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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. 

As a registered student in this course, you or an agent acting on your behalf, are free to print a complete copy of  your Athabasca University produced online course materials for your own personal and private 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 websites for research purposes associated with their coursework. Athabasca University will not be held responsible for the continuing availability of recommended sites, the content of sites found, or the 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.


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