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Interview with Dr. Mohamed Ally
The Canadian Census: All You Wanted to Know and Were Afraid to Ask!
Doug Kariel, Head, Technical Services & Systems, and Peggy Lynn MacIsaac, Reference Services Librarian, Library Services, will provide an overview of Canadian Census data, differentiating between what is available to the ...
Bibliography of the Athabasca River Basin (BARB) Poster Presentation
An online, searchable bibliography of published materials relating to the Athabasca River Basin. BARB is intended to be a comprehensive resource for all researchers examining the Athabasca River Basin. A multidisciplinary ...
Fun and Fear in Open Spaces
This presentation presents the theory and practice of Open Learning as implemented in Athabasca University’s Beyond the LMS social networking system. The presentation discusses the motivation , design and challenges ...
Panel on Moving to Open Educational Resources at Athabasca University
Dr. Cindy Ives, Director of the Centre for Learning Design and Development (CLDD) at Athabasca University, discusses recent projects in the CLDD that have focused on open educational resources including initiatives to ...
Post Secondary Leadership and the OER Movement
ER provide both opportunity and anxiety to University Administrators. While they see possible savings, at the same time they see new expenditures without accompanying revenues. Little understanding exists by either ...
Road to Mobile Learning
(mLearn 2011, 2011)
To meet the needs of students, and fulfill Athabasca University‘s mission to remove barriers to learning, Athabasca University (AU) Library has initiated a number of mobile learning projects.The poster ―Road to Mobile ...
Making Sense of Complexity in Open Information Environments
In the pursuit of openness, the cognitive experience of the learners and educators are often overlooked. Open educational resources present fragmented views of topics: a TedTalk video here, an Open Yale lecture there, an ...
OER's and Sustainable Innovation: Low Cost, Low Risk but High Impact
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 ...
Maximizing library presence while minimizing online maintenance
This paper presents challenges and opportunities for an academic library to increasing its presence in an online learning management system (LMS). Successful examples from Athabasca University, Canada’s Open University ...