Video Conferencing Saves Time, Money and the Environment

Video Conferencing

Video conferencing removes barriers In keeping with AU's commitment to removing barriers, increased use of video conferencing is allowing AU staff members and other stakeholders to reach out with ease and comfort, while providing major savings from both budgetary and environmental standpoints. Computing Services director Dave Hrenewich is excited about the new equipment that has … [Read more...]

University participates in international Open Access Week

Open Access Week

Athabasca University is hosting a number of activities from October 19-23, 2009, to celebrate international Open Access Week. The university will be joining more than 40 other post-secondary educational institutions around the world to promote wider access to publicly-funded research and to support policies that ensure access to that research. About Open Access "Open access … [Read more...]

Alberta poised to become an international leader in open education

Open Education Resource (OER) Foundation Logo

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...]