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Random posts from the last few months

Reasons why we have a peer-reviewed graduate journal at AU staffed by MAIS students and open to any graduate student writer on the planet Reinekke Lengelle, PhD (Faculty coordinator for JIS) When I did my master’s degree twenty years ago, we learned about communication, policy development, power relations, and research methodology. We learned what social […]
March 26, 2015 - 10:58am
Despite those who said it would never happen, Athabasca University’s first major fundraising campaign not only met its goal of $30 million but surpassed it. At a closing event on March 19, Campaign Cabinet Chair Heather Kennedy announced the amount of $32, 175,224.59. And that figures continues to grow. That is the legacy of the […]
March 25, 2015 - 3:50pm
“From the edge of the plateau there was a splendid view: the Athabasca, flowing from the east, made a great curve in front of us and carried on towards the village. … At the moment we stopped, we could see lines of ten or fifteen sledges gliding on the trail made in the ice on […]
March 24, 2015 - 10:00am
Athabasca University’s year-end is March 31, 2015 and to accommodate the University’s fiscal year end processes for the 2014-2015 fiscal year, current students should keep in mind the following: Students will not have access to view or to make any online financial transactions through the Office of the Registrar’s Online Services at on March 31, […]
March 19, 2015 - 12:11pm
How might courses in Equity Studies help you in your everyday life? Consider the number of events that you encounter in a day at home, at work, with friends and often with complete strangers in which you are not sure that you or someone else has acted fairly or equitably. Consider how inequality is woven […]
March 19, 2015 - 10:00am
Online Distance Education: Towards a Research Agenda offers a systematic overview of the major issues, trends, and areas of priority in online distance education research. In each chapter, an international expert or team of experts provides an overview of one timely issue in online distance education, summarizing major research on the topic, discussing theoretical insights […]
March 10, 2015 - 10:00am
We are happy to announce a series of FREE webcasts celebrating Open Education Week (Mar. 9-13). These webcasts will explore issues and opportunities related to Open Educational Resources.  Each session will feature an internationally known promoter, developer or researcher in this growing field. All webinars are from noon-1:00pm MT and will be held at: […]
March 9, 2015 - 9:01am
Do you like to read ? Turn your love of reading into a degree. Do you want to improve your critical thinking skills and your writing? The Literary Studies program is meant for you. And an MA degree can lead to career advancement and may change your life. We focus on fine books but also the universe […]
March 5, 2015 - 10:00am
Trading places Three teams from AU’s Faculty of Business are currently competing in the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Trading Challenge. At the end of the preliminary round, two of AU’s teams have finished in the top ten per cent of challengers and will go on to the one-day CME Market Education Conference in Chicago. “Our students […]
February 27, 2015 - 8:46am
Approximately 11 per cent of Albertans and a similar percentage of Canadians are employed in health care and social assistance. The sector includes both social work and human services. In the future demand will be high for supervisory and management staff The broad set of skills needed to work in human services, a generalist form […]
February 26, 2015 - 11:37am