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Introduction to Statistics
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An Excel-Based Approach

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Introduction to Statistics: An Excel-Based Approach introduces students to the concepts and applications of statistics, with a focus on using Excel to perform statistical calculations. The book is written at an introductory level, designed for students in fields other than mathematics or engineering, but who require a fundamental understanding of statistics. The text emphasizes understanding and application of statistical tools over theory, but some knowledge of algebra is required.

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Introduction to Statistics: An Excel-Based Approach introduces students to the concepts and applications of statistics, with a focus on using Excel to perform statistical calculations. The book is written at an introductory level, designed for students in fields other than mathematics or engineering, but who require a fundamental understanding of statistics. The text emphasizes understanding and application of statistical tools over theory, but some knowledge of algebra is required.

Word Count: 175351

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Subject:
Mathematics
Statistics and Probability
Material Type:
Textbook
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Fanshawe College
Date Added:
09/01/2022
The Journey to Open
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A Practical Guide to OER Implementation

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The Journey to Open (First Edition) is a resource cataloging the development and implementation of Fanshawe College’s Open Educational Resource initiative. This resource charts the journey to establish an OER Design Studio to support college-focused OER design and delivery for teaching and learning. This guide contains resources on how to establish a design studio, an incubator process, a design process, a grant program, and the adoption process for OER. In addition, a team reflective practice, an OER showcase, and specific lessons for OER implementation are included. As with many OERs, this guide is a work in progress.

Long Description:
The Journey to Open (First Edition) is a resource cataloging the development and implementation of Fanshawe College’s Open Educational Resource initiative. This resource charts the journey to establish an OER Design Studio to support college-focused OER design and delivery for teaching and learning. This guide contains resources on how to establish a design studio, an incubator process, a design process, a grant program, and the adoption process for OER. In addition, a team reflective practice, an OER showcase, and specific lessons for OER implementation are included. As with many OERs, this guide is a work in progress.

Word Count: 29611

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Education
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Textbook
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Fanshawe College
Date Added:
03/07/2022
Math 3080 Preparation
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This textbook is intended as preparation material for students who previously took College Qualifying Mathematics and are moving onto Advanced Functions. It has been edited by Fanshawe College from its original version. The textbook reviews functions, domain and range, transformation of functions, and factoring polynomials.

Long Description:
This textbook is intended as preparation material for students who previously took College Qualifying Mathematics and are moving onto Advanced Functions. It has been edited by Fanshawe College from its original version. The textbook reviews functions, domain and range, transformation of functions, and factoring polynomials.

Word Count: 25387

Included H5P activities: 2

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Mathematics
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Textbook
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Fanshawe College
Date Added:
02/01/2022
Principles of Leadership & Management
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A guide to the concepts and skills necessary for the people-centric leadership and management necessary amidst the volatility of today’s globally connected organizations.

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A guide to the concepts and skills necessary for the people-centric leadership and management necessary amidst the volatility of today’s globally connected organizations.

Word Count: 220096

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Business and Communication
Management
Material Type:
Textbook
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Fanshawe College
Date Added:
08/25/2022
Principles of Marketing
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Canadian Edition

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Principles of Marketing - Canadian Edition teaches the experience and process of actually doing marketing - not just the vocabulary. It carries five dominant themes throughout in order to expose students to marketing in today's environment: Service dominant logic, sustainability, ethics and social responsibility, global coverage, and metrics. This text includes over 75 interactive H5P activities as well as key terms at the end of each chapter.

Word Count: 174537

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Business and Communication
Management
Material Type:
Textbook
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Fanshawe College
Date Added:
08/11/2022
Principles of Microeconomics
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Principles of Microeconomics - First Edition highlights the behavior of an individual household or business in a particular market. The textbook discusses choices that individuals make in allocation of resources. It provides a concise yet comprehensive account of the core topics of microeconomics, including theories of the consumer and of the firm, market structure, and market failures caused by externalities. This OER uses many current examples from the Canadian economy to balance theory and its application of economic concepts. It explains all the concepts, tools, and techniques in a lucid language targeted for undergraduate students.

Word Count: 43884

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Subject:
Economics
Social Science
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Fanshawe College
Date Added:
09/30/2022
Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) at Fanshawe College
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A Guide for Applicants and Students

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This guide provides an overview of the PLAR process at Fanshawe College, as well as available PLAR resources for current and prospective Fanshawe students. It is recommended that you consult the guide prior to applying for PLAR. Depending on your level of familiarity with PLAR, you can consult the entire guide, or portions of it, as needed.

Word Count: 5442

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Education
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Textbook
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Fanshawe College
Date Added:
10/18/2022
Psychology, Communication, and the Canadian Workplace
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First Edition

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In this resource, readers will learn about key topics related to professional communication using a psychological lens. Readers will have the opportunity to examine how communication and workplace behaviours are influenced by individual differences in emotion motivation, learning, memory, decision-making behaviour, and personality as they relate to communication and interpersonal relationships in the Canadian workplace.

Long Description:
In this Open Educational Resource (OER), readers will learn about key topics related to professional communication using a psychological lens. Readers will have the opportunity to examine how communication and workplace behaviours are influenced by individual differences in emotion motivation, learning, memory, decision-making behaviour, and personality.

