Posts Tagged: AUSU

Student Engagement at a Distance

Distance education has been rising throughout the world thanks to computers and the internet.  Traditional on-campus classroom environments have been the norm, and, until the 1980’s, really the only possibility. The history of distance education is longer than you might expect.  In 1922, Pennsylvania broadcasted some of its courses through radio.  In 1953, the University… Read more »

AUSU Update

This space is provided free to AUSU: The Voice does not create or edit this content. Contact services@ausu.org with any questions. IMPORTANT DATES Mar 15: April degree requirements deadline Mar 29: Deadline to apply for course extension for May Apr 10: Deadline to register in a course starting May 1 Apr 10: AUSU Council Meeting… Read more »

AUSU Update

This space is provided free to AUSU: The Voice does not create or edit this content. Contact services@ausu.org with any questions. IMPORTANT DATES Mar 10: Deadline to register in a course starting Apr 1 Mar 14: AUSU Council Meeting Mar 15: April degree requirements deadline Mar 29: Deadline to apply for course extension for May… Read more »

Council Connection

The February AUSU meeting proceeded smoothly but packed in a lot of information.  The meeting was attended by all councillors except Julian Teterenko who had an excused absence due to vacation. The first order of business was a review of current action items.  The only item on this month’s agenda was to relate to council… Read more »

AUSU Update

This space is provided free to AUSU: The Voice does not create or edit this content. Contact services@ausu.org with any questions. IMPORTANT DATES Feb 15: March degree requirements deadline Feb 18: Office Closure Feb 19: AUSU Council Meeting Feb 19: AU Zotero and Mendeley Citation Webinar Feb 28: Deadline to apply for course extension for… Read more »

AUSU Update

This space is provided free to AUSU: The Voice does not create or edit this content. Contact services@ausu.org with any questions. IMPORTANT DATES Feb 15: March degree requirements deadline Feb 18: Office Closure Feb 19: AUSU Council Meeting Feb 19: AU Zotero and Mendeley Citation Webinar Feb 28: Deadline to apply for course extension for… Read more »

AUSU Update!

This space is provided free to AUSU: The Voice does not create or edit this content. Contact services@ausu.org with any questions. IMPORTANT DATES Jan 10: Deadline to register in a course starting Feb 1 Jan 10: AUSU Council Meeting Jan 15: Feb degree requirements deadline Jan 15: Deadline to finish exams for course with Dec… Read more »

Council Connection—November 8, 2018 Meeting

November’s AUSU Council meeting proved that an agenda that appeared straightforward on paper could turn into a meeting with a lot of discussion.  A new addition to the proceedings was an acknowledgement of the land, which states that “Athabasca University Students’ Union respectfully acknowledges that we are on and work on the traditional lands of… Read more »

AUSU Update!

This space is provided free to AUSU: The Voice does not create or edit this content. Contact services@ausu.org with any questions. IMPORTANT DATES Nov 10: Deadline to register in a course starting Dec 1 Nov 12: AUSU Office Closed in lieu of Remembrance Day Nov 15: Dec degree requirements deadline Nov 30: Deadline to apply… Read more »

Editorial—When Freeze Turns to Thaw

This week, the Alberta NDP government announced that they would be continuing the tuition and non-instructional fee freeze for domestic students to the 2019/2020 academic year, and that when tuition begins to rise again, it will be capped at the rate of CPI. Further, they’ve noted that this cap will be enshrined in legislation, not… Read more »