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Archaeology in the Rocky Mountains
For ten years, Dr. Sheila Greaves, AU's Chair of the Centre for Work and Community Studies; has been analyzing stone tool collections from a series of unique pre-contact housepit villages in the Rocky Mountains. Jointly ...
Story Not (Yet) My Own: First World War Correspondence and Prosthetic Memory
In this paper I will explore the role of material culture in the convergence of narrative and memory with specific reference to a family archive of World War I letters and photos. I take as my jumping off point Michele ...
Assignment Design for Effective Writing
"The Arachnids of Alberta: Spiders, Scorpions and Other Things Nice"
This will be an overview of the research that Robert has done on harvestmen, spiders and solifugids, as well as some interesting aspects of the biology of mites and ticks, pseudoscropions and scorpions of Alberta. In other ...
Speeding Return of Student Assignments
Presenting results of recent Mission Critical Research which evaluated five technologies, AU's Dr. Robert Holmberg (Professor, Biology) and Konrad Michalski (Instructional Media Designer) will discuss options for returning ...
Creating a Social Economy Community of Practice: The BALTA Experience
(BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA), 2011-05-11)
The BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) is a community-university research partnership that was established in 2006 to undertake research to better understand and strengthen the social economy in Alberta ...
Embodied and Embedded Intelligence: Actor Agents on Virtual Stages
In this presentation, we will argue that Actor Agents, a type of Animated Pedagogical Agent with embodied conversational intelligence, are well positioned to act in virtual environments with embedded intelligence and that, ...
Burkholderia Pseudomallei: An Emerging Bacterial Pathogen and Potential Bioweapon
Burkholderia pseduomallei is a bacteria that lives in the soil and water in tropical areas. It is the causative agent of the disease melioidosis which affects both humans and animals. Melioidosis is a fatal pneumonia ...
E-Learning Strategies with Emergent Semantic Web Services
Key features and benefits of using a semantic web in e-learning systems, along with the technology and non-technology challenges of developing semantic web based learning object services, will be examined by Dr. Xiaokun ...
BALTA Project C16 - Strength, Size, Scope: A Survey of Social Enterprises in Alberta and British Columbia
This report documents new research showing that social enterprises, businesses operated by non-profit organizations for the dual purpose of generating income and creating a social, environmental, and cultural value, are ...