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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Issues in OER: Panel Presentation
Open Educational Resources (OERs) are becoming increasingly popular in educational institutions. OERs include all educational resources - normally digital in nature such as learning objects, open courseware, etc. that can ...
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.
Cloud computing and adult literacy: How cloud computing can sustain the promise of adult learning
Cloud Computing and Adult Literacy is the final report of an Alpha Plus Project to examine How cloud computing can sustain the promise of Adult Learning. The report includes a review of recent literature ...
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. ...