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Business Plan Development Guide
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This textbook and its accompanying spreadsheet templates were designed with and for students wanting a practical and easy-to-follow guide for developing a business plan. It follows a unique format that both explains what to do and demonstrates how to do it.

Subject:
Business
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
University of Saskatchewan
Author:
Lee A. Swanson
Date Added:
08/13/2020
Digging into Canadian Soils
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Written entirely by members of the Canadian Society of Soil Science, "Digging into Canadian Soils: An Introduction to Soil Science" provides an introduction to the core disciplines of soil science, and introduces the concepts and vocabulary needed by students just beginning their soil science journey. The textbook provides supplementary materials that are specific to regions in Canada, or may be of specific interest beyond what might be considered introductory soil science material. Importantly, the textbook also is intended to introduce students to the Canadian System of Soil Classification by providing examples from across the length and breadth of the world’s second largest country, and to the Canadian Society of Soil Science, whose members share a common passion for soil science and are keen to share and instill this passion with students across Canada.

Subject:
Engineering
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
University of Saskatchewan
Author:
Amanda Diochon
Canadian Society of Soil Science
Fran Walley
Maja Krzic
Maxime C. Paré
Richard Farrell
Date Added:
08/29/2021
Foundations in Sociology I
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One part of a two-part introduction to the discipline of sociology, the study of society. It examines how we come to understand and experience ourselves and the world around us and how we create culture. Students will be introduced to the study of culture, socialization, social interaction, identity formation and self-fashioning, the social construction of class, gender and race, age, deviance, and other social phenomena.

Subject:
Sociology
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
University of Saskatchewan
Author:
Susan Robertson
Date Added:
08/25/2020
Introduction to Electricity, Magnetism, and Circuits
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This textbook emphasizes connections between theory and application, making physics concepts interesting and accessible to students while maintaining the mathematical rigour inherent in the subject. Frequent, strong examples focus on how to approach a problem, how to work with the equations, and how to check and generalize the result.

Subject:
Physics
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
University of Saskatchewan
Author:
Daryl Janzen
Date Added:
08/13/2020
Introduction to Geomatics
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This OPEN textbook was developed as a supplement to Geography 222.3 (GEOG 222), Introduction to Geomatics at the University of Saskatchewan. GEOG 222 is a required course for all Geography majors (B.A., B.Sc., B.A.Sc., and Planning), as well as the gateway geomatics course for a Specialization and Certificate in Geomatics. The content of this reader is a mix of original content (95% to 100% of the text and most of the images) created by Professor Scott Bell while other material comes from attributed sources (attribution is included at the beginning of a chapter or section, or for the note taking guide, on each slide or at the culmination of a series of slides).

Subject:
Physical Geography
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
University of Saskatchewan
Author:
Scott Bell
Date Added:
05/11/2021
Introduction to Psychology
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This introductory text has been created from a combination of original content and materials compiled and adapted from a number of open text publications.

Subject:
Psychology
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
University of Saskatchewan
Author:
Jorden A. Cummings
Lee Sanders
Date Added:
02/18/2021
Northern and Indigenous Health and Healthcare
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The provision of northern health care entails many unique challenges and circumstances that are rarely represented in mainstream health sciences education. This OpenEd Resource provides accessible content on health and health care from a northern perspective for the growing number of health professionals being educated in northern communities.

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Allied Health
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
University of Saskatchewan
Author:
Bente Norbye
Heather Exner-Pirot
Lorna Butler
Date Added:
08/13/2020
Physical Geology, First University of Saskatchewan Edition
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Physical Geology is a comprehensive introductory text on the physical aspects of geology, including rocks and minerals, plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanoes, mass wasting, climate change, planetary geology and much more. It has a strong emphasis on examples from western Canada. It is adapted from "Physical Geology" written by Steven Earle for the BCcampus Open Textbook Program. To access links to download PDF files, click the Read Book button below.

Subject:
Geology
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
University of Saskatchewan
Author:
Karla Panchuk
Date Added:
08/13/2020
Project Management for Instructional Designers
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Project Management for Instructional Designers (PM4ID) is a textbook about project management tailored specifically for instructional designers, intended for use in graduate programs in educational technology. This book is based on a pre-existing openly licensed textbook donated to the commons by a benefactor who desires to remain anonymous. It has been collaboratively revised and updated by students and faculty at the University of Saskatchewan.

