Athabasca University Press (AU Press) is the centre of scholarly publishing expertise for Athabasca University, Canada’s Open University. It is the first scholarly press to be established by a Canadian university in the twenty-first century. AU Press is dedicated to the dissemination of knowledge and research through open access digital journals and monographs, as well as through new electronic media. AU Press will offer its imprint only to scholarship of the highest quality, as determined through peer review.
From 1908 to 2009—and Beyond
Alberta’s Daycare Controversy traces the development of daycare policies and programs in Alberta, with particular emphasis on policy decisions and program initiatives that have provoked considerable debate and struggle among citizens.
Archaeological Evidence for Native Lifeways on the Northern Plains
Light from Ancient Campfires is the first book in twenty years to gather together a comprehensive prehistoric archaeological record of the Alberta Plains First Nations.
A one-stop knowledge resource, this book showcases the international work of research scholars and innovative distance education practitioners who use emerging interactive technologies for teaching and learning at a distance.
The Political Economy of Workplace Injury in Canada reveals how employers and governments engage in ineffective injury prevention, intervening only to defend the system's legitimacy.
From the Study of Canada to Canadian Studies
In this comprehensive examination of a culture, Dirk Hoerder looks at the history of Canadian studies from sociological and political angles, and the changes to the discipline as more ethnicities are added to the cultural story of Canada.
The Embodied Cognitive Science of LEGO Robots
From Bricks to Brains introduces embodied cognitive science and illustrates its foundational ideas through the construction and observation of LEGO Mindstorms robots.
A Paradigm for Global Citizenship
The ABCs of Human Survival calls into question the assumptions of consumer culture and offers, as an alternative, strategies to improve overall well-being through the important choices we make as individuals.
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