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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Open Access and Public Policy 

      Pannekoek, Frits (2012-10-26)
      Governments are becoming increasingly aware of the power of open access and the power of the new technologies to liberate and massify learning. Three reactions are worth pondering: those of the learning industries, those ...
    • Open access archives and repositories 

      Schafer, Steve; Tin, Tony; Elliott, Colin (Open Access Week 2009, 2009)
      Governments and research funding organizations are increasingly reluctant to fund research that is not widely distributed and affordable, creating the need for repositories through which scholars can legally distribute ...
    • Open Access Archives and Repositories 

      Schafer, Steve; Tin, Tony; Elliott, Colin (2009-10-23)
      Governments and research funding organizations are increasingly reluctant to fund research that is not widely distributed and affordable, creating the need for repositories through which scholars can legally distribute ...
    • Open Access Publication 

      Pannekoek, Frits (2009-10-22)
      Publication models for scholarly monographs, featuring the pioneering work of Athabasca University Press, Canada’s first open access press. Dr. Frits Pannekoek, president of Athabasca University, will discuss the vision ...
    • Open Access Research Opportunities and Strategies 

      McAndrew, Patrick (2009-10-20)
      Much remains to be discovered in relation to the technology, economy, politics and psychology of effectively producing and using open access content. Patrick McAndrew and Candice Thiele are co-directing OLnet, an international ...
    • The Open Access Scholar 

      Anderson, Terry (2009-10-20)
      The review, publication and interaction associated with open access dissemination of research is the focus of this presentation, featuring Dr. Terry Anderson, editor of the open access journal The International Review of ...
    • "Open and Closed" Getting the mix right. Who gets to Decide?? 

      Dron, Jon; Anderson, Terry; Siemens, George (2012-10-26)
      Despite the desirability of "Making Open the Default" as the theme of this year’s open access week, there are many reasons that can and should influence a person and an organization to restrict access to content. In this ...
    • Open education down under: Some national and institutional initiatives. 

      Bossu, Carina (2015-03-13)
      The Open Education movement is growing and gaining importance within the higher education landscape in many developing and developed nations. Unfortunately, this does not seem the case in Australia, as there is still a ...
    • Open Educational Resources 

      McGreal, Rory; Anderson, Terry (2009-11-02)
      The production, licensing, use and re-use of learning objects accessible through open access distribution will be the focus of this presentation. Noted author and scholar Dr. Rory McGreal will share his knowledge of the ...
    • Open Educational Resources and Copyright 

      McGreal, Rory (2010-10-21)
      Dr Rory McGreal is the Assoc. Vice President of Research at Athabasca University. He is an expert on copyright law and its application to education and learning resources. He is also the editor of a bestselling book on ...
    • The Open Library at AU (Athabasca University): supporting open access and open educational resources 

      Elliott, Colin; Fabbro, Elaine (Open Praxis, 2015)
      To address challenges that learners, course creators, librarians and academics involved with OER and MOOCs are facing when looking for scholarly materials, Athabasca University Library has initiated the development of ...
    • The Open Library at AU: Supporting Open Access and Open Educational Resources 

      Elliott, Colin; Fabbro, Elaine (OE Global 2015, 2015)
      In recent years, there has been a shift toward “openness” in higher education, with the growth of Open Access and Open Educational Resources (OERs) and the advent of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). There is also ...
    • Open library in your pocket – services to meet the needs of on- and off-campus users. 

      Tin, Tony; Sheikh, Hassan; Elliott, Colin (Facet, 2008)
    • Open Minds Open Access - Conference Presentation 

      Schafer, Steve (2012-05-11)
      Digital Collections - What's out there?, How do you find it?, How do you know what you can do with it? This presentation is one of three presentations at the Open Minds Open Access Conference, held on May 10, 2012, at ...
    • Open Opportunity through Open Scholarship and Open Publication 

      Pannekoek, Frits (2010-10-19)
      Dr Frits Pannekoek is the President of Athabasca University and President of the International Council on Open and Distance Education. He is an advocate for the open distribution of scholarly works and has been the driving ...


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