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  • Teaching in a Digital Age - Second Edition

    Author(s): A. W. (Tony) Bates

    Updated: Nov 29, 2022

    Description: THIS BOOK WILL BE ARCHIVED ON FEBRUARY 1, 2023, AS IT HAS BEEN REPLACED BY A NEW EDITION. The book examines the underlying principles that guide effective teaching in an age when all of us, and in particular the students we are teaching, are using technology. A framework for making decisions about your teaching is provided, while understanding that every subject is different, and every instructor has something unique and special to bring to their teaching. The book enables teachers and instruct...[more]

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  • Intermediate Algebra and Trigonometry

    Author(s): Anna Kuczynska, University of Fraser Valley

    Updated: Sep 28, 2022

    Description: This textbook is intended for adult learners who wish to review and improve their algebra skills. The content covers all the ABE outcomes for the Algebraic Math - Advanced Level. The concepts are explained concisely, but with enough depth to provide students with the background necessary for success in college or university level mathematics. The ample number of examples and exercises makes this text a great resource for students as well as for instructors.

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  • Math for Trades: Volume 1

    Author(s): Chad Flinn, Mark Overgaard; BCIT

    Updated: Sep 28, 2022

    Description: The Math for Trades: Volume 1 textbook represents the building blocks for math training. The book includes whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and percents. The material is presented from a trades perspective with easy-to-understand examples and video explanations accompanying questions. The goal of this volume is to get students prepared for the more advanced topics that they will encounter during their trades math education.

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  • Beginning Excel 2019

    Author(s): Noreen Brown, Barbara Lave, Hallie Puncochar, Julie Romey, Mary Schatz, Art Schneider, Diane Shingledecker

    Updated: Sep 15, 2022

    Description: This Beginning Excel textbook is intended for use in a one-term introductory spreadsheet course for all majors. The basics of Excel, as they apply to the professional workplace, are introduced, including spreadsheet design, data entry, formulas, functions, charts, tables, and multi-sheet use. This textbook includes instructions for Excel for Mac also.

  • Psychology of Language

    Author(s): Dinesh Ramoo, Thompson River University

    Updated: Sep 12, 2022

    Description: In this textbook, students are introduced to the fundamental principles of linguistics and psycholinguistics. Students will explore theories and models of language development, comprehension and production as well as bilingualism and reading. All of these topics are approached from a Canadian perspective and include ideas from indigenous cultures and languages of Canada.

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  • Psychology - 1st Canadian Edition

    Author(s): Sally Walters, Thompson Rivers University

    Updated: Sep 1, 2022

    Description: This book is designed to introduce students to psychology. It is an approachable, comprehensive overview of the main perspectives and sub-fields, with a focus on the science of psychology. There is an explicitly Canadian perspective, and the book incorporates open access material from other experts. Readers are also shown how to approach learning about psychology while being given the content. This book is an adaptation of Introduction to Psychology - 1st Canadian Edition (Stangor and Walinga) ...[more]

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  • Line A - Safe Work Practices Competency A-3: Handle Hazardous Materials Safely

    Author(s): Camosun College

    Updated: Sep 1, 2022

    Description: Workers exposed to hazardous materials may be at risk for many serious health problems, such as kidney or lung damage, sterility, cancer, allergic reactions, or burns. Some hazardous materials can also cause fires or explosions. Legislation and regulations are in place to reduce injuries or diseases caused by exposure to hazardous materials used in the workplace. Every person working with or near controlled products has the right to know the hazards and how to safely use the products. The foll...[more]

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  • Customer Centric Strategy

    Author(s): Kerri Shields, Centennial College

    Updated: Aug 25, 2022

    Description: Customer centricity is about organizational transformation making the customer the focus for business decisions, processes, product development, services, and procedures. Some companies purport to be customer centric but they fall short in connecting this concept throughout all functional areas of the business. While it is important to offer superb customer service, being customer centric is far more than that. It's about mapping the customer journey to discover customer needs and wants, what...[more]

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  • University Physics - Volume 1 (OpenStax)

    Author(s): Samuel J. Ling, Truman State University, Jeff Sanny, Loyola Marymount University, William Moebs (retired), Loyola Marymount University

    Updated: Aug 9, 2022

    Description: University Physics is a three-volume collection that meets the scope and sequence requirements for two- and three-semester calculus-based physics courses. Volume 1 covers mechanics, sound, oscillations, and waves. Volume 2 covers thermodynamics, electricity and magnetism, and Volume 3 covers optics and modern physics. This textbook emphasizes connections between between theory and application, making physics concepts interesting and accessible to students while maintaining the mathematical rigo...[more]

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  • Conservation Biology in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Author(s): John W. Wilson, Richard B. Primack, Boston University

    Updated: Aug 8, 2022

    Description: Easy to read, this lucid and accessible textbook includes fifteen chapters that cover a full range of conservation topics, including threats to biodiversity, environmental laws, and protected areas management, as well as related topics such as sustainability, poverty, and human-wildlife conflict. This rich resource also includes a background discussion of what conservation biology is, a wide range of theoretical approaches to the subject, and concrete examples of conservation practice in specif...[more]

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