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.

101 results
Exploring Substance Use in Canada book cover

Exploring Substance Use in Canada

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Author(s): Julie Crouse

Subject(s): Health, illness and addiction: social aspects, Drugs and alcohol: social aspects

Publisher: NSCC

Last updated: 22/09/2022

This open textbook is designed for post-secondary learners who want to improve their knowledge about substance use in Canada. Using a constructivist approach, with a critical eye on the intersectionality of the social determinants of health and substance use, learners will have the opportunity to critically explore their own beliefs and improve their understanding of a complex topic. Reflecting current trends in Canada as well as evidence based policies, this text offers learners reflective activities, classroom discussions and individuals assignments.
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Business Computer Applications

CC BY (Attribution)   10 H5P Activities    en

Author(s): Amy Savoury, Abigail Rusu, Joy Perrin

Editor(s): Jessica Parsons, Aleta Butler, Andrea Long, Heather Maye, Jennifer Evans, Amy Ledgerwood

Subject(s): Word processing software, Office and workplace

Publisher: NSCC

Last updated: 20/09/2022

This book introduces students to Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and email management. The text covers basic concepts of creating word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation materials for the workplace.

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Introduction to Marketing I 2e (MKTG 1010)

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Author(s): NSCC Faculty, Lumen Learning

Editor(s): Jules Fauteux, Di Best, Deidre Evans, Rankin MacMaster, Barb Powers, George Swaniker, Hadley Brooks-Joiner, Kimia Ghasemi

Subject(s): Sales and marketing management, Business studies: general

Publisher: NSCC

Last updated: 19/09/2022

Designed to teach students the foundational principles of marketing in the digital age, this open textbook uses current case studies and engaging, real-world scenarios to help students recognize and analyze marketing in business as well as in everyday life. Curated OER readings, videos, simulations and other learning activities introduce students to the principles of marketing. <br />See also <em><a href="https://pressbooks.nscc.ca/nsccprinciplesofmarketingpartwo2e/"> Introduction to Marketing II 2e (MKTG 2005) </a></em>.<br />Supplementary teaching resources available.
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1, 2, 3 Write!

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Author(s): Gay Monteverde

Subject(s): Language learning: writing skills

Publisher: NSCC

Last updated: 15/09/2022

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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Web Literacy for College Students 2nd Ed

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Author(s): NSCC, Mike Caulfield

Subject(s): Information theory, Research and information: general

Publisher: NSCC

Last updated: 09/09/2022

Download FREE digital formats or read online.This guide will help you become "web literate" by showing you how to become a discerning consumer of information. Learn how to search for information, evaluate content, and learn tips for separating facts from internet myths.
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Fundamentals of Early Childhood Education in Nova Scotia

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Author(s): Mathew Sampson, Moashella Shortte

Subject(s): Early childhood care and education, Education, Curriculum planning and development, Educational: Child care / Child development

Publisher: NSCC

Last updated: 07/09/2022

This NSCC created open textbook provides an overview of the historical, societal, and theoretical origins of early childhood education with Nova Scotia specific content.
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NSCC Fundamentals of Business

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Author(s): Business Faculty from Nova Scotia Community College, Business Faculty from Ontario Colleges, Original Authors and Contributors from Virginia Tech

Subject(s): Business studies: general

Publisher: NSCC

Last updated: 07/09/2022

An introductory textbook in business that covers a variety of topics: The Foundation of 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, Management Human Resources.
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Understanding the Whole Child

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Author(s): Jennifer Paris, Antoinette Ricardo, Dawn Rymond, Alexa Johnson

Subject(s): Child, developmental and lifespan psychology, Human growth and development, Early childhood care and education

Publisher: NSCC

Last updated: 07/09/2022

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Introduction to Marketing II 2e (MKTG 2005)

CC BY (Attribution)   8 H5P Activities    en

Author(s): NSCC, Lumen Learning

Editor(s): Di Best, Deirdre Evans, Jules Fauteux, Rankin MacMaster, Barb Powers, George Swaniker

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

Publisher: NSCC

Last updated: 05/09/2022

This NSCC open textbook is adapted from the Lumen Learning openly licenced course Principles of Marketing. The textbook uses current case studies and engaging, real-world scenarios to help students recognize and analyze marketing in business as well as in everyday life. Curated OER readings, videos, simulations and other learning activities introduce students to the principles of marketing.

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The Math of Money

CC BY-NC-SA (Attribution NonCommercial ShareAlike)   23 H5P Activities    en

Author(s): J. Zachary Klingensmith

Subject(s): Economics, Finance, Business and Management, Business mathematics and systems

Last updated: 02/09/2022