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E-Tools and Teaching ESL Through Distance Education, paper presentation at the Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) Canada 2008 Conference, May 29-31, 2008, Moncton, NB
1. Symposium: Technology is becoming increasingly important in all language learning; in distance education, it plays a vital role. Athabasca University staff employ a variety of e-tools to help deliver effective language ...
Taking advantage of technology to engage students via distance
The session begins by introducing Athabasca University, our mandate as a distance university puts extra-importance on our service delivery and we must leverage technology to ensure we meet our students’ expectations. It ...
What we know and where we’re going: In medias res on self-representation and identity in university use of ePortfolios
ePortfolios are slowly gaining credibility in Canadian universities as useful vehicles for a number of learning activities. In both graduate and undergraduate programs, ePortfolios are used to house and share the repertoire ...
Mediating Student-Academic Interaction Through Contact Centres in Distance Education
This study investigates the pedagogical issues that arise from mediating student-academic interaction through a contact centre within university distance education. It is not easy for educational organizations to design ...
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 ...
A New Era in Distance Education
2) A New Era in Distance Education Dr. Martha Cleveland-Innes, Associate Professor of Distance Education at AU, is co-editor with Dr. D. Randy Garrison of the University of Calgary, of a new book, An Introduction to ...