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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 ...
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 ...
1st International Workshop on Technology-Enhanced Social Learning - TESL2011
This paper presents an ongoing project that builds engaging, affectionate, and effective pedagogical agents in 3D virtual worlds for learning. Utilizing the theory of Transformed Social Interaction (TSI), we design pedagogical ...
Boreal Fends & Plants: Conservation from an Ecoregional Perspective.
Ecoregions are large areas of land and water that contain a geographically distinct assemblage of natural communities. They are increasingly being used as a framework for conservation planning across the globe. Within a ...
Maximizing Library Online Presence while Minimizing Maintenance
This paper presents challenges and opportunities for academic libraries to increase their online presence in learning management systems (LMS). Successful examples from Athabasca University Library will highlight the ...
"Of rice-root, Crabapples, and Huckleberries: Evidence for Environmental Management by First Nations in Northwest British Columbia"
In northwest British Columbia, long indigenous occupancy and management of the landscape has had pervasive ecological effects. In such an environment discriminating "natural" and "anthropogenic" vegetation and plant ...
A Place called Home: The Social and Cultural Context of Health
Background Arts in health-care is an emerging movement that links the expressive arts with the healing arts and brings these into the mainstream of traditional health-care to promote well-being. Dr. Gene Cohen, who was ...