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OpenAccess Week at Athabasca

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 […]

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Open Access Week at Athabasca – Oct. 24-

Open Access Week at Athabasca – Oct. 24-28, 2011

For the 3rd year Athabasca University is participating in Open Access Week by sponsoring a series of free Adobe Connect sessions from 12:00-1:00 PM Mountain Time (GMT-6). This year we are highlighting activities associated with our new UNESCO/COL Chair in Open Educational resources. All are welcomed. —————————————————————————————– http://openaccess.athabascau.ca To celebrate the appointment of Dr. Rory […]

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One Small Step for Athabasca

One Small Step for Athabasca

I participated in an interesting meeting of the Athabasca University Academic Council (our senate equivalent) this morning and the most contentious item concerned our option for ‘challenge for credit” alternative, that is offered in most of our undergraduate programs. By way of background, Athabasca undergrad programs are offered as continuous enrollment and mostly self study […]

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