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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
The Anti- IPA Position Paper: A reply from an Educator
This paper is a "REVISED" version of a position paper released by the International Publishers' Association. ALL the arguments that they use against OER are in fact arguments supportive of OER and against commercial content. ...
Disruptive Pedagogies and Technologies in Universities
This paper is a reaction to the increasing high cost of higher education and the resulting inaccessibility for the millions of potential learners now seeking opportunities for quality higher education opportunities. The ...
OER Readiness Tool
Survey Instrument of OER use by staff at Athabasca University
Report on the assessment and accreditation of Learners using OER
This report shares the findings and lessons learned from an investigation into the economics of disaggregated models for assessing and accrediting informal learners, with particular attention to the OER University (OERu) ...