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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 ...
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 ...
Canadian Library Association Presentation 2010, Further Resources
This is a bibliography of further resources for our CLA presentation, 2010
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 ...
Mobile library: connecting mobile learners to the library in the digital age
(Canada Library Association (CLA) Conference 2008, 2008)
With the rapid evolution of technology today, distance education is about to shift to Mobile learning where e-learning materials are being delivered through mobile devices. Wireless and mobile technology provides flexibility ...
Creating technology awareness among staff and faculty
Rapid development and innovation of new technologies present many opportunities for improving learning. However, the fast rate of change, required technical aptitude, and available resources are barriers for people to adapt ...
From m-library to mobile ESL: Athabasca University as an advocate for mobile learning
(m-Libraries 2007, 2007)
Athabasca University (AU) library has taken an active role in advocating mobile learning within the institution and has been developing mobile friendly resources and services to cater to diverse learners since 2004. AU ...
Panel on open library, scholarship and learning at Athabasca University
(Open Access Week 2010, 2010)
AUSpace: Building an effective institutional repository to support research communities and open access. AUSpace is Athabasca University’s (AU) digital content repository. Its goal is to preserve and disseminate AU ...
Create mobile content using a mobile-friendly knowledge management system: The Athabasca University experience
(m-Libraries 2009, 2009)
Very few knowledge management systems are mobile-friendly, resulting in limited access to content through mobile devices. Researchers and developers have put good effort into developing a mobile-friendly knowledge management ...