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Peak Oil: An Ongoing Case Study in Unsuccessful Avoidance Behaviour
Peak oil is the point at which oil production reaches a maximum value and thereafter declines. Because of the dependence of industrialized society on oil, peak oil may be one of the most important, possibly cataclysmic, ...
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 ...
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 ...
"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 ...
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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 ...
Everything…You Always Wanted to Know About PLAR...and More
Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition is a service to AU's adult and mature learners. The usefulness of PLAR as a tool is enhanced by understanding its as a learning activity rather than just an accreditation process. ...
AU Research Ethics Processes
Why do we have a Research Ethics Board (REB)? Where can research ethics training and resources be found? Do we have expedited review? What is "AU Institutional Permission", and when is it needed? Dr. Patrick Fahy, REB ...
The Status and Future of Broadcasting
In deciding not to try to regulate the Internet, is the Canadaian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) in danger of becoming an anachronism? Dr. Fil Fraser, Visiting Graudate Professor, Centre for ...