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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 ...
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 ...
Interactions Affording Distance Science Education
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. ...
COI in Virtual Worlds - Survey
This is a copy of the online survey questionnaire used in a research study on COI indicators in virtual worlds. The results will be published in Fall 2011 issue of Journal of Online Learning and Teaching
Fun and Fear in Open Spaces
This presentation presents the theory and practice of Open Learning as implemented in Athabasca University’s Beyond the LMS social networking system. The presentation discusses the motivation , design and challenges ...
(Re)-conceptualizing design approaches for mobile language learning
(CALICO Journal, 2011-05)
An exploratory study conducted at George Brown College in Toronto, Canada between 2007 and 2009 investigated language learning with mobile devices as an approach to augmenting ESP learning by taking learning outside the ...
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 ...
Excess copyright: How restrictive copyright legislation impedes technological innovation
(The Seventh International Multi-Conference on Computing in the Global Information Technology. ICCGI 2012, 2012-06-27)
This paper explains how copyright laws being promoted by the USA are being used to prevent the development of open educational resources. This includes a brief history explaining the origins of copyright law leading ...