Results: 381 Open Textbooks
  • Virtual Lab and Science Resource Directory

    Author(s): Arianna Cheveldave

    Updated: Sep 20, 2021

    Description: The BCcampus Open Education Virtual Lab and Science Resource Directory lists free science resources designed to support remote science education. This directory is updated as new resources are identified. Note that, while all resources in this directory are free, not all are open. Resources that carry Creative Commons or otherwise open licences are clearly labelled.

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  • Information Directory

    Author(s): Lauri M. Aesoph

    Updated: Sep 20, 2021

    Description: The Information Directory lays out current events, opinions, and OER investigations related to open education in four categories: blogs, books,news, and research. It was created to fulfill the need for Canadian-based information, specifically British Columbia, on open education. However, the Information Directory also includes content from other English-speaking countries with chapters for the United States, the Northern hemisphere, and the Southern hemisphere. This directory is considered an ...[more]

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  • OER by Discipline Directory

    Author(s): Josie Gray, BCcampus (Editor)

    Updated: Sep 20, 2021

    Description: The BCcampus Open Education OER by Discipline Directory lists a wide range of open educational resources organized by discipline. It acts as a referratory where the name of the resource, a link to where it can be accessed, its licence, and then a short description are provided. Discipline-specific collections are also included. Because this directory is updated frequently, as new resources are identified, files for the directory are not provided (but can be requested). Note that textbooks in th...[more]

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  • Post-Secondary Directory

    Author(s): Lauri M. Aesoph

    Updated: Sep 20, 2021

    Description: This directory is an open educational reference for post-secondary institutions in British Columbia and Canada. The first section focuses on colleges, institutes, and universities in British Columbia and the way each: provides support for its community; uses, creates, and evaluates open educational resources; and engages in open education on campus through events, a working group, and student involvement. The second section lays out open education information for the rest of Canada by province ...[more]

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  • Adaptation Guide

    Author(s): Lauri Aesoph, BCcampus

    Updated: Sep 20, 2021

    Description: The BCcampus Open Education Adaptation Guide is a practical guide to adapting or revising open textbooks using the PressBooks platform. Included are tips to revising this OER, how to use the Pressbooks publishing platform, and general information on open textbooks and other open educational resources (OER).

  • Open Modernisms Anthology Builder

    Author(s): Stephen Ross, University of Victoria, Matt Huculak, University of Victoria

    Updated: Sep 17, 2021

    Description: THIS RESOURCE WILL BE ARCHIVED ON OCTOBER 22, 2021, AS IT IS BEING REDEVELOPED FOR ANOTHER PROJECT. AFTER THIS DATE, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO FIND THE RESOURCE WEBSITE HERE: http://mvp.uvic.ca/. Open Modernisms is an open, Creative-Commons-licensed online platform that allows teachers and scholars to build custom anthologies of out-of-copyright primary materials for the period 1850–1950. It uses a custom-built Islandora module to host a library of documents from which users can select and rearrange ...[more]

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  • Business/Technical Mathematics

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

    Updated: Sep 15, 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]

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  • Open Pedagogy Resources

    Author(s): Assorted authors

    Updated: Sep 13, 2021

    Description: This entry includes a collection of resources on open pedagogy. Open pedagogy, also known as open educational practices (OEP), are pedagogical strategies that use the affordances of open licences to get students involved in creative activities that often contribute back to the course materials - or have other real-world applications. David Wiley is credited with coining the term "open pedagogy" and contrasts this type of assignment with "disposable assignments" that have no value once a grade i...[more]

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  • Ethics in Law Enforcement

    Author(s): Steve McCartney, Justice Institute of British Columbia, Rick Parent, Simon Fraser University

    Updated: Sep 9, 2021

    Description: In this book, you will examine the moral and ethical issues that exist within law enforcement. This book will also familiarize you with the basic history, principles, and theories of ethics. These concepts will then be applied to the major components of the criminal justice system: policing, the courts, and corrections. Discussion will focus on personal values, individual responsibility, decision making, discretion, and the structure of accountability. Specific topics covered will include core ...[more]

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  • Consent & Sexual Violence: Training and Facilitation Guide

    Author(s): Sexual Violence Training Development Team

    Updated: Sep 7, 2021

    Description: A workshop and facilitation guide to support B.C. post-secondary institutions to prevent and respond to sexual violence and misconduct. Consent & Sexual Violence is a 90-minute workshop for all members of the campus community: students, faculty, administrators, and staff. This training explores different understandings of consent, including the legal definition. Learners have the opportunity to develop skills related to asking for and giving consent in all relationships as well as discuss strat...[more]

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