Posts By: Debbie Jabbour

Debbie Jabbour

Taking Notes: Eye on Education – PhD Grads Plan To Leave Canada

This column focuses on a wide range of issues affecting post-secondary students. Students are encouraged to submit suggestions and educational topics they are concerned about, or personal experiences with courses or university situations they feel other students should know about. If suggest a topic or a course alert for taking notes, contact voice@ausu.org, attn: Debbie… Read more »

Convocation Report, 2005 – Part 2

The Voice Magazine’s coverage of Convocation 2005 continues with reports from the grounds and more photos. Keep watching next week as our coverage continues… This year’s AU convocation experience went something like this: Wednesday, June 8, 7:00 P.M. – The university grounds are a sea of relative calm. Most of the staff have already left… Read more »

Taking Notes: Eye on Education – Scientific Resource Lost

This column focuses on a wide range of issues affecting post-secondary students. Students are encouraged to submit suggestions and educational topics they are concerned about, or personal experiences with courses or university situations they feel other students should know about. If suggest a topic or a course alert for taking notes, contact voice@ausu.org, attn: Debbie… Read more »

Convocation Report, 2005 – Introduction & Installation of the President, Thursday, June 9

The Voice Magazine’s coverage of Convocation 2005 continues with reports from the grounds and more photos. Keep watching next week as our coverage continues… This year marked a significant change in the structure of the yearly Convocation at Athabasca. Each year the number of graduates has increased, and this year, Athabasca University’s 28th convocation, we… Read more »

From My Perspective – Internet Use and Mental Health Problems

Some members of the AU community have speculated on whether a higher proportion of students with mental illness choose the distance learning option. It seems intuitive that individuals with mental illness may have difficulty functioning well in a traditional classroom setting, and would therefore find an online learning format attractive. Certainly it is likely that… Read more »

Taking Notes: Eye on Education – Academic Journal Holds Joke Contest

This column focuses on a wide range of issues affecting post-secondary students. Students are encouraged to submit suggestions and educational topics they are concerned about, or personal experiences with courses or university situations they feel other students should know about. If suggest a topic or a course alert for taking notes, contact voice@ausu.org, attn: Debbie… Read more »