Now showing items 1224-1243 of 1968

    • Noctilucent Cloud Videos, Jun 23 2006 

      Shelton, Ian; Dalin, Peter; Connors, Martin; Zalcik, Mark (2006-07-23)
      Videos of noctilucent clouds (NLC) seen from Athabasca University Geophysical Observatory on June 23 2006. NLC are mesospheric clouds which are very high and lit up by the sun despite it being well below the horizon at the ...
    • The Nonprofit Capital Market in Canada 

      Pearson, Rebecca (2009-02-20)
      This paper gives an overview of the Canadian nonprofit capital market, focusing on the nonprofit and social enterprise sectors, including the users of nonprofit capital, the nonprofit capital investors, and the financial ...
    • The Nonprofit Sector Capital Market in BC & Alberta 

      Pearson, Rebecca (2009-11-24)
      This presentation to the 2009 symposium of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) reports on the results of a BALTA research project (A3) examining the scope and issues arising re social purpose capital markets.
    • The Nonprofit Sector Capital Market in BC and Alberta 

      Pearson, Rebecca; Lawrence, Jonathan (BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA), 2009-05)
      This paper gives an overview of the Canadian nonprofit capital market, focusing on the nonprofit and social enterprise sectors, including the users of nonprofit capital, the nonprofit capital investors, and the financial ...
    • Northeastern Saskatchewan Aboriginal Students' Perceptions Of Their Distance Education Experiences And The Relationship To Their Aboriginal Culture 

      Newton, Patricia L. (2007-11-09)
      The central issues explored in this research were the ways in which the current Eurocentric model of education has failed to provide for the unique educational needs of Aboriginal people, and the ways in which distance ...
    • Northern Alberta Library and Information Network (NORALINK): Challenges and Highlights of a Collaborative Initiative 

      Schafer, Steve (Seventh Off-Campus Library Services Conference, 1995-10-25)
      The concept of the Northern Alberta Library and Information Network (NORALINK)emerged in early 1992, initiated by Athabasca University Library. NORALINK was a response of the Library to two situations. First, a response ...
    • Northern Lights with Five Satellites 

      Connors, Martin (2011-03-29)
      Athabasca's contribution to studying the science of the Northern Lights started nearly 10 years ago with precision measurement of their magnetic fields. We now measure that effect in a number of places in North America ...
    • Not Directly Affected: Using the Law to Close the Door on Environmentalists 

      Gismondi, Mike; Sherman, Joan; Richardson, Mary (Journal of Canadian Studies, 1996)
      Sherman et al describe how decisions affecting public health and the environment are made at the local administrative level in Alberta Canada and how the present law was used to exclude environmentalists from raising ...
    • The Nova Scotia Co-operative Development System 

      BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) (BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA), 2008-06-19)
      This presentation to the 2008 AGM of the British Columbia Co-operative Association is based on research conducted by the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA). The research involved a case study of the recent ...
    • Nursing Support for Family Members of Critically Ill Adults 

      Vandall-Walker, Virginia; Jensen, Louise; Oberle, Kathleen (Sage Publications, 2007-11)
      Researchers have identified the needs of family members of critically ill adults, explored their experiences, and investigated interventions. To address a gap in the theoretical knowledge about how nurses help these ...
    • Nurturing Neighbourhoods: Parent Outreach Worker Program, Guelph, Ontario. 

      Case, Robert; Haanstra, Sarah (2014-11)
      The "Parent Outreach Worker Program" (POW program) aims to identify, reach out to, and assist families with children who may be isolated or otherwise struggling by providing them with increased access to services and ...
    • Nutrition and disease: challenges of research design 

      Temple, Norman J. (Nutrition, 2002)
      This review discusses research methodology in the relation between diet and disease. Medical research can be divided into two types: complex research (the detailed study of disease mechanisms using such methods as ...
    • Nutrition in cancer prevention: an integrated approach 

      Temple, Norman J.; Balay-Karperien, Audrey L. (Journal of the American College of Nutrition, 2002)
      There is considerable evidence that the war on cancer is not being won. There is, however, strong evidence that a substantial fraction of cancer can be prevented by using existing nutritional knowledge. In this paper we ...
    • 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 ...


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