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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 ...
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 3D virtual worlds: engaging learners and providing social support
(Canadian Institute of Distance Education Research (CIDER), 2008)
Demonstrating how an avatar-based 3-D learning environment can more fully engage learners in their online educational experience, the volunteer team of developers from Athabasca University will showcase a prototype of a ...
Panel on Open Library, Scholarship and Learning at Athabasca University
Tony Tin, founder of Athabasca University's digital content repository, AUSpace, discusses the organization of AUSpace, its benefits for open access support, researchers and organizations, and research findings of AUSpace ...
Sleeping with the Elephant – Leveraging AU’s Position through Open Courseware
There has been an explosion of content in open (and not-so-open) forms in recent years, much of it highly relevant to Distance Education. It can be asserted that AU’s claim to fame is less the creation of content than the ...