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UN Sustainable Development Goals Open Pedagogy Fellowship book cover

UN Sustainable Development Goals Open Pedagogy Fellowship

CC BY-NC (Attribution NonCommercial)   English

Author(s): Deborah Baker, Christine Crefton, Urooj Nizami, Jamie Witman, Josie Milliken, Rajiv Jhangiani, Robin DeRosa, Michael Mills, Carla Ghanem

Editor(s): Deborah Baker, Urooj Nizami, Christine Crefton

Publisher: Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Last updated: 22/12/2022

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDG) Open Pedagogy Fellowship Toolkit is meant as a resource for both instructors and institutions. Within this resource, readers will find examples of a wide variety of openly-licensed renewable assignments that can be assigned and applied to a variety of subject areas and disciplines. Of course, each assignment speaks directly to at least one UN SDG. Beyond that, this resource also serves as a guide for institutions who wish to adopt and adapt this program by bringing it to their home institution.

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Time Management for Busy Students

CC BY-SA (Attribution ShareAlike)  9 H5P Activities    English (Canada)

Author(s): KPU Learning Centres

Editor(s): Adam Vincent, Christina Page

Subject(s): Time management, Study and learning skills: general

Publisher: Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Last updated: 22/12/2022

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Student Engagement Activities for Business Communications

CC BY-NC-SA (Attribution NonCommercial ShareAlike)   English (Canada)

Author(s): Melissa Ashman, Arley Cruthers, Sarah Duncan, John Grant, Karen Inkster Vance, Panteli Tritchew

Subject(s): Business communication and presentation, Language learning for business, professional and vocational, Language learning: writing skills

Publisher: Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Last updated: 22/12/2022

Student Engagement Activities for Business Communications is a compilation resource for instructors of workplace writing and oral presentations. The activities in this book can add value and energy to the classroom by engaging students in activities that support their learning. Handouts, links, activity variations, and debrief questions are included.

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Structured Work Experience Placement Handbook

CC BY-NC (Attribution NonCommercial)   English

Author(s): Nicola Soles

Subject(s): Adult education, continuous learning

Publisher: Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Last updated: 22/12/2022

This handbook provides an overview of practices specifically related to the work experience component of Adult Special Education (ASE) Employment Readiness (ER) programs in B.C. The handbook also articulates promising and recommended practices and details specific practical applications. It may also serve as a foundation to initiate further discussion regarding provincial articulation standards in relation to high-impact work experience practices in ASE

This handbook includes both a summary of information gathered and outlines of promising and recommended practices in relation to the key areas below:

1.       The importance and value of structured work experience in ASE ER programming

2.       The rationale for including work experiences in employment readiness programs

3.       Definitions and common language related to work experiences

4.       Considerations and methods used to assess student interests, skills, aptitudes, abilities and preferences and matching them with suitable work experiences

5.       Support and monitoring of students on work experience

6.       Assessment and reflection as related to work experience

7.       Safety and risk management considerations

8.       Sample resources

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Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist Identify Plants and Plant Requirements (F2 - 3&4)

CC BY (Attribution)  72 H5P Activities    English

Author(s): Michelle Nakano

Publisher: Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Last updated: 22/12/2022

Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist Identify Plants and Plant Requirements is an editable, open access learning resource with interactive web based experiences customized for horticulture students studying plant identification.

This edition supports student achievement of the Level 3 and  Level 4 learning goals for Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist Line F2:

  • Identify plant and plant requirements for a range of woody and non-woody plants
  • Use botanical terms to identify and describe plants
  • Identify and describe plants according to cultural and maintenance requirements
  • Recognize plants suitable for common tropical, floral and interior landscape situations
  • Identify plants suitable for planting in difficult situations
  • Describe native plants common to the horticulture industry
  • Describe seasonal plants common to the horticulture industry in BC
  • Describe plants suitable for green infrastructure projects
  • Describe plants suitable for edible landscapes
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Reading Texts: An Interactive Workshop

CC BY-NC-SA (Attribution NonCommercial ShareAlike)  7 H5P Activities    English (Canada)

Author(s): KPU Learning Centres

Subject(s): Study and learning skills: general

Publisher: Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Last updated: 22/12/2022

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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Level Two Peer Tutoring Fundamentals and Integration Workbook

CC BY-NC-SA (Attribution NonCommercial ShareAlike)   English

Author(s): Alice Macpherson, Christina Page

Subject(s): Education, Teaching skills and techniques, Higher education, tertiary education

Publisher: Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Last updated: 22/12/2022

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Level Three Peer Tutoring Fundamentals and Integration Workbook

CC BY-NC-SA (Attribution NonCommercial ShareAlike)   English

Author(s): Alice Macpherson, Christina Page

Subject(s): Education, Teaching skills and techniques, Higher education, tertiary education

Publisher: Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Last updated: 22/12/2022

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Introduction to Psychology Study Guide

CC BY-NC (Attribution NonCommercial)  14 H5P Activities    English (Canada)

Author(s): Sarah Murray

Subject(s): Psychology, Society and Social Sciences

Publisher: Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Last updated: 22/12/2022

This study guide is designed to accompany the Introduction to Psychology – Ist Canadian Edition open text by Jennifer Walinga and Charles Stangor (https://open.bccampus.ca/find-open-textbooks/?uuid=8390d51e-0efe-493c-881c-cf86852a612f&contributor=&keyword=&subject=Psychology). For each chapter it summarizes the learning objectives and presents multiple-choice, true-false and fill-in-the-blank tests of the material covered. It provides links to resources to enable students to deepen their understanding of key topics and to explore related issues. Finally, it offers suggestions for hands-on activities relevant to each chapter.

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Introduction to Entrepreneurship

CC BY-NC-SA (Attribution NonCommercial ShareAlike)  53 H5P Activities    English

Author(s): Katherine Carpenter

Subject(s): Entrepreneurship / Start-ups, Economics, Finance, Business and Management, Business studies: general, Non-profitmaking organizations

Publisher: Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Last updated: 22/12/2022

This course introduces students to entrepreneurship as an approach to life and to create their own careers. Through foundational concepts and frameworks, this course examines entrepreneurship as a process including: entrepreneurial identity, opportunity creation and evaluation, mobilizing resources, and growth. The course is designed around the major stages in this process, and an overview of factors that are key to entrepreneurial success is provided.