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William Chappell's Historical Hit Parade
William Chappell, pioneer historian of English popular music, researched and published vernacular songs from the late Middle Ages to 18th Century. Based on his recently published book, "Victorian Songhunters", Dr. David ...
Lucy Broadwood and English Folksong: the Early Years
Lucy E. Broadwood was closely involved with the first English Folksong Revival from the late 1880s until her death in 1929. An accomplished singer and pianist, Broadwood was an important folksong collector who also served ...
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 ...
Northern Lights with Five Satellites
Athabasca's contribution to studying the science of the Northern Lights started nearly 10 years ago with precision measurement of their magnetic fields. We now measure that effect in a number of places in North America ...
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. ...
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 ...
Assignment Design for Effective Writing
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 ...