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Libraries of the Future: An Australian Research Library Perspective
Following the development of the University of Melbourne's new scholarly information strategy in 2008 the Library has been reinvigorated. The presentation will cover new Library initiatives to advance the university’s ...
What are MOOCs doing to the Open Education?
Higher education is now entering its second year of MOOC hype. The stream of almost daily pronouncements of additional universities joining existing MOOC providers, new funding, new MOOC offerings, and new reports continues ...
OERu: Blending more affordable education futures
The OER university (OERu) is an international collaboration of universities, polytechnics and community colleges from five continents using open education approaches to provide more affordable education for all students ...
Libraries, OERs, and Open Access
Athabasca University (AU) and Athabasca University Library have a long history in supporting and promoting Open Access. AU was the first university in Canada to adopt an Open Access Research Policy and has led many other ...
Why think about culture in remix?
Remix is touted as one of the most important practices within the field of open educational resources (OER). But remixing is still not mainstream practice in education and the barriers and limitations to remix are not well ...
Cost Savings and User Perceptions of OER
The high cost of textbooks is of concern not only to college students but also to society as a whole. Open textbooks promise the same educational benefits as traditional textbooks; however, their efficacy remains largely ...
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 ...
What a librarian can bring to your open online course development team.
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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 ...