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Author(s): Jay Abramson, Arizona State University
Updated: Mar 23, 2022
Description: Algebra and Trigonometry provides a comprehensive exploration of algebraic principles and meets scope and sequence requirements for a typical introductory algebra and trigonometry course. The modular approach and the richness of content ensure that the book meets the needs of a variety of courses. Algebra and Trigonometry offers a wealth of examples with detailed, conceptual explanations, building a strong foundation in the material before asking students to apply what they’ve learned.
Author(s): Aaron Lee, BCIT
Updated: Mar 23, 2022
Description: This readily accessible online introductory resource was developed for anyone who has interest in, or works with, HVAC controls and equipment. Designed for electrical and HVAC apprentices learning about the subject in school, you will find the descriptive text and original diagrams easy to navigate through, while the question bank will help students review the subject matter covered in each section.
Author(s): Brian Coey, Camosun College
Updated: Mar 23, 2022
Description: This book covers all three forms of layout as well as geometric construction. It introduces the learner to the techniques used in parallel line, radial line, and triangulation. With videos and animations, the learner has an opportunity to play, pause, and rewind as they practice these techniques. This book covers material required for a level 1 sheet metal apprentice (Line E).
Author(s): Emma Hutchinson, University of Victoria
Updated: Mar 4, 2022
Description: This book is an adaptation of Principles of Microeconomics originally published by OpenStax. This adapted version has been reorganized into eight topics and expanded to include over 200 multiple choice questions, examples, eight case studies including questions and solutions, and over 200 editable figures.
Author(s): Izabela Mazur, Thompson Rivers University
Updated: Mar 2, 2022
Description: This textbook is aligned with the British Columbia Adult Basic Education learning outcomes for Mathematics: Intermediate Level Algebra. The textbook introduces the fundamental concepts of algebra, geometry, and trigonometry while addressing the needs of students with diverse backgrounds and learning styles. Each topic builds upon previously developed material to demonstrate the cohesiveness and structure of mathematics. This text was adapted from Elementary Algebra and Prealgebra, textbooks ori...[more]
Author(s): Dawn Schell, University of Victoria, Jewell Gillies, Barbara Johnston, Liz Warwick
Updated: Mar 1, 2022
Description: "Let’s Talk About Suicide: Raising Awareness and Supporting Students" includes a facilitator’s guide with handouts and a PowerPoint presentation. This adaptable resource offers a sensitive, respectful, and detailed training on suicide awareness and response. It can be used for two-hour synchronous training or for self-study.
Author(s): Olaolu Adeleye
Updated: Feb 23, 2022
Description: This guide is designed to offer readers the opportunity to reflect on the significance of racism in their own lives. Act 1: Self and Schemas at an individual level. Act 2: Society and Systems at a structural level. Act 3: Schools and Syllabus within academic communities, curriculum, and classrooms. Act 4: Solidarity and Success at an aspirational level.Each act includes Synthesis of Key Themes, suggested Discussion Points, Reflective Questions, an Activity, Suggested Resources and Definitions. ...[more]
Author(s): Glen Krutz, Sylvie Waskiewicz
Updated: Feb 15, 2022
Description: American Government 3e aligns with the topics and objectives of many government courses. Faculty involved in the project have endeavored to make government workings, issues, debates, and impacts meaningful and memorable to students while maintaining the conceptual coverage and rigor inherent in the subject. With this objective in mind, the content of this textbook has been developed and arranged to provide a logical progression from the fundamental principles of institutional design at the foun...[more]
Author(s): Tonja R. Conerly, San Jacinto College, Kathleen Holmes, Northern Essex Community College, Asha Lal Tamang, Minneapolis Community and Technical College & North Hennepin Community College, et al.
Updated: Feb 14, 2022
Description: Introduction to Sociology - 3e aligns to the topics and objectives of many introductory sociology courses. It is arranged in a manner that provides foundational sociological theories and contexts, then progresses through various aspects of human and societal interactions. The new edition is focused on driving meaningful and memorable learning experiences related to critical thinking about society and culture. The text includes comprehensive coverage of core concepts, discussions and data releva...[more]
Author(s): Samuel J. Ling, Truman State University, Jeff Sanny, Loyola Marymount University, William Moebs (retired), Loyola Marymount University
Updated: Feb 11, 2022
Description: University Physics is a three-volume collection that meets the scope and sequence requirements for two- and three-semester calculus-based physics courses. Volume 1 covers mechanics, sound, oscillations, and waves. Volume 2 covers thermodynamics, electricity and magnetism, and Volume 3 covers optics and modern physics. This textbook emphasizes connections between between theory and application, making physics concepts interesting and accessible to students while maintaining the mathematical rigo...[more]
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