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  • Introductory Chemistry- 1st Canadian Edition

    Author(s): Jessie A. Key, Vancouver Island University, David W Ball, Cleveland State University
    Date: Sep 26, 2014

    Description: The goal of this textbook is not to make you an expert. True expertise in any field is a years-long endeavor. Here I will survey some of the basic topics of chemistry. This survey should give you enough knowledge to appreciate the impact of chemistry in everyday life and, if necessary, prepare you for additional instruction in chemistry. Throughout each chapter, I present two features that reinforce the theme of the textbook—that chemistry is all around you. The first is a feature titled, app...[more]

  • Principles of Social Psychology- 1st International Edition

    Author(s): Dr. Rajiv Jhangiani, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Dr. Hammond Tarry, Capilano University, Dr. Charles Stangor, University of Maryland
    Date: Sep 26, 2014

    Description: The first International edition of this textbook provides students with an introduction to the basic concepts and principles of social psychology from an interactionist perspective. The presentation of classic studies and theories are balanced with insights from cutting-edge, contemporary research. An emphasis on real world examples and applications is intended to guide students to critically analyze their situations and social interactions in order to put their knowledge to effective use.

  • Principles of Social Psychology BC faculty reviewed

    Author(s): Charles Stangor, University of Maryland
    Date: Sep 26, 2014

    Description: Have you ever had trouble teaching the various topics of social psychology and fitting them together to form a coherent field? Dr. Stangor felt like he was presenting a laundry list of ideas, research studies, and phenomena, rather than an integrated set of principles and knowledge. He wondered how his students could be expected to remember and understand the many phenomena that social psychologists study? How could they tell what was most important? It was then that he realized a fresh approac...[more]

  • Introductory Chemistry BC faculty reviewed

    Author(s): David W. Ball
    Date: Sep 26, 2014

    Description: The goal of this textbook is not to make you an expert. True expertise in any field is a years-long endeavor. Here I will survey some of the basic topics of chemistry. This survey should give you enough knowledge to appreciate the impact of chemistry in everyday life and, if necessary, prepare you for additional instruction in chemistry. Throughout each chapter, I present two features that reinforce the theme of the textbook—that chemistry is all around you. The first is a feature titled, app...[more]

  • British Columbia in a Global Context

    Author(s): Arthur Green, Okanagan College, Siobhan McPhee, University of British Columbia, Aviv Ettya, University of the Fraser Valley, Britta Ricker, Simon Frasr University, Cristina Temenos, Simon Fraser University
    Date: Sep 24, 2014

    Description: This first year Geography textbook takes a holistic approach to Geography by incorporating elements of physical, human and regional geography, as well as bringing in methods and perspectives from spatial information science.. This textbook applies a fundamental geographical approach to understanding our globally changing world by looking at local processes which are linked to larger global processes and events. For example mining and its effects are a global issue and we can see how these unfol...[more]

  • Mastering Strategic Management-1st Canadian Edition

    Author(s): Janice Edwards, COTR
    Date: Sep 19, 2014

    Description: Mastering Strategic Management is designed to enhance student engagement in three innovative ways. The first is through visual adaptations of the key content in the book. It is well documented that many of today’s students are visual learners. To meet students’ wants and needs (and thereby create a much better teaching experience for professors), Mastering Strategic Management contains multiple graphic concept pages in ever section of every chapter of the book. Think of graphic concept page...[more]

  • Mastering Strategic Management BC faculty reviewed

    Author(s): Dave Ketchen , Auburn University, Jeremy Short , University of Oklahoma
    Date: Sep 15, 2014

    Description: Mastering Strategic Management by Dave Ketchen and Jeremy Short is designed to enhance student engagement in three innovative ways. The first is through visual adaptations of the key content in the book. It is well documented that many of today’s students are visual learners. To meet students’ wants and needs (and thereby create a much better teaching experience for professors), Mastering Strategic Management contains multiple graphic concept pages in ever section of every chapter of the bo...[more]

  • Project Management

    Author(s): Adrienne Watt
    Date: Sep 15, 2014

    Description: This book covers the basics of project management. This includes the process of initiation, planning, execution, control and close out that all projects share. This book has been adapted by the author as of August 15, 2014. The adaptation includes Canadianized content, PowerPoints, Audio Files, and Chapter Questions.

  • Democracy in Brief BC faculty reviewed

    Author(s): United States Department of State Bureau of International Information Programs
    Date: Sep 11, 2014

    Description: Democracy in Brief touches on topics such as rights and responsibilities of citizens, free and fair elections, the rule of law, the role of a written constitution, separation of powers, a free media, the role of parties and interest groups, military-civilian relations and democratic culture.

  • Principles of Macroeconomics BC faculty reviewed

    Author(s): Timothy Taylor, Macalester College
    Date: Sep 9, 2014

    Description: Published by OpenStax College, Principles of Macroeconomics covers the scope and sequence for a one-semester economics course. The text also includes many current examples, including: the housing bubble and housing crisis, Zimbabwe’s hyperinflation, global unemployment, and the appointment of the United States’ first female Federal Reserve chair, Janet Yellen. The pedagogical choices, chapter arrangements, and learning objective fulfillment were developed and vetted with feedback from educ...[more]