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  • Line B: Employability Skills Competency B-2: Describe Expectations and Responsibilities of Employers and Employees

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    Author(s): Camosun College
    Date: Feb 21, 2017

    Description: As you enter the workforce, it is important to understand the major trends in employment and how to find this information. In this Competency, we’ll look some of the current major trends in employment in Canada and British Columbia. This review includes an overview of the economy, skills that employers look for, and employee expectations. We’ll also look at employee expectations and effective strategies for entering the labour market and finding a job. The following list of lines and competenc...[more]

  • Line B: Employability Skills Competency B-1: Apply Study and Learning Skills

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    Author(s): Camosun College
    Date: Feb 21, 2017

    Description: Every learner has different abilities, backgrounds, and life experiences. Some individuals will be entering a trades program directly from high school as part of a dual-credit program or youth initiative and have limited experience outside of the classroom. Others may have been out ofthe formal education system for a number of years, but bring valuable years of work experience into the classroom. Regardless of where you are starting from, integral to your success in postsecondary education is d...[more]

  • Women in the World Today

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    Author(s): United States Department of State Bureau of International Information Programs
    Date: Feb 21, 2017

    Description: Global Women’s Issues and the Beijing Platform for Action. This book is based on the 12 critical areas of concern identified at the Beijing Conference: 1. The persistent and increasing burden of poverty on women 2. Inequalities and inadequacies in and unequal access to education and training 3. Inequalities and inadequacies in and unequal access to health care and related services 4. Violence against women 5. The effects of armed or other kinds of conflict on women, including those living under...[more]

  • Understanding Ingredients for the Canadian Baker

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    Author(s): The BC Cook Articulation Committee, go2HR
    Date: Feb 20, 2017

    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]

  • Psychology: OpenStax

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    Author(s): Rose M. Spielman, PhD
    Date: Feb 17, 2017

    Description: Published by OpenStax College, Psychology is designed to meet the scope and sequence for the single-semester introduction to psychology course. For many students, this may be their only college-level psychology course. As such, this textbook provides an important opportunity for students to learn the core concepts of psychology and understand how those concepts apply to their lives. The authors strive to make psychology, as a discipline, interesting and accessible to students. A comprehensive c...[more]

  • Supporting Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities & Mental Illness

    Author(s): Sherri Melrose, Debra Dusome, John Simpson, Cheryl Crocker, Elizabeth Athens
    Date: Feb 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]

  • Principles of Microeconomics: OpenStax

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    Author(s): Timothy Taylor, Macalester College
    Date: Feb 16, 2017

    Description: Published by OpenStax College, Principles of Microeconomics covers the scope and sequence for a one-semester economics course. The text also includes many current examples, including; the Keystone Pipeline, Occupy Wall Street, and debates over the minimum wage. The pedagogical choices, chapter arrangements, and learning objective fulfillment were developed and vetted with feedback from educators dedicated to the project. The outcome is a balanced approach to economics and to the theory and appl...[more]

  • Nursing Care at the End of Life: What Every Clinician Should Know

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    Author(s): Susan E. Lowey, The College at Brockport, SUNY
    Date: Feb 16, 2017

    Description: Nursing Care at the End of Life: What Every Clinician Should Know should be an essential component of basic educational preparation for the professional registered nurse student. Recent studies show that only one in four nurses feel confident in caring for dying patients and their families and less than 2% of overall content in nursing textbooks is related to end-of-life care, despite the tremendous growth in palliative and end-of-life care programs across the country. The purpose of this textb...[more]

  • Precalculus: OpenStax

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    Author(s): Jay Abramson, Arizona State University
    Date: Feb 16, 2017

    Description: Published by OpenStax College, Precalculus is intended for college-level precalculus students. Since precalculus courses vary from one institution to the next, we have attempted to meet the needs of as broad an audience as possible, including all of the content that might be covered in any particular course. The result is a comprehensive book that covers more ground than an instructor could likely cover in a typical one- or two-semester course; but instructors should find, almost without fail, ...[more]

  • Principles of Macroeconomics: OpenStax

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    Author(s): Timothy Taylor, Macalester College
    Date: Feb 15, 2017

    Description: Published by OpenStax College, Principles of Macroeconomics covers the scope and sequence for a one-semester economics course. The text also includes many current examples, including: the housing bubble and housing crisis, Zimbabwe’s hyperinflation, global unemployment, and the appointment of the United States’ first female Federal Reserve chair, Janet Yellen. The pedagogical choices, chapter arrangements, and learning objective fulfillment were developed and vetted with feedback from educators...[more]