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ACE School Management and Leadership: Lead and Manage organisational system, physical and financial resources (Word)
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This module examines the structures, systems and processes that should be established in order for a school to be effective. The expectation of all stakeholders in the school environment is that an effective school will be able to provide an education of progressively higher quality for all learners. The premise of this module is that effective education is built upon, and grounded in, policies, principles and values. The acts, regulations and policies of national and provincial governments have created the framework and values within which the schools organisational systems, and physical and financial resources should be managed.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Education
Finance
Higher Education
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
OER Africa
Author:
Department of Education
Date Added:
02/27/2012
ACE School Management and Leadership: Managing teaching and learning (Word)
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This module is about the management of teaching and learning. We begin by exploring the school as a learning organization and promoting a culture of learning and teaching, which is dedicated to constant renewal and improvement. We will also tackle the issue of context, and will look at the ways in which the physical environment of the school impacts on the quality of learning. This leads us into an exploration of the challenges of effectively planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating a curriculum that needs constantly to change and reinvent itself in line with the changing needs of a changing society. In particular, we focus on what is required to improve teaching and learning in order to produce enhanced learner outcomes. This paves the way for the identification and development of the skills and processes needed to lead and manage effective teaching and learning.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
OER Africa
Date Added:
02/27/2012
AI Writing Prompts
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This resource includes traditional writing prompts as well as prompts and assignments that utilize AI-generated text. It covers the fields of Creative Writing, Composition, and Business and Technical Writing. 

Subject:
Business and Communication
Composition and Rhetoric
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Assessment
Full Course
Homework/Assignment
Lesson
Module
Student Guide
Textbook
Author:
Josh Brewer
Date Added:
03/21/2023
Academic Entrepreneurship for Medical and Health Scientists
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How do I use this resource?
Join our community by creating a free and safe PubPub Account:
https://academicentrepreneurship.pubpub.org/resources
Then, participate in this dynamic eBook and community. Update, annotate, comment, download, upload videos and podcasts and share chapters to your own digital spaces and networks.

Academic Entrepreneurship for Medical and Health Scientists, is a free open education resource that can be used asynchronously in courses, workshops, pilot grant programs, and by individuals.

Who is an academic entrepreneur?
Faculty, staff, or students turning observations in the laboratory, clinic, and community into interventions that improve the health of individuals and the public and seeking to:

- patent and/or license their work
- spin-out or spin-in ventures based on evidence
- collaborate with industry to realize impact

5 Primary Domains: Over 500 pages of content

- Academia
- People
- Ideation
- IP/Regulation
- Finance

How do I use this book at my institution?
If you identify faculty teaching biomedical entrepreneurship at your institution (classes, workshops, etc.), we can reach out, assist with suggesting chapters relevant to their syllabus if interested, and provide optional tracking data so they can view their students’ access/use of the material. Contact us! https://www.med.upenn.edu/apps/faculty/index.php/g275/p12240

I want to contribute!
This is a living e-book which is publicly available and licensed with creative commons. It has potential for frequent updates and we welcome contributions from new authors. Contact us! https://www.med.upenn.edu/apps/faculty/index.php/g275/p12240

Other Formats:
Are you a visual learner? Try our interactive Prezi: https://www.bit.ly/AcadEnt

Subject:
Applied Science
Business and Communication
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Textbook
Author:
Flaura Winston
Nalaka Gooneratne
Rachel McGarrigle
Date Added:
04/14/2022
Accessibility Toolkit - 2nd Edition
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The goal of the Accessibility Toolkit - 2nd Edition is to provide resources for each content creator, instructional designer, educational technologist, librarian, administrator, and teaching assistant to create a truly open textbook—one that is free and accessible for all students. This is a collaboration between BCcampus, Camosun College, and CAPER-BC.

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The goal of the Accessibility Toolkit – 2nd Edition is to provide resources for each content creator, instructional designer, educational technologist, librarian, administrator, and teaching assistant to create a truly open textbook—one that is free and accessible for all students.

This second edition has built upon, and improved, the original toolkit—a collaboration between BCcampus, Camosun College, and CAPER-BC—with a new “Accessibility Statements” chapter, bibliography and list of links by chapter for print users in the back matter, updated information, and corrections to content, style and layout.

The French translation of the first edition of the Accessibility Toolkit—La Trousse d’outils d’accessibilité —is still available. In time, a French translation of this second edition will be made available.

Word Count: 14908

ISBN: 978-1-77420-030-8

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Business and Communication
Communication
Composition and Rhetoric
Education
English Language Arts
Special Education
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
BCcampus
Author:
Amanda Coolidge
Josie Gray
Sue Doner
Tara Robertson
Date Added:
08/31/2018
Accounting Principles: A Business Perspective
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Uses annual reports of real companies to illustrate many of the accounting concepts in use in business today. Gaining an understanding of accounting terminology and concepts, however, is not enough to ensure your success. You also need to be able to find information on the Internet, analyze various business situations, work effectively as a member of a team, and communicate your ideas clearly. This text was developed to help you develop these skills.

