A list of Open Textbooks being used at NSCC. Textbook content boxes are created for NSCC Open Textbook and hosted in this guide. The embed code for Textbook Content Boxes is shared so boxes can be added to Brightspace courses.
By Julie Crouse
This open textbook is designed for post-secondary learners who want to improve their knowledge about substance use in Canada. Using a constructivist approach, with a critical eye on the intersectionality of the social determinants of health and substance use, learners will have the opportunity to critically explore their own beliefs and improve their understanding of a complex topic. Reflecting current trends in Canada as well as evidence based policies, this text offers learners reflective activities, classroom discussions and individuals assignments.
Principles of Behaviour Analysis and Modification (DSSP 1022)
This free open textbook covers the principles and procedures used in behaviour modification and through them, you can change a behaviour in yourself thanks to a carefully designed self-modification project.
Lifespan Development examines the physical, cognitive, and socioemotional changes that occur throughout a lifetime. This course covers the essentials in understanding human development, psychological research, and theories of growth and development.
Trauma Informed Behaviour Support: A Practical Guide to Developing Resilient Learners guides educators working with primary school aged children to understand trauma as well as its impact on young children's brains, behaviour, learning, and development.
NSCC Professional Communication in Health Professions
Download FREE digital formats or read online.
This open access textbook is intended to guide best practices in communication in the context of health professions. The resource addresses communication theory, therapeutic communication and interviewing, and interprofessional communication.
Child, Family and Community / ECSP 1010 Family Studies.