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All Things in Moderation - E-tivities All Things in Moderation is a UK based organisation that runs courses for participants worldwide based on the books and ideas of Gilly Salmon. This part of the site contains the 5 Step model, and an extract related to the E-tivity Process. From EdNA Online on September 26, 2005 at 9:30 p.m..


Net Generation Student Seminar Learning Experience A summary of my experiences at the EDUCAUSE Net Generation Seminar held in Phoenix, August 18, 2005. From Maricopa Learning eXchange (MLX) Newest on September 26, 2005 at 9:30 p.m..


Photo Viewer View and edit your photos easily with this freeware from Greyolltwit. Shows pictures full screen, plays them in a slide show and includes editing features that are easy to use e.g. resize, sharpen, rotate, flip etc. Copy and paste from the program into other applications e.g. Microsoft Word, Works etc. Even paste and save images in jpg or bmp format. Program includes an uninstall facility. Compressed file size - 1.08 MB. From EdNA Online on September 26, 2005 at 8:30 p.m..


Avivo Technology to Improve Movie Watching on Laptop Screens? ATI's Avivo technology, could significantly improve the visual quality of video playback on laptop computers. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on September 26, 2005 at 3:30 p.m..


Single Variable Calculus On-line textbook on Single Variable Calculus. Lectures are presented as PowerPoint files with pdf exports. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on September 26, 2005 at 12:30 p.m..


Simple Animations of Basic Concepts in Physics and Astronomy This is a growing collection of animations (primarily 3-D) animations of concepts, principles and processes in introductory physics and conceptual astronomy. The animations are available for use and redistribution for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on September 26, 2005 at 12:30 p.m..


2005 Statements of Learning for English The 2005 Statements of Learning for English define and deliver common curriculum outcomes to be used by jurisdictions to inform their own curriculum development. The statements provide a description of knowledge, skills, understandings and capacities that all students in Australia should have the opportunity to learn, and have been developed collaboratively by State, Territory and Australian education authorities as a response to concerns about a lack of consistency across the Australia and the impact this has on an increasingly mobile student population. From EdNA Online on September 26, 2005 at 10:30 a.m..


Tackling Drug and Alcohol Issues Through E-learning Indigenous community workers who are tackling drug and alcohol issues in remote Indigenous communities in the Northern Territory are being given a helping hand through an innovative e-learning program. Through the use of a customisable Flexible Learning Toolbox, Indigenous community workers are able to devise culturally appropriate training strategies in a project funded by the 2005 Australian Flexible Learning Framework's (2005 Framework) LearnScope Project. From EdNA Online on September 26, 2005 at 5:30 a.m..


Community College Wins Business Achievement Award Melbourne's Overnewton Anglican Community College was hailed Australia's most female friendly workplace recently when it won the award for Leading Organisation for the Advancement of Women (less than 500 employees). The Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency (EOWA) Business Achievements Awards are a critical event in the EOWA calendar as a way of focusing attention on working women, and putting Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) on the national agenda. From EdNA Online on September 26, 2005 at 4:30 a.m..


Issues in Higher Education Policy - An Update on Higher Education Policy Issues in 2004 in 11 Western Countries This report from Center for Higher Education Policy Studies (CHEPS) focuses on the latest developments in higher education's infrastructure, finance, governance and quality assurance in eleven different countries, including Germany, France, the United Kingdom, and Sweden. Each country's developments are summarized in several pages, and the report concludes with some broader reflections. From EdNA Online on September 26, 2005 at 4:30 a.m..


The Australian Maritime College Ranked Second Already recognised as a world-class institution for marine education, the Australian Maritime College was recently ranked second in a teaching and learning performance survey of Australian universities. From EdNA Online on September 26, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..


Comparative Study of Year 12 Assessments The Australian Government will commission an independent comparative analysis of year 12 assessments throughout Australia. The study will examine the content, curriculum and standards of year 12 assessment in English, Literature, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. Consultation will be held with peak educational groups in the five learning areas to develop the terms of reference for the study which will be the subject of Government tender. From EdNA Online on September 26, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..


Literacy & Numeracy Awards Fund a New DVD - 'Opening The Door' Helping to Educate Disadvantaged Kids A new DVD to assist teachers, carers and workers in the education of children in out-of-home care, including foster care, has been launched. The DVD ‘Opening the Door’ was developed by Yvonne Clarke, UnitingCare Burnside, Wesley Dalmar, CREATE, the NSW Department of Education and Training, and the NSW Department of Community Services. Ms Clarke was a 2004 winner of the Minister's Awards for Outstanding Contribution to Improving Literacy and/or Numeracy with the prize money being used to fund this project. From EdNA Online on September 26, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..


Schools Assistance Regulations 2005 The Schools Assistance (Learning Together - Achievement Through Choice and Opportunity) Regulations 2005 were made by the Governor-General on 18 August 2005. These regulations specify performance targets and performance measures; requirements related to student reports; requirements for performance information and the requirements for publication of school performance information in accordance with the relevant sections of the Schools Assistance (Learning Together – Achievement Through Choice and Opportunity) Act 2004. From EdNA Online on September 26, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..


Welcome to EternityTravel.com With the intent of introducing interested parties to the world of funerary practices in ancient Egypt, the site produced by the Museum of Science in Boston allows visitors to spend 3300 debens (an unit of currency from that period) on selecting their own tomb, mummification, mummy case, and 'extras' (such as an amulet or a statuette). Visitors begin by reading a welcome statement about this process, and they can add items to their shopping cart, all the while learning about this fascinating aspect of world history. Of course, visitors can also click on a number of hypertext links emb From EdNA Online on September 26, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..


