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2010 Joint Association of Canadian College and University Ombudspersons (ACCUO) & European Network for Ombudsmen
This conference is an opportunity to explore the richness of ombudsman principles internationally in different higher education settings so as to improve individual practice and gain insight into alternative approaches for ...
Mother Still Loves Best: Attachment Theory’s Influence on Mothering Practice-Then and Now
John Bowlby's (1907 - 1990) attachment theory was formulated to explain mother-infant bonding. The theory was bound by a number of assumptions that placed responsibility for child rearing soley in the hands of women. ...
The Potential Impacts of Social Media on Social Rersearch and Scholarly Communication
Social media has influenced - and in some cases, transformed - how individuals communicate, create and share information. Fundamentally, social media represents a power shift in information control, access, and validation. ...
BALTA Newsletter - Spring 2010
(BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA), 2010-04)
This is the newsletter of the of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA). It contains news about BALTA and social economy developments in Alberta and British Columbia, Canada.
BALTA Mapping Workplan 2010-2011
This document summarizes the annual research plans of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance with respect to its mapping program to survey and document social economy organizations in Alberta and British Columbia, Canada.
Serious games are computer games that train, educate and inform while entertaining. The serious games industry has been developing since 2000 but has only gained momentum since 2004. The lucrative games industry promised ...
Experiential Learning and Distance Education: Expanding Learning Frontiers
e-Learning combines communication technologies (e.g., e-mail, Web, conferencing, and forum), pertinent learning theories, and real-world learning (experiential learning). This session will demonstrate how this bridging can ...
Virtual Stability: Constructing a Simulation Model”
After a discussion of the importance of stability and instability for complex systems theory we define the concept of virtual stability as a state in which a system employs self-monitoring and adaptive control to maintain ...
Making History Meaningful: The German Plays of Mieko Ouchi and Vern Thiessen
Alberta playwrights Mieko Ouchi and Vern Thiessen both explore the tragic consequences of a political expropriation of the creative imagination for nationalistic ends. Their “German” plays interrogate history in terms ...
When Retailers are More Powerful
The long-term effects of promotions on sales are increasingly linked to the supposed shift of economic power within channels from manufacturers to retailers. However, formal knowledge about how they influence channel ...