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Attracting, preparing, and retaining under-represented populations in rural and remote Alberta-North communities
The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 12, No. 4 (Apr 12, 2011) pp. 35–53
For several years, the government of the western Canadian province of Alberta has drafted policies and conducted research on the problem of populations under-represented in adult education. This Alberta-North and Athabasca University study, funded...
Journal of Vocational Education and Training Vol. 60, No. 3 (September 2008) pp. 273–295
This paper reports results to date of a three-year project by Athabasca University, intended to determine the education and training needs and interests of employees in a work camp in northern Alberta's oil sands. (Future reports will address...
Preferences of Residents in Four Northern Alberta Communities Regarding Local Post-Secondary Programming
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 10, No. 3 (May 27, 2009)
The western Canadian province of Alberta has used some of the proceeds from exploitation of its extraordinary natural resources to make available a range of post-secondary training and education opportunities to residents. While these provisions...