Results: 283 Open Textbooks
  • Human Nutrition

    Author(s): University of Hawai’i at Mānoa Food Science and Human Nutrition Program

    Updated: Mar 28, 2019

    Description: This open textbook was developed as an introductory nutrition resource to reflect the diverse dietary patterns of people in Hawai‘’i and the greater Pacific. It serves as an introduction to nutrition for undergraduate students and is the OER textbook for the FSHN 185 The Science of Human Nutrition course at the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa. The book covers basic concepts in human nutrition, key information about essential nutrients, basic nutritional assessment, and nutrition across the lifes...[more]

  • Media Studies 101

    Author(s): Dr Erika Pearson, Dr Sy Taffel, Dr Brett Nicholls, Martina Wengenmeir, Khin-Wee Chen, Hazel Phillips, Collette Snowden, Bernard Madill, Jane Ross, Sarah Gallagher, Thelma Fisher, Shah Nister J. Kabir, Maud Ceuterick, Hannah Mettner, Massimiliana Urbano

    Updated: Mar 28, 2019

    Description: Media Studies 101 is the open educational resource for media studies studies in New Zealand, Australia, and Pacifica. We have constructed this text so it can be read in a number of ways. You may wish to follow the structured order of 'chapters' like you would in a traditional printed textbook. Each section builds on and refers back to previous sections to build up your knowledge and skills. Alternatively, you may want to go straight to the section you are interested in -- links will help guide ...[more]

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  • Principles of Social Psychology - 1st International Edition

    Author(s): Dr. Rajiv Jhangiani, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Dr. Hammond Tarry, Capilano University, Adler School of Professional Psychology, Dr. Charles Stangor, University of Maryland

    Updated: Mar 28, 2019

    Description: The first International edition of this textbook provides students with an introduction to the basic concepts and principles of social psychology from an interactionist perspective. The presentation of classic studies and theories are balanced with insights from cutting-edge, contemporary research. An emphasis on real world examples and applications is intended to guide students to critically analyze their situations and social interactions in order to put their knowledge to effective use.

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  • Basic Kitchen and Food Service Management

    Author(s): go2HR, The BC Cook Articulation Committee

    Updated: Mar 28, 2019

    Description: Basic Kitchen and Food Service Management is one of a series of Culinary Arts open textbooks developed to support the training of students and apprentices in British Columbia’s foodservice and hospitality industry. Although created with the Professional Cook, Baker and Meatcutter programs in mind, these have been designed as a modular series, and therefore can be used to support a wide variety of programs that offer training in foodservice skills. Other books in the series include: Food S...[more]

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  • Nationalism, Self-determination and Secession

    Author(s): Geoff Andrews, Open University, Michael Saward, Open University

    Updated: Mar 28, 2019

    Description: What makes a ‘nation’ and what makes peoples strive for nationhood? This unit will provide you with an introduction to studying political ideas by looking at how people who see themselves as nations challenge the existing order to assert their right to a state of their own. After studying this unit you should be able to: grasp the concepts of nation, nationalism and self-determination; have a better understanding of the role they play in current political disputes; think about the...[more]

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  • Teaching in a Digital Age

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

    Updated: Mar 28, 2019

    Description: The book examines the underlying principles that guide effective teaching in an age when everyone,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 instructors to help students develop the knowledge and skills they will need in a digital age: not...[more]

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  • Nature of Geographic Information

    Author(s): David DiBiase, Penn State

    Updated: Mar 28, 2019

    Description: The purpose of this text is to promote understanding of the Geographic Information Science and Technology enterprise (GIS&T, also known as "geospatial").

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  • Vital Sign Measurement Across the Lifespan - 1st Canadian edition

    Author(s): Jennifer L. Lapum, Margaret Verkuyl, Wendy Garcia, Oona St-Amant, Andy Tan, Ryerson University

    Updated: Mar 28, 2019

    Description: The purpose of this textbook is to help learners develop best practices in vital sign measurement. Using a multi-media approach, it will provide opportunities to read about, observe, practice, and test vital sign measurement.

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  • Line E - Electrical Fundamentals Competency E-2: Identify Common Circuit Components and Their Symbols

    Author(s): Camosun College

    Updated: Mar 27, 2019

    Description: Many types of electric devices are used in almost every trade. Mechanical trades will find electrical devices in every motor-driven vehicle. Construction trades will encounter them in most construction projects. To be able to recognize or troubleshoot electrical devices, you must be familiar with the correct terminology and symbols used to identify them. The following list of lines and competencies was generated with the goal of creating an entry-level trades training resource, while still offe...[more]

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  • Line E - Electrical Fundamentals Competency E-1: Describe the Basic Principles of Electricity

    Author(s): Camosun College

    Updated: Mar 27, 2019

    Description: You will use electricity daily. Vehicles and machinery are started and often operated by electricity. Electric tools make the performance of your job easier and more efficient. However, to use electricity safely and effectively, it is important to understand electricity’s terminology and principles.The following list of lines and competencies was generated with the goal of creating an entry-level trades training resource, while still offering the flexibility for lines to be used as stand-alone ...[more]

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