Results: 283 Open Textbooks
  • Web Accessibility for Developers

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

    Updated: Apr 10, 2019

    Description: Web Accessibility for Developers is a technical book aimed primarily at programmers. Learn how to develop accessible interactivity on the Web and gain expertise using WAI-ARIA, a W3C specification that enables optimal use of assistive technologies, like screen readers, when navigating the Web.

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  • Introduction to Financial Accounting: International Financial Reporting Standards (Lyryx)

    Author(s): D. Annand and H. Dauderis, Athabasca University, Lyryx Learning

    Updated: Apr 10, 2019

    Description: This textbook is an adaptation by Athabasca University of the original text written by D. Annand and H. Dauderis. It is intended for use in entry-level college and university courses in financial accounting. A corporate approach is utilized consistently throughout the book. The adapted textbook includes multiple ancillary student and instructor resources. Student aids include solutions to all end-of-chapter questions and problems, and randomly-generated spreadsheet problems that cover key con...[more]

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  • Information Systems for Business and Beyond

    Author(s): David T. Bourgeois, Ph.D.

    Updated: Apr 9, 2019

    Description: Information Systems for Business and Beyond introduces the concept of information systems, their use in business, and the larger impact they are having on our world.

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  • Introduction to Financial Accounting - Third Edition

    Author(s): David Annand, Athabasca University

    Updated: Apr 2, 2019

    Description: THIS BOOK WILL BE ARCHIVED ON June 1, 2019 AS IT HAS BEEN REPLACED BY A NEW EDITION. Based on International Financial Reporting Standards, this textbook was written by David Annand, EdD, MBA, CPA, CA, a Professor of Accounting in the Faculty of Business at Athabasca University. To accompany the textbook are multiple ancillary resources, including a student solutions manual and workbook. The textbook and solutions manual are also available as a combined PDF file for onscreen viewing. The materia...[more]

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  • Democracy in Brief

    Author(s): United States Department of State Bureau of International Information Programs

    Updated: Apr 1, 2019

    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.

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  • Professional Web Accessibility Auditing Made Easy

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

    Updated: Apr 1, 2019

    Description: Digital accessibility skills are in high demand, as the world becomes more aware of barriers in digital content that prevent some people from participating in a digital society. This book will help readers develop the skills and knowledge needed to evaluate websites, web content, and web applications for compliance with international web accessibility requirements. These requirements help ensure that people with disabilities are able to participate fully on the Web. Each chapter includes an act...[more]

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  • forall x: An Introduction to Formal Logic

    Author(s): P.D. Magnus

    Updated: Apr 1, 2019

    Description: forall x is an open access introductory textbook in formal logic. It covers translation, proofs, and formal semantics for sentential and predicate logic. forall x was written by P.D. Magnus, an associate professor at the University at Albany, State University of New York. Magnus received his PhD from UC San Diego.

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  • Media, Society, Culture and You

    Author(s): Mark Poepsel, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

    Updated: Mar 29, 2019

    Description: Media, Society, Culture, and You is an approachable introductory Mass Communication text that covers major mass communication terms and concepts including "digital culture." It discusses various media platforms and how they are evolving as Information and Communication Technologies change.

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  • Microeconomics: Markets, Methods, and Models (Lyryx)

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

    Updated: Mar 29, 2019

    Description: Microeconomics: Markets, Methods, and Models by D. Curtis and I. Irvine (edited by Lyryx Learning) provides concise yet complete coverage of introductory microeconomic theory, application and policy. The text begins with an explanation and development of the standard tools of analysis in the discipline and carries on to investigate the meaning of 'well-being' in the context of an efficient use of the economy's resources. An understanding of individual optimizing behaviour is developed, and this...[more]

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  • Linear Algebra with Applications (Lyryx)

    Author(s): W. Keith Nicholson, University of Calgary, Lyryx Learning Team

    Updated: Mar 29, 2019

    Description: After being traditionally published for many years Linear Algebra with Applications by W. Keith Nicholson is now released as an open educational resource and part of Lyryx with Open Texts! Overall, the aim of the text is to achieve a balance among computational skills, theory, and applicationsof linear algebra. It is a relatively advanced introduction to the ideas and techniques of linear algebra targeted for science and engineering students who need to understand not only how to use these meth...[more]

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