News & Events

ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM YOUR UNIVERSITY

NEW COUNSELLING RESOURCE: HOW TO WRITE A TERM PAPER Julia Nielsen of AU’s Counselling Services Unit [CSU] has created a fantastic resource to help students prepare term papers, available at: http://www.athabascau.ca/html/services/counselling/writing/. The interactive slideshow website takes students step by step through the process of planning, researching, writing, editing and documenting a term paper. Also included… Read more »

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Internships with REALM Magazine

ONLINE INTERNSHIP WITH NATIONAL MAGAZINE Position: volunteer editorial intern Location: various – job is fully online Duration: TBD REALM is a national Canadian magazine about life and work in your twenties and creating work you want. Located on every college and university campus across the country, REALM provides young Canadians with the tools they need… Read more »

AUSU SPEAKS: January 19th Session – Provided By AUSU

News from the January 19, 2003 council meeting AUSU Council met on the evening of January 19th for a regularly scheduled council meeting. The main item of business for the evening was AUSU finance, and the annual audit for the 2002 financial year was reviewed and discussed. Following this, tentative plans were set for the… Read more »

Scholarship News

SYNCRUDE/AU ABORIGINAL SCHOLARSHIP Value: $2500 APPLICATION DEADLINE: AUGUST 31, 2003 Administrator: Athabasca University Donor: Syncrude Canada Ltd. # Available: Up to three (3) Announcement date: Late fall · Applicants must be Alberta residents of Aboriginal ancestry: Indian, Inuit, or Métis. · Preference to students entering first year of full-time studies; students in other years may… Read more »

BRIEFS FROM AU’S ‘THE INSIDER’

. . COVERAGE FOR AU’S BAZAAR AU’s Bazaar receives major coverage in the latest issue of The Technology Source (SEE: http://ts.mivu.org/), thanks to an article by DEPTH (Distance Education Projects and Technological Help) team members. The teaser to tantalize readers says: “Good-quality online course management systems are not hard to find, but they can be… Read more »

News From AU – Conference Connections

CONTRIBUTED BY AU’S THE INSIDER · CASE District VIII – March 8-11, 2003 – Coeur d’Alene, Idaho – “Connect in Coeur d’Alene.” Details: http://www.connectincda.com AMTEC (Association of Media & Technology in Education in Canada) -“E-convergence: Education, Media & Technology” – May 25-28, 2003, Montreal, Quebec. Call For Papers deadline is Dec. 15, 2002. Details: http://www.amtec.ca… Read more »

News From AU – Conference Connections

CONTRIBUTED BY AU’S THE INSIDER · CASE District VIII – March 8-11, 2003 – Coeur d’Alene, Idaho – “Connect in Coeur d’Alene.” Details: http://www.connectincda.com AMTEC (Association of Media & Technology in Education in Canada) -“E-convergence: Education, Media & Technology” – May 25-28, 2003, Montreal, Quebec. Call For Papers deadline is Dec. 15, 2002. Details: http://www.amtec.ca… Read more »