Lecture Notes of TICMI Free online access is given here to the peer-reviewed texts of courses given at Advance Courses organized by Tbilisi International Centre of Mathematics and Informatics (TICMI). The print version is available from the Library of I.Vekua Institute of Applied Mathematics of Tbilisi State University. Published annually, from 2000, the notes are available in html or PDF formats (the latter requiring Adobe Acrobat Reader software). Information for prospective authors is also available. TICMI is described separately in EEVL. From EEVL New Learning Materials on January 24, 2005 at 1:30 p.m..
National Institute for Quality Teaching and School Leadership (NIQTSL) The National Institute for Quality Teaching and School Leadership (NIQTSL) was set up in June 2004 to support and advance the effectiveness and standing of the teaching profession in Australia. The website has information and news about the Institute, its background, governance, functions and activities. From EdNA Online on January 24, 2005 at 10:30 a.m..
Careers and Work - Vocational Education and Learning in Years 7-10 This kit is intended for use in association with the Tasmanian Essential Learnings Framework and with the provision of vocational education and learning, specifically career and work education, for students in Years 7-10. It has been designed to enable teachers to make the links between the various components of the Essential Learnings Framework that relate to understanding the world of work. From EdNA Online on January 24, 2005 at 7:30 a.m..
Tsunami: The Big Wave This is an educational site created by NASA about tsunamis in the period of 1995-1999. The site contains an explanation of the physics behind tsunamis and includes a 10 question quiz. From Recent Items on January 24, 2005 at 7:30 a.m..
Waves of Destruction Animated simulation from The Age newspaper features section about the Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami. Includes photographs, diagrams and background stories. From Recent Items on January 24, 2005 at 5:54 a.m..
Diary of Australia 2005 From the Australian Department of Immigration, a set of printable documents showing multicultural events in the Australian and international calendar including a number of ethnic national days. From EdNA Online on January 24, 2005 at 4:30 a.m..
Artspace Mackay Artspace Mackay is the regional art gallery and museum operated by Mackay City Council. It provides the community of Mackay and its visitors with access to a wide range of cultural services including: Spirit and Place, Mementoes of Mackay, a permanent exhibition about the history of Mackay as told by the people who live there; and an ever-changing program of international standard touring and curated exhibitions of visual arts and social history. Artspace Mackay also houses one of the most significant collections of artists, books and the book arts in Australia within the Tate Adams Reading ro From EdNA Online on January 24, 2005 at 4:30 a.m..
2024 Dreaming Take a leap of the imagination with '2024 Dreaming - Innovations for our Future' - a taste of life 20 years from now. How will we travel, what will we call home, what will we eat and how will we work? From EdNA Online on January 24, 2005 at 4:30 a.m..
CensusAtSchool CensusAtSchool is a highly motivating e-learning experience which aims to support the development of statistical literacy in students across Australia and to raise awareness of the next Census of Population and Housing on 8 August 2006. The CensusAtSchool project will allow students (Years 5-10) to collect real statistical information about themselves for use across the curriculum (Mathematics, SOSE/HISE, Health and Physical Education, English, ICT and more). From EdNA Online on January 24, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..
South Australia at a Glance A statistical overview of South Australia produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, mainly comparisons of the finacial years 2002-2003 and 2003-2004 From EdNA Online on January 24, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..
Australian International Education Agents Network (AIEAN) AIEAN aims to help and assist educational agents and institutions engaged in the international student recruitment industry in Australia. From EdNA Online on January 24, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..
Tsunami Education Kit In order to support the desire to understand the causal factors and the long term consequences of the Indian Ocean earthquake tsunami disaster, World Vision, the Australian Red Cross and AusAID have put together this schools kit. The kit goes beyond the immediate disaster and examines how the disaster fits with bigger picture issues of poverty, development and aid. The kit provides a background for teachers and students on these issues through information and key questions, as well as providing activity suggestions for all age groups. From EdNA Online on January 24, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..
FOSS (Free/Open Source Software) Education Primer The International Open Source Network (IOSN), a UN-funded body produced a guide that encourages the use of Linux in educational institutions. This primer covers the use of FOSS from schools to universities. It provides a brief overview of how it can help in setting up the IT infrastructure and administration of educational institutions and considers software (mainly proprietary) which is now used as the basis for IT curricula and alternative FOSS which is available. From EdNA Online on January 24, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..
International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning, Vol 2. No. 1 A refereed journal, global and focused on research and innovation in teaching and learning, published by the TEIR Center, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh PA. In this issue: Connectivism: A Learning Theory for the Digital Age. George Siemens; Finding Our Way: Better Understanding the Needs and Motivations of Teachers in Online Learning. Kathleen P. King, Marlene D. Dunham; Reconceptualisation of the Teaching and Learning Process through Computer-Mediated Frameworks. Mohammad Issack Santally, Alain Senteni; Assessing Student Needs in Web-Based Distance Education. Pamela A. Dupin-Bryant, Barbara From EdNA Online on January 24, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..
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