In the second half of the book, we explore how these individual differences impact our interactions with others in groups and how we lead. The final chapter of the book looks outward to society and discusses ethics from the perspective of individuals and organizations.

This resource also contains case studies that will allow readers to hone their critical thinking skills and apply theory to real-world scenarios. In addition, readers will have the opportunity to reflect on their own knowledge, skills, and abilities using self-assessments for each chapter.

Word Count: 140149

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Subject:
Business and Communication
Communication
Management
Psychology
Social Science
Sociology
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Fanshawe College
Author:
Laura Westmaas
Date Added:
05/01/2022
Reflective Practice in Early Years Education
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Reflective practice as a required disposition for early years educators. The history, the tools, skill and disposition are examined in one resource

Long Description:
This resource will provide a context that will allow the reader to consider their obligation to reflect from their own perspective and will explore how to create a practice that best suits their professional setting. This book will bring together in one place the history, the values, the skills and disposition required to be a reflective practitioner. It is a textbook with elements of a workbook, embedded are opportunities to watch, to think, to write, and to listen allowing the reader to become a purposeful and intentional reflective practitioner.

Word Count: 7748

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Subject:
Early Childhood Development
Education
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Fanshawe College
Author:
Sheryl Third
Date Added:
05/11/2022
Strategic Project Management
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A Practical Introduction for Human Resource Professionals

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Two skills sets, Human Resources and Project Management have never been as essential to the world of work than in today’s workforce. This Strategic Project Management for Human Resources text is designed to learn about Project Management from a Human Resources perspective. It describes the Project Management and Human Resources processes and applications, and the role the Project Manager and team in implementing these processes. The text is designed to help students understand and apply the knowledge and skills learned about projects and people.

Long Description:
Two skills sets, Human Resources and Project Management have never been as essential to the world of work than in today’s workforce. This Strategic Project Management for Human Resources text is designed to learn about Project Management from a Human Resources perspective. It describes the Project Management and Human Resources processes and applications, and the role the Project Manager and team in implementing these processes. The text is designed to help students understand and apply the knowledge and skills learned about projects and people.

Word Count: 90977

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Subject:
Business and Communication
Management
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Fanshawe College
Date Added:
04/15/2022
Strategic Project Management: Theory and Practice for Human Resource Professionals
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Two skill sets, Human Resources and Project Management, are essential to the world of work in today’s workforce. This text is designed for students learning about Project Management from a Human Resources perspective and includes theoretical perspectives that justify both fields of study's practical and procedural aspects. A strong connection between theory and practice helps students build their understanding of key concepts. Students take a deeper approach to learning by studying underlying principles, approaches and models; and link ideas and concepts to practice related to projects and people. It is full of activities/exercises pre-designed for teachers to help facilitate knowledge and student learning in the classroom.

Long Description:
Two skill sets, Human Resources and Project Management, are essential to the world of work in today’s workforce. This text is designed for students learning about Project Management from a Human Resources perspective and includes theoretical perspectives that justify both fields of study’s practical and procedural aspects. A strong connection between theory and practice helps students build their understanding of key concepts. Students take a deeper approach to learning by studying underlying principles, approaches and models; and link ideas and concepts to practice related to projects and people. It is full of activities/exercises pre-designed for teachers to help facilitate knowledge and student learning in the classroom.

Word Count: 136087

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Subject:
Business and Communication
Management
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Fanshawe College
Date Added:
11/01/2022
Working in Play – Exploring the Recreation and Leisure Industry
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Prospective Student Edition

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Working in Play - Exploring the Recreation and Leisure Industry provides insight and advice for prospective students interested in obtaining a Fanshawe Recreation and Leisure Services Diploma through a detailed explanation of where jobs can be found and first-person accounts from graduates of the program telling their personal stories.

Long Description:
Working in Play – Exploring the Recreation and Leisure Industry provides insight and advice for prospective students interested in the Recreation and Leisure Industry through a detailed explanation of where jobs can be found and job statistics. It defines the industry through a job’s perspective lens and gives examples of organizations and job titles found in the industry. In Chapter 3 of the book, you will find multiple first-person accounts from graduates of Fanshawe College’s Recreation and Leisure Services program on their personal career journeys.

Word Count: 6426

Included H5P activities: 10

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Subject:
Social Science
Sociology
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Fanshawe College
Date Added:
06/06/2022
Working in Play: Planning for a Career in the Recreation and Leisure Industry in Canada
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Working in Play: Planning for a Career in the Recreation and Leisure Industry in Canada – First Edition defines the Recreation and Leisure Industry in Canada and gives students of a Recreation and Leisure Services diploma program a helpful, informational guide to planning a career in the industry.

Long Description:
Working in Play: Planning for a Career in the Recreation and Leisure Industry in Canada – First Edition provides a thorough introduction to the career possibilities in the Recreation and Leisure Industry through use of a detailed explanation of where jobs can be found and job statistics. First and foremost it defines the industry through a job’s perspective lens. The topic is anchored by a historical review of recreation and leisure in Canada and the book includes how to job search, the importance of networking and types of interviews with interview tips for success. Throughout the book are first-person accounts from graduates of Fanshawe College’s Recreation and Leisure Services program on their career journey.

Word Count: 25149

Included H5P activities: 10

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Subject:
Social Science
Sociology
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Fanshawe College
Date Added:
05/29/2022