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E-Portfolios: A Viable Capstone Activity for Graduate Programs
Abstract A pilot study was conducted to explore the use of e-portfolios as an alternative to the standard written and oral comprehensive examination process used in the Master of Distance Education (MDE)program at Athabasca ...
A Pastoral or Academic approach to wrath in Thomas of Ireland’s dictionary of quotations, the Manipulus florum (1306)?
This paper compares the discussion of anger in Thomas of Ireland’s Manipulus florum (1306) with that found in important reference works for preachers from about the same period. Richard and Mary Rouse’s major study of the ...
Cracking the Code: Towards a Semiotic Understanding of Twitter and Its Use by Media Fans
Since Twitter joined the social media club in 2006, its use has increased steadily, particularly since 2009 (Deller 2011). Although it has received a lot of attention in the traditional media because of its use in relation ...
Contract Management Principles and Practices
In this course, you will learn how to manage all aspects of project procurement effectively. You will discover the logic behind contracting principles and practices, and you'll learn the terms, techniques, and tools of ...
Athabasca University Mobile Learning: Delivering French Training Using Mobile Devices (Poster)
The poster illustrates how iPhone technology can be used to deliver French language training and engage students with interactive learning content. Five interactive lessons teaching basic French grammar and vocabulary ...
CASE: Annual Conference for Publications Professionals: New Media, Timeless Qualities
The word "publications" is rapidly being redefined. What once meant putting ink on paper and distributing copies through the mail has come to describe the dissemination of information and ideas in many forms, through many ...
Wēijī : East Asian Mothering
This conference presentation will highlight the conference theme of exploring motherhood and mothering in a global context. Wēijī represents the Chinese symbol for “crisis” and “opportunity” whereby reversing the characters ...
Addressing the Landgrab in Southern Ontario
Globally, there is a growing landgrab by investors and foreign countries of prime farmland. NGOs such as Grain and the National Farmers Union have documented the landgrab throughout the world and within Canada. This paper ...
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