Results: 35 Open Textbooks
  • Business/Technical Mathematics

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

    Updated: Jun 28, 2022

    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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  • Student Success

    Author(s): Mary Shier, College of the Rockies

    Updated: Jun 23, 2022

    Description: This book offers study skills and practices for college and university students to help them make a positive transition to post-secondary education, learn how to be a successful student, and make the most of their learning experience. This textbook was created to provide a resource for the ABE provincial level course, Student Success, and it provides resources to meet all the required and optional learning outcomes. The course can be used an elective course towards the BC Adult Graduation Diplo...[more]

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  • Human Biology: Human Anatomy and Physiology

    Author(s): Christine Miller, Thompson Rivers University

    Updated: May 30, 2022

    Description: This textbook is ideal for an introductory-level human biology course. It is aligned with the British Columbia Adult Basic Education learning outcomes for Provincial Level Biology, which is the equivalent of Grade 12 Anatomy and Physiology. This textbook begins with an introduction to sciences and the scientific method, and then addresses the human body in increasing scale: from biological molecules, to cells and tissues, to organs and all eleven organ systems, all with an overarching focus on ...[more]

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  • College Skills: Intermediate English

    Author(s): Tania Pattison, Coast Mountain College

    Updated: Apr 25, 2022

    Description: This book has been written for adult students of English Language Arts at a Grade 10 level. As such, it meets the criteria established by the British Columbia Ministry of Education while providing content suitable for adult learners. The goal of the book is to help students develop skills in reading, writing, language use, and study skills. The book is divided into ten units, each of which focuses on a specific theme; these include food, work, art, money, nature, and more. All units follow the...[more]

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  • Adult Literacy Fundamentals Mathematics: Book 6 – 2nd Edition

    Author(s): Liz Girard, Wendy Tagami

    Updated: Apr 5, 2022

    Description: This is book six 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. Topics in this book include: ratio, rate, and proportion; percent; and statistics. These books align with the learning outcomes for Adult Fundamental Math as outlined in the BC ABE Articulation Handbook.

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  • Adult Literacy Fundamentals Mathematics: Book 6

    Author(s): Liz Girard, Wendy Tagami

    Updated: Apr 5, 2022

    Description: THIS BOOK WILL BE ARCHIVED ON OCTOBER 1, 2022 AS IT HAS BEEN REPLACED BY A NEW EDITION. This is book six 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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  • Adult Literacy Fundamental Mathematics: Book 1 - 2nd Edition

    Author(s): Wendy Tagami, Liz Girard

    Updated: Mar 30, 2022

    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. Topics in this book include: number and number operations, patterns, functions and relations, real life applications, geometry, and time. These books align with the learning outcomes for Adult Fundamental Math as outlined in the BC ABE Articulation Handbook.

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  • Introductory Algebra

    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]

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  • Provincial English

    Author(s): Allison Kilgannon, University of the Fraser Valley

    Updated: Jan 7, 2022

    Description: This textbook was designed to fulfill the requirements for the Adult Basic Education (ABE) Provincial English course. This text provides instruction in steps, builds writing, reading, and critical thinking skills, and combines comprehensive grammar review with an introduction to paragraph writing and composition.

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  • Composition and Literature: A Handbook and Anthology

    Author(s): James Sexton, Derek Soles

    Updated: Nov 5, 2021

    Description: The purpose of this book is to help students achieve the learning objectives of their English 12 course. These include how to write intelligently, clearly, and fluently; understand and employ effectively the conventions of various forms of school and college writing assignments; read actively and critically; understand and appreciate diverse and inclusive works of imaginative literature; and think critically, creatively, and reflectively. This book is divided into two parts. Part I is a Composi...[more]

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