NSCC Open Textbook Catalogue

This catalogue contains NSCC Open Textbook Titles that have been authored or adapted at NSCC and Open Textbooks being used by NSCC instructors.

All titles hosted on NSCC Pressbooks.

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Communication Skills

CC BY (Attribution)  177 H5P Activities    English

Author(s): NSCC, Jordan Smith

Subject(s): Business communication and presentation

Publisher: NSCC

Last updated: 23/05/2024

Communication Skills is designed to guide college students in developing the vital communication skills that are necessary to succeed in the modern workplace. It is written in the reader-friendly style of a professional email between colleagues. Adapted from the Seneca College version of Communication @ Work.
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Using H5P in Pressbooks

CC BY-NC-SA (Attribution NonCommercial ShareAlike)  46 H5P Activities    English

Author(s): Lynn MacGregor

Subject(s): Educational equipment and technology, computer-aided learning (CAL)

Publisher: NSCC

Last updated: 23/05/2024

This open book was created in NSCC Pressbooks for a Council of Atlantic Academic Libraries (CAAL) session on using H5P in Pressbooks.
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1, 2, 3 Write!

CC BY-NC-SA (Attribution NonCommercial ShareAlike)  15 H5P Activities    English

Author(s): Gay Monteverde

Subject(s): Language learning: writing skills

Publisher: NSCC

Last updated: 22/05/2024

1, 2, 3 Write! provides step-by-step instruction to build college writing skills. It combines comprehensive grammar and mechanics review with sentence, paragraph and essay writing techniques and practice. Links to example essays from professional and student writers demonstrate the skills studied and provide reading and critical thinking opportunities.

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Selling for Success 3e

CC BY-NC-SA (Attribution NonCommercial ShareAlike)   English

Author(s): NSCC, Michelle Clement, Saylor

Editor(s): Di Best, Deirdre Evans, Jules Fauteux

Subject(s): Sales and marketing, Business and Management, Business strategy, Sales and marketing management

Publisher: Nova Scotia Community College

Last updated: 17/05/2024

The Power of Selling focuses on forming and nurturing long term relationships in a sales context. A 7-step model is used.

This new 2023 edition replaces The Power of Selling 2e.
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Introduction to Sociology Lumen/OpenStax

CC BY (Attribution)   English

Author(s): Lumen Learning, OpenStax

Subject(s): Sociology

Publisher: NSCC

Last updated: 16/05/2024

Learn how the core concepts, foundational scholars, and emerging theories of sociology help explain how simple, everyday human actions and interactions can change the world. This is an open textbook. Digital versions are free.
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NSCC Communication @ Work

CC BY (Attribution)  72 H5P Activities    English

Author(s): Jordan Smith, Adapted by Judy Munro

Subject(s): Business communication and presentation, Writing and editing guides

Publisher: NSCC

Last updated: 14/05/2024

Adapted for use at NSCC. Communication @ Work is designed to guide college students in developing the vital communication skills that are necessary to succeed in the modern workplace.
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NSCC Concepts of Biology I BIOL 1046

CC BY (Attribution)  81 H5P Activities    English

Author(s): Charles Molnar, Jane Gair, Mary Ann Clark, Matthew Douglas, Jung Choi, Kerri Sheridan

Subject(s): Biology, life sciences

Publisher: Nova Scotia Community College

Last updated: 13/05/2024

In this survey text, directed at those not majoring in biology, we dispel the assumption that a little learning is a dangerous thing. This text also includes interactive H5P activities that you can use to evaluate your understanding as you go.
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Principles of Microeconomics

CC BY (Attribution)   English (Canada)

Author(s): Emma Hutchinson, OpenStax

Subject(s): Microeconomics,

Publisher: Nova Scotia Community College

Last updated: 07/05/2024

This book is an adaptation of Principles of Microeconomics originally published by OpenStax. This adapted version has been reorganized into eight topics and expanded to include over 200 multiple choice questions, examples, eight case studies including questions and solutions, and over 200 editable figures.
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NSCC Project Management

CC BY (Attribution)   English (Canada)

Author(s): Florence Daddey, Adrienne Watt

Subject(s): Project management

Publisher: NSCC

Last updated: 07/05/2024

This book covers the basics of project management.
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NSCC Business Math

CC BY-NC-SA (Attribution NonCommercial ShareAlike)  67 H5P Activities    English

Author(s): André Davey, Ute Fiedler, Suzanne MIlner, Paul Rudderham, Manal Saleh, Jean-Paul Olivier

Subject(s): Business mathematics and systems

Institution(s): Red River College Polytechnic, Nova Scotia Community College, Conestoga College

Publisher: Nova Scotia Community College

Last updated: 06/05/2024

Business math is the study of mathematics required by the field of business.