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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), ...
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 ...
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 ...