Results: 315 Open Textbooks
  • Physical Geology

    Author(s): Steven Earle, Thompson Rivers University

    Updated: Jan 23, 2020

    Description: THIS BOOK WILL BE ARCHIVED ON October 1, 2020, AS IT HAS BEEN REPLACED BY A NEW EDITION. Physical Geology is a comprehensive introductory text on the physical aspects of geology, including rocks and minerals, plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanoes, glaciation, groundwater, streams, coasts, mass wasting, climate change, planetary geology and much more. It has a strong emphasis on examples from western Canada, especially British Columbia, and also includes a chapter devoted to the geological hi...[more]

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  • Brief Calculus

    Author(s): Benjamin Crowell, Light and Matter

    Updated: Jan 23, 2020

    Description: THIS BOOK WILL BE ARCHIVED ON June 1, 2020 AS IT NO LONGER MEETS OUR COLLECTION CRITERIA. AFTER THIS DATE, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO FIND THE TEXTBOOK IN THE OER BY DISCPLINE GUIDE'S CHAPTER ON MATH (https://opentextbc.ca/oerdiscipline/chapter/math/). This short text is designed more for self-study or review than for classroom use; full solutions are given for nearly all the end-of-chapter problems. For a more traditional text designed for classroom use, see Fundamentals of Calculus (http://www.light...[more]

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  • Basics of Fluid Mechanics

    Author(s): Genick Bar-Meir, Ph. D, Potto Project

    Updated: Jan 23, 2020

    Description: THIS BOOK WILL BE ARCHIVED ON June 1, 2020, as it does not include an editable file, which is a requirement of our open textbook collection. AFTER THIS DATE, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO FIND THE TEXTBOOK IN THE OER BY DISCPLINE GUIDE'S CHAPTER ON MECHANICAL ENGINEERING (https://opentextbc.ca/oerdiscipline/chapter/mechanical-engineering/). --------- This book, Basics of Fluid Mechanics, describes the fundamentals of fluid mechanics phenomena for engineers and others. This book is designed to replace all...[more]

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  • Accounting Principles: A Business Perspective

    Author(s): James Don Edwards, University of Georgia, Roger H. Hermanson, Georgia State University, Susan D. Ivancevich, University of North Carolina Wilmington

    Updated: Jan 23, 2020

    Description: THIS BOOK WILL BE ARCHIVED ON June 1, 2020, as it is out of date and reviewed as being not appropriate for a Canadian classroom. YOU WILL BE ABLE TO FIND THE TEXTBOOK IN THE OER BY DISCPLINE GUIDE'S CHAPTER ON ACCOUNTING (https://opentextbc.ca/oerdiscipline/chapter/accounting/). ---------Accounting Principles: A Business Perspective uses annual reports of real companies to illustrate many of the accounting concepts in use in business today. Gaining an understanding of accounting terminology and...[more]

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  • Prose Fiction: An Introduction to the Semiotics of Narrative

    Author(s): Ignasi Ribó, Mae Fah Luang University

    Updated: Jan 22, 2020

    Description: This concise and highly accessible textbook outlines the principles and techniques of storytelling. It is intended as a high-school and college-level introduction to the central concepts of narrative theory that will aid students in developing their competence not only in analyzing and interpreting short stories and novels, but also in writing them. Prose Fiction prioritizes clarity over intricacy of theory, equipping its readers with the necessary tools to embark on further study of literature...[more]

  • Introduction to Oceanography

    Author(s): Paul Webb, Roger Williams University

    Updated: Jan 21, 2020

    Description: Introduction to Oceanography is a textbook appropriate to an introductory-level university course in oceanography. The book covers the fundamental geological, chemical, physical and biological processes in the ocean, with an emphasis on the North Atlantic region.

  • Teaching Autoethnography: Personal Writing in the Classroom

    Author(s): Melissa Tombro, SUNY Fashion Institute of Technology

    Updated: Jan 21, 2020

    Description: Teaching Autoethnography: Personal Writing in the Classroom is dedicated to the practice of immersive ethnographic and autoethnographic writing that encourages authors to participate in the communities about which they write. This book draws not only on critical qualitative inquiry methods such as interview and observation, but also on theories and sensibilities from creative writing and performance studies, which encourage self-reflection and narrative composition. Concepts from qualitative in...[more]

  • Introduction to Psychology - 1st Canadian Edition

    Author(s): Jennifer Walinga, Royal Roads University, Charles Stangor, University of Maryland

    Updated: Jan 20, 2020

    Description: This book is designed to help students organize their thinking about psychology at a conceptual level. The focus on behaviour and empiricism has produced a text that is better organized, has fewer chapters, and is somewhat shorter than many of the leading books. The beginning of each section includes learning objectives; throughout the body of each section are key terms in bold followed by their definitions in italics; key takeaways, and exercises and critical thinking activities end each secti...[more]

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  • Understanding Document Accessibility

    Author(s): Digital Education Strategies, The Chang School

    Updated: Jan 20, 2020

    Description: With much of the world gone digital, learning to create documents that are accessible to everyone is becoming a necessary skill. Intended for a general audience, this free resource reviews a wide range of document authoring applications, including the tools they contain for creating accessible documents, and tests them to ensure they do not contain potential barriers. Learn how to create accessible word processed documents, spreadsheets, presentation slides, and PDF documents, among others, so ...[more]

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  • Communication Beginnings: An Introductory Listening and Speaking Text for English Language Learners

    Author(s): Della Jean Abrahams, Portland State University

    Updated: Jan 17, 2020

    Description: This textbook is designed for advanced beginning-intermediate English language learners in an academic English program. It is composed of 7 chapters, each of which covers specific speaking and listening learning objectives and includes dialogues, interviews, discussions and conversation activities. Each chapter also focuses on 10 target words from the New General Service List of English vocabulary and reviews basic grammar points. The textbook includes an audio component that consists of record...[more]

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