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  • OER Toolkit for Trades Instructors

    Author(s): Sue Doner, Susan Chandler, Rod Lidstone, Josh Stull; Camosun College
    Date: Jun 23, 2017

    Description: The "OER Toolkit for Trades Instructors: Adopting an Open Education Resource & Integrating it into a Trades Course" illustrates a snapshot of the OER adoption process. This Toolkit is designed to answer questions posed by BC Trades instructors specifically, but the steps described will also support similar projects in other disciplines and programs. The Toolkit is presented in the form of a (possible) case study, which is based on questions and issues shared by Trades instructors from three BC ...[more]

  • Perspectives: An Open Invitation to Cultural Anthropology

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    Author(s): Society for Anthropology in Community Colleges
    Date: Jun 22, 2017

    Description: This textbook is a collection of chapters on the essential topics in cultural anthropology. Different from other introductory textbooks, this book is an edited volume with each chapter written by a different author. Each author has written from their experiences working as an anthropologist and that personal touch makes for an accessible introduction to cultural anthropology. British Colmbia contributors include: contributing author Logan Cochrane, UBC, (chapter 16: Seeing Like an Anthroplogist...[more]

  • Global Women's Issues: Women in the World Today, extended version

    Faculty reviewed Adopted Ancillary Resources

    Author(s): United States Department of State, Bureau of International Information Programs , Dr. Janni Aragon, Dr. Mariel Miller, University of Victoria
    Date: Jun 21, 2017

    Description: We cannot solve global challenges unless women participate fully in efforts to find solutions. Female participation in the private sector is a crucial economic driver for societies worldwide. Economic security benefits every facet of a woman’s life, with positive effects on the health, education and vitality of families. Learn about women who are changing their societies for the better. This book is based on the twelve critical areas of concern identified in the Beijing Declaration and Platform...[more]

  • BC Reads: Adult Literacy Fundamental English - Course Pack 3

    Faculty reviewed Adopted

    Author(s): Shantel Ivits, Vancouver Community College
    Date: Jun 20, 2017

    Description: This course pack is designed to meet the learning outcomes for Adult Literacy Fundamental English Level 3 (roughly equivalent to grades 3 to 4.5 in the K-12 system). Every chapter within the three units includes a level-appropriate, high-interest reading of between 350 and 500 words. The readings are freely available in a separate reader with convenient links to the readings in each chapter of this course pack. For students using this program in a self-paced format, there are audio clips embedd...[more]

  • Introduction to Logic and Critical Thinking

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    Author(s): Matthew J. Van Cleave, Lansing Community College
    Date: Jun 19, 2017

    Description: This is an introductory textbook in logic and critical thinking. The goal of the textbook is to provide the reader with a set of tools and skills that will enable them to identify and evaluate arguments. The book is intended for an introductory course that covers both formal and informal logic. As such, it is not a formal logic textbook, but is closer to what one would find marketed as a “critical thinking textbook.”

  • Human Resources in the Food Service and Hospitality Industry

    Faculty reviewed Adopted Accessible Ancillary Resources

    Author(s): The BC Cook Articulation Committee, go2HR
    Date: Jun 19, 2017

    Description: Human Resources in the Food Services and Hospitality Industry is one of a series of Culinary Arts open textbooks developed to support the training of students and apprentices in British Columbia’s foodservice and hospitality industry. Although created with the Professional Cook, Baker and Meatcutter programs in mind, these have been designed as a modular series, and therefore can be used to support a wide variety of programs that offer training in foodservice skills.

  • Modern Philosophy

    Faculty reviewed Adopted

    Author(s): Walter Ott, Alexander Dunn
    Date: Jun 14, 2017

    Description: This is a textbook (or better, a workbook) in modern philosophy. It combines readings from primary sources with two pedagogical tools. Paragraphs in italics introduce figures and texts. Numbered study questions (also in italics) ask students to reconstruct an argument or position from the text, or draw connections among the readings. And I have added an introductory chapter (Chapter 0 – Minilogic and Glossary), designed to present the basic tools of philosophy and sketch some principles and pos...[more]

  • forall x: An Introduction to Formal Logic

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    Author(s): P.D. Magnus
    Date: Jun 14, 2017

    Description: forall x is an open access introductory textbook in formal logic. It covers translation, proofs, and formal semantics for sentential and predicate logic. forall x was written by P.D. Magnus, an associate professor at the University at Albany, State University of New York. Magnus received his PhD from UC San Diego.

  • Mechanics

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    Author(s): Ben Crowell, Fullerton College
    Date: Jun 14, 2017

    Description: This is a calculus-based book meant for the first semester of a first year survey course taken by engineering and physical science majors. It has a traditional order of topics whereby force is discussed before energy. It is divided into 17 chapters that cover a review of high school physics, scaling and estimation, vectors, velocity, acceleration, forces, circular motion, gravity, conservation of energy, work, conservation of momentum and angular momentum, vibrations, and resonance. A treatment...[more]

  • Introduction to Financial Accounting - Second Edition (Revised)

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    Author(s): David Annand, Athabasca University
    Date: Jun 14, 2017

    Description: Based on International Financial Reporting Standards, this textbook was written by David Annand, EdD, MBA, CPA, CA, Professor of Accounting in the Faculty of Business at Athabasca University. Each chapter includes questions and comprehension problems for self-study. Solutions are provided. Additional end-of-chapter assignment problems are also included. The text and ancillary materials are freely-sharable under a Creative Commons CC-BY-SA-NC licence. The .pdf version of the text is extensivel...[more]