Group Study Operations at Partner Institutions: A Transition Plan

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Athabasca University has enjoyed collaborative arrangements with a number of post-secondary institutions, primarily colleges, for many years. These partnerships have enabled students to access a university education in a grouped study, face-to-face environment in both rural and urban areas. However, enrolment in grouped study has declined over the past few years, resulting in … [Read more...]

Wikipedia & Academic Research Webinar

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AU Library and Scholarly Resources is offering an instructional webinar on Wikipedia and Academic Research on Tuesday, March 15, from 6 to 7 pm (MDT). Did you know that many students turn to Wikipedia, the free, collaborative online encyclopedia when carrying out research for assignments and papers? Wikipedia for research But is Wikipedia ever appropriate to use for academic … [Read more...]

Library orientation webinar

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The AU Library is offering a free noon-hour Library Orientation webinar via Adobe Connect for students from noon to 1:00 p.m. (MST) on Thursday, February 25. See the date and time in your time zone. The webinar will provide an orientation and overview of the Library and the services it offers. All students, faculty, and staff are welcome to attend. Please share this information … [Read more...]

Free Library Webinar on Wednesday, November 4

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The Library is offering a free webinar via Adobe Connect for students from 6-7pm MT on Wednesday, Nov. 4. To see the date and time in your time zone, click here: http://tinyurl.com/pq6csnh. The webinar will provide an orientation and overview of the Library and the services it offers. All students, faculty, and staff are welcome to attend. The Adobe Connect link is: … [Read more...]

Library Orientation for Students

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Students are invited to a free, online webinar that will provide an orientation and overview of the AU Library and the services it offers. This webinar is primarily targeted at undergraduate students but all students are welcome to attend. Details: Date:  May 13 Time:  6:00-7:00 pm MT Adobe Connect Webinar Link:  https://connect.athabascau.ca/library/ Major topics … [Read more...]

An inside look at AU’s new MOOC

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MOOCs (massive open online courses) have become wildly popular, but many members of the education community have concerns about their quality. At this Nov. 13 webinar, find out how Athabasca University is designing and delivering a MOOC that will attempt to dispel critics' concerns about the quality of MOOC education. This new MOOC, called Becoming an Online Learner, is set to … [Read more...]