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Australian Career Development Studies (ACDS) Australian Career Development Studies (ACDS) is an initiative of the Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST), and is designed to broaden access to career development learning opportunities by a nationally consistent, articulated set of programmes for career practitioners and others with an interest in career development. ACDS provides three learning programmes tailored to the needs of career practitioners in a variety of professional settings, and others (such as parents, youth workers, coaches and community leaders) who have an interest in fostering in others the capacity to grow From EdNA Online on October 15, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


RIVPAT Conference 2005: School Libraries for Science Smart - NSW Celebrate the centenary of Einstein's miracle year and the International Year of Physics. Peter Macinnis, Science writer and educator, is a vocal advocate of science education. At this conference, he will voice his concerns about the state of science education and the role of teacher librarians in scientific literacy. He will discuss how change happens and specific developments which will impact on school libraries. The day will also include the RIVPAT AGM, a tour of Wonga Wetlands and a display of educational science materials. From EdNA Online on October 15, 2005 at 12:30 p.m..


Bad Experience with Working Part-Time This module is part of the Less Commonly Taught Languages Project of CARLA (Center for Research on Language Acquisition) at the University of Minnesota. It consist of a series of online listening exercises is designed to help students of Chinese improve their ability to understand authentic spoken Chinese in terms of both general and detailed comprehension of the target language. These exercises are based on a television play, include listening comprehension questions in Multiple Choice, Jumbled Sentences, Matching, and Cloze, and are developed for students from intermediate to advanced levels From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on October 15, 2005 at 12:30 p.m..


A Visual Sourcebook of Chinese Civilization This site offers material for understanding Chinese history, culture and society. Teachers can use it to supplement teaching. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on October 15, 2005 at 12:30 p.m..


The Council of the Writing Program Administrators Website The Council of Writing Program Administrators has provided guidelines and resources for supporting teaching student writing skills. They have a list of websites for writing centers across the US, position statements (WPA Guide) such as a set of guidelines especially relevant for 1st year college composition skills From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on October 15, 2005 at 12:30 p.m..


OpenLab OpenLab is a gentle community sponsored by VITTA (Victorian IT Teachers Association)advocating Free Open Source Software (FOSS). It aims to help teachers, students, parents and small business come to terms with, to play and ask questions about FOSS solutions, IT for The Early Years, web development, and application programming with a slant towards IT in the classroom. Applications covered include Portals/Content Management Systems (CMS): (e107, Plone, PostNuke, XOOPS); eLearning (Moodle) and eCommerce (Zen-Cart). From EdNA Online on October 15, 2005 at 9:31 a.m..


National Standards and Accreditation of Career Practitioners The National Standards and Accreditation of Career Practitioners project of the Career Industry Council of Australia involves the development and implementation of a model of standards that incorporates a code of ethics, continuing professional development, and a competency framework. The project aims to: define the career industry, its membership and its services; recognise the diverse skills and knowledge of career practitioners; guide practitioner entry into the industry; provide a foundation for designing career practitioner training; provide quality assurance to the public and other stake From EdNA Online on October 15, 2005 at 9:31 a.m..


Roman Numismatics, Art, History and Archeology Virtual Museum / Gallery of Roman Coins, galleries also of Roman Sculpture and pages on Miltary Legions and Equipment From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on October 15, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..


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