Resourceful Performance: A Distinguished Alumnus proves e-learning goes the distance

His successful career began with a balancing act. Hanny Alshazly had to learn the art of juggling his Athabasca University education alongside his fast-moving work and family life. Since graduating from AU in 2012, he’s finessed that flexibility further - having now added time zones to the performance. He says AU gifted him that skill. “I have switched jobs three … [Read more...]

Register Now for the Impact UDL Web Accessibility Conference – and WIN a cutting-edge tablet!

You still have time to register for the Impact UDL and Web Accessibility conference, hosted by Athabasca University and the Heritage Education Fund, in Edmonton, Jan. 29-30. And if you register by Nov. 30, you could win a cutting-edge tablet for use in online learning? (The draw for that is Dec. 1.) For more information on the Impact UDL Web Accessibility Conference in January, … [Read more...]

Alberta poised to become an international leader in open education

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Launch of the Open Education Resource Foundation A new international organization designed to assist education institutions in reducing costs through open education materials has been officially launched. Athabasca University is a founding member of the international Open Education Resource (OER) Foundation. Professor Rory McGreal of Athabasca University is the Canadian OER … [Read more...]