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Contribution of AU's e-Lab initiative to Open Access and OER Development
All universities have labs where research and teaching are conducted, where the physical tools of research and teaching are stored, where people get together to talk about their work and their ideas, and where the results ...
Libraries Providing Learner Support: The Collaboration Connection
(University of Wisconsin Madison, 2007)
Collaboration is an essential component in providing learner support in the distance learning environment. It can be found in many different guises in academe, and may involve faculty, staff and librarians. This paper ...
Canadian Library Association Presentation 2010, Further Resources
This is a bibliography of further resources for our CLA presentation, 2010
Information Literacy: Case Studies and Practices
Athabasca University Library, Red Deer College Library, and the University of Alberta Libraries have developed and implemented collaborative curriculum-integrated information literacy instruction. Participants will learn ...
Open Educational Resources and Copyright
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 ...
Open Opportunity through Open Scholarship and Open Publication
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 ...
Using Open Production of Course Content to make a Difference
Dr. Wayne Mackintosh is the Director of the International Centre for Open Education based at Otago Polytechnic in New Zealand, member of the Board of Directors of the Open Education Foundation, and founder of the WikiEducator ...
Open access archives and repositories
(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 ...
Managing and Learning in MOOCs (massive open online courses)
George Siemens, with Athabasca's Technology Enhanced Knowledge Research Institute, is best known for his development of the pedagogical model of networked learning known as Connectivism. He and Steven Downes have pioneered ...
Innovation in workplace and language training; the Athabasca University mobile workplace project
(ICT2010 Singapore, 2010)
The need for studies on learning via mobile device, particularly how workplace and language training might be conducted, grows in importance, as more and more people become mobile device users. The Athabasca University ...