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Textbooks

B.C. Open Textbook Collection: Academic/Career Success This is a Canadian created resource(Various CC Licences)

A collection of open textbooks relating to topics on academic and career success.

College Success Reading and Learning Objectives (CC BY)

Students first discover what they want from their education, then build a plan to get there. This content takes students through the steps to successfully navigate their journey in higher education. Topics include planning for success, choosing a career path, setting and attaining goals, understanding financial management, developing critical thinking skills, making healthy choices, using effective communication, managing time, developing learning strategies, developing meaningful relationships.

A Different Road to College: A Guide For Transitioning To College For Non-traditional Students (CC BY)

This book is designed to introduce students to the contextual issues of college in the United States. Non-traditional students have an ever-growing presence on college campuses, especially community colleges. This open educational resource is designed to engage students in seeing themselves as college students and understanding the complexity of what that means to their lives.

Videos

In Your Own Words – Avoid Plagiarism (CC BY)

Learn to avoid plagiarism pitfalls in this video co-created by staff and students of the University of Edinburgh.

University Skills Video Series This is a Canadian created resource(CC BY)

The KPU Learning Centre’s YouTube channel with video collections on writing skills, time management, reading skills, and critical thinking.

Websites

Independent Research Guide (CC BY-NC-SA)

This guide to independent research is intended to help students and scholars who lack institutional support, or anyone who might otherwise be looking for some guidance into how to conduct research. It is aimed primarily at philosophers, although several of the points outlined below may be more broadly applicable. The guide is split into three main sections: Finding academic material, critically engaging with texts, and presenting your research.

Workshops

Reading Texts: An Interactive Workshop This is a Canadian created resource(CC BY-NC-SA)

Reading Texts: An Interactive Workshop guides you through a series of videos and exercises to help you read efficiently and purposefully. The workshop as a part of the Academic Skills Workshop series developed by the KPU Learning Centres.

