• #### 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]

• #### 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.

• #### 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.

• #### Line A - Safe Work Practices Competency A-5: Describe Fire Safety

Author(s): Camosun College

Updated: Nov 16, 2021

Description: As a trades worker you have a responsibility to work safely, and fire prevention is a primary concern. Many of the work tasks you carry out include the application of heat and flame. You should be able to apply fire prevention practices, identify fire causes, and identify and apply fire extinguishing agents to control or extinguish a fire. You are not expected to be an expert firefighter, but you may have to deal with a fire to protect your safety and the safety of others. The following list o...[more]

• #### Introduction to Drafting and AutoCAD 2D

Author(s): William Baumback, Bruce McGarvie, Vancouver Community College

Updated: Nov 15, 2021

Description: Introduction to Drafting and AutoCAD 2D was written as a tool to guide and teach you to master AutoCAD. No two students learn at the same pace, therefore the eook was written with competency-based modules. The competency-based modules are bite-size pieces that allow 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.

• #### Canadian History: Pre-Confederation – 2nd Edition

Author(s): John Douglas Belshaw, Thompson Rivers University

Updated: Nov 15, 2021

Description: Canadian History: Pre-Confederation – 2nd Edition is a survey text that introduces undergraduate students to important themes in North American history to 1867. It provides room for Indigenous and European agendas and narratives, explores the connections between the territory that coalesces into the shape of modern Canada and the larger continent and world in which it operates, and engages with emergent issues in the field.

• #### Fundamentals of Business - 3rd Edition

Author(s): Stephen J. Skripak, Ron Poff, Virginia Tech

Updated: Nov 15, 2021

Description: Fundamentals of Business - 3rd Edition (2020) is a 370-page open education resource intended to serve as a no-cost, faculty customizable primary text for one-semester undergraduate introductory business courses. It covers the following topics in business: teamwork; economics; ethics; entrepreneurship; business ownership, management, and leadership; organizational structures and operations management; human resources and motivating employees; managing in labour union contexts; marketing and pric...[more]

• #### World Regional Geography: People, Places and Globalization

Author(s): University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing

Updated: Nov 15, 2021

Description: World Regional Geography: People, Places and Globalization provides students with a working knowledge of world geography in an easy-to-read format. Basic geographic concepts of world places are presented in concise chapters, and each chapter provides a foundational framework for understanding the development patterns of world regions. For questions about this textbook please contact textbookuse@umn.edu

• #### Evidence-Based Massage Therapy: A Guide for Clinical Practice

Author(s): Richard Lebert

Updated: Nov 10, 2021

Description: This clinical practice handbook will prove essential to massage therapists, physical therapists, chiropractors, medical doctors, psychologists and other health professionals who care for people with musculoskeletal pain. It is a living document and will be continuously updated as new research becomes available.

• #### Perspectives: An Open Invitation to Cultural Anthropology - 2nd Edition

Author(s): Nina Brown, Thomas McIlwraith, Laura Tubelle de González

Updated: Nov 10, 2021

Description: This textbook is a collection of chapters on the essential topics in cultural anthropology. Different from other introductory textbooks, this book is an edited volume with each chapter written by a different author. Each author has written from their experiences working as an anthropologist and that personal touch makes for an accessible introduction to cultural anthropology. The authors' approach to cultural anthropology is holistic. They see the interconnectedness of cultural practices and, i...[more]