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Strategies for Effective Dissemination of Project Outcomes The aim of this project was to systematically investigate Australian and international learning and teaching grant schemes and their outcomes to determine strategies the Carrick Institute might employ to maximise the likelihood of achieving large-scale change in teaching and learning across the Australian higher education sector, especially through its grants program. The project has identified a number of conditions that have been shown to be effective in achieving dissemination of project outcomes and that engage the multiple levels of the higher education sector. It has recommended strategi From EdNA Online on July 14, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


uStudents (University Students' Noticeboard) ustudents.com.au was created by students for students as an online resource for trading your old uni books, furniture, computers etc, for students seeking employment and those looking for somewhere to live. From EdNA Online on July 14, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


National Geographic News Online daily at no cost here are stories from across the world presented by National Geographic. The knowledge fare generously served up by the nature and science authorities from this highly respected source is a feast of learning. It demonstrates the folly of those who are skeptical of the internet as the finest source on [...] From Golden Swamp on July 14, 2005 at 5:30 p.m..


Visionlearning Visionlearning is an innovative educational resource designed for students, teachers, parents or anyone interested in learning science. Our website features a free library of succinct, award-winning learning modules that integrate text, multimedia, and other resources to make learning exciting. From EdNA Online on July 14, 2005 at 4:52 a.m..


Your Home Abroad Your Home Abroad offers a broad range of services to Chinese students intending to study in Australia. The reason we specialize in Chinese students is because our expertise in language and culture lie in this area, and we have extensive experience in dealing with Asian student issues. From EdNA Online on July 14, 2005 at 4:30 a.m..


Arty the Part-time Astronaut Created by 3 Pounds Press, a developer of educational children's materials, this website offers an interactive flash game about space science. By travelling to the planets in our solar system, students can learn interesting facts, statistics, and the mythology of the planets. Through the Macromedia Flash Player enhanced links, visitors can discover why the earth experiences seasons and can learn about the constellations. Teachers can find an educational guide filled with facts about the planets as well as quizzes, crossword puzzles, and word games. The activities here dealing with time, s From EdNA Online on July 14, 2005 at 4:30 a.m..


Stories of Innovation [videorecordings] A set of short educational videos, made for the Victorian Schools Innovation Commission (VSIC) for use by schools in professional development. It includes material shot in Australia and on a US study tour, about specific areas of educational innovation. Videos include: Dancing Partners, about the partnership between a choreographer, a teacher and primary school children in a Melbourne school - including footage shot by the school as well as the material commissioned by VSIC from Summer Hill Films (The size of this file is 10.66 MB. The video runs 7 mins 55 secs.) Recording Arts and Sciences, t From EdNA Online on July 14, 2005 at 3:29 a.m..


Queensland Department of Education Strategic Plan 2002- 2006 The Department of Education Strategic Plan for 2002–06 describes the department’s role in achieving the Queensland Government’s vision for the Smart State. From EdNA Online on July 14, 2005 at 3:29 a.m..


The OpenFiction Project An introduction to the craft of writing fiction, with a focus on the development of a critical vocabulary for elements of fiction writing, such as point of view, character, plot, description, chronology, and dialogue. Additionally, addresses methods of generating first draft material and skills for revising that material once generated. Includes reading the work of published authors, and using the developing critical vocabulary to make observations of techniques the authors employ. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on July 14, 2005 at 3:28 a.m..


Interactive Study Problems for Calculus I This site contains several dozen Calculus I example problems. They are categorized by the chapers in the text Calculus from Graphical, Numerical, and Symbolic Points of View by Arnold Ostebee and Paul Zorn. For each problem, the student can choose a hint, just the answer, or the detailed solution. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on July 14, 2005 at 3:28 a.m..


Online Etymology Dictionary Designed for either searching or browsing, this dictionary gives dates of earliest known usage and the evolution of meanings over time. The source list is long and impressive. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on July 14, 2005 at 3:28 a.m..


Automatic Calculus and Algebra Help This site provides support for fundamental computations in calculus: derivatives, integrals plus some algebra and linear algebra. The most basic function computes derivatives and integrals. For derivatives, step-by-step solutions are presented and for integrals, a password can be purchased to access step-by-step solutions. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on July 14, 2005 at 3:28 a.m..


Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage Key Indicators 2005 Report In April 2002, the Council of Australian Governments commissioned the Steering Committee to produce a regular report against key indicators of Indigenous disadvantage. This report has an important long-term objective. It is to inform Australian governments about whether policy programs and interventions are achieving positive outcomes for Indigenous people. This will help guide where further work is needed. From EdNA Online on July 14, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Site@School: Open Source CMS for Primary Schools Site@School is a Content Management System (CMS) to manage and maintain the website of a primary school without technical knowledge. It is Open Source Software under the General Public license and can be downloaded and used without obligations. Site@school main features are: Manage a website; editor with a high 'Word look and feel', Pupils/teachers can have personal pages on the website; Teachers can check pupil pages before publication; An intranet for teachers (not accessible by the public). From EdNA Online on July 14, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Schools Reporting: What Schools Need to Publish in 2005 and 2006 Queensland schools are changing the way they report on student and school performance. The new reporting requirements will ensure that there is greater consistency of reporting practice across all schools. From EdNA Online on July 14, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Queensland Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting (QCAR) A new Queensland Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting (QCAR) Framework will be introduced, setting new standards to define what is studied in all Queensland schools, and how it is assessed and reported. From EdNA Online on July 14, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


School Health and Wellbeing Initiatives Education Queensland is implementing a number of initiatives to promote health and wellbeing in schools. These include: Safe and Healthy Schools initiatives, Smart Choices - Healthy Food and Drink Supply Strategy for Queensland Schools, Student Health and Wellbeing Curriculum Framework From EdNA Online on July 14, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


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