, 2021); OER Spanish Heritage Speakers (Casas, 2021) – LibreTexts. (Linn-Benton Community College, CC BY-NC-SA)
List A – Select one from the following:
Introducción a la escritura: Genre-Based Writing for Intermediate Spanish Students (Zapata, 2021) (CC BY-SA 4.0) This is a course for intermediate low/intermediate mid L2 Spanish students grounded in the tenets of the multiliteracies framework Learning by Design and Genre-Based Instruction.
Elementary or Intermediate Conversational Spanish
¡Que viva la música! Repaso de conversación (Corrales-Martín, 2021, North Board Press Temple UP) (CC BY-NC 4.0) This is an open textbook intended for conversation review, typically a fourth-semester Spanish class.
Introduction to Spanish/Hispanic/Latin-American Literature
- Antología abierta de literatura hispana (Ward, 2019); Antología abierta de literatura hispana (Ward, 2019) – LibreTexts (CC BY) This anthology focuses on canonical authors and an attempt to include voices that have been marginalized. Each text includes an introduction and annotations created by students. Some of the authors include: Don Juan Manuel, Cristóbal Colón, Hernán Cortés, Sor Juana, Gustavo Bécquer, Clorinda Matto de Turner, Rubén Darío, and many others.
- Leyendas y arquetipos del Romanticismo español (Sander, 2017); Leyendas y arquetipos del Romanticismo español (Sanders, 2017) – LibreTexts (CC BY-NC-SA)
This is an introductory textbook on nineteenth-century Spanish literature with a thematic focus on legends and archetypes. It is designed for intermediate Spanish students at the university level. It includes poetry, drama in verse, and short story.
- Recorridos (Arnold and Potter, 2017) (CC BY) This textbook is designed to facilitate the teaching and understanding of Cervantes’s seminal work, Don Quijote, with historical information, narrative techniques, lists of characters, themes and keywords.
Latin American/Spanish History
LACLI (Latin American, U.S. Latinx, and Iberian Online Free E-Resources) “LACLI is a collective effort to create a warehouse of online free e-resources with Latin American, Caribbean, U.S. Latinx, and Iberian full content.”
Hispanic/Latino Culture and Civilization
Any course articulated as major preparation for the Spanish major
No resources identified.
OER for Suggested Course Substitutions
Courses with C-ID Descriptor
Intercultural Communication (C-ID COMM 150)
Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (C-ID ANTH 120)
Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology
No resources identified
Introduction to Human Geography (C-ID GEOG 120)
Introduction to Human Geography (Dastrup) (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Introduction to Gender (C-ID SOCI 140)
Introduction to Sociology (C-ID SOCI 110)
Introduction to Race and Ethnicity (C-ID SOCI 150)
Courses without a C-ID Descriptor
Introduction to Ethnic Studies – No resources identified.
Chicano/a or U.S. Latino Studies – No resources identified.
Chicano/a or U.S. Latino History – No resources identified.
Chicano/a or U.S. Latino Literature – No resources identified.
Contemporary Latin-American Film – No resources identified.
Modern Latin America – No resources identified.
History of Mexico – No resources identified.
This page last updated 11-1-21