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  • Learning to Learn Online

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    Author(s): Kwantlen Polytechnic University Learning Centres, Christina Page, Adam Vincent
    Date: Feb 13, 2019

    Description: Learning to Learn Online helps you prepare for online learning success by introducing you to the online learning environment and your role as a learner within it. As you come to understand yourself as an self-directed learner, you will also be introduced to effective learning strategies: time management for online learners, information management, professional communication, and reading strategies. Welcome to your online learning journey!

  • Trigonometry and Single Phase AC Generation for Electricians

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    Author(s): Chad Flinn, BCIT
    Date: Feb 12, 2019

    Description: To understand electrical theory, it is important to have a grasp of trigonometry. Whether we are talking about single phase or polyphase power, trigonometry is a key concept. This textbook, divided into three sections and provides easy-to-understand and enjoyable lessons on trigonometry, vectors, and AC generation for those training and working as electricians.

  • Media, Society, Culture and You

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    Author(s): Mark Poepsel, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
    Date: Feb 12, 2019

    Description: Media, Society, Culture, and You is an approachable introductory Mass Communication text that covers major mass communication terms and concepts including "digital culture." It discusses various media platforms and how they are evolving as Information and Communication Technologies change.

  • Database Design - 2nd Edition

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    Author(s): Adrienne Watt, Douglas College, Nelson Eng, Douglas College
    Date: Feb 4, 2019

    Description: Database Design - 2nd Edition covers database systems and database design concepts. New to this edition are SQL info, additional examples, key terms, and review exercises at the end of each chapter.

  • Linear Algebra with Applications: Lyryx

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    Author(s): W. Keith Nicholson, University of Calgary, Lyryx Learning Team
    Date: Feb 4, 2019

    Description: After being traditionally published for many years Linear Algebra with Applications by W. Keith Nicholson is now released as an open educational resource and part of Lyryx with Open Texts! Overall, the aim of the text is to achieve a balance among computational skills, theory, and applicationsof linear algebra. It is a relatively advanced introduction to the ideas and techniques of linear algebra targeted for science and engineering students who need to understand not only how to use these meth...[more]

  • Business Math: A Step-by-Step Handbook

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    Author(s): Jean-Paul Olivier; Red River College of Applied Arts, Science, & Technology
    Date: Feb 4, 2019

    Description: Business math is the study of mathematics required by the field of business. Business professionals will work with taxes, gross earnings, product prices, and currency exchange; they will be offered loans, lines of credit, mortgages, leases, savings bonds, and other financial tools. This textbook covers all of these topics and how these financial tools can maximize their earnings and minimize their costs. It also discusses how to execute smart monetary decisions both personally and for their bus...[more]

  • Mastering Strategic Management

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    Author(s): Dave Ketchen , Auburn University, Jeremy Short , University of Oklahoma
    Date: Feb 4, 2019

    Description: Mastering Strategic Management by Dave Ketchen and Jeremy Short is designed to enhance student engagement in three innovative ways. The first is through visual adaptations of the key content in the book. It is well documented that many of today’s students are visual learners. To meet students’ wants and needs (and thereby create a much better teaching experience for professors), Mastering Strategic Management contains multiple graphic concept pages in ever section of every chapter of the book. ...[more]

  • Liberté

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    Author(s): Gretchen Angelo
    Date: Feb 4, 2019

    Description: Liberté, by Gretchen Angelo, is a first-year college French textbook with a true communicative approach. Each chapter is built around communicative strategies. Clearly defined objectives in communication, culture, and grammar are given at the start of each chapter, and summary exercises at the end allow students to measure their mastery of these objectives. It has been adopted by instructors at over twenty-five colleges and high schools. Gretchen Angelo teaches French language and literature at...[more]

  • Environmental Science: A Canadian Perspective

    Author(s): Bill Freedman, Dalhousie University
    Date: Jan 31, 2019

    Description: This textbook is intended to provide the core elements of a curriculum for teaching environmental science at the introductory level in Canadian colleges and universities. This book is suitable for students beginning a program in environmental science, environmental studies, or sustainability. It is also appropriate for arts students who require a science elective, and for science students who require a non-major elective. This book was written from the ground-up to provide Canadian information ...[more]

  • Introductory Chemistry - 1st Canadian Edition

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    Author(s): Jessie A. Key, Vancouver Island University, David W Ball, Cleveland State University
    Date: Jan 30, 2019

    Description: The goal of this textbook is not to make you an expert. True expertise in any field is a years-long endeavor. Here I will survey some of the basic topics of chemistry. This survey should give you enough knowledge to appreciate the impact of chemistry in everyday life and, if necessary, prepare you for additional instruction in chemistry. Throughout each chapter, I present two features that reinforce the theme of the textbook—that chemistry is all around you. The first is a feature titled, appro...[more]