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Around the World in Eight Hundred Days
Since January 2006, while on a two-year sabbatical leave, Dr. Jon Baggaley, Professor of Educational Technology, CDE, has circled the globe five times, developing and supervising distance education research and development ...
AU's Write Site
The AU Write Site's action plan to improve student writing skills includes provision of an assessment tool to determine students' current writing levels so they can register for appropriate writing courses. Coaching with ...
Memorandum of Understanding for BALTA Partners
The BALTA research partnership has functioned since 2006. A new partnership research project, Social Economy Intermediaries and the Transition to Sustainability: Scaling Innovation, represents a new research scope and ...
"Selfish, Foolish, and Crazed: Imagining the Female Shopper in Modernizing Canada"
Shopping became a major Canadian pastime between the late 19 the century and World War II. During the same period, stereotypes of female shoppers as vain, greedy, and impressionable came to assume prominent roles within ...
Child Labour in Alberta; Incidence and Regulation
Significant numbers of children (9-11) and adolescents (12-14) in Alberta are employed. Many of these children and adolescents work in prohibited occupations and/or face violations of minimum statutory requirements for ...
Larry David's Jewish Comedy as an Extension of Yiddish Ashkenazic Culture in Later Hollywood Generations
On Sienfeld, Larry David mentions earlier American Jewish comedy writers such as Neil Simon. Some shows are based on models that reach far back into the history of Yiddish film, theatre and comedy. For instance, in one ...
The Virtual Expanses of Canadian Popular Culture
Dr. Derek Briton, Associate Director, Centre for Integrated Studies, will provide an overview of the impact of virtual worlds—Massiviely Multiple Online Role Playing Games (MMORPGs)—on Canadian popular culture, including ...
Visual Stress Theory and Scotopic Sensitivity Syndrome
How does the functional design of text—its color, size, spacing, background page color—add to or diminish visual stress? Paul Brennan, AU MScIS graduate, will present some of his thesis work during an overview of visual ...
BALTA 2009 Symposium Program
The BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) held its second symposium in November 2009 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. This is the program for the two day event.
BALTA 2008 Symposium Program
The BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) held its first symposium in November 2008 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. This is the program for the two day event.