Hillbrook Anglican School In the early 1980s, a small group of dedicated teachers dared to dream. Together they shared a vision of a dynamic new school, different from the traditional schools of the past. In 1987, that vision became a reality. Hillbrook Anglican School opened its doors, offering an innovative and refreshing new approach to education that combined contemporary learning techniques and principles with a balance of personal development, spiritual growth and physical challenge. From EdNA Online on September 26, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..


Harnessing the Future - Schools and Computer Games Summit Most school students play video games–most school teachers do not. And though this will change over the next fifteen years the challenge for many primary and secondary schools now is how to be comfortable with games, how to harness their motivational appeal and how to help their communities to understand this very powerful medium. From EdNA Online on September 26, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..


Focus On Effectiveness Are you looking for practical ways to improve student achievement? Strengthen teaching and learning processes with research-based instructional strategies combined with effective technology use. Twelve core strategies link to 30 classroom examples that show how to apply key research, using technology to engage learners and improve achievement. Focus on Effectiveness is a product of the Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory. These materials are in the public domain and may be reproduced without permission. From EdNA Online on September 26, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..


When Homework Works Homework is often a source of debate between parents and educators. This web page summarises a workshop entitled 'Designing Meaningful Homework and Practice', which examined the policies and practices that serve to offset the positive effects of homework. Educators also considered how to create more purposeful assignments, which help to ensure that students reap the benefits of homework. 'Does My Homework Work?: A Self-Assessment' gives teachers a rubric by which to assess the homework they have set. From EdNA Online on September 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


GPS Weblinks This page from Technology School of the Future contains information about Global Positioning System (GPS), Geocaching, Earthcaches, and links to tutorials on GPS, GIS, and related topics. From EdNA Online on September 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Transparent Language Transparent Language provides language learning software for global business. The site contains free software for some languages, games, and activities From EdNA Online on September 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Business Transactions Tutorial Business Transactions is the second of ten tutorials available for princples of financial accounting at this web site. To locate the specific tutorial, click on Accounting Princples in the left from to display a table of contents. Double click anywhere on the opening slide to launch the tutorial. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on September 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Journal Entries Tutorial Journal Entries is the third of ten tutorial for Accounting Principles located at this website. In the left fram, click on Accounting/Principles to display the tutorial table of contents. Double click on the opening slide to lauch the tutorial. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on September 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Adjustments Part A Adjustments Part A is the fourth of ten tutorials for principles of financial accounting located at this web site. Click on Accounting Principles in the left frame to display the Tutorial table of contents. Double click on the title screen to launch the tutorial. Requires Internet Explorer browser. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on September 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Adjustments Part B Adjustments Part B is the fith of ten tutorials for principles of financial accounting available at this web site. Click on the Accounting Principles in the left from to display the Tutorial Table of Contents. Double click on the title page of the tutorial to launch it. Requres Internet Explorer browser. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on September 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Cash Discounts Cash Discounts is the sixth of ten tutorials for principles of financial accounting located at this website. In the left frame, click on Accounting Principles to display the tutorial table of contents. Double click on the opening slide to lauch the tutorial. Requires Internet Explorer browser. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on September 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


F.O.B. Point F.O.B. Point is the seventh of ten tutorials available at this web site for principles of financial accounting courses. To locate the specific tutorial, click on Accounting Princples in the left from to display the table of contents. Double click anywhere on the opening slide to launch the tutorial. Requires Internet Explorer browser. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on September 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Periodic Inventory Periodic Inventory is the 8th of ten tutorials available at this web site for principles of financial accounting courses. To locate the specific tutorial, click on Accounting Princples in the left from to display the table of contents. Double click anywhere on the opening slide to launch the tutorial. Requires Internet Explorer browser. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on September 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Perpetual Inventory Perpetual Inventory is the 9th of ten tutorials available at this web site for principles of financial accounting. To locate the specific tutorial, click on Accounting Princples in the left from to display the table of contents. Double click anywhere on the opening slide to launch the tutorial. Requires Internet Explorer browser From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on September 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Organic Chemistry Nomenclature Video Lectures A series of multimedia lectures on organic nomenclature developed for students in Organic Chemistry (Chem 230 and 231) at Rio Hondo College, Whittier, CA. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on September 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Connected Curriculum Project - Materials for Precalculus The CCP includes modules that combine the flexibility and connectivity of the Web with the power of computer algebra systems such as Maple, Mathematica, MatLab and MathCad. The single-topic units can be used for a two-hour lab, or for a shorter supervised period with follow-up on the student's own time, or for self-study. Modules are organized into areas of precalculus, differential calculus, integral calculus, multivariable calculus, linear algebra, differential equations and engineering mathematics. Applications include those in biology, chemistry, physics, engineering, economics and en From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on September 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Diversity Australia - Resources for Educators "Diversity Works!" is an initiative of the Australian Government to promote the benefits for business and the economy of utilising the cultural and linguistics skills of the Australian workforce. The Resources for Educators page provides guides that link key education sector concepts, competencies, employability skills, and courses specific to each sector of the "Diversity Works!" resource materials. From EdNA Online on September 25, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


gPodder This application allows users to manage the podcast feeds they are interested in, and also automatically downloads podcasts from any given site. This application is compatible with all operating systems running Windows 98 or newer. From EdNA Online on September 25, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


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