We wish to acknowledge 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 Anishnawbe, Haudenosaunee, and Neutral peoples. Fanshawe College is located on the traditional lands and waterways of the Anishinaabe, Haudenoshaunee, and Lenape people.
We wish to acknowledge and thank the following list of people who supported and participated in this project.
Conestoga College ITAL:
Barbara Kelly PhD, Vice-President of Academic/Student Affairs/Human Resources and Research
Gary Hallam MSc., Vice President, International & Executive Dean School of Business, School of Hospitality & Culinary Art
Michelle Grimes PhD, Dean School of Business
Jeff Fila PhD, Director of Special Projects
James Boesch CPA, CMA, M.Ed., Chair School of Business
Fanshawe College CAAT:
Mary Pierce BA MA (ED), Dean, Faculty of Business, Information Technology, Part-time Studies, London South Campus, Acting Associate Dean – Lawrence Kinlin School of Business
Lisa Schwerzmann BA MA, Associate Dean of the Lawrence Kinlin School of Business, Fanshawe College CAAT
Holly Ashbourne, Hon. BA, MLIS Conestoga College ITAL, liaison to accessibility and library supports, for providing a final review, and countless support with Pressbooks technology through workshops, diving into Pressbooks to have a look, and answering numerous questions.
Erjona Ferizi, our OER Projects Assistant, on her co-op from the Bachelor of Public Relations program at Conestoga College ITAL provided ongoing administrative support, coordinated events, and completed extensive first-line copy edits, accessibility checks, labelling multiple images and participating in content creation.
James Yochem, Hon. BA, MLIS Copyright Coordinator, Conestoga College ITAL for answering numerous copyright and copy edit questions.
Kimberlee Carter, BEd., MA, Open Educational Resources (OER) projects consultant, Conestoga College ITAL for spearheading this OER project and keeping us on track.
Antonina Gousseva, BA, Dipl. LIT, Conestoga College ITAL for ensuring this resource met all accessibility requirements.
Juliet Conlon, MLS, Conestoga College ITAL for support in searching out existing OER.
Elan Paulson, PhD, Teaching and Learning Consultant Conestoga College ITAL for providing consultations on design for learning.
We have done our best to acknowledge all participants involved with correct job titles and credentials. In the event that we have made an error please reach out to any one of the authors to have this corrected.
As part of our commitment to delivering high-quality Open Educational Resources (OERs) and Open Access learning materials (OAs), we invite you to report your OER and OA adoptions. The information you provide helps us to continue supporting high-quality OERs, track impact statistics, and save costs. We will use the data collected in this form to gather information about your use of OERs supported by Open Learning at Conestoga College. If you’ve adopted an open textbook supported by Open Learning at Conestoga College, we’d love to hear from you! Please share your adoptions with us by completing our Report an Adoption Form.