Results: 283 Open Textbooks
  • Professional Communications OER - Modules 1-4: Overview

    Author(s): Olds College OER Development Team

    Updated: Mar 29, 2019

    Description: This Open Educational Resource (OER), developed by Olds College is collaboration with the Government of Alberta, is a series of modules intended for use in Higher Education courses or by independent learners. This resource is useful for instructors whose courses cover introductory communication skills, workplace communication, technical communication, or business writing. It contains four modules (Foundations, Writing, Presentations, and Interpersonal), each with its own lesson plans, assessmen...[more]

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  • BC Reads: Adult Literacy Fundamental English - Course Pack 2

    Author(s): Shantel Ivits, Vancouver Community College

    Updated: Mar 29, 2019

    Description: This course pack is designed to meet the learning outcomes for Adult Literacy Fundamental English Level 2 (roughly equivalent to grades 1.5 to 3 in the K-12 system). Every of the eight chapters includes a level-appropriate, high-interest reading of approximately 200 words. The readings are freely available in a separate reader with convenient links to the readings in each chapter of this course pack. The online version of this course pack also contains audio recordings of each story in the read...[more]

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  • BC Reads: Adult Literacy Fundamental English - Course Pack 1

    Author(s): Shantel Ivits, Vancouver Community College

    Updated: Mar 29, 2019

    Description: This course pack is designed to meet the learning outcomes for Adult Literacy Fundamental English Level 1 (roughly equivalent to beginner to grade 1.5 in the K-12 system). Every of the nine chapters includes a level-appropriate, high-interest reading of approximately 100 words. The readings are freely available in a separate reader with convenient links to the readings in each chapter of this course pack. The online version of this course pack also contains audio recordings of each story in the...[more]

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  • Antología Abierta de Literatura Hispana

    Author(s): Julie Anne Ward (ed.)

    Updated: Mar 29, 2019

    Description: Una antología crítica de textos literarios del mundo hispanohablante. Se enfoca en autores canónicos y también se intenta incluir voces marginadas. Cada texto tiene una introducción y anotaciones creadas por estudiantes. // A critical anthology of literary texts from the Spanish-speaking world. A focus on canonical authors and an attempt to include voices that have been marginalized. Each text includes an introduction and annotations created by students.

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  • Steps to Success: Crossing the Bridge Between Literacy Research and Practice

    Author(s): Kristen A. Munger, Editor, Open SUNY

    Updated: Mar 29, 2019

    Description: Steps to Success: Crossing the Bridge Between Literacy Research and Practice introduces instructional strategies linked to the most current research-supported practices in the field of literacy. The book includes chapters related to scientifically-based literacy research, early literacy development, literacy assessment, digital age influences on children’s literature, literacy development in underserved student groups, secondary literacy instructional strategies, literacy and modern language, a...[more]

  • Strategies for Academic Success

    Author(s): Liv Marken, University of Saskatchewan

    Updated: Mar 29, 2019

    Description: Strategies for Academic Success accompanies the first-year University of Saskatchewan College of Arts and Science online course by the same name. However, the information it contains will apply to post-secondary institutions all over. The textbook has a reader-friendly format arranged to help you develop the essential skills and provide the information you need to succeed in university.

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  • Understanding Ingredients for the Canadian Baker

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

    Updated: Mar 29, 2019

    Description: This book is intended to give students a basic understanding of the various types and uses of ingredients used in the baking industry, and how certain ingredients, in particular grains and flours are produced, graded and processed in Canada. Understanding Ingredients for the Canadian Baker is one of a series of Culinary Arts books developed to support the training of students and apprentices in British Columbia’s food service and hospitality industry. Although created with the Professional Coo...[more]

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  • University 101: Study, Strategize, and Succeed

    Author(s): Kwantlen Polytechnic University Learning Centres

    Updated: Mar 29, 2019

    Description: University 101: Study, Strategize, and Succeed helps students to create a foundation for post-secondary studies by learning how to learn. By taking the time to read this book and work through the exercises included, students are investing in the skills that will support them in all of their classes and future learning. Successful students share a set of skills and habits in common. The good news is that these skills are not a secret; anyone can learn the skills that support successful learning....[more]

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  • Adult Literacy Fundamentals Mathematics: Book 1

    Author(s): Wendy Tagami, Liz Girard

    Updated: Mar 29, 2019

    Description: This is book one in a six-book series on fundamental mathematics for adult learners. These books include glossaries, self tests, practice requests, grades records, and unit tests. Ancillary Resources include the Instructor's Manual.

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  • University Success

    Author(s): N. Mahoney, B. Klassen, M. D'Eon

    Updated: Mar 29, 2019

    Description: University Success has a student-friendly format arranged to help you develop the essential skills and provide the information you need to succeed in university. This is not a textbook full of theory and extensive detail that merely discusses student success; rather, this is a how-to manual for your first year of study. The book provides realistic, practical guidance ranging from study skills to personal health, from test taking to managing time and money. Furthermore, University Success is acc...[more]

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