Now showing items 1257-1276 of 2001

    • The occurrence and character of stories and story-telling in a computer conference. 

      Fahy, Patrick J. (Distance Education, 28(1), pp. 45 – 63. (Australian Journal.), 2007-03)
      Abstract: Constructivist views of online interaction often refer to the power of stories and the role of story-telling in the sharing and construction of knowledge, and the creation of learning communities. No empirical ...
    • The odoriferous glands of some Palpatores Phalangida (Opiliones) (Arachnida) 

      Holmberg, Robert G. (The University of Saskatchewan, 1971)
      The odoriferous glands of especially Phalangium opilio and to a lesser extent Opiliones parietinus, Odiellus pictus, Homolophus biceps, Leiobunum calcar and L.. vittatum were investigated by: external examination; dissection; ...
    • OER and Mobile Learning 

      McGreal, Rory (2012-10-25)
      Open Educational Resources (OER) constitute an important resource with the potential to facilitate the expansion of mobile learning worldwide. The flexibility, both technological and legal afforded by openly licensed ...
    • OER Policies in Canada: A POERUP country report. 

      Quirk, Diane; Anderson, Terry; McGreal, Rory (2013-04)
      This paper reports on the status of OER policies in Canadian government and higher education institutions, consisting of a POERUP (Policies for OER Uptake) Europroject country report on the existence of policy documents ...
    • OER Readiness Tool 

      McKerlich, Ross; Ives, Cindy; McGreal, Rory (2013-02-26)
      Survey Instrument of OER use by staff at Athabasca University
    • The OER university: A sustainable model for more affordable education futures 

      Mackintosh, Wayne (2012-10-26)
      Open education provides unprecedented opportunities for universities to provide more affordable access to post-secondary education for all students worldwide. OER is a sustainable and renewable resource. The OER university ...
    • OER's and Sustainable Innovation: Low Cost, Low Risk but High Impact 

      McGreal, Rory; Mackintosh, Wayne (2011-11-04)
      This session will include a description of the UNESCO Chair in OER network including an update on the mandate of the Chair and the developments so far. These include agreement on support for a network of UNESCO Chairs in ...
    • OERu: Blending more affordable education futures 

      Mackintosh, Wayne (2013-11-05)
      The OER university (OERu) is an international collaboration of universities, polytechnics and community colleges from five continents using open education approaches to provide more affordable education for all students ...
    • "Of rice-root, Crabapples, and Huckleberries: Evidence for Environmental Management by First Nations in Northwest British Columbia" 

      Main Johnson, Leslie (2011-03-29)
      In northwest British Columbia, long indigenous occupancy and management of the landscape has had pervasive ecological effects. In such an environment discriminating "natural" and "anthropogenic" vegetation and plant ...
    • Oil-exporting economies and political liberalism: comparative trends and their relevance for the Canadian Political Economy 

      Shrivastava, Meenal (2009-11-26)
      Alberta oil has enabled Canada to become the largest supplier of oil and refined products to the United States, ahead of Saudi Arabia and Mexico. However, the largest mining operations in history, is also one of the most ...
    • On "Vulgar Exhibition": Hazlitt, "The Fight" and the Pornography of Popularity 

      McCutcheon, Mark A. (Nineteenth-Century Prose, 2009)
      This essay pursues Hazlitt as a case in Cultural Studies historiography by reading his 1822 essay "The Fight" as a contribution to the historical emergence of the discourse of "popular culture" as a class-inflected euphemism ...
    • On the Design of Collective Applications 

      Dron, Jon; Anderson, Terry (2009-09-09)
      In this paper we define collective applications as those that employ the aggregated distinct behaviours of individuals in a crowd to shape their environment and to provide structure and influence in that environment. Such ...
    • On the Design of Social Media for Learning 

      Dron, Jon; Anderson, Terry (social sciences, 2014-08-08)
      This paper presents two conceptual models that we have developed for understanding ways that social media can support learning. One model relates to the “social” aspect of social media, describing the different ways that ...
    • On the Notion ‘Practical Ethics’ 

      Morito, Bruce (2010-06-23)
      Although I am concerned to develop the idea of practical ethics into a more general theory, I will restrict my focus on the distinction between practical ethics and applied ethics. The first part of the paper summarizes ...
    • On the Notion ‘Practical Ethics’ 

      Morito, Bruce (2010-06-23)
      Although I am concerned to develop the idea of practical ethics into a more general theory, I will restrict my focus on the distinction between practical ethics and applied ethics. The first part of the paper summarizes ...
    • On-Line Forums: New Platforms for Professional Development and Group Collaboration 

      Anderson, Terry; Kanuka, Heather (JCMC, 1997-12)
      This study evaluated the output, level of participation and perceptions of effectiveness and value among participants in a virtual forum. Twenty-three experts in the field of adult education and community development ...
    • A One-meter Robotic Telescope for Western Canada 

      Martin, Brian; Connors, Martin (2008-10-11)
      1-m class telescopes are arguably the workhorses of modern astronomy and represent an excellent return of science for a relatively modest capital investment. Such instruments can be used in large-field survey work, ...
    • Online and face-to-face group interaction processes compared using Bales’ Interaction Process Analysis (IPA). 

      Fahy, Patrick J. (European Journal of Open, Distance, and E-learning., 2006)
    • Online Conferences for Professional Development 

      Anderson, Terry; Christiansen, Jo-An S. (Information Age Publishing, 2002)
      Online conferences (OCs) offer a compelling set of economic and pedagogical benefits for teaching, learning, personal, and professional development. In this chapter, we provide examples and a model to guide development ...
    • Online Course Innovations: The "Great Debate" & "MBA Orientation" 

      Jugdev, Kam; Hutchison, Maureen; Markowski, Carrie (2011-03-09)
      The MBA Orientation has undergone dramatic changes to better meet new students' needs in an online environment. "The Great Debate" has also been introduced as an online activity in some of the MBA courses. Both innovations ...

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