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Reimagining Globalization: An Unfamiliar Narrative?
As an idea or concept, globalization finds expression in the rhetoric and rationale for social and political action almost everywhere. However, the ebb and flow of this debate has ranged from declaring the 'End of History' ...
Adventures in Building an Online Digital Collection: The Alberta Women's Institutes Project
"This talk will address the inception and design of a new AU digital collection that focuses on self-representation in organizational histories. Our subject is the Alberta Women's Institutes, which celebrates its 100th ...
Mobile Self Efficacy in Canadian Nursing Education Programs
The purpose of this study was to assess the self-efficacy of nursing faculty and students related to their potential use of mobile technology and to ask what are the implications for their teaching and learning in practice ...
AUGO II: A comprehensive subauroral zone observatory
A new geophysical observatory dedicated to the study of the auroral borealis will be built 25 km southwest of the town of Athabasca, in Alberta, Canada. It is anticipated to see first light in the winter of 2010/2011 and ...
1. Design, technology choices and interactive processes in an online doctoral program (poster
1. (Poster) Athabasca University’s first fully online doctoral program is now in its third year of teaching and implementation. This program, initially in Distance Education, involves four content courses and two research ...
Sea Songs from Two Oceans: A Comparative Analysis of Maritime Songs from the Coasts of Yorkshire and British Columbia
Yorkshire folksong collector Frank Kidson did most of his fieldwork during the last two decades of the Victorian era. The fruits of his labours during the 1880s found expression in his pioneering collection Traditional ...
13th Annual Accessing Higher Ground Conference
We Know More Than You Think! What do we know about the student experience? What draws students to Athabasca University?
Dr. Nancy Parker, Director, Institutional Studies, will present key trends for Athabasca University learners and support services. Discussion will include benchmarking surveys, highlighting data obtained from a number of ...
Demography, Diet and Range Size in a Population of Black-handed Spider Monkey's
#1 Studies of wild Ateles geoffroyi yucatensis have occurred, or are ongoing in Mexico, Guatemala and Costa Rica, but no sites have been established in Belize. Across study sites, group composition, average sub-group ...
CAMEG – A Multi-Agent Based Context-Aware Mobile Educational Game for On-the-Job Training
This presentation will report the research findings of the Alberta-North/Athabasca University research project, entitled “Attracting, Preparing, and Retaining Aboriginal and Low-Literacy Learners in Northern Communities”. ...