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Reflections on Success: A retrospective of the mLearn conference series 2002-2005
mLearn is now in its fifth year. Although mobile learning has a much longer history, the inauguration of a conference for learning in the mobile age marked an important point in its development. This paper takes a ...
Using mobile technologies for multimedia tours in a traditional museum setting
Mobile technology was used to deliver learner-centred experiences to visitors at a geology museum without compromising the museum’s aesthetic appeal. Two Flash-based multimedia tours were developed for the Hypertag Magus ...
Project B2-2007 Sustainability and the Social Economy
This project will examine the theoretical and practical implications of socio-ecological questions for the social economy or solidarity economy. The initial proposal is three parallel avenues of research: 1) a critical ...
Project B1 - Understanding the role of the social economy in advancing rural revitalization and development.
This project will build upon the broad literature review currently being conducted for SERC II, and will focus on the role that social enterprises in specific resource sectors play in sustaining and revitalizing rural ...
SERC 3 WorkPlan – 2007-2008 Year
SERC 3 has chosen to elevate key questions as being central to the strategic vision it advances for its work. Together they speak to context and how we understand the social economy – its drivers, the obstacles it faces ...
BALTA Bits & Bites - September-October 2007
This is the inaugural issue of the bi-monthly newsletter of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA). It contains news about BALTA and social economy developments in Alberta and British Columbia.
Project C8 - Social Return on Investment (SROI) Analysis Framework
This research project will develop a paper examining the current state of development in SROI (social return on investment) analysis with a view of developing a suitable framework that would help measure the financial/economic ...
Rural Sociological Barriers to Adoption of Conservation and Food safety in Rural Alberta
This project was premised on the belief that adoption of conservation and food safety beneficial management practices is affected not only by economic factors, but also by a host of other socio-psychological variables. ...
Conducting Research on the Internet:: Online Survey Design, Development and Implementation Guidelines
Using the Internet to conduct quantitative research presents challenges not found in conventional research. Some of our knowledge concerning the effective design and use of paper-based surveys does translate into electronic ...
Supporting Innovative Co-operative Development: The Case of the Nova Scotia Co-operative Development System
(BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA), 2007)
This research paper was presented to the 2007 Canadian Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. It discusses a case study of the recent history of successful innovation and development in the co-operative sector ...