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  • 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.

  • Mastering Strategic Management-1st Canadian Edition

    Author(s): Janice Edwards, COTR
    Date: Sep 15, 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]

  • 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 11, 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]

  • 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]

  • Understanding Media and Culture BC faculty reviewed

    Author(s): Jack Lule, Lehigh University
    Date: Sep 8, 2014

    Description: This book’s title tells its intent. It is written to help you understand media and culture. The media and culture are so much a part of our days that sometimes it is difficult to step back and appreciate and apprehend their great impact on our lives. The book’s title, and the book itself, begin with a focus squarely on media. Think of your typical day. If you are like many people, you wake to a digital alarm clock or perhaps your cell phone. Soon after waking, you likely have a routine that...[more]

  • Presentation Software BC faculty reviewed

    Author(s): ABT Collaborative
    Date: Sep 8, 2014

    Description: An introduction to creating electronic presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint 2010

  • Sustainability: A Comprehensive Foundation BC faculty reviewed

    Author(s): Tom Theis, University of Illinois, Jonathan Tomkin, University of Illinois
    Date: Sep 8, 2014

    Description: With “Sustainability: A Comprehensive Foundation”, first and second-year college students are introduced to this expanding new field, comprehensively exploring the essential concepts from every branch of knowledge – including engineering and the applied arts, natural and social sciences, and the humanities. As sustainability is a multi-disciplinary area of study, the text is the product of multiple authors drawn from the diverse faculty of the University of Illinois: each chapter is writt...[more]

  • Principles of Microeconomics BC faculty reviewed

    Author(s): Timothy Taylor, Macalester College
    Date: Sep 8, 2014

    Description: Published by OpenStax College, Principles of Microeconomics covers the scope and sequence for a one-semester economics course. The text also includes many current examples, including; the Keystone Pipeline, Occupy Wall Street, and debates over the minimum wage. The pedagogical choices, chapter arrangements, and learning objective fulfillment were developed and vetted with feedback from educators dedicated to the project. The outcome is a balanced approach to economics and to the theory and app...[more]