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Rural Development Using Elearning: Learning Technologies in the Knowledge Economy
Historically, small provinces and states have been bypassed by the great metropolitan areas in economic development. However, as the new advanced training technology sector of the economy grows, distance from markets is ...
Digital Economy Strategy Consultation Athabasca University
The main points reviewed in this document are summarized below for ready reference; • The digital economy is based on the creation, transmission and dissemination of knowledge. • E-learning is an essential component of ...
New copyright bill shortchanges consumers
(Edmonton Journal, 2010-07-16)
Do you see what I see in the new copyright Bill C-32? Amid all the noise about new rights for users, upon closer scrutiny, this bill, rather than granting new rights, can effectively block users from making use of any and ...
New copyright fee will see students pay more for learning materials
(Edmonton Journal, 2010-04-14)
Access Copyright has just published a fee proposal with the Copyright Board of Canada that will substantially increase the fees that college and university students pay for their learning content. Titled the Access ...
AU Press on Iphone: A Stanza implementation
(WASET (World Academy of Science Engineering and Technology, 2010-03-29)
This case study explores problems and solutions encountered when converting PDF documents for distribution and review on mobile devices. At Athabasca University (AU) researchers have initiated a process for the implementation ...
A Canadian educational initiative falls victim to technology: Industry Canada allows cellphone providers to abandon commitment to provide bandwidth for learning programs
(Edmonton Journal, 2010-02-24)
A consortium of Bell and Rogers, known as Inukshuk, is dropping out of its obligation to support education in Canada. Historically, the 2500-2690 MHz wireless bandwidth, was designated for educational use in Canada and ...
Report on UNESCO/COL Workshop New York June 18 - 19 2011
A description of a UNESCO Chair meeting of participants outlining the presentations and recording the goals and meeting outcomes.
AUPress: A Comparison of an Open Access University Press with Traditional Presses
This study is a comparison of AUPress with three other traditional (non-open access) Canadian university presses. The analysis is based on the rankings that are correlated with book sales on Amazon.com and Amazon.ca. ...
The need for Open Educational Resources for ubiquitous learning
(Pervasive Computing Conference (PERCOM 2012), 2012)
Open Educational Resources (OER) are important for the expansion of ubiquitous learning. Open licensing of learning components is a precondition for supporting anytime, anywhere learning, whether the lessons are arranged ...
Virtual platforms at Athabasca University
The Athabasca University environment includes a virtual media lab (the e-Lab) which is an integrated website platform for curriculum enhancement and development, social networking, and pedagogical and disciplinary research. ...