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BCIT Physics 0312 Textbook
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College Physics is organized such that topics are introduced conceptually with a steady progression to precise definitions and analytical applications. The analytical aspect (problem solving) is tied back to the conceptual before moving on to another topic. Each introductory chapter, for example, opens with an engaging photograph relevant to the subject of the chapter and interesting applications that are easy for most students to visualize.

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Physics
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Textbook
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British Columbia/Yukon Open Authoring Platform
Author:
Charles Hooge
Date Added:
06/01/2020
Basic Motor Control
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This readily accessible online resource was developed for anyone who has interest in, or works with, AC motors and their associated motor control equipment. Whether you are an electrical apprentice learning about the subject in school or a seasoned journeyperson installing equipment in the field, you will find it easy to navigate through the descriptive text, original diagrams, and explanatory videos to find the exact information you are looking for.

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Electronic Technology
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Textbook
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British Columbia/Yukon Open Authoring Platform
Author:
Aaron Lee
Chad Flinn
Date Added:
08/20/2020
Basic Review
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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.

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Reading Foundation Skills
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Textbook
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British Columbia/Yukon Open Authoring Platform
Author:
Pooja Gupta
Date Added:
07/10/2021
Beginner Statistics for Psychology
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This text is an informal beginner’s guide to the basics of statistics needed to conduct tests of statistical significance for simple experimental, quasi-experimental, and correlational research designs. Many free and open textbooks exist for more theoretical and traditional versions of introductory statistics, with more standard notation. This one is designed to be consistent with the approachable way I aim to teach the use of statistical analysis tools to students of psychology and the social sciences. The text is very informal and conversational, because it spawned from my written-out scripts to record brief video lessons.

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Psychology
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Textbook
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British Columbia/Yukon Open Authoring Platform
Author:
Nicole Vittoz
Date Added:
08/28/2021
Beyond the WISC: Psychological assessment of cognitive functioning in special populations
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Readers of this book will find information on how to apply their knowledge of psycho-educational assessments to a specialized population – children with multiple, severe disabilities. The specialized assessment skills presented include adaptations for motor, communication, visual, and hearing impairments. Thus, much of the information in this book will also be applicable to children who have specific (singular) impairments in one of these areas. This book provides many suggestions for further education on the topics presented. If you are reading a print version of this book, you may wish to access the electronic version of the book in order to have a direct link to online resources, videos, and articles. You can find the book (available for free) at the following website: https://pressbooks.bccampus.ca/jengle/.

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Psychology
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Textbook
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British Columbia/Yukon Open Authoring Platform
Author:
Elizabeth Stanford
Date Added:
07/16/2021
Biomechanics of Human Movement
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This is a custom textbook catered to the needs of kinesiology students enrolled in a first-year biomechanics course. It has been modified from OpenStax College Physics and Anatomy and Physiology.

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Health, Medicine and Nursing
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Textbook
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British Columbia/Yukon Open Authoring Platform
Author:
Karine Hamm
Date Added:
09/04/2020
Business Mathematics
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This Business Mathematics courses aim to have students understand basic business problems, interpret them in mathematical terms, and use the tools of mathematics to solve these problems. The objective of this material is to provide mathematical theory, demonstration and practice for first-year Business students. A grade of C+ or better in Algebra 11 (or equivalent) is the prerequisite for this course; students requiring extensive review or remedial work are expected to have completed a preparatory course such as OPMT 0199, which is offered through part-time studies at BCIT. These notes explain the applications of basic mathematics to business and industry using ratios, functions and graphs, simple and compound interest, financial instruments and discounting, annuities, mortgages, loans, and leases. Cash-flow analysis applying rates of return, net present value, and payback is included.

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Mathematics
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Textbook
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British Columbia/Yukon Open Authoring Platform
Author:
Amy Goldlist
Chris Kellman
Don Mallory
Frank Gruen
Leslie Major
Myra Andrews
Date Added:
07/29/2021
Business Presentation Skills 2020
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Welcome to Business Presentation Skills. This course teaches you how to communicate effectively in business situations. You’ll learn public speaking, communication, and meeting management skills.

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Management
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Textbook
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British Columbia/Yukon Open Authoring Platform
Author:
Lucinda Atwood
Date Added:
09/16/2020
CHEM 1114 - Introduction to Chemistry
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CHEM 1114 - Introduction to Chemistry is designed for a one-semester introductory chemistry course. For many students, this course provides their first introduction to chemistry. As such, this textbook provides an important opportunity for students to learn some of the core concepts of chemistry and understand how those concepts apply to their lives and the world around them. The text has been developed to meet the scope and sequence of most introductory chemistry courses, including an initial emphasis on the skills required (chapter 1 and 2) for the laboratory portion of the course.

