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Affordable Housing and the Social Economy in the Fraser Valley Regional District
The semantic meaning of the concept “social housing” is doubtless related to housing that has been specifically designed to meet the needs of tenants in terms of affordability and suitability. Social economic organizations ...
BALTA Newsletter - Spring 2012
This is the newsletter of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA). It contains news about BALTA and social economy developments in Alberta and British Columbia, Canada.
Speaking For Freedom, Normalizing the Net
An enduring perspective on the impact of digital technologies argues that these technologies can expand freedom and re-invigorate democracy. Yet, there has always been a contrary, more pessimistic perspective, that ...
Stage Predicting Student Stay Time Length on Webpages of Online Courses Based on Grey Models
To provide adaptive learning, an e-learning system needs to gather information about what student state is while the student learns online course. A student state index is the length of time the student stays on a webpage ...
Back to the future: Who cares about the NetGen if mobile technology can help the Matures?
On a daily basis new applications for mobile technology are being developed and released which in turn offer increased mLearning possibilities and support to various groups of people. In South Africa, the rate of adoption ...
A Framework for Integrating Motivational Techniques in Technology Enhanced Learning
Motivation is a key factor in education. While there exist some educational system that consider techniques for motivating students, these systems implement only one or few techniques and assume that the respective ...
Road to Mobile Learning
To meet the needs of students, and fulfill Athabasca University’s mission to remove barriers to learning, Athabasca University (AU) Library has initiated a number of mobile learning projects. The poster “Road to Mobile ...
U.S./Mexico Cultural Hybridization: The Emergence of a New Culture as Seen through the Directors Lens
The U.S./Mexico border has long been a cultural, economic and linguistic divide and the disjunction between the two worlds has been a source of literary inspiration to many artists on both sides of the border. An ongoing ...
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 ...
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 ...