Subject:
Accounting
Business and Communication
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
BCcampus
Author:
James D. Edwards
Roger H. Hermanson
Date Added:
12/23/2021
Accounting Principles: A Business Perspective
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Accounting Principles: A Business Perspective uses annual reports of real companies to illustrate many of the accounting concepts in use in business today. Gaining an understanding of accounting terminology and concepts, however, is not enough to ensure your success. You also need to be able to find information on the Internet, analyze various business situations, work effectively as a member of a team, and communicate your ideas clearly. This text was developed to help you develop these skills.

Subject:
Accounting
Business and Communication
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
BCcampus
Provider Set:
BCcampus Open Textbooks
Author:
James Don Edwards
Roger H. Hermanson
Susan D. Ivancevich
Date Added:
10/28/2014
Adaptation Guide
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A reference for adapting or revising an open textbook

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The Adaptation Guide is a practical reference about how to customize — or adapt — an open textbook so that it better fits your needs in the classroom and elsewhere. This guide defines the term adaptation and discusses reasons for revising a book, why this is possible with an open textbook, and the challenges involved.

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The Adaptation Guide is a practical reference about how to customize — or adapt — an open textbook so that it better fits your needs in the classroom and elsewhere. This guide defines the term adaptation and discusses reasons for revising a book, why this is possible with an open textbook, and the challenges involved.

Word Count: 7989

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Subject:
Business and Communication
Communication
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
BCcampus
Author:
Corinne Litchfield
Lauri M. Aesoph
Date Added:
03/29/2016
Adaptation Guide
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A reference to adapting or revising an open textbook

Short Description:
The Adaptation Guide is a practical reference about how to customize — or adapt — an open textbook so that it better fits your needs in the classroom and elsewhere. This guide defines the term adaptation and discusses reasons for revising a book, why this is possible with an open textbook, and the challenges involved.

Long Description:
The Adaptation Guide is a practical reference about how to customize — or adapt — an open textbook so that it better fits your needs in the classroom and elsewhere. This guide defines the term adaptation and discusses reasons for revising a book, why this is possible with an open textbook, and the challenges involved.

Word Count: 6514

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Subject:
Business and Communication
Communication
Education
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
BCcampus
Date Added:
03/29/2016
Adaptive Apparel Design
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This instructional text and designer resources have been prepared to support those learning about adaptive apparel design. The text is easy for students, scholars, and designers to use, and is organized around the apparel design process: research, sketching, developing a sample notebook, mood or inspiration board, pattern work, first sample, and the completed ensemble. Users can read from beginning to end or jump into resources related to their current phase of design.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Career and Technical Education
Manufacturing
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Iowa State University
Author:
Ellen Mckinney
Rachel Eike
Date Added:
08/31/2023
Advanced Business Law and the Legal Environment
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Mayer, Warner, Siedel and Lieberman's Advanced Business Law and the Legal Environment is an up-to-date textbook with coverage of legal and regulatory issues that are more technical than the topics in the authors' Foundations of Business Law and the Legal Environment.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Law
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
The Saylor Foundation
Provider Set:
Saylor Textbooks
Author:
Alyssa Rose Martina
Daniel Warner
Don Mayer
George J. Siedel
Jethro K. Lieberman
Date Added:
02/17/2015
Advanced Professional Communication
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A Principled Approach to Workplace Writing

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This open textbook supports the learning outcomes of Fanshawe College’s Advanced Professional Communications curriculum (COMM 6019). This resource is designed to guide college students in advancing their existing skills in communication by using a principled approach to business communication for managerial and leadership success in the modern workplace.

Long Description:
This open textbook supports the learning outcomes of Fanshawe College’s Advanced Professional Communications curriculum (COMM 6019). Organized in five major units— Foundational Principles of Business Messaging, The Principles of Business Style, Format, and Composition, The Principles of Social, Cultural and Employment Communication, The Principles of Report and Research Writing, and The Principles of Visual, Verbal and Group Communication—this educational resource is conveniently presented in a variety of AODA-compliant formats and written in a reader-friendly style. This textbook helps ensure that students graduate with the advanced communication skills necessary to succeed in the modern workplace from a managerial and leadership perspective.

