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Athabasca University


SCIS's mission is to be academically eminent, globally renowned for its advanced learning, its advanced pedagogies, and its advanced learning technologies.

The faculty in the School of Computing and Information Systems strives for excellence in research and fosters national and international collaborations with universities, professional associations, and reputed research organizations. With the multi-national nature of our faculty and students, we believe that it is through quality research that teaching excellence can be ensured.

A Combination of quality research and highly interactive research-led teaching, contribute to the university's mission through exploring modern learning technologies including online learning, adaptive learning, mobile learning, social networking, learning analytics, and semantic web.

Beyond the theoretical topics of computation, our faculty members' and graduates' multi-disciplinary and interdisciplinary research, aims at developing methodologies that provide effective solutions to real-world problems in Canadian industry and the wider community from every other discipline, with the ultimate goal of improving the quality of learning and the quality of life.

Updated July 30 2015 by FST Technical Staff

AU, CANADA'S OPEN UNIVERSITY, is an internationally recognized leader in online and distance learning.