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News and Stories

Transforming education with OER


The Alberta Government has launched a new open educational resources (OER) initiative, and AU's Rory McGreal is helping to lead it.

"We are all teachers and learners."


Prof Sharon Moore and alumna Lorraine Way to receive awards from CARNA for their contributions to nursing and nursing education.

"I feel like what I do matters."


How Marguerite Koole has seen online learning at AU from all sides now.

Using research to effect social change


Social sciences prof Mike Gismondi is trying to change the world with projects on sustainability and grassroots community investment.

Updated April 23 2014 by Web services

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