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OZeWAI 2005 Conference on Web Adaptability This conference provides a forum for considering all issues related to adaptability with the aim of making the Web universally accessible and including everyone in the networked world. From EdNA Online on October 11, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Help for EdNA Administration This page contains links to help documentation available for EdNA Administration Users. EdNA Administration allows users to add items to the EdNA database. Documents available include: Checklist for Administrators: describes how users of the old EdNA Administration can check that their existing content has been migrated correctly; Add a New Submission: describes how EdNA Administration users can learn how to add items, including Resources, Events and News Headlines. This document includes required Metadata standards for adding each of the different types of items; Metadata for Submissions: des From EdNA Online on October 11, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


First WebALT Conference and Exhibition - WebALT 2006 The First WebALT Conference and Exhibition will take place at the Technical University of Eindhoven on 5-6 January 2006. This event, sponsored by the Web Advanced Learning Technologies project (EDC-22253), aims to gather users and practitioners of e-learning technologies for teaching mathematics to exchange experiences and gain insight in the best available tools for mathematics education. From EdNA Online on October 11, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Asia Education Foundation The Asia Education Foundation (AEF) is a national organisation that supports Australia Asia engagement through studies of Asia in primary and secondary schools. The website provides resources on China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia and the Philippines. There are cross-cultural and interactive sites, with an emphasis on Asian-Australian linkages. Also provided are online tutorials, a discussion group, a product catalogue and lesson plans. From EdNA Online on October 11, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Neuschwanstein Castle The jewel of a web site here reflects the fairy tale sparkle of King Ludwig of Bavaria. It is history, biography and a choice slice of the good life lived by European royalty in the 19th century. The marvelous web site finding crew at the Scout Report pointed to the castle in this week’s newsletter. [...] From Golden Swamp on October 11, 2005 at 2:30 p.m..


Education Presentations Archive The Education Presentations Archive is a collection of renowned educators who have spoken at Brigham Young University. All of their presentations are available to the education community at this site. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on October 11, 2005 at 12:30 p.m..


Abstract and Linear Algebra Forum Hosted by the Department of Mathematics at the University of Miami, this site provides discussion forums for general abstract and linear algebra, and also for the online textbook 'Elements of Abstract and Linear Algebra' (E H Connell, 1999). A link is provided to the textbook which can be viewed or downloaded in PDF, DVI, PostScript and gzipped PostScript formats, either in its entirety or as individual chapters. From EEVL New Learning Materials on October 11, 2005 at 10:30 a.m..


Calculus-Help.com Written by former teacher Michael Kelley, this website provides resources for high school and college calculus students. It includes multimedia tutorials, practice problems and answers, and links to related websites. From EEVL New Learning Materials on October 11, 2005 at 10:30 a.m..


Schools Invited to Apply for 2006 Career Education Lighthouse Funding Applications are now open for the 2006 Career Education Lighthouse School Project. Schools can apply for Lighthouse funding to develop an existing career education project or trial an innovative career education project. Applicants are encouraged to actively engage their Local Community Partnership (LCP) in as many ways as possible with their proposed Lighthouse project. Applications close on Friday, 4 November. Further information can be found on the Career Education Lighthouse School Projects website. From EdNA Online on October 11, 2005 at 7:30 a.m..


Career Education Lighthouse Schools Project The Career Education Lighthouse Schools Project recognises good practice and encourages innovation in school career education programmes by providing funding to schools. The aim of the Lighthouse project is to improve the delivery of career education in schools through disseminating positive examples of career education programmes which encourage other schools to develop a planned and coordinated approach to career education. From EdNA Online on October 11, 2005 at 7:30 a.m..


Plagiarism - Learning Skills Unit, RMIT Plagiarism is the presentation of another person's work, ideas, or creations as though they are your own without acknowledging where those ideas etc came from. The resource provides examples of deliberate & accidental plagiarism and information about consequences of plariarism. From EdNA Online on October 11, 2005 at 5:12 a.m..


Audit of Academic Integrity and Plagiarism Issues in Australia and New Zealand This project was carried out through the Teaching and Learning Centre at Murdoch University. The aim of this project was to conduct an Australasian audit of initiatives about academic integrity, including plagiarism and measures intended to reduce its frequency, culminating in the development of a repository of academic integrity resources. From EdNA Online on October 11, 2005 at 5:12 a.m..


Australian Centre for Sustainable Catchments-PhD Scholarships The Australian Centre for Sustainable Catchments (ACSC), based at the Toowoomba campus of the University of Southern Queensland (USQ), conducts research aimed at improving the profitability and sustainability of water and catchment management in Australia, with a particular focus on Queensland systems. One of the Centre's primary objectives is to provide research which informs government policy and policy implementation. The ACSC offers research training opportunities for postgraduate students from a variety of disciplines to address the challenges of sustainable water and land management From EdNA Online on October 11, 2005 at 4:15 a.m..


International Conference on Education Leadership 2005 Invitation is extended to educational professionals from around the world to offer their expertise in the areas of educational leadership, administration, curriculum and instruction, IT and technology, and methodology. By bringing together educational experts from eastern and western countries, the conference aims to deepen intercultural understandings that will enhance stronger educational communities worldwide. From EdNA Online on October 11, 2005 at 4:15 a.m..


