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Copyright Office
Athabasca University
1 University Drive
Athabasca AB T9S 3A3
Canada

website: Copyright Office
email: copyright@athabascau.ca

When linking to a specific page on this site (deep-linking), please also link to the main site at:

http://www.athabascau.ca

The course materials posted to this site are the exclusive property of Athabasca University. Users may load this content into their client browser programs for temporary individual viewing in the normal process of Web use. Otherwise, no material contained in these files may be downloaded, copied, adapted, printed, transferred, reproduced, or distributed by any means without the written consent of the copyright holder.

In providing hypertext links to students, Athabasca University has not authorized any use of these materials that, if undertaken without permission of the copyright owners or their assignees, may constitute infringement of copyright. Permission for use of materials can only be granted by copyright owners or their assignees.

Students registered in Athabasca University courses are expected to use sound judgment and discretion in visiting Web sites for research purposes associated with their course work. Athabasca University will not be held responsible for the continuing availability of recommended sites, content of sites found, or consequences of visiting those sites.

Every effort has been taken to ensure that these materials comply with the requirements of copyright clearances and appropriate credits. Athabasca University will attempt to incorporate in future reproductions any corrections which are communicated to it.

The inclusion of any material in this publication is strictly in accord with the consents obtained and Athabasca University does not authorize or license any further reproduction or use without the consent of the copyright holder.

For further information on copyright see the Copyright website.

Course Team

Course Author and Professor: Lawton Shaw

Course development assistance provided by the Educational Media Development department of Athabasca University.