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NSW - Australian Council of Agricultural Societies - Coca-Cola Regional Scholarship Scholarships of $2000 available to students enrolled in a tertiary course related to agriculture. To be eligible students must be a member of an Agricultural Show Society Scholarships are awarded on a state basis. Preference in awarding scholarships will be based on the commitment to regional Australia and involvement in your local show society. This program has been developed by the Australian Council of Agricultural Show Society's representing the Capital City Royal Shows and Coca-Cola Amatil. It is designed to support rural youth in Australia to complete their tertiary studies in cours From EdNA Online on October 20, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


World Teacher Day Awards - Closing 21 October 05 Closing 21 October, 2005. The National Institute for Quality Teaching and School Leadership (NIQTSL) invites applications for the 2005 National Awards for Quality Schooling. The Australian Government is providing over $1 million in prize money for the 2005 awards. Australian school communities are full of committed people using their knowledge and skills, and large measures of imagination, ingenuity and resourcefulness to make schools better places in which to learn and develop. The national awards are a way of celebrating the achievements of Australian schools, teachers, principals and school From EdNA Online on October 20, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


U3A Website Launched Thousands of retired Australians will be able to undertake educational courses through the Internet at a cost of less than $42 per course with the launch of the University of the Third Age (U3A) Online. U3A Online offers short courses covering a range of interests for older people who want to study online, and many other useful resources. From EdNA Online on October 20, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Roni Ellis Indigenous Study Awards 2005 Two students from the University of Canberra have been presented with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade's prestigious 2005 Roni Ellis Indigenous Study Award. The recipients are Nathan George, a young Aboriginal man from Wellington, NSW, who is studying a Bachelor of Education degree and Paul Schmider, a Torres Strait Islander, who is undertaking a Bachelor of Communications (Journalism) degree. Each awardee receives a bursary of $1,000. From EdNA Online on October 20, 2005 at 9:30 p.m..


National Oceans Office The National Oceans Office is a federal government agency responsible for building regional marine plans to help us better manage how we use, conserve and enjoy our oceans. For more information about the National Oceans Office, visit our home page. www.oceans.gov.au This website has been designed to promote an understanding of our oceans, a sense of stewardship and a commitment to keeping our oceans healthy. Here students can play some exciting interactive challenges and teachers can find marine education resources. There is also information for older students and the general community on the From EdNA Online on October 20, 2005 at 9:30 p.m..


Ageing Research to Receive Funding Research into how changes to the brain can impact on our ageing population, the side effects of medication and the benefits of Tai Chi for older Australians are among 37 ageing-related grants to receive a $22 million funding boost from the Australian Government. From EdNA Online on October 20, 2005 at 9:30 p.m..


Radio Days: A WebQuest "Back before there were televisions and computers, there was radio. Families of the 1930s and 1940s would gather around the radio and listen to their favorite programs such as Little Orphan Annie, Amos and Andy, The Guiding Light, and The Shadow. Millions of Americans tuned in daily to their favorite programs, just as today we tune in to our favorite television shows. Radio allowed the listener to create their own images of characters and settings, a luxury that we no longer have in these days of television. Take a journey back to the "Golden Age of Radio" as you learn about Radio Days." From Golden Swamp on October 20, 2005 at 7:30 p.m..


Government information office : Republic of China (Taiwan) The English language version of the Taiwanese government's official Web site provides users with the latest headlines from the Republic of China on Taiwan, gives information on the island's history and culture, and explains the functions and formation of the Government Information Office (essentially the 'communications department' of the Taiwanese government). This is a vast online resource for researchers and students with an interest in Taiwanese official culture and the country's representation of itself at home and abroad, covering issues such as: history; culture From New Humbul Resources on October 20, 2005 at 5:30 p.m..


National advisory board on research ethics (Finland) This is the homepage of the body created in 1991 to advise on and to promote research ethics in Finland. On it can be found information about the board's composition and contact details. Also available are downloadable copies of the following resources: annual reports; publications (e.g. on ethical evaluation of research and on ethics committees in Finland); and proposals and guildelines (e.g. on good scientific practice and on how to prevent, handle and investigate misconduct and fraud in scientific research). The site can be navigated in English, Finnish and Swedish. Links are also prov From New Humbul Resources on October 20, 2005 at 5:30 p.m..


