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On the Design of Collective Applications
In this paper we define collective applications as those that employ the aggregated distinct behaviours of individuals in a crowd to shape their environment and to provide structure and influence in that environment. Such ...
The Science Gap in Canada: A Post-Secondary Perspective
(Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy, 2009-04-04)
Despite having its students score among the top in the world in mathematics and science, the level of science literacy and participation in science-related fields in Canada is relatively low. In the context of the economic ...
Plant Communities and Diversity in Boreal Wooded Fens: An Ecoregional Perspective
Ecoregions are increasingly being used as a framework for conservation planning. The Mid-Boreal Uplands Ecoregion stretches across western Canada from Manitoba to British Columbia. Within this Ecoregion (Manitoba to Alberta), ...
Lost in social space: Information retrieval issues in Web 1.5
(Journal of Digital Information, 2009-01)
This paper is concerned with the application of Web 2.0 technologies within a conventional institutional learning setting. After considering the affordances of Web 2.0 technologies vs Web 1.0 technologies and a framework ...