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Athabasca University e-Lab


Learning is a central focus of the Athabasca University e-Lab. The e-Lab's open online courses, short courses, tutorials, and educational resources offer opportunities for faculty and students and university partners to engage in a variety of learning experiences, such as Digital Storytelling, the history and impact of social media, and digital media editing. Learning experiences here may be formal or informal and taken for a range of credits or simply for self-improvement.

Students and faculty can also discover digital research tools and online resources through the Tool Cupboard, including tools developed by Athabasca University researchers.

The e-Lab is also the home of several online resources, such as the Canadian Film Online database and MediaCan, a collection of academic resources for studying Canadian media.

Open Online Courses

Beginning with Media and Information and Intercultural Literacy, the e-Lab offers full online courses, open to all, with optional certificates.

Open Online Short Courses

Students and faculty can enhance their online skills by taking one of the many short courses available in the e-Lab.

Open Online Tutorials

Students and faculty can enhance their online skills by taking one of the many tutorials available in the e-Lab.

Open Online Educational Resources

The open educational resources (or "learning objects") listed here have been created to enhance your online learning. Feel free to browse these digital artifacts.

An alphabetical list of these courses, tutorials, and resources can be found in the e-Lab Workshop.