Commonwealth Environment Research Facilities Programme (CERF) The national programme supports world class environmental research. The fund supports research on the significant environmental challenges Australia faces, drawing on multiple disciplines, collaboration and existing research strengths. The CERF is aimed at creating national research hubs and building critical mass in areas of Australia's environmental strengths and national research priorities. The CERF specially supports proposals that demonstrates strong public good outcomes. Under this programme, $100 million are allocated to world class public good environmental research. From EdNA Online on August 8, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..
Journal of Online Learning and Teaching MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching (JOLT) is a peer-reviewed, online publication addressing the scholarly use of multimedia resources in education. The objectives of JOLT are to assist in the effective use of technology in teaching and learning; to enable academic programs to design and deploy academic technology to optimize teaching and learning and to build a community around the research and scholarly use of multimedia educational resources. From EdNA Online on August 8, 2005 at 9:30 p.m..
Online Etymology Dictionary Since 2001, the web collection here has been a superb standard for online etymology. As the website states: “Etymologies are not definitions; they’re explanations of what our words meant 600 or 2,000 years ago. Think of it like looking at pictures of your friends’ parents when they were your age.” In addition to the factual [...] From Golden Swamp on August 8, 2005 at 3:30 p.m..
Cooling Zone This site includes tutorials, application notes, case studies and technical articles on electronics cooling. There is a directory of suppliers and a product showcase section. A list of training courses, press releases, job vacancies and event is provided. Design tools and descriptions of them are available. From EEVL New Learning Materials on August 8, 2005 at 8:30 a.m..
Assessment Schemes for Teachers' ICT competence This 2005 survey of teachers in 16 European countries demonstrates that most countries have several schemes to certify teachers' ICT competence, and tend to assess their teachers at the end of an in service teacher training programme. The reports says that teacher training policies for ICT should not be seen as a separate issue. Training policies need to be flexible and include a long term vision for teachers to identify with. According to the report the concept of digital literacy for teachers is not yet sufficiently defined. From EdNA Online on August 8, 2005 at 5:30 a.m..
Change Agents and the National Training System This paper focuses on the skills and knowledge needed by change agents in the vocational education and training (VET) sector to support the national training system. From EdNA Online on August 8, 2005 at 4:30 a.m..
Strategic Management and Change Management and the National Training Framework: Core Ideas A summary of the core ideas of the report The never-ending quest: effective strategy-making and change management for high-performing VET organisations (Mitchell, 2002), providing an overview of strategic management and change management in relation to the National Training Framework (NTF). From EdNA Online on August 8, 2005 at 2:43 a.m..
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