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  • Physical Geology

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    Author(s): Steven Earle, Thompson Rivers University
    Date: Mar 24, 2017

    Description: Physical Geology is a comprehensive introductory text on the physical aspects of geology, including rocks and minerals, plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanoes, glaciation, groundwater, streams, coasts, mass wasting, climate change, planetary geology and much more. It has a strong emphasis on examples from western Canada, especially British Columbia, and also includes a chapter devoted to the geological history of western Canada. The book is a collaboration of faculty from Earth Science depar...[more]

  • Principles of Macroeconomics

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    Author(s): Douglas Curtis, Ian Irvine, Lyryx Learning Team
    Date: Mar 21, 2017

    Description: Principles of Macroeconomics is an adaptation of the text, Macroeconomics: Theory, Markets, and Policy by D. Curtis and I. Irvine, and presents a complete and concise examination of introductory macroeconomics theory and policy suitable for a first introductory course. Examples are domestic and international in their subject matter and are of the modern era -- financial markets, monetary and fiscal policies aimed at inflation and debt control, globalization and the importance of trade flows in ...[more]

  • Principles of Microeconomics

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    Author(s): Douglas Curtis, Ian Irvine, Lyryx Learning Team
    Date: Mar 21, 2017

    Description: Principles of Microeconomics is an adaptation of the text, Microeconomics: Markets, Methods, and Models by D. Curtis and I. Irvine, which provides concise yet complete coverage of introductory microeconomic theory, application and policy in a Canadian and global environment. This adaptation employs methods that use equations sparingly and do not utilize calculus. The key issues in most chapters are analyzed by introducing a numerical example or case study at the outset. Students are introduced ...[more]

  • Microeconomics: Markets, Methods, and Models

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    Author(s): Douglas Curtis, Ian Irvine, Lyryx Learning Team
    Date: Mar 21, 2017

    Description: Microeconomics: Markets, Methods, and Models by D. Curtis and I. Irvine provides concise yet complete coverage of introductory microeconomic theory, application and policy. The text begins with an explanation and development of the standard tools of analysis in the discipline and carries on to investigate the meaning of 'well-being' in the context of an efficient use of the economy's resources. An understanding of individual optimizing behaviour is developed, and this behaviour is in turn used ...[more]

  • Macroeconomics: Theory, Models, and Policy

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    Author(s): Douglas Curtis, Ian Irvine, Lyryx Learning Team
    Date: Mar 21, 2017

    Description: Macroeconomics: Theory, Models, and Policy by D. Curtis and I. Irvine provides complete, concise coverage of introductory macroeconomics theory and policy. The text observes short-run macroeconomic performance, analysis, and policy motivated by the recessions of the early 1980s and 1990s, the financial crisis and recession of 2008-2009, and the prolonged recovery in most industrial countries. A traditional Aggregate Demand and Supply (AD-AS) model is introduced, and a basic modern AD-AS model i...[more]

  • Introduction to Financial Accounting

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    Author(s): Henry Dauderis, David Annand, Athabaska University, Lyryx Learning Team
    Date: Mar 21, 2017

    Description: This text, originally by D. Annand and H. Dauderis, is intended for a first course in introductory financial accounting. It has been extensively edited by Athabasca University and reflects current International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). A corporate approach is utilized versus beginning with a sole proprietorship emphasis and then converting to a corporate approach. The text focuses on core introductory financial accounting topics that match pre-requisite requirements for students ad...[more]

  • Calculus: Early Transcendentals

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    Author(s): Jim Bailey, College of the Rockies, Mark Blenkinsop, Carleton University, Michael Cavers, University of Calgary, David Guichard, Whitman College, Gregory Hartman, Virginia Military Institute , Joseph Ling, University of Calgary, Lyryx Learning Team
    Date: Mar 21, 2017

    Description: Calculus: Early Transcendentals, originally by D. Guichard, has been redesigned by the Lyryx editorial team. Substantial portions of the content, examples, and diagrams have been redeveloped, with additional contributions provided by experienced and practicing instructors. This approachable text provides a comprehensive understanding of the necessary techniques and concepts of the typical Calculus course sequence, and is suitable for the standard Calculus I, II and III courses. To practice and ...[more]

  • A First Course in Linear Algebra

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    Author(s): Ilijas Farah, York University, Ken Kuttler, Bringham Young University, The Lyryx Learning Team
    Date: Mar 21, 2017

    Description: This text, originally by K. Kuttler, has been redesigned by the Lyryx editorial team as a first course in linear algebra for science and engineering students who have an understanding of basic algebra. All major topics of linear algebra are available in detail, as well as proofs of important theorems. In addition, connections to topics covered in advanced courses are introduced. The text is designed in a modular fashion to maximize flexibility and facilitate adaptation to a given course outline...[more]

  • Supporting Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities & Mental Illness

    Author(s): Sherri Melrose, Debra Dusome, John Simpson, Cheryl Crocker, Elizabeth Athens
    Date: Mar 17, 2017

    Description: This multidisciplinary resource develops topics of interest to all those who care about and for individuals with co-occurring intellectual disabilities and mental illness. Each chapter presents current evidence informed practice knowledge. Each topic is also presented with audio enabled text boxes emphasizing 'Key Points for Caregivers.' For those who are interested in background knowledge, we provided the comprehensive literature base. And, for those interested mainly in 'what to do,' we provi...[more]

  • Canadian History: Post-Confederation

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    Author(s): John Douglas Belshaw, Thompson Rivers University
    Date: Mar 17, 2017

    Description: This textbook introduces aspects of the history of Canada since Confederation. “Canada” in this context includes Newfoundland and all the other parts that come to be aggregated into the Dominion after 1867. Much of this text follows thematic lines. Each chapter moves chronologically but with alternative narratives in mind. What Aboriginal accounts must we place in the foreground? Which structures (economic or social) determine the range of choices available to human agents of history? What envi...[more]