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Dec 11, 2018
<div class="textbox textbox--sidebar">Last update: Dec 11/18</div>  <div class="textbox textbox--sidebar">Last update: Dec 13/18</div>
<h1>Textbooks</h1> <h1>Textbooks</h1>
<a href="https://open.bccampus.ca/find-open-textbooks/?subject=Academic/Career%20Success">B.C. Open Textbook Collection: Academic/Career Success</a> <img src="https://opentextbc.ca/oerdiscipline/wp-content/uploads/sites/213/2017/11/icons8-canada-map-50.png" alt="This is a Canadian created resource" width="50" height="50" class="alignleft size-full wp-image-729" />(Various CC Licences) <a href="https://open.bccampus.ca/find-open-textbooks/?subject=Academic/Career%20Success">B.C. Open Textbook Collection: Academic/Career Success</a> <img src="https://opentextbc.ca/oerdiscipline/wp-content/uploads/sites/213/2017/11/icons8-canada-map-50.png" alt="This is a Canadian created resource" width="50" height="50" class="alignleft size-full wp-image-729" />(Various CC Licences)
A collection of open textbooks relating to topics on academic and career success. A collection of open textbooks relating to topics on academic and career success.
<a href="https://www.oercommons.org/authoring/28784-cengage-opennow-college-success-reading-learning-o/view">College Success Reading and Learning Objectives</a> (CC BY) <a href="https://www.oercommons.org/authoring/28784-cengage-opennow-college-success-reading-learning-o/view">College Success Reading and Learning Objectives</a> (CC BY)
Students first discover what they want from their education, then build a plan to get there. This content takes students through the steps to successfully navigate their journey in higher education. Topics include planning for success, choosing a career path, setting and attaining goals, understanding financial management, developing critical thinking skills, making healthy choices, using effective communication, managing time, developing learning strategies, developing meaningful relationships. Students first discover what they want from their education, then build a plan to get there. This content takes students through the steps to successfully navigate their journey in higher education. Topics include planning for success, choosing a career path, setting and attaining goals, understanding financial management, developing critical thinking skills, making healthy choices, using effective communication, managing time, developing learning strategies, developing meaningful relationships.
<a href="https://openoregon.pressbooks.pub/collegetransition/">A Different Road to College: A Guide For Transitioning To College For Non-traditional Students</a> (CC BY) <a href="https://openoregon.pressbooks.pub/collegetransition/">A Different Road to College: A Guide For Transitioning To College For Non-traditional Students</a> (CC BY)
This book is designed to introduce students to the contextual issues of college in the United States. Non-traditional students have an ever-growing presence on college campuses, especially community colleges. This open educational resource is designed to engage students in seeing themselves as college students and understanding the complexity of what that means to their lives. This book is designed to introduce students to the contextual issues of college in the United States. Non-traditional students have an ever-growing presence on college campuses, especially community colleges. This open educational resource is designed to engage students in seeing themselves as college students and understanding the complexity of what that means to their lives.
<h1>Videos</h1> <h1>Videos</h1>
  <a href="https://open.ed.ac.uk/in-your-own-words/">In Your Own Words - Avoid Plagiarism</a> (CC BY)
  Learn to avoid plagiarism pitfalls in this video co-created by staff and students of the University of Edinburgh.
<a href="https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCl16DCjyjs_MOCACeWroHyA">University Skills Video Series</a> <img src="https://opentextbc.ca/oerdiscipline/wp-content/uploads/sites/213/2017/11/icons8-canada-map-50.png" alt="This is a Canadian created resource" width="50" height="50" class="alignleft size-full wp-image-729" />(CC BY) <a href="https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCl16DCjyjs_MOCACeWroHyA">University Skills Video Series</a> <img src="https://opentextbc.ca/oerdiscipline/wp-content/uploads/sites/213/2017/11/icons8-canada-map-50.png" alt="This is a Canadian created resource" width="50" height="50" class="alignleft size-full wp-image-729" />(CC BY)
The KPU Learning Centre's YouTube channel with video collections on writing skills, time management, reading skills, and critical thinking. The KPU Learning Centre's YouTube channel with video collections on writing skills, time management, reading skills, and critical thinking.
<h1>Websites</h1> <h1>Websites</h1>
<a href="https://joedewhurst.weebly.com/irg.html#">Independent Research Guide</a> (CC BY-NC-SA) <a href="https://joedewhurst.weebly.com/irg.html#">Independent Research Guide</a> (CC BY-NC-SA)
This guide to independent research is intended to help students and scholars who lack institutional support, or anyone who might otherwise be looking for some guidance into how to conduct research. It is aimed primarily at philosophers, although several of the points outlined below may be more broadly applicable. The guide is split into three main sections: Finding academic material, critically engaging with texts, and presenting your research. This guide to independent research is intended to help students and scholars who lack institutional support, or anyone who might otherwise be looking for some guidance into how to conduct research. It is aimed primarily at philosophers, although several of the points outlined below may be more broadly applicable. The guide is split into three main sections: Finding academic material, critically engaging with texts, and presenting your research.
<h1>Workshops</h1> <h1>Workshops</h1>
<a href="https://pressbooks.bccampus.ca/readingtextsskillsworkshop/">Reading Texts: An Interactive Workshop</a> <img src="https://opentextbc.ca/oerdiscipline/wp-content/uploads/sites/213/2017/11/icons8-canada-map-50.png" alt="This is a Canadian created resource" width="50" height="50" class="alignleft size-full wp-image-729" />(CC BY-NC-SA) <a href="https://pressbooks.bccampus.ca/readingtextsskillsworkshop/">Reading Texts: An Interactive Workshop</a> <img src="https://opentextbc.ca/oerdiscipline/wp-content/uploads/sites/213/2017/11/icons8-canada-map-50.png" alt="This is a Canadian created resource" width="50" height="50" class="alignleft size-full wp-image-729" />(CC BY-NC-SA)
