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Read more about A Foundation Course in Reading German

A Foundation Course in Reading German

Copyright Year: 2017

Contributors: Martin and Ng

Publisher: University of Wisconsin - Madison

License: CC BY-NC-SA

This textbook guides a learner who has no previous German experience to gain the ability to accurately understand formal written German prose, aided only by a comprehensive dictionary.

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Read more about Introduction to Criminal Investigation: Processes, Practices and Thinking

Introduction to Criminal Investigation: Processes, Practices and Thinking

Copyright Year: 2017

Contributors: Gehl and Plecas

Publisher: BCcampus

License: CC BY-NC

Introduction to Criminal Investigation, Processes, Practices, and Thinking is a teaching text designed to assist the student in developing their own structured mental map of processes, practices, and thinking to conduct criminal investigations.

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Read more about Ethics in Law Enforcement

Ethics in Law Enforcement

Copyright Year: 2015

Contributors: McCartney and Parent

Publisher: BCcampus

License: CC BY

In this book, you will examine the moral and ethical issues that exist within law enforcement. This book will also familiarize you with the basic history, principles, and theories of ethics. These concepts will then be applied to the major components of the criminal justice system: policing, the courts, and corrections. Discussion will focus on personal values, individual responsibility, decision making, discretion, and the structure of accountability. Specific topics covered will include core values, codes of conduct, ethical dilemmas, organizational consequences, liability, and the importance of critical thinking. By the end of this book, you will be able to distinguish and critically debate contemporary ethical issues in law enforcement.

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Read more about Mastering Strategic Management - 1st Canadian Edition

Mastering Strategic Management - 1st Canadian Edition

Copyright Year: 2014

Contributors: Edwards, Ketchen, and Short

Publisher: BCcampus

License: CC BY-NC-SA

Mastering Strategic Management is designed to enhance student engagement in three innovative ways. The first is through visual adaptations of the key content in the book. It is well documented that many of today's students are visual learners. To meet students' wants and needs (and thereby create a much better teaching experience for professors), Mastering Strategic Management contains multiple graphic concept pages in ever section of every chapter of the book. Think of graphic concept pages as almost like info-graphics for key concepts in each section. This feature sets Mastering Strategic Management apart from any strategic management book on the market today. The second way the authors capture student interest through their textbook is by using a real-world company as the running example in each chapter. For example, Chapter 1 in Mastering Strategic Management utilizes Blackberry to harness the conceptual coverage of the chapter in a running, corporate, application to which students will relate. The third inventive way Mastering Strategic Management holds the attention of strategic management students is through the “strategy at the movies” feature in each chapter that links course concepts with a popular motion picture.

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Read more about Introduction to Psychology - 1st Canadian Edition

Introduction to Psychology - 1st Canadian Edition

Copyright Year: 2010

Contributor: Walinga

Publisher: BCcampus

License: CC BY-NC-SA

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 section.

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Read more about Exploring Public Speaking - 4th Edition

Exploring Public Speaking - 4th Edition

Copyright Year: 2016

Contributors: Barton and Tucker

Publisher: University System of Georgia

License: CC BY-NC-SA

In Exploring Public Speaking, especially in its second through fourth editions, we have attempted to create a usable, zero-cost textbook for basic public speaking courses or courses that include basic public speaking skills as one of their primary learning outcomes. The free, open nature of the text means that instructors are able to use all or part of it, and add their own materials.

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Read more about Astronomy 2e - 2e

Astronomy 2e - 2e

Copyright Year: 2022

Contributors: Fraknoi, Morrison, and Wolff

Publisher: OpenStax CNX

License: CC BY

Designed to meet the scope and sequence of your course, Astronomy 2e is written in clear non-technical language, with the occasional touch of humor and a wide range of clarifying illustrations. It has many analogies drawn from everyday life to help non-science majors appreciate, on their own terms, what our modern exploration of the universe is revealing. The book can be used for either a one-semester or two-semester introductory course.

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Read more about Clinical Procedures for Safer Patient Care

Clinical Procedures for Safer Patient Care

Copyright Year: 2015

Contributors: Doyle and McCutcheon

Publisher: BCcampus

License: CC BY

The checklist approach, used in this textbook, aims to provide standardized processes for clinical skills and to help nursing schools and clinical practice partners keep procedural practice current. Each skill/procedure is covered in a chapter that has learning objectives, a brief overview of the relevant theory, checklists of steps for procedures with the rationale behind each step of the process, and a summary of key takeaways. Key terms are set in bold throughout the book and laid out again in a Glossary in the appendix. All 88 checklists are also summarized, and hyperlinked to the original checklist, in the appendix.

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Read more about Education for a Digital World: Advice, Guidelines and Effective Practice from Around Globe

Education for a Digital World: Advice, Guidelines and Effective Practice from Around Globe

Copyright Year: 2008

Contributors: Hirtz and Harper

Publisher: BCcampus

License: CC BY-SA

Education for a Digital World contains a comprehensive collection of proven strategies and tools for effective online teaching, based on the principles of learning as a social process. It offers practical, contemporary guidance to support e-learning decision-making, instructional choices, as well as program and course planning, and development.

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Read more about Fundamentals of Business - 3rd Edition

Fundamentals of Business - 3rd Edition

Copyright Year: 2018

Contributor: Skripak

Publisher: Virginia Tech Libraries

License: CC BY-NC-SA

Fundamentals of Business, third edition (2020) is an 370-page open education resource intended to serve as a no-cost, faculty customizable primary text for one-semester undergraduate introductory business courses. It covers the following topics in business: Teamwork; economics; ethics; entrepreneurship; business ownership, management, and leadership; organizational structures and operations management; human resources and motivating employees; managing in labor union contexts; marketing and pricing strategy; hospitality and tourism, accounting and finance, and personal finances. The textbook was designed for use in Virginia Tech’s Pamplin College of Business introductory level business course, MGT1104 Foundations of Business and is shared under a Creative Commons Non-Commercial ShareAlike 4.0 license.

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