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    • Access Copyright and Fair Dealing Guidelines in Higher Educational Institutions in Canada: A Survey 

      Henderson, Serena; McGreal, Rory; Vladimirschi, Viviane (Partnership: Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research, 2018-12-31)
      Information about the acceptance by Canadian Higher Education Institutions (HEI) of the Access Copyright (AC) tariff is important for educators even though only a minority of HEIs in Canada have committed to the AC tariff. ...
    • The Anti- IPA Position Paper: A reply from an Educator 

      McGreal, Rory (2013-05-29)
      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. ...
    • Apprendre sur le Web 

      McGreal, Rory; Elliott, Michael (Le CRDP de l'académie de Grenoble, 2000)
      Plusieurs enseignants apprennent à utiliser l'ordinateur en salle de classe. Certains se tournent même vers Internet et commencent à percevoir son potentiel pour actualiser de nouvelles méthodes pédagogiques, d'où ...
    • The Athabasca University Digital Reading Room: Library resources for mobile students 

      McGreal, Rory; Tin, Tony; Cheung, Billy; Schafer, Steve (IADIS, 2005-06)
      This project has been designed to test the boundaries of Mlearning and to begin to build a platform for AU to raise an effective m-library. Building on the research conducted in Canada and abroad, the researchers are ...
    • AU Press on Iphone: A Stanza implementation 

      Harkness, Darren James; McGreal, Rory (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 ...
    • Audiographic network: A guide for new users (Réseau audiographique: Guide pour les nouveaux utilisateurs) 

      Holland, Marilyn; Laforge, Marie-Josée; McGreal, Rory; Albert, Annette; Chiasson, Margot; Donovan, Brad; Boutot-Nadeau, Danielle; Selmes, Annette; Vautour, Joel; Tremblay, Ellen (TeleEducation NB, 1998)
      This guide, intended for all new users, has been developed to assist you in planning for the use of the audiographics network, starting with the request for network use process up to the start-up of the course. Items to ...
    • AUPress: A Comparison of an Open Access University Press with Traditional Presses 

      McGreal, Rory; Chen, Nian-Shing (2011-08-30)
      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 and ...
    • Before you begin: An online tutorial for new distance learners 

      Chiasson, Margot; Holland, Marilyn; Laforge, Marie-Josée; McGreal, Rory (TeleEducation NB, 1999)
      What is distance learning all about? - What is distance learning? - How does a distance course work? - What are the benefits of distance education? - Is one type of distance education more effective than another? - What ...
    • A Canadian educational initiative falls victim to technology: Industry Canada allows cellphone providers to abandon commitment to provide bandwidth for learning programs 

      McGreal, Rory (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 ...
    • Cloud computing and adult literacy: How cloud computing can sustain the promise of adult learning 

      Richards, Griff; McGreal, Rory; Stewart, Brian (AlphaPlus, 2010-12-31)
      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 ...
    • Cloud computing and adult literacy: How cloud computing can sustain the promise of adult learning 

      Richards, Griff; McGreal, Rory; Stewart, Brian; Sturm, Matthias (Datamatics Global Services Limited, 2013)
      Adult literacy in Canada consists of a patchwork of large and small adult education providers: many of them are autonomous community societies, some are school boards, and others are community college based, as well as ...
    • A comparison of AU Press with traditional university presses: Two years later 

      McGreal, Rory; Chen, Nian-Shing; McNamara, Tim (ElPub, 2012-06)
      This paper followus up on an analysis conducted in 2010 comparing an open access press with traditional university presses based on Amazon rankings. The findings support the previous research that there is no significant ...
    • Comparison of the attitudes of learners taking audiographic teleconferencing courses in secondary schools in Northern Ontario 

      McGreal, Rory (InterPersonal Computing and Technology Journal, 1994)
      A comparison of attitudes between different distance learning and on site students shown no significant difference.
    • Copyright wars and learning objects 

      McGreal, Rory (International Journal of Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2005-08)
      Learning object developers need to understand that presently there are powerful organizations of “intellectual property” owners, and vendors of music, videos, books and software that are making a concerted attack on ...
    • Course developers' guidelines 

      Stanley, Maureen; McGreal, Rory; Elliott, Michael; Klassen, Prescott; Whitty, Don; Doucet, Roger; Cooper, Leon; Brunel, Normand (TeleEducation NB, 1995)
      This guide has been created to provide World Wide Web course developers with a set of common standards and guidelines for publishing courses on line. Some of the standards make eminent sense to everyone, others have been ...
    • Curriculum Vitae of Rory McGreal 

      McGreal, Rory (Athabasca University, 2019-01-04)
    • Development principles for online courses: A baker's dozen 

      McGreal, Rory (ELearn Magazine, 2005-11-29)
      Course development on the World Wide Web is becoming more sophisticated as instructors and course specialists become more familiar with the environment. Most course development principles for online courses have been ...
    • Digital Economy Strategy Consultation Athabasca University 

      McGreal, Rory (2010-07-15)
      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 ...
    • Disruptive Pedagogies and Technologies in Universities 

      Anderson, Terry; McGreal, Rory (Educational Technology & Society, 2012)
      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. ...
    • E-learning in Canada 

      McGreal, Rory; Anderson, Terry (Idea Group Publishing, 2007-01)
      Any view of elearning in Canada must be informed by the uniquely Canadian feature of provincial jurisdiction over education. Canada is the only country that does not have a national department/ministry of education. Therefore ...

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