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  • Introduction to Psychology - 1st Canadian Edition

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    Author(s): Jennifer Walinga, Royal Roads University, Charles Stangor, University of Maryland
    Date: Feb 20, 2019

    Description: This book is designed to help students organize their thinking about psychology at a conceptual level. The focus on behaviour and empiricism has produced a text that is better organized, has fewer chapters, and is somewhat shorter than many of the leading books. The beginning of each section includes learning objectives; throughout the body of each section are key terms in bold followed by their definitions in italics; key takeaways, and exercises and critical thinking activities end each secti...[more]

  • Concepts of Biology-1st Canadian Edition

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    Author(s): Charles Molnar, Jane Gair, Samantha Fowler, Rebecca Roush, James Wise, Yael Avissar, Jung Choi, Jean DeSaix, Vladimir Jurukovski, Robert Wise, Connie Rye, OpenStax College
    Date: Feb 20, 2019

    Description: In this survey text, directed at those not majoring in biology, we dispel the assumption that a little learning is a dangerous thing. We hope that by skimming the surface of a very deep subject, biology, we may inspire you to drink more deeply and make more informed choices relating to your health, the environment, politics, and the greatest subject that are all of us are entwined in, life itself.

  • Strategies for Academic Success

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    Author(s): Liv Marken, University of Saskatchewan
    Date: Feb 19, 2019

    Description: Strategies for Academic Success accompanies the first-year University of Saskatchewan College of Arts and Science online course by the same name. However, the information it contains will apply to post-secondary institutions all over. The textbook has a reader-friendly format arranged to help you develop the essential skills and provide the information you need to succeed in university.

  • Professional Communications OER - Module 3: Presentations

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    Author(s): Olds College OER Development Team
    Date: Feb 19, 2019

    Description: This Open Educational Resource (OER), developed by Olds College is collaboration with the Government of Alberta, is a series of modules intended for use in Higher Education courses or by independent learners. This resource is useful for instructors whose courses cover introductory communication skills, workplace communication, technical communication or business writing. It contains four modules, each with its own lesson plans, assessments, and supporting materials. This is module 3 of 4, in wh...[more]

  • Learning to Learn Online

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    Author(s): Kwantlen Polytechnic University Learning Centres, Christina Page, Adam Vincent
    Date: Feb 13, 2019

    Description: Learning to Learn Online helps you prepare for online learning success by introducing you to the online learning environment and your role as a learner within it. As you come to understand yourself as an self-directed learner, you will also be introduced to effective learning strategies: time management for online learners, information management, professional communication, and reading strategies. Welcome to your online learning journey!

  • Trigonometry and Single Phase AC Generation for Electricians

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    Author(s): Chad Flinn, BCIT
    Date: Feb 12, 2019

    Description: To understand electrical theory, it is important to have a grasp of trigonometry. Whether we are talking about single phase or polyphase power, trigonometry is a key concept. This textbook, divided into three sections and provides easy-to-understand and enjoyable lessons on trigonometry, vectors, and AC generation for those training and working as electricians.

  • Media, Society, Culture and You

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    Author(s): Mark Poepsel, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
    Date: Feb 12, 2019

    Description: Media, Society, Culture, and You is an approachable introductory Mass Communication text that covers major mass communication terms and concepts including "digital culture." It discusses various media platforms and how they are evolving as Information and Communication Technologies change.

  • Database Design - 2nd Edition

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    Author(s): Adrienne Watt, Douglas College, Nelson Eng, Douglas College
    Date: Feb 4, 2019

    Description: Database Design - 2nd Edition covers database systems and database design concepts. New to this edition are SQL info, additional examples, key terms, and review exercises at the end of each chapter.

  • Linear Algebra with Applications: Lyryx

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    Author(s): W. Keith Nicholson, University of Calgary, Lyryx Learning Team
    Date: Feb 4, 2019

    Description: After being traditionally published for many years Linear Algebra with Applications by W. Keith Nicholson is now released as an open educational resource and part of Lyryx with Open Texts! Overall, the aim of the text is to achieve a balance among computational skills, theory, and applicationsof linear algebra. It is a relatively advanced introduction to the ideas and techniques of linear algebra targeted for science and engineering students who need to understand not only how to use these meth...[more]

  • Business Math: A Step-by-Step Handbook

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    Author(s): Jean-Paul Olivier; Red River College of Applied Arts, Science, & Technology
    Date: Feb 4, 2019

    Description: Business math is the study of mathematics required by the field of business. Business professionals will work with taxes, gross earnings, product prices, and currency exchange; they will be offered loans, lines of credit, mortgages, leases, savings bonds, and other financial tools. This textbook covers all of these topics and how these financial tools can maximize their earnings and minimize their costs. It also discusses how to execute smart monetary decisions both personally and for their bus...[more]