Subject:
Chemistry
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
British Columbia/Yukon Open Authoring Platform
Author:
Langara Chemistry Department
Shirley Wacowich-Sgarbi
Date Added:
06/01/2020
Cellular Internet of Things for Practitioners
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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.

Subject:
Engineering
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
British Columbia/Yukon Open Authoring Platform
Author:
F. John Dian
Reza Vahidnia
Date Added:
04/06/2021
Communication Strategies
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Strategies for thinking critically and writing effectively about topics that engage practitioners in Forestry, particularly in Wood Products Processing. Planning, drafting and editing of professional-quality documents for specialists and other stakeholders. Developing oral presentation skills.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Material Type:
Textbook
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British Columbia/Yukon Open Authoring Platform
Author:
openubc
Date Added:
05/31/2021
Consent and Sexual Violence: Training and Facilitation Guide
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A workshop and facilitation guide to support B.C. post-secondary institutions to prevent and respond to sexual violence and misconduct. Consent & Sexual Violence is a 90 minute workshop for all members of the campus community: students, faculty, administrators, and staff. This training explores different understandings of consent, including the legal definition. Learners have the opportunity to develop skills related to asking for and giving consent in all relationships as well as discuss strategies for creating a “culture of consent” in campus communities. (The slide deck that accompanies this resource can be downloaded from the Introduction).

Subject:
Social Work
Women's Studies
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
British Columbia/Yukon Open Authoring Platform
Author:
Sexual Violence Training Development Team
Date Added:
04/12/2021
Designing for All
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The goal of the Designing for All: A Toolkit for Maximum Digital impact is to provide resources for instructors at Vancouver Island University to create digitally accessible courses for their students. It focuses on the suite of tools supported by the Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Learning (CIEL). A giant thank you to BCcampus and their Accessibility Toolkit - 2nd Edition. We were able to rely heavily on the content provided in that publication in the creation of our own version. Thank you for your hard work.

Subject:
Architecture and Design
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
British Columbia/Yukon Open Authoring Platform
Author:
Anwen Burk
Kathleen Bortolin
Sylvie Lafrenière
Date Added:
12/16/2020
Dijital Çağda Öğretim
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Bu kitap, herkesin ancak özellikle de öğrencilerin teknolojiyi hayatlarının her anında kullandıkları bir çağda etkin bir eğitim-öğretimin altında yatan temel ilkeleri incelemektedir. Her konu alanının birbirinden farklı olduğunu ve her eğitmenin öğretime kendine özgü birşeyler kattığını akılda tutmak kaydıyla, öğretime ilişkin alacağınız kararlarda size yardımcı olmak amacıyla bir çerçeve ve kılavuz ilkeler seti önerilmektedir.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
British Columbia/Yukon Open Authoring Platform
Author:
A.W. (Tony) Bates
Müge Adnan ve Yasemin Gülbahar Güven
Date Added:
06/01/2020
Doing Research
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A modules-based approach to learning research skills that emphasizes the reflective nature of information discovery, the contextual basis for evaluating that information, and a recognition that information has value.

Subject:
Applied Science
Information Science
Material Type:
Textbook
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British Columbia/Yukon Open Authoring Platform
Author:
Celia Brinkerhoff
Date Added:
06/01/2020
Douglas College Physics 1107
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Douglas College custom textbook for first year college physics. Physics 1107 based on Open Stax College Physics. Algebra based, designed primarily for biology and earth science majors.

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Physics
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Textbook
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British Columbia/Yukon Open Authoring Platform
Author:
Astronomy at Douglas College
Department of Physics
OpenStax
Date Added:
08/16/2021
Douglas College Physics 1108 Custom Textbook Winter 2021 current
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Douglas College custom textbook for first year college physics. Physics 1108 based on Open Stax College Physics. Algebra based, designed primarily for biology majors transferring to Simon Fraser University.

Subject:
Physics
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
British Columbia/Yukon Open Authoring Platform
Author:
Department of Physics
Jennifer Kirkey
OpenStax
Date Added:
11/17/2020
Douglas College Physics 1207
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This is a custom textbook for Physics 1207 Introductory General Physics II at Douglas College. This is the second semester of a non-calculus based course intended primarily for life science majors. It focuses on electricity, magnetism, optics and modern physics. This textbook is based on Open Stax College Physics.

Subject:
Physics
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
British Columbia/Yukon Open Authoring Platform
Author:
Douglas College Physics Department
OpenStax
Date Added:
07/19/2021