AU Press Book Wins Distance Education Book Award

AU Press Book Wins Distance Education Book Award Emergence and Innovation in Digital Learning: Foundations and Applications edited by George Veletsianos, was recently awarded first place in the competition for best book in distance education. Hosted by the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, the award was won at the Division of Distance Learning Awards. This … [Read more...]

Young Adult Books for Canada’s 150th

As we approach Canada’s sesquicentennial, I find myself thinking about some of my favourite children’s and young adult books by Canadian writers. Here are five books to read as you celebrate Canada’s 150th. Some will be familiar, but I hope not all. I’ll even give you a reason why I love the books. And remember, each of these authors has many more books to explore, which will keep … [Read more...]

Fighting Breast Cancer by Jeff Vallance is now available on iTunes

Dr. Jeff Vallance’s new book Fighting Breast Cancer with Exercise is now available on iTunes. He talks about the book, and his reason for writing it. Q: What’s the concept of the book, in a nutshell? Jeff: Fight Breast Cancer with Exercise is one of the first evidence-based, patient-centered exercise resources designed specifically for breast cancer survivors. My co-author … [Read more...]

It’s time for a new approach to nutrition

I believe governments need to implement a comprehensive new approach to nutritional education and nutrition policy, something I call “strategic nutrition”. In my new paper published in the journal Public Health Nutrition, I argue traditional approaches to nutrition have not worked in combating the epidemic of various nutrition-related diseases, including type 2 diabetes, … [Read more...]