Land Acknowledgement

We wish to acknowledge and express gratitude to Indigenous peoples for their contributions as we work towards reconciliation by learning about the people, the land, and traditional territories on which we work and reside. Conestoga College is located on the traditional territory of the Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee, and Neutral peoples.

Gratitude and Thanks

We would like to express our gratitude to Holly Ashbourne, Hon. BA, MLIS Conestoga College ITAL, liaison to accessibility and library supports, for her guidance in the creation of this book, including reviewing, advising, and providing technical support.

We are also grateful to our volunteer voice actors:

  • Joey Braga
  • Darren Conley
  • Lesline Fehr
  • Austen Gordon
  • Lindsey Kasch
  • Eric Kenney
  • Dalia Najera
  • Misha Plett-Pawlikowski
  • Ruth Plett-Pawlikowski
  • Sandra Rosenworth

Accessibility Statement

Please review Conestoga College’s Accessibility Statement for OER Projects.

A note about audio transcripts: In consultation with Conestoga College’s Accessible Learning Services, we have opted not to provide written transcripts of audio files, as this would conflict with the skill being developed in this resource.


Book cover media attributions:

Active listening during team meeting by Parabol, 2021 on Unsplash. Reused under the Unsplash License.

[Back to school] by Felicia Buitenwerf, 2019 on Unsplash. Reused under the Unsplash License.

Boy writing ideas in a diary at café by Dollar Gill, 2020 on Unsplash. Reused under the Unsplash License.


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