<span>Reading Texts: An Interactive Workshop guides you through a series of videos and exercises to help you read efficiently and purposefully. The workshop as a part of the Academic Skills Workshop series developed by the KPU Learning Centres.</span> <span>Reading Texts: An Interactive Workshop guides you through a series of videos and exercises to help you read efficiently and purposefully. The workshop as a part of the Academic Skills Workshop series developed by the KPU Learning Centres.</span>
Nov 30, 2018
<div class="textbox textbox--sidebar">Last update: 20/11/2018</div>  <div class="textbox textbox--sidebar">Last update: Dec 11/18</div>
<h1>Textbooks</h1> <h1>Textbooks</h1>
<a href="https://open.bccampus.ca/find-open-textbooks/?subject=Academic/Career%20Success">B.C. Open Textbook Collection: Academic/Career Success</a> <img src="https://opentextbc.ca/oerdiscipline/wp-content/uploads/sites/213/2017/11/icons8-canada-map-50.png" alt="This is a Canadian created resource" width="50" height="50" class="alignleft size-full wp-image-729" />(Various CC Licences) <a href="https://open.bccampus.ca/find-open-textbooks/?subject=Academic/Career%20Success">B.C. Open Textbook Collection: Academic/Career Success</a> <img src="https://opentextbc.ca/oerdiscipline/wp-content/uploads/sites/213/2017/11/icons8-canada-map-50.png" alt="This is a Canadian created resource" width="50" height="50" class="alignleft size-full wp-image-729" />(Various CC Licences)
A collection of open textbooks relating to topics on academic and career success. A collection of open textbooks relating to topics on academic and career success.
<a href="https://www.oercommons.org/authoring/28784-cengage-opennow-college-success-reading-learning-o/view">College Success Reading and Learning Objectives</a> (CC BY) <a href="https://www.oercommons.org/authoring/28784-cengage-opennow-college-success-reading-learning-o/view">College Success Reading and Learning Objectives</a> (CC BY)
Students first discover what they want from their education, then build a plan to get there. This content takes students through the steps to successfully navigate their journey in higher education. Topics include planning for success, choosing a career path, setting and attaining goals, understanding financial management, developing critical thinking skills, making healthy choices, using effective communication, managing time, developing learning strategies, developing meaningful relationships. Students first discover what they want from their education, then build a plan to get there. This content takes students through the steps to successfully navigate their journey in higher education. Topics include planning for success, choosing a career path, setting and attaining goals, understanding financial management, developing critical thinking skills, making healthy choices, using effective communication, managing time, developing learning strategies, developing meaningful relationships.
<a href="https://openoregon.pressbooks.pub/collegetransition/">A Different Road to College: A Guide For Transitioning To College For Non-traditional Students</a> (CC BY) <a href="https://openoregon.pressbooks.pub/collegetransition/">A Different Road to College: A Guide For Transitioning To College For Non-traditional Students</a> (CC BY)
This book is designed to introduce students to the contextual issues of college in the United States. Non-traditional students have an ever-growing presence on college campuses, especially community colleges. This open educational resource is designed to engage students in seeing themselves as college students and understanding the complexity of what that means to their lives. This book is designed to introduce students to the contextual issues of college in the United States. Non-traditional students have an ever-growing presence on college campuses, especially community colleges. This open educational resource is designed to engage students in seeing themselves as college students and understanding the complexity of what that means to their lives.
<h1>Videos</h1> <h1>Videos</h1>
<a href="https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCl16DCjyjs_MOCACeWroHyA">University Skills Video Series</a> <img src="https://opentextbc.ca/oerdiscipline/wp-content/uploads/sites/213/2017/11/icons8-canada-map-50.png" alt="This is a Canadian created resource" width="50" height="50" class="alignleft size-full wp-image-729" />(CC BY) <a href="https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCl16DCjyjs_MOCACeWroHyA">University Skills Video Series</a> <img src="https://opentextbc.ca/oerdiscipline/wp-content/uploads/sites/213/2017/11/icons8-canada-map-50.png" alt="This is a Canadian created resource" width="50" height="50" class="alignleft size-full wp-image-729" />(CC BY)
The KPU Learning Centre's YouTube channel with video collections on writing skills, time management, reading skills, and critical thinking. The KPU Learning Centre's YouTube channel with video collections on writing skills, time management, reading skills, and critical thinking.
  <h1>Websites</h1>
  <a href="https://joedewhurst.weebly.com/irg.html#">Independent Research Guide</a> (CC BY-NC-SA)
  This guide to independent research is intended to help students and scholars who lack institutional support, or anyone who might otherwise be looking for some guidance into how to conduct research. It is aimed primarily at philosophers, although several of the points outlined below may be more broadly applicable. The guide is split into three main sections: Finding academic material, critically engaging with texts, and presenting your research.
<h1>Workshops</h1> <h1>Workshops</h1>
<a href="https://pressbooks.bccampus.ca/readingtextsskillsworkshop/">Reading Texts: An Interactive Workshop</a> <img src="https://opentextbc.ca/oerdiscipline/wp-content/uploads/sites/213/2017/11/icons8-canada-map-50.png" alt="This is a Canadian created resource" width="50" height="50" class="alignleft size-full wp-image-729" />(CC BY-NC-SA) <a href="https://pressbooks.bccampus.ca/readingtextsskillsworkshop/">Reading Texts: An Interactive Workshop</a> <img src="https://opentextbc.ca/oerdiscipline/wp-content/uploads/sites/213/2017/11/icons8-canada-map-50.png" alt="This is a Canadian created resource" width="50" height="50" class="alignleft size-full wp-image-729" />(CC BY-NC-SA)
<span>Reading Texts: An Interactive Workshop guides you through a series of videos and exercises to help you read efficiently and purposefully. The workshop as a part of the Academic Skills Workshop series developed by the KPU Learning Centres.</span> <span>Reading Texts: An Interactive Workshop guides you through a series of videos and exercises to help you read efficiently and purposefully. The workshop as a part of the Academic Skills Workshop series developed by the KPU Learning Centres.</span>