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  • Cellular Internet of Things for Practitioners

    Author(s): Reza Vahidnia, BCIT, F. John Dian, BCIT
    Date: Apr 16, 2021

    Description: This book describes the simplified architecture of an IoT network from the core functional perspective and then presents step-by-step procedures to establish a connection between the IoT device and platform. It practically shows how to connect a cellular IoT module to the Microsoft Azure IoT Hub using the LTE-M technology.

  • Basic HVAC

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    Author(s): Aaron Lee, BCIT
    Date: Apr 16, 2021

    Description: This readily accessible online introductory resource was developed for anyone who has interest in, or works with, HVAC controls and equipment. Designed for electrical and HVAC apprentices learning about the subject in school, you will find the descriptive text and original diagrams easy to navigate through, while the question bank will help students review the subject matter covered in each section.

  • Introduction to Professional Communications

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    Author(s): Melissa Ashman, Kwantlen Polytechnic University
    Date: Apr 12, 2021

    Description: No matter what your field is, having professional communication skills are essential to success in today's workplace. This book covers key business communications topics that will help you in your career, including intercultural communication, team work, professional writing, audience analysis and adapting messages, document formatting, oral communication, and more.

  • Psychology - 1st Canadian Edition

    Author(s): Sally Walters, Thompson Rivers University
    Date: Apr 9, 2021

    Description: This book is designed to introduce students to psychology. It is an approachable, comprehensive overview of the main perspectives and sub-fields, with a focus on the science of psychology. There is an explicitly Canadian perspective, and the book incorporates open access material from other experts. Readers are also shown how to approach learning about psychology while being given the content. This book is an adaptation of Introduction to Psychology - 1st Canadian Edition (Stangor and Walinga) ...[more]

  • Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist Identify Plants and Plant Requirements

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    Author(s): Michelle Nakano, Kwantlen Polytechnic University
    Date: Apr 7, 2021

    Description: Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist Identify Plants and Plant Requirements is an adaptation of KPU HORT 1155 Introduction to Plant Materials Lecture Notes. It is an editable, open access learning resource with interactive web-based experiences customized for horticulture students studying plant identification. This edition supports student achievement of the Level 1, 2, 3, and 4 learning goals for Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist Line F2.

  • Barbering Techniques for Hairstylists

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    Author(s): Arden Magtiza, Vancouver Island University, Gary Franceschini, Vancouver Community College
    Date: Apr 6, 2021

    Description: This manual serves as a guide for apprentices who desire to grow beyond their foundational haircutting knowledge and skills, and expand their knowledge to include more advanced barbering services, such as beard and moustache design, and straight razor shaves.

  • Introduction to Psychology (University of Saskatchewan)

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    Author(s): Jorden A. Cummings, Lee Sanders; University of Saskatchewan
    Date: Apr 6, 2021

    Description: This introductory text has been created from a combination of original content and materials compiled and adapted from a number of open text publications, including Introduction to Psychology – 1st Canadian Edition (Stangor & Wallinga, 2014), the Noba Project, and Research Methods in Psychology – 3rd American Edition (Price, Jhangiani, Chiang, Leighton, & Cuttler, 2017). This version of the text includes a Key Terms list for each chapter, an expanded glossary, and H5P chapter self-tests.

  • Introduction to Financial Accounting: International Financial Reporting Standards (Lyryx)

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    Author(s): D. Annand and H. Dauderis, Athabasca University, Lyryx Learning
    Date: Apr 1, 2021

    Description: This textbook is an adaptation by Athabasca University of the original text written by D. Annand and H. Dauderis. It is intended for use in entry-level college and university courses in financial accounting. A corporate approach is utilized consistently throughout the book. The adapted textbook includes multiple ancillary student and instructor resources. Student aids include solutions to all end-of-chapter questions and problems, and randomly-generated spreadsheet problems that cover key con...[more]

  • Introduction to Philosophy: Philosophy of Religion

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    Author(s): Beau Branson, Brescia University, Marcus William Hunt, Tulane University, Timothy D Knepper, Drake University, et al.
    Date: Apr 1, 2021

    Description: Introduction to Philosophy: Philosophy of Religion introduces some of the major traditional arguments for and against the existence of God, as well as some less well-known, but thought-provoking arguments for the existence of God, and one of the most important new challenges to religious belief from the Cognitive Science of Religion. An introductory chapter traces the connection between philosophy and religion throughout Western history, and a final chapter addresses the place of non-Western an...[more]

  • Introductory Algebra

    Author(s): Izabela Mazur, Thompson Rivers University
    Date: Mar 30, 2021

    Description: This textbook is aligned with the British Columbia Adult Basic Education learning outcomes for Mathematics: Intermediate Level Algebra. The textbook introduces the fundamental concepts of algebra, geometry, and trigonometry while addressing the needs of students with diverse backgrounds and learning styles. Each topic builds upon previously developed material to demonstrate the cohesiveness and structure of mathematics. This text was adapted from Elementary Algebra and Prealgebra, textbooks ori...[more]