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  • Fundamentals of Business: Canadian Edition

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    Author(s): Business Faculty from Ontario Colleges and eCampusOntario Program Managers
    Date: Aug 30, 2018

    Description: An introductory textbook in business that covers a variety of topics: The Foundations of Business, Economics and Business, Ethics and Social Responsibility, Business in a Global Environment, Forms of Business Ownership, Entrepreneurship: Starting a Business, Management and Leadership, Structuring Organizations, Operations Management, Motivating Employees, Managing Human Resources, Union/Management Issues, Marketing: Providing Value, Accounting and Financial Information, and Personal Finances.

  • Basics of Fluid Mechanics

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    Author(s): Genick Bar-Meir, Ph. D, Potto Project
    Date: Aug 30, 2018

    Description: This book, Basics of Fluid Mechanics, describes the fundamentals of fluid mechanics phenomena for engineers and others. This book is designed to replace all introductory textbook(s) or instructor’s notes for the fluid mechanics in undergraduate classes for engineering/science students but also for technical peoples. It is hoped that the book could be used as a reference book for people who have at least some basics knowledge of science areas such as calculus, physics, etc.

  • Canadian History: Pre-Confederation

    Faculty reviewed Adopted Accessible Ancillary Resources

    Author(s): John Douglas Belshaw, Thompson Rivers University
    Date: Aug 20, 2018

    Description: Canadian History: Pre-Confederation is a survey text that introduces undergraduate students to important themes in North American history to 1867. It provides room for Aboriginal and European agendas and narratives, explores the connections between the territory that coalesces into the shape of modern Canada and the larger continent and world in which it operates, and engages with emergent issues in the field. The material is pursued in a largely chronological manner to the early 19th century,...[more]

  • Canadian History: Post-Confederation

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    Author(s): John Douglas Belshaw, Thompson Rivers University
    Date: Aug 20, 2018

    Description: This textbook introduces aspects of the history of Canada since Confederation. “Canada” in this context includes Newfoundland and all the other parts that come to be aggregated into the Dominion after 1867. Much of this text follows thematic lines. Each chapter moves chronologically but with alternative narratives in mind. What Aboriginal accounts must we place in the foreground? Which structures (economic or social) determine the range of choices available to human agents of history? What envi...[more]

  • An Introduction to Philosophy

    Author(s): W. Russ Payne, Bellevue College
    Date: Aug 14, 2018

    Description: The goal of this text is to present philosophy to newcomers as a living discipline with historical roots. While a few early chapters are historically organized, the goal in the historical chapters is to trace a developmental progression of thought that introduces basic philosophical methods and frames issues that remain relevant today. Later chapters are topically organized. These include philosophy of science and philosophy of mind, areas where philosophy has shown dramatic recent progress. Th...[more]

  • Fundamentals of Business

    Faculty reviewed Adopted

    Author(s): Stephen J. Skripak, Richard Parsons, Anastasia Cortes, Anita Walz
    Date: Aug 9, 2018

    Description: An introductory textbook in business that covers a variety of topics: The Foundations of Business, Economics and Business, Ethics and Social Responsibility, Business in a Global Environment, Forms of Business Ownership, Entrepreneurship: Starting a Business, Management and Leadership, Structuring Organizations, Operations Management, Motivating Employees,Managing Human Resources, Union/Management Issues, Marketing: Providing Value to Customers, Pricing Strategy, Hospitality and Tourism, Account...[more]

  • Microeconomics: Markets, Methods, and Models

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    Author(s): Douglas Curtis, Ian Irvine, Lyryx Learning Team
    Date: Aug 8, 2018

    Description: Microeconomics: Markets, Methods, and Models by D. Curtis and I. Irvine (edited by Lyryx Learning) provides concise yet complete coverage of introductory microeconomic theory, application and policy. The text begins with an explanation and development of the standard tools of analysis in the discipline and carries on to investigate the meaning of 'well-being' in the context of an efficient use of the economy's resources. An understanding of individual optimizing behaviour is developed, and this...[more]

  • Essentials of Linguistics

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    Author(s): Catherine Anderson, McMaster University
    Date: Aug 2, 2018

    Description: This Open Educational Resource (OER) brings together Open Access content from around the web and enhances it with dynamic video lectures about the core areas of theoretical linguistics (phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics), supplemented with discussion of psycholinguistic and neurolinguistic findings. Essentials of Linguistics is suitable for any beginning learner of linguistics but is primarily aimed at the Canadian learner, focusing on Canadian English for learning phoneti...[more]

  • Provisional Prosthodontic series, 2nd Edition

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    Author(s): Fern Hubbard, Margaret Dennett, Catherine Baranow, Province of British Columbia
    Date: Aug 2, 2018

    Description: The Provisional Prosthodontic Series, 2nd Edition is comprised of five resources: Provisional Prosthodontic Theory Manual, Provisional Prosthodontic Clinical Manual, a study guide, instructor's guide, and a manual of practice exercises and case studies. This course is available to programs accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada. These course materials are written for practising certified dental assistants. Registered and licensed dental hygienists are also eligible and w...[more]

  • Analyzing Meaning: An Introduction to Semantics and Pragmatics

    Author(s): Paul R. Kroeger, Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics
    Date: Aug 1, 2018

    Description: This book provides an introduction to the study of meaning in human language, from a linguistic perspective. It covers a fairly broad range of topics, including lexical semantics, compositional semantics, and pragmatics. The chapters are organized into six units: (1) Foundational concepts; (2) Word meanings; (3) Implicature (including indirect speech acts); (4) Compositional semantics; (5) Modals, conditionals, and causation; (6) Tense & aspect. Most of the chapters include exercises which can...[more]