National Science Week 2006 National Science Week is Australia's annual celebration of science and technology and runs from Saturday 12th August to Sunday 20st August, 2006. Find out what's on in your area, how to organise an event and highlight events. From EdNA Online on October 11, 2005 at 4:15 a.m..


Renal Awareness Month June is National Renal Awareness Month with awareness of kidney disease facilitated through displays and community education projects. From EdNA Online on October 11, 2005 at 2:47 a.m..


Trinity College South Australia - Farm to Table Competition 2005 Renowned as one of South Australia's top regional restaurants, Salter's Kitchen has taken on a new persona as a culinary classroom. Executive chef Stuart Oldfield recently opened the restaurant to a group of local school students, sharing his culinary skills and expertise with a new generation of potential chefs. The project was initiated by the Young Gourmet Gastronomy Competition, the Farm to Table Challenge, which has seen 18 schools from around Australia create their own regional food products. Gawler's Trinity College chose a South Australian icon, the pie, and turned it in From EdNA Online on October 11, 2005 at 1:14 a.m..


RMIT Equity Scholarships RMIT Equity Scholarship applications are now open for students who commence first year at RMIT in 2006. The RMIT Equity Scholarships comprises: Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarships: $4000+ is awarded each year for the duration of a student's program (max. 4 years). This scholarship is to assist students who will have relocated from a rural or regional area to pursue their tertiary studies at RMIT. Commonwealth Education Costs Scholarships: $2000+ is awarded each year for the duration of a student's program (max. 4 years). This scholarship is for students who need some assistance w From EdNA Online on October 11, 2005 at 1:14 a.m..


PhD scholarship: ARC Linkage Project: Learning by Design: Creating pedagogical frameworks for knowledge building in the 21st century One Australian Postgraduate Award Industry Scholarship (APAI) is available to an applicant with a Bachelors and/or Masters degree in an education or humanities discipline. Preference is for a PhD candidate but a Masters would also be considered. The project investigates the ways in which 'middle-years' teachers design, record and enact their curriculum, searching for evidence of a relationship between pedagogical choices and learner outcomes. From these investigations, and drawing on the theory of Multiliteracies, a tool will be developed to prompt more mindful and context-appropriat From EdNA Online on October 11, 2005 at 1:14 a.m..


International Support for Science and Technology in Australia This report examines the extent and nature of foreign sources of support for science and technology in Australia. It compares foreign science and technology support received by Australia with that received by other OECD countries. The report also provides case study examples of international science and technology support and identifies best practice in this area. From EdNA Online on October 11, 2005 at 1:14 a.m..


BiOS - Biological Innovation for Open Society The BiOS Initiative emerged in response to current business and legal landscapes which prevent many groups within the developed and developing world from accessing and harnessing biological science technologies. The initiative will foster democratic innovation in the application of biological technologies through the astute use of intellectual property informatics and analysis, innovation system structural reform and cooperative open access technology development activities. The objective of the BiOS Initiative is to create a public-spirited and public-good based initiative with respect to bio From EdNA Online on October 11, 2005 at 1:14 a.m..


CAMBIA (Center for the Application of Molecular Biology to International Agriculture) CAMBIA is an autonomous, not-for-profit international research organization. CAMBIA is a registered Non-Government organization with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. CAMBIA is financed by philanthropic organizations, by national and international research funding bodies, by royalties derived from licensing its own technologies, and by limited commercial R&D partnerships. CAMBIA is an Affliliated Research Centre with Charles Sturt University (CSU) in Australia and hosts students from a variety of other educational institutions. From EdNA Online on October 11, 2005 at 1:14 a.m..


Talkback Classroom to Discuss Politics, Youth and Career with Stott Despoja South Australian Senator and former Democrats leader Natasha Stott Despoja will discuss politics, youth and her career with three students in a Talkback Classroom interview on Wednesday 12 October 2005, at the National Museum of Australia in Canberra. From EdNA Online on October 11, 2005 at 1:14 a.m..


Quality Assurance of e-Learning in Higher Education - NIME International Symposium 2005 The 2005 National Institute of Multimedia Education (NIME) symposium will feature overseas and local experts in the field of quality assurance of e-Learning in higher education and will examine international and national policies for accreditation and credit transfer, how higher education institutions develop frameworks for quality assurance in e-Learning provision, and how e-Learning programs and instructional design are conducted and evaluated to ensure quality in the process and outcomes. From EdNA Online on October 11, 2005 at 1:14 a.m..


Cairo: Living Past Living Future Cairo: Living Past Living Future is an interactive web unit designed specifically with K-12 students and educators in mind. This unit will allow you to explore this history, culture, society, geography, and environment of this fascinating city that sits at the crossroads between ancient and modern, east and west, tradition and innovation. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on October 11, 2005 at 1:14 a.m..


Gamer's Advantage? - The Area 51m 7700 from Alienware Laptopical reports on glowing alien eyes and other goodies from Alienware's flagship gaming laptop. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on October 10, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


Installing Slackware Linux - Bulgarian Guide Posted By Ivailo Valkov on Oct 10th 9:28AM: Walktrought of common instalation process for Slackware Linux From Common Content: Newest Items on October 10, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


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