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Australian Universities Community Engagement Alliance (AUCEA) AUCEA is an alliance of Australian universities committed to university-community engagement in order to promote the social, environmental and economic and cultural development of communities. AUCEA promotes direct and mutually beneficial interaction between universities and communities that is essential for the development and application of knowledge and the shaping of our future citizens. From EdNA Online on June 15, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


San Diego History The San Diego Historical Society interfaces its information and artifacts handsomely here. The tower shown in the illustration is from the city’s first electric street lighting project (1886). As historical societies move their treasures from drawers and files to digital showcasing, the study of history becomes virtually accessible to all, hands on and connectible [...] From Golden Swamp on June 15, 2005 at 5:30 p.m..


PO PO is an entry word to Peace Language. Initially coined by Edward de Bono, the word moves us from the Yes No paradigm and offers the opportunity to investigate other ideas, concepts From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on June 15, 2005 at 3:22 p.m..


Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action The Fourth World Conference on Women, held in Beijing in September 1995, produced an important human rights document concerning women and female children, the Beijing Platform for Action. The objective of the Platform for Action is the empowerment of all women. It seeks to achieve this by making recommendations and outlining actions in 12 critical areas of concern: poverty; education and training; health; violence; armed conflict; economy; power and decision-making; international mechanisms; human rights; media; environment; the girl child. The Platform was critically reviewed in 2000 (Beijing From Recent Items on June 15, 2005 at 5:30 a.m..


Samsung Advances Wireless Revolution with MIMO Notebooks. Samsung, have decided to embed MIMO wireless chips in two of their latest notebook computers. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on June 15, 2005 at 5:30 a.m..


Emergence: Complexity and Organization (E:CO) Journal An international and interdisciplinary conversation about human organizations as complex systems and the implications of complexity science for those organizations. With a unique format blending the integrity of academic inquiry and the impact of business practice, E:CO integrates multiple perspectives in management theory, research, practice and education. E:CO is a quarterly journal published in print and online by The Complexity Society, the Institute for the Study of Coherence and Emergence, and the Cynefin Centre for Organizational Complexity in accordance with academic publishing standar From EdNA Online on June 15, 2005 at 4:07 a.m..


R1edu.org This project has been designed and coordinated by the University of Washington. Participating institutions in R1edu.org are members of the Association of American Universities and are classified as 'Research Universities I' by the Carnegie Foundation. The site provides information about distance learning programs in the United States. Users can search and preview distance learning degrees, certificates and courses offered by the top 34 American research universities, who have joined forces to distribute distance learning programs, and to share teaching methods and resources. From EdNA Online on June 15, 2005 at 4:07 a.m..


Centre for Adolescent Health - Education and Training Programs The University of Melbourne and Centre for Adolescent Health have post graduate courses available for anyone who works with young people from teachers, nurses, police, cousellors etc. This musti professional learning enriches the course for students and enhances their understanding when working with young people. The courses are offered by distance learning as well as in classes and workshops throughout the year. Loan schemes and scholarships are available. From EdNA Online on June 15, 2005 at 4:07 a.m..


National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS) The NCRIS Advisory Committee's terms of reference include providing guidance on areas in which investments in research infrastructure would significantly enhance the capacity of the national research and innovation systems in delivering national benefits. To help identify appropriate areas for investment, the Committee has initiated the development of a 'Strategic Roadmap'. This page outlines the proposed scope of the Roadmap and the process to develop it through expert advice and stakeholder consultations. From EdNA Online on June 15, 2005 at 4:07 a.m..


Knowledge Community Knowledge Community (KC) is a web-based Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) tool researched and developed by group of researchers in Hong Kong since 2001. In support of student-centered learning, KC allows teachers to design suitable Thinking Types and Scaffolds to facilitate students in knowledge building. From EdNA Online on June 15, 2005 at 3:00 a.m..


Pedagogy Strategy: Learning in an Online World The Pedagogy Strategy is part of the documents supporting 'Learning in an Online World', the Ministerial Council on Education, Employment, Training and Youth Affairs (MCEETYA) action plan for ICT in schools. This document provides strategic principles and an agreed framework for developing innovative pedagogies that exploit the opportunities made available through the use of ICT in learning. The Strategy provides an overview of the professional support and leadership required to ensure teachers develop the knowledge, competence, skills and confidence to exercise professional judgemen From EdNA Online on June 15, 2005 at 3:00 a.m..


TypeOnline Free typing speed test and typing lessons. A structured touch typing course for motivated individuals looking to develop their keyboard skills, and to complement supervised keyboarding education in schools. From EdNA Online on June 15, 2005 at 3:00 a.m..


Concordance of the Poetry of Gabriela Mistral A tool to study in context the lexical content of the Nobel Laureate Chilean poet Gabriela Mistral'spoetry. It includes both numerical and alphabetical listings. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on June 15, 2005 at 3:00 a.m..


Concordance of the Poetry of Manuel Altolaguirre A tool to study in context the lexical content of the Spanish poet Manuel Altolaguirre's poetry. It includes both numerical and alphabetical listings. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on June 15, 2005 at 3:00 a.m..


Concordance of the Poetry of Pablo Neruda A tool to study in context the lexical content of the Nobel Laureate Chilean poet Pablo Neruda'spoetry. It includes both numerical and alphabetical listings From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on June 15, 2005 at 3:00 a.m..


Concordance of the Poetry of Jose Marti A tool to study in context the lexical content of the Cuban Jose Marti's poetry. It includes both numerical and alphabetical listings From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on June 15, 2005 at 3:00 a.m..


Intergenerational ICT Learning and Literacy in a Multicultural Setting A report on short basic computing courses for adults conducted in Woodville Gardens, South Australia as part of the Care Health Education and Community (CHEC) project. From EdNA Online on June 15, 2005 at 1:54 a.m..


Curriculum Leadership Journal 3:12 The Art of Teaching Science Curriculum Leadership Journal 3:12 The Art of Teaching Science From EdNA Online on June 15, 2005 at 1:54 a.m..


Equal Partners: Gender Awareness and Australian Development Cooperation This AusAID publication on gender awareness in the context of Australia's aid program recognises that a strong emphasis on full and equitable partnership between men and women is required for the advancement of women, to reduce poverty, and to promote sustainable development. Contents include: who does what: multiple work roles, women's status, poverty and access to economic resources, education, training and literacy, health, the law, politics and decision making, and human rights. From Recent Items on June 15, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Gender Thematic Guidance Note This Thematic Guidance Note on Gender outlines challenges in the area of gender and human development, international commitments and strategies as outlined in global Human Development Reports, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) strategy and policy papers, and global commitments regarding gender equality. From Recent Items on June 15, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


An Analysis of Survey Data on the New Apprenticeships Scheme This Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST) report presents an overview of analyses of New Apprenticeship Outcomes Survey Data collected during 2003 and 2004. The report consists of seven volumes: a synopsis of the work completed, analysis of the long term survey results, each of the four quarterly survey results and the combined quarterly surveys. From EdNA Online on June 15, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..


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