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Athabasca University

Adrienne Weare

Academic Coordinator



  • Masters of Science (Midwifery), 1996 -1997 University of Wollongong, Australia
  • Bachelor in Health Studies (Nursing), 1991-1992 University of Western Sydney, Australia
  • Registered Nursing Diploma, 1985 -1988 Foothills School of Nursing, Calgary

Clinical Background

  • Mental health (acute and forensic)
  • Maternal/child (midwifery)

Teaching & Learning Interests

  • Community health
  • Mental health

Other Interests

  • Community development
  • Non-profit community endeavours that focus on community integration and physical health (e.g. fundraising and coordination of outdoor skating rink/sports arena; playground at local school; and accessible inner city part park).

Scholarship and Research Interests

  • The student experience in on-line education

Professional Associations

  • College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta


Roder, R., Corcoran, L., Krell. K., & Weare, A. (2013). Exploring the Usability of Online Courses: The Student Experience. Poster Presentation. 6thInternational Barcelona Conference on Higher Education, Global University Network for Innovation. Barcelona, Spain. May 15, 2013.

Updated May 26 2015 by Student & Academic Services

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