Teaching and Learning in a Net-Centric World

OpenAccess Week at Athabasca

Next month Athabasca will (for the fourth year) be participating once again in Open Access week. The screen shot below  http://openaccess.athabascau.ca  details the events during the week. Every noon hour (Mountain Daylight Time) we present Athabasca scholars – and this year even our President!  The sessions are webcast using Adobe Connect, recorded and are open to all and no charge.

Open Access week is coordinated by the Scholarly Publicating and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) with many sponsors and collaborating partners. It is encouraging to see the growing interest in OERs from around the world.

Please circulate these links and we look forward to communicating with you online Oct. 22-28.

Terry

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