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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 ...
Canadian Library Association Presentation 2010, Further Resources
This is a bibliography of further resources for our CLA presentation, 2010
Integrating openness in course design
Supporting the widespread availability of OER is a goal that Athabasca University (AU) has embraced through association with the Commonwealth of Learning and by becoming a charter member of the OER University. The use of ...
Athabasca River Basin Research Institute Repository: Enhancing open access, education and research
The Athabasca River Basin Research Institute (ARBRI) supports interdisciplinary research and knowledge transfer of the Athabasca River Basin, an area of more than 159,000 km2 that is distinct by its watersheds, lands, ...
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 ...
Much Open Online Content (mooc)
There have been transformations in libraries in at least three areas over the past number of years. First, in the area of service there is a transformation from users coming to the library to a model of the library reaching ...
OER and Mobile Learning
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 ...
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 ...