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

    Adopted Ancillary Resources

    Author(s): Shantel Ivits, Vancouver Community College
    Date: Nov 20, 2017

    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]

  • BC Reads: Adult Literacy Fundamental English - Course Pack 2

    Adopted Ancillary Resources

    Author(s): Shantel Ivits, Vancouver Community College
    Date: Nov 20, 2017

    Description: This course pack is designed to meet the learning outcomes for Adult Literacy Fundamental English Level 2 (roughly equivalent to grades 1.5 to 3 in the K-12 system). Every of the eight chapters includes a level-appropriate, high-interest reading of approximately 200 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 read...[more]

  • Teaching in a Digital Age

    Faculty reviewed Adopted Ancillary Resources

    Author(s): A.W. (Tony) Bates
    Date: Nov 20, 2017

    Description: The book examines the underlying principles that guide effective teaching in an age when everyone,and in particular the students we are teaching, are using technology. A framework for making decisions about your teaching is provided, while understanding that every subject is different, and every instructor has something unique and special to bring to their teaching. The book enables teachers and instructors to help students develop the knowledge and skills they will need in a digital age: not...[more]

  • Line D: Organizational Skills Competency D-3: Read Drawings and Specifications

    Adopted Accessible Ancillary Resources

    Author(s): Camosun College
    Date: Nov 17, 2017

    Description: Some of the most important documents used in the workplace are the technical drawings, diagrams, and schematics that specify how fabrication and construction tasks will be carried out, or describe the composition and assembly of equipment. One of the essential skills for anyone involved in a trade is the ability to correctly interpret drawings. If you are in a construction or fabrication industry, you will need to be able to examine a drawing, take information from it, and visualize the finishe...[more]

  • Line C: Tools and Equipment Competency C-4: Describe Ladders and Work Platforms

    Adopted Accessible Ancillary Resources

    Author(s): Camosun College
    Date: Nov 17, 2017

    Description: In this Competency you will learn about some of the common equipment used for performing work at elevated locations. The safe use of ladders and scaffolds is required in all types of jobs. A safely built scaffold provides a stable platform for workers to complete their work. The Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Regulation has set minimum standards for erecting and using ladders and work platforms.The following list of lines and competencies was generated with the goal of creating an entry-l...[more]

  • Line C: Tools and Equipment Competency C-2: Describe Common Power Tools and Their Uses

    Adopted Accessible Ancillary Resources

    Author(s): Camosun College
    Date: Nov 17, 2017

    Description: Power tools play a major role in virtually every trade. You will be expected to be familiar with a wide range of portable and stationary power tools and to understand the safe operation of these tools. Proper maintenance improves the life and performance of the tool. Correct set-up and operating procedures ensure good results and prevent injury. The following list of lines and competencies was generated with the goal of creating an entry-level trades training resource, while still offering the...[more]

  • Line C: Tools and Equipment Competency C-1: Describe Common Hand Tools and Their Uses

    Faculty reviewed Adopted Accessible Ancillary Resources

    Author(s): Camosun College
    Date: Nov 17, 2017

    Description: Hand tools are used in almost every trade, but many of them have particular applications in a specific trade. It is likely you have used some of these tools already at work, at school, or at home, but this may be the first time you have had the chance to study some of the tools’ designs and applications in detail. The following list of lines and competencies was generated with the goal of creating an entry-level trades training resource, while still offering the flexibility for lines to be use...[more]

  • Practical Meteorology: An Algebra-based Survey of Atmospheric Science

    Adopted

    Author(s): Roland Stull, UBC
    Date: Nov 16, 2017

    Description: The author designed this book for students and professionals who want to understand and apply basic meteorological concepts, but who don’t need to derive equations. To make this book accessible to more people, the author converted the equations into algebra. With algebraic approximations to the atmosphere, you can see the physical meaning of each term and you can plug in numbers to get usable answers. No previous knowledge of meteorology is needed — the book starts from the ...[more]

  • Adult Literacy Fundamentals Mathematics: Book 3

    Adopted Ancillary Resources

    Author(s): Liz Girard, Wendy Tagami
    Date: Nov 15, 2017

    Description: This is book three in a six-book series on fundamental mathematics for adult learners. These books include glossaries, self tests, practice requests, grades records, and unit tests. Ancillary Resources include the Instructor's Manual.

  • Adult Literacy Fundamentals Mathematics: Book 2

    Adopted Ancillary Resources

    Author(s): Wendy Tagami, Liz Girard
    Date: Nov 15, 2017

    Description: This is book two in a six-book series on fundamental mathematics for adult learners. These books include glossaries, self tests, practice requests, grades records, and unit tests. Ancillary Resources include the Instructor's Manual.