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Returning pedagogy to field practice through mobile technology
Our Technology Enhanced Health Practice Education Research in the Faculty of Health Disciplines at Athabasca University has several studies underway relating to the use of mobile technology (smart phones) in the clinical ...
Questions Concerning Communication Technology in Nursing Practice
Martin Heidegger's question concerning technology, initially presented in 1949, has been distilled down to the following dichotomy: Is technology a human act? or Is technology a means to an end? Philosophers continue ...
Factors Mediating Female Viewers’ Processing of Realistic or Unrealistic Female Beauty Appeals in Movies and Affecting their Body Esteem: A Mixed Method Study
This study examined female movie female viewers’ attention to onscreen relational information and their response to feminine beauty appeals that may explain why they experienced different body esteem outcomes. Body esteem ...
Athabasca University Mobile Learning: Delivering French Training Using Mobile Devices (Poster)
The poster illustrates how iPhone technology can be used to deliver French language training and engage students with interactive learning content. Five interactive lessons teaching basic French grammar and vocabulary ...
Addressing the Landgrab in Southern Ontario
Globally, there is a growing landgrab by investors and foreign countries of prime farmland. NGOs such as Grain and the National Farmers Union have documented the landgrab throughout the world and within Canada. This paper ...
U.S./Mexico Cultural Hybridization: The Emergence of a New Culture as Seen through the Directors Lens
The U.S./Mexico border has long been a cultural, economic and linguistic divide and the disjunction between the two worlds has been a source of literary inspiration to many artists on both sides of the border. An ongoing ...
Wēijī : East Asian Mothering
This conference presentation will highlight the conference theme of exploring motherhood and mothering in a global context. Wēijī represents the Chinese symbol for “crisis” and “opportunity” whereby reversing the characters ...
Downstream Horizontal Integration and Dealer Network Performance
A game theoretical model featuring a manufacturer and two dealers is proposed to investigate the effects of downstream horizontal integration on network performance. It is shown that the decision to integrate depends on ...
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