Results: 386 Open Textbooks
  • Math for Trades: Volume 2

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

    Updated: Dec 2, 2021

    Description: The Math for Trades: Volume 2 textbook continues where the first volume left off. Volume 2 increases the challenge with topics such as converting units and working with equations, perimeter, area, and volume. Once again the material is presented from a trades perspective with easy-to-understand examples and videos explanations accompanying questions. The goal of this volume is to take the material you learned in Math for Trades: Volume 1 and apply it to more advanced topics that you may encount...[more]

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  • Strategies for Academic Success

    Author(s): Liv Marken, University of Saskatchewan

    Updated: Nov 24, 2021

    Description: Strategies for Academic Success accompanies the first-year University of Saskatchewan College of Arts and Science online course by the same name. However, the information it contains will apply to post-secondary institutions all over. The textbook has a reader-friendly format arranged to help you develop the essential skills and provide the information you need to succeed in university.

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  • Psychology of Language

    Author(s): Dinesh Ramoo, Thompson River University

    Updated: Nov 24, 2021

    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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  • Organic Chemistry with a Biological Emphasis - Volumes I & II

    Author(s): Timothy Soderberg, University of Minnesota, Morris

    Updated: Nov 24, 2021

    Description: This textbook is designed for a two-semester, sophomore-level course in organic chemistry in which biological chemistry takes center stage. For the most part, the text covers the core concepts of organic structure, structure determination, and reactivity in the standard order. What is different is the context: biological chemistry is fully integrated into the explanation of central principles, and as much as possible the in-chapter and end-of-chapter problems are taken from the biochemical lite...[more]

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  • Principles of Macroeconomics - 2021A (Lyryx)

    Author(s): Douglas Curtis, Ian Irvine, Lyryx Learning Team

    Updated: Nov 24, 2021

    Description: Principles of Macroeconomics is an adaptation of the textbook, Macroeconomics: Theory, Markets, and Policy by D. Curtis and I. Irvine, and presents a complete and concise examination of introductory macroeconomics theory and policy suitable for a first introductory course. Examples are domestic and international in their subject matter and are of the modern era — financial markets, monetary and fiscal policies aimed at inflation and debt control, globalization and the importance of trade flows...[more]

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  • Precalculus (Stitz-Zeager)

    Author(s): Carl Stitz, Jeff Zeager

    Updated: Nov 24, 2021

    Description: Precalculus is an introductory text. The material is presented at a level intended to prepare students for calculus while also giving them relevant mathematical skills that can be used in other classes. The authors describe their approach as "Functions First," believing introducing functions first will help students understand new concepts more completely. Each section includes homework exercises, and the answers to most computational questions are included in the text (discussion questions are...[more]

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  • Business/Technical Mathematics

    Author(s): Izabela Mazur, Thompson River University, Kim Moshenko, Thompson River University

    Updated: Nov 22, 2021

    Description: The content of this textbook is aligned with the British Columbia Adult Basic Education learning outcomes for the Advanced Level Business/Technical Mathematics. The textbook covers nine groups of learning outcomes organized in chapters. The first three chapters cover the core learning outcomes: 1. Operations with Real Numbers, 2. First Degree Equations and Inequalities, 3. Equations and their Graphs. The remaining chapters cover the following six topics: 4. Systems of Equations, 5. Trigonometry...[more]

  • Introductory Algebra

    Author(s): Izabela Mazur, Thompson Rivers University

    Updated: Nov 22, 2021

    Description: This textbook is aligned with the British Columbia Adult Basic Education learning outcomes for Mathematics: Intermediate Level Algebra. The textbook introduces the fundamental concepts of algebra, geometry, and trigonometry while addressing the needs of students with diverse backgrounds and learning styles. Each topic builds upon previously developed material to demonstrate the cohesiveness and structure of mathematics. This text was adapted from Elementary Algebra and Prealgebra, textbooks ori...[more]

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  • Introduction to Drafting and Autodesk Inventor

    Author(s): Wally Baumback, Vancouver Community College

    Updated: Nov 20, 2021

    Description: This book contains self-paced learning modules that were written as a tool to guide and teach you to master Inventor. No two students learn at the same pace, therefore, the modules were written as competency-based bite-size pieces to allow you to work at your own pace. They can be used in correspondence courses, online courses, instructor-lead classes or by individuals teaching themselves to use Inventor in their own home or office.

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  • Introduction to Drafting and AutoCAD 3D

    Author(s): Wally Baumback, Vancouver Community College

    Updated: Nov 20, 2021

    Description: This book is a tool to guide and teach you to master AutoCAD 3D. No two students learn at the same pace, therefore the book was written with competency-based modules. The competency-based modules are bite-size pieces that allows you to work at your own pace. They can be used to learn by distance education, correspondence, online, instructor-lead classes, or by individuals teaching themselves to use AutoCAD in their own home or office.

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