Subject:
Computer Science
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
University of Saskatchewan
Author:
ETAD 874
Date Added:
05/26/2021
A Rhetorical Approach – Simple Book Publishing
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Welcome to Effective Professional Communication, your text
book for the RCM 200 course at the University of Saskatchewan
in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Our goal in this text is to break down the communication
process in professional environments so you can maximize
your chance to get hired and retain your job once you graduate
from university. We will do this by looking at communication
through political, rhetorical, ethical, and interpersonal lenses
and applying this knowledge to your future career.

Subject:
Communication and English Language Arts
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
University of Saskatchewan
Author:
Corey Owen
Rebekah Bennetch
Zachary Keesey
Date Added:
02/03/2022
Sharing Our Knowledge: Best Practices for Supporting English Language Learners in Schools
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To complete the course ECUR 415.3: Current Issues in EAL, students are required to submit a final paper that reflects their growing knowledge about English as an Additional Language (EAL). EAL is the term used in Saskatchewan to describe students who speak languages other than English and require adequate levels of English to be successful with the school curriculum.

Most students enrolled in the online course ECUR 415 are practicing teachers who are working toward a Post-Degree Certificate in EAL Education (PDCEAL), while continuing to live and work in various locations both within and outside of the province. The certificate program, offered through the College of Education, University of Saskatchewan, is recognized by provincial education authorities as being equivalent to one full year of post-degree study. As such, the certificate equips teachers with the knowledge and expertise to be considered teacher-specialists of EAL Education. The course ECUR 415 also attracts some pre-service teachers who are pursuing a Bachelor of Education degree and have an interest in EAL Education.

Subject:
Language Education (ESL and TESOL)
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
University of Saskatchewan
Author:
Cari Pankewich
Chrystal Polanik
Danielle Clatney
Eddy Paslowski
Hassan Chatha
Jana Blechinger
Jayden Smith
Karun Mann
Kelly Koshinsky
Kim Guillet
Michele Hudson
Patricia Hicks
Rochelle Chambers
Sarah Gerrard
Shawn Walker
Victoria Oldershaw
Date Added:
08/13/2020
Strategies for Academic Success
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Strategies for Academic Success accompanies the online first-year University of Saskatchewan Arts and Science course by the same name. The textbook has a reader-friendly format arranged to help you develop the essential skills and provide the information you need to succeed in university.

Subject:
Higher Education
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
University of Saskatchewan
Provider Set:
Distance Education Unit
Date Added:
06/28/2017
USask Open Textbook Authoring Guide Ver.1.0:  A Guide to Authoring & Adapting Open Textbooks at the University of Saskatchewan
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This book is a practical guide to adapting or creating open textbooks using the PressBooks platform. It is continually evolving as new information, practices and processes are developed. The primary audience for this book are faculty and post-secondary instructors in Saskatchewan, Canada who are developing, adapting or adopting open textbooks at the University of Saskatchewan. However, there may be content within this book that is useful to others working on similar Open Educational Resource initiatives.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
University of Saskatchewan
Author:
University of Saskatchewan Distance Education Unit (DEU)
Date Added:
08/13/2020
Undergraduate Diagnostic Imaging Fundamentals
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Diagnostic Imaging principles and concepts are augmented by the presentation of imaging for common clinical conditions. Guiding principles related to minimizing radiation exposure and requesting the most appropriate imaging examination is addressed. Static images are enhanced by the ability to access images stored and displayed on an Html-5 compatible, Dicom image viewer that simulates a simple Picture Archive and Communication system (PACS). Users can also access other imaging from the Dicom viewer (ODIN), beyond the basic curriculum provided, to further advance their experience with viewing diagnostic imaging pathologies.This book is also available in three other digital formats: ePUB (for Nook, iBooks, Kobo etc.), PDF (regular print), PDF (large print).

Subject:
Allied Health
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
University of Saskatchewan
Author:
Brent Burbridge
Date Added:
08/13/2020
Understanding Canadian Schools: An Introduction to Educational Administration (6th Edition)
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The purpose of this book is to help readers understand the different ways in which pre-Kindergarten to Grade 12 education is organized under provincial jurisdiction in Canada. It considers issues related to the purposes of schooling; the structure of Canadian education; the influence of policy, politics and law on schooling; resource concerns (economic and human); teaching and learning environments; the nature of the teaching profession; and links between schools, parents and communities. The text ends by detailing social, political and economic impacts on school reform.

Subject:
Elementary Education
Higher Education
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
University of Saskatchewan
Author:
Benjamin Levin
Dawn Wallin
Jon Young
Date Added:
08/23/2021