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  • Open Genetics Lectures

    Ancillary Resources

    Author(s): John Locke, University of Alberta
    Date: Aug 18, 2017

    Description: The first edition of this textbook, called OPEN GENETICS, was produced in January 2009 as an instructional material for students in Biology 207 at the University of Alberta. Since then, the book has been built upon and redesigned by numerous adapting authors. Open Genetics Lectures (OGL) is an alternative approach to an open source textbook with much of its content being derived from the original Open Genetics textbook. The 13 chapters in OG were cut up and distributed into 41 shorter chapters ...[more]

  • Fundamentals of Business

    Faculty reviewed Accessible

    Author(s): Stephen J. Skripak, Richard Parsons, Anastasia Cortes, Anita Walz
    Date: Aug 18, 2017

    Description: An introductory textbook in business that covers a variety of topics: The Foundations of Business, Economics and Business, Ethics and Social Responsibility, Business in a Global Environment, Forms of Business Ownership, Entrepreneurship: Starting a Business, Management and Leadership, Structuring Organizations, Operations Management, Motivating Employees,Managing Human Resources, Union/Management Issues, Marketing: Providing Value to Customers, Pricing Strategy, Hospitality and Tourism, Account...[more]

  • Introduction to Financial Accounting - Second Edition (Revised)

    Faculty reviewed Ancillary Resources

    Author(s): David Annand, Athabasca University
    Date: Aug 17, 2017

    Description: Based on International Financial Reporting Standards, this textbook was written by David Annand, EdD, MBA, CPA, CA, and Professor of Accounting in the Faculty of Business at Athabasca University. Each chapter includes questions and problems for review and feedback. Solutions are provided. The text and ancillary materials are freely-sharable under a Creative Commons CC-BY-SA-NC licence. The e-text version is extensively bookmarked for easy access and onscreen reading. Suggested solutions are lin...[more]

  • University Success

    Faculty reviewed

    Author(s): N. Mahoney, B. Klassen, M. D'Eon
    Date: Aug 16, 2017

    Description: University Success has a student-friendly format arranged to help you develop the essential skills and provide the information you need to succeed in university. This is not a textbook full of theory and extensive detail that merely discusses student success; rather, this is a how-to manual for your first year of study. The book provides realistic, practical guidance ranging from study skills to personal health, from test taking to managing time and money. Furthermore, University Success is acc...[more]

  • B.C. Open Textbook OER Student Toolkit

    Author(s): Daniel Munro, UBC, Jenna Omassi, UBC, Brady Yano, SFU
    Date: Aug 16, 2017

    Description: Student support and advocacy for OER is important to ensure that OER gain or continue to build momentum on campuses, bring together community members, and push for the adoption and creation of resources. This toolkit provides information on how interested student societies/associations as well as individual students can successfully advocate for greater OER adoption on campus. Primarily designed to serve post-secondary students in Canada working to support open education, we hope this toolkit w...[more]

  • Physical Geology

    Adopted Accessible

    Author(s): Steven Earle, Thompson Rivers University
    Date: Aug 15, 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]

  • B.C. Open Textbook Print on Demand Guide

    Author(s): Lauri Aesoph, BCcampus
    Date: Aug 11, 2017

    Description: The BC Open Textbook Print on Demand Guide is a an-progress (open creation) practical manual on the what, why, and how of creating your own hard copy textbook of any openly licensed textbook found in the B.C. Open Textbook Collection. However, these same steps can be used to create a print-on-demand textbook from other collections providing you have access to the correct file types. This guide will be updated as new information, practices and processes are developed.

  • B.C. Open Textbook Adoption Guide

    Author(s): Lauri Aesoph, BCcampus
    Date: Aug 11, 2017

    Description: This guide was created by the B.C. Open Textbook Project with the assistance of several faculty and staff that attended our Adoption Workshop Development Sprint on March 31-April 1, 2016, in Vancouver. We thank Caroline Daniels and Dr. Farhad Dastur (Kwantlen Polytechnic University), Inba Kehoe (University of Victoria), Dr. David Harper (University of the Fraser Valley), Lucas Wright (UBC), and Gail Morong (Thompson Rivers University). This guide continues to be an ever evolving resource that ...[more]

  • Faculty OER Toolkit

    Author(s): Shannon Moist, SFU
    Date: Aug 11, 2017

    Description: The Faculty OER Toolkit is intended as an introductory guide for faculty interested in incorporating Open Educational Resources (OER) into their teaching practice. Beginning with a definition of OER, reasons to use OER, and online collections of OER to use, the Toolkit also covers basic information about adapting, adopting, and evaluating OER. Additionally, there is information about licensing and copyright, including an explanation of Creative Commons licenses and attribution statements. Throu...[more]

  • CB Trousse d’outils d’accessibilité pour les

    Accessible

    Author(s): Amanda Coolidge, BCcampus, Sue Doner, Camosun College, Tara Robertson, CAPER-BC
    Date: Aug 11, 2017

    Description: La Trousse d’outils d’accessibilité est une collaboration entre BCcampus et le Centre for Accessible Post-Secondary Education (CAPER-BC ou Centre pour les études post-secondaire accessible). BCcampus est une organisation financée par les fonds publics qui utilise la technologie pour relier les compétences, les programmes et les ressources de tous institutions post-secondaire de C.B. dans un réseau de services de livraisons collaborative. BCcampus est l’organisation en tête du projet de manuels ...[more]