Word Count: 277283

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Subject:
Business and Communication
Communication
Composition and Rhetoric
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
eCampus
Author:
Andrew Stracuzzi
Arley Cruthers
Cristina Ionica
Melissa Ashman
Ontario Business Faculty
University of Minnesota
eCampusOntario
Date Added:
09/01/2021
Advanced Public Speaking
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This advanced public speaking textbook is designed to encourage you as a speaker and to help you sharpen your skills. It is written to feel like you are sitting with a trusted mentor over coffee as you receive practical advice on speaking. Grow in confidence, unleash your personal power and find your unique style as you learn to take your speaking to the next level--polished and professional. SCROLL DOWN for Chapters

Word Count: 183127

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Subject:
Business and Communication
Communication
Composition and Rhetoric
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
University of Arkansas
Author:
Lynn Meade
Date Added:
09/02/2021
Airbnb Before, During and After COVID-19
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This book explores how Airbnb has developed from its early days as a niche accommodation provider to the alternative traveller segment to a mainstream booking platform for short-term accommodation and other travel-related services. Every chapter discusses three distinct periods of time: the time before, during and after COVID-19. The pandemic has disrupted Airbnb’s growth and expansion trajectory, leading Airbnb to focus once again on the key to its success: local communities.

Word Count: 95676

ISBN: 978-1-74272-321-1

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Subject:
Business and Communication
Social Science
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
University of Queensland
Author:
Sara Dolnicar
Date Added:
04/06/2021
The American Journalism Handbook: Concepts, Issues, and Skills - 1st Ed
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This book is designed to help us understand the many changes to U.S. journalism and imagine new futures for it – futures in which it can serve as an even more useful tool for promoting a well-functioning society. But, before we can imagine new futures, we must take a step back and examine the institution of U.S. journalism through a critical and in-depth lens. This book aims to offer just that. It provides a conceptual foundation for understanding the development, logic, and practice of journalism in the United States; describes some of the key challenges, tensions, and opportunities it has faced, is facing, and will likely face; and offers guidance to help individuals develop the skills needed engage in impactful journalism.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Journalism
Material Type:
Textbook
Author:
Rodrigo Zamith
Date Added:
08/31/2022
BUS 105 - Social Media Marketing
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This book is part of the college course BUS 105 Social Media Marketing currently offered at Saddleback College in Mission Viejo, CA and taught by Dr. Scot Trodick. This book can be viewed along with original social media marketing content which can be accessed by enrolling in BUS 105 Social Media Marketing offered at Saddleback College in Mission Viejo, CA and taught by Dr. Scot Trodick. Material from this course is not included in this open educational resource. Enrolling in the course BUS 105 Social Media Marketing at Saddleback College will provide full access to all materials or the content can be obtained directly from Bishop Publishing.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Communication
Management
Marketing
Material Type:
Full Course
Textbook
Author:
Scot Trodick
Date Added:
09/09/2023
BUSI 1215 Organizational Behavior I
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Short Description:
Organizational Behavior bridges the gap between theory and practice with a distinct ”experiential“ approach. NewPara https://doi.org/10.24926/8668.1501 ISBN: 978-1-946135-15-5

Long Description:
Organizational Behavior is adapted from a work produced and distributed under a Creative Commons license (CC BY-NC-SA) in 2010 by a publisher who has requested that they and the original author not receive attribution. This adapted edition is produced by the University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing through the eLearning Support Initiative.

Organizational Behavior bridges the gap between theory and practice with a distinct ”experiential“ approach.

On average, a worker in the USA will change jobs 10 times in 20 years. In order to succeed in this type of career situation, individuals need to be armed with the tools necessary to be life-long learners. To that end, this book is not be about giving students all the answers to every situation they may encounter when they start their first job or as they continue up the career ladder. Instead, this book gives students the vocabulary, framework, and critical thinking skills necessary to diagnose situations, ask tough questions, evaluate the answers received, and to act in an effective and ethical manner regardless of situational characteristics.

Often, students taking OB either do not understand how important knowledge of OB can be to their professional careers, or they DO understand and they want to put that knowledge into practice. Organizational Behavior takes a more experiential angle to the material to meet both of those needs. The experiential approach can be incorporated in the classroom primarily through the ”OB Toolbox.“ This feature brings life to the concepts and allows students to not only see how the OB theories unfold, but to practice them, as well.

Word Count: 208280

ISBN: 978-1-946135-15-5

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Subject:
Business and Communication
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
University of Minnesota
Date Added:
01/04/2017
Be Credible
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Information Literacy for Journalism, Public Relations, Advertising and Marketing Students

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This book teaches college-level journalism and strategic communication students to become information experts. If you use or adapt this book in your classroom please let us know, and tell us about your experience.

Word Count: 94398

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Subject:
Applied Science
Business and Communication
Communication
Information Science
Journalism
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Unversity of Kansas
Author:
Karna Younger
Peter Bobkowski
Date Added:
08/20/2018