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  • Calculus-Based Physics I

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    Author(s): Jeffrey W. Schnick, Ph.D., Saint Anselm College
    Date: Apr 8, 2020

    Description: Calculus-Based Physics is an introductory physics textbook designed for use in the two-semester introductory physics course typically taken by science and engineering students. This is the first of two textbooks for this course.

  • Opening Eyes onto Inclusion and Diversity

    Author(s): Susan Carter (Editor), University of Southern Queensland
    Date: Apr 2, 2020

    Description: In Australia and internationally much still needs to occur to promote inclusive practices in education and society with many educators not feeling equipped to recognise or appreciate diversity or cater effectively for inclusion. With embedded audio–visual components, this open textbook is designed to enhance the quality of the reader’s experience with each chapter posing key understandings underpinning inclusion and diversity. Readers are encouraged to answer questions on culture, special learn...[more]

  • BC Reads: Adult Literacy Fundamental English - Reader 1

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    Author(s): Shantel Ivits, Vancouver Community College
    Date: Mar 30, 2020

    Description: This reader contains nine original stories about healing, discovery, survival, relationships, justice, and connections to the land explored through the lens of the plant world. These stories, written specifically for adults, are designed to accompany the BC Reads: Adult Literacy Fundamental English - Course Pack 1. This level 1 reader, one of a series of six readers, is roughly equivalent to beginner to grade 1.5 in the K-12 system. Font size and line spacing can be adjusted in the online view,...[more]

  • BC Reads: Adult Literacy Fundamental English - Course Pack 1

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    Author(s): Shantel Ivits, Vancouver Community College
    Date: Mar 30, 2020

    Description: This course pack is designed to meet the learning outcomes for Adult Literacy Fundamental English Level 1 (roughly equivalent to beginner to grade 1.5 in the K-12 system). Every of the nine chapters includes a level-appropriate, high-interest reading of approximately 100 words. The readings are freely available in a separate reader with convenient links to the readings in each chapter of this course pack. The online version of this course pack also contains audio recordings of each story in the...[more]

  • Intermediate Algebra and Trigonometry

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    Author(s): Anna Kuczynska, University of Fraser Valley
    Date: Mar 26, 2020

    Description: This textbook is intended for adult learners who wish to review and improve their algebra skills. The content covers all the ABE outcomes for the Algebraic Math - Advanced Level. The concepts are explained concisely, but with enough depth to provide students with the background necessary for success in college or university level mathematics. The ample number of examples and exercises makes this text a great resource for students as well as for instructors.

  • Vital Sign Measurement Across the Lifespan - 1st Canadian Edition

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    Author(s): Jennifer L. Lapum, Margaret Verkuyl, Wendy Garcia, Oona St-Amant, Andy Tan, Ryerson University
    Date: Mar 23, 2020

    Description: The purpose of this textbook is to help learners develop best practices in vital sign measurement. Using a multi-media approach, it will provide opportunities to read about, observe, practice, and test vital sign measurement.

  • Calculus: Volume 3 (OpenStax)

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    Author(s): Gilbert Strang, Edwin “Jed” Herman
    Date: Mar 13, 2020

    Description: Calculus is designed for the typical two- or three-semester general calculus course, incorporating innovative features to enhance student learning. The book guides students through the core concepts of calculus and helps them understand how those concepts apply to their lives and the world around them. Due to the comprehensive nature of the material, we are offering the book in three volumes for flexibility and efficiency. Volume 3 covers parametric equations and polar coordinates, vectors, fun...[more]

  • Anatomy and Physiology (OpenStax)

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    Author(s): J. Gordon Betts, Tyler Junior College, Eddie Johnson, Central Oregon Community College, James A. Wise, Hampton University, Kelly A. Young, California State University, Long Beach, et al.
    Date: Mar 13, 2020

    Description: Anatomy and Physiology is a dynamic textbook for the two-semester human anatomy and physiology course for life science and allied health majors. The book is organized by body system and covers standard scope and sequence requirements. Its lucid text, strategically constructed art, career features, and links to external learning tools address the critical teaching and learning challenges in the course. The web-based version of Anatomy and Physiology also features links to surgical videos, histol...[more]

  • Print-on-Demand Guide

    Author(s): Lauri Aesoph, BCcampus
    Date: Mar 12, 2020

    Description: COMING SOON: We are currently working on this guide with a planned release in late May 2020.

  • Physical Geology - 2nd Edition

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    Author(s): Steven Earle, Thompson Rivers University
    Date: Mar 12, 2020

    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 departm...[more]