Jack shares concerns that more course texts are changing to e-texts; this spurs quite a bit of input from other students, the student union, and AU itself. New student Shelby asks for guidance navigating her first course and many students pitch in to point the way. Kimberly is experiencing problems accessing e-materials through the library website; turns out there was a tech glitch being worked on.
Other posts include course prerequisites, two kinds of cookies, snail-mail exams, DegreeWorks, graduate programs, requesting course extensions, and financial aid.
@austudentsunion tweets: “Want a great way to get connected to your fellow #AthabascaU students? Get the AUSU Mobile app, make an account, and join the campus chat! It’s also a great way to find resources and services available to you. http://athabasca.ca.campusapp.com.”
@AU_Press tweets: “We are so excited to be publishing a lecture from the one and only Steven Heighton, @AthabascaU’s 2020 writer-in-residence. Cover design by @KisscutDesign. Coming September 2020. aupress.ca/books/120297-virtues-of-disillusionment-the/.”
AU posts the one-minute A message from the President: National Nursing Week.