BBC News : Aids in Africa : the orphaned continent This BBC News website depicts Africa's ongoing and serious struggle with the Aids epidemic. Through resources like correspondents' despatches, audio-video recordings and interviews, it firstly gives an overview of how widespread the problem is in the continent. It then takes a close look at the situation in South Africa, Uganda and Senegal. From there it draws attention to the issue of how and why important drugs are not reaching those who need them most. A factfile on Aids, a discussion forum and links to the homepages of relevant organisations are also provided. The site is well-pr From New Humbul Resources on October 20, 2005 at 5:30 p.m..


Sequencing the future : ethical, legal and social issues arising from the human genome project This Web site enables users to view online the proceedings of the conference on 'Sequencing the Future: Ethical, Legal and Social Issues Arising from the Human Genome Project' held on the 21st of April, 2001 at California State University, Long Beach. In addition to the introductory speech and panel discussion, available are the presentations on the following papers: 'A Short Genetics Primer'; 'Behavioral Genetics, Genetic Technology, and the Problem of Public Understanding'; 'Predictive Genetic Testing Discrimination'; and 'On the Prospect of Inher From New Humbul Resources on October 20, 2005 at 5:30 p.m..


Do Canadians need more education? Yes and no ... Sixty percent of our workforce have some form of post-secondary education and 40 percent are engaged in adult education. But there is a mismatch between their knowledge and skills and the kind of work they are doing. The key problem is the relationship between education and the economy... From OISE/UT's Ask the Experts on October 20, 2005 at 3:30 p.m..


iPRES - International Conference on Preservation of Digital Objects The conference is part of a series of international conferences in the field of digital preservation. This series started with the 'Chinese-European Workshop on Digital Preservation' in Beijing in July 2004. The conference aims at enhancing the exchange of experiences and international cooperation in the field of digital preservation. In particular it will focus on three main topics: Preservation Policies, Technical Workflow, and Web Archiving. From EdNA Online on October 20, 2005 at 4:32 a.m..


Reclaiming the Land Sustaining Livelihoods This report focusses on land degradation, which includes both desertification and deforestation, and its impact on the world's poorest rural communities. Published by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Global Environment Facility (GEF) as part of their Lessons for the Future series, it includes land management and sustainable agriculture case studies from Sudan, Senegal, Morocco and Botswana, as well as photographs. From EdNA Online on October 20, 2005 at 1:32 a.m..


Exploring Adult Learning and Work in Advanced Capitalist Society This PASCAL Observatory paper argues studies of learning and work in advanced capitalist societies have generally been conceived too narrowly in terms of formal education and paid employment. It includes an analysis of the findings of two recent Canadian national surveys of adults' paid and unpaid work and their formal and informal learning activities. From EdNA Online on October 20, 2005 at 1:32 a.m..


Calling Postgraduate Graduates: Nancy Millis Postgraduate Research Award $21,000 over three years Department of Primary Industries. The Department of Primary Industries (DPI) invests in innovation and science to use natural resources in a more sustainable way. The Nancy Millis Postgraduate Research Award presents an exciting opening for a talented student to undertake a three-year PhD research program in an area of high priority for DPI. The scholarship recipient will greatly benefit from this major research opportunity and will be jointly supervised by staff from DPI and a Victorian University. Graduates, or students expecting to graduate in 2005, who are eligible From EdNA Online on October 20, 2005 at 12:32 a.m..


British Columbia Digital Library: Construction Tools: How-To Courses The site contains links to digital library educational programs, how-to manuals, preservation, and standards. From EdNA Online on October 20, 2005 at 12:32 a.m..


Communication Skills: Methods, Models and Theories This site contains an alphabetical listing of various methods, models and theories regarding communications. Each item in the list links to an explanation, and in some cases diagram, of the relevant subject. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on October 20, 2005 at 12:32 a.m..


Lortel Archives--The Internet Off-Broadway Database From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on October 20, 2005 at 12:32 a.m..


Doollee.com--Plays and Playwrights Database From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on October 20, 2005 at 12:32 a.m..


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Finance and Investing: Methods, Models and Theories This site contains an alphabetical listing of various financial methods, models and theories. The link provides a summary to that specific content. This is an excellent resource for adding material to your course or for students in studying finance. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on October 20, 2005 at 12:32 a.m..


Change and Organizations: Methods, Models & Theories This site contains a listing of various methods, models and theories concerning organizations and change. Each of the listings links to a page that explains that theory in more detail. This is a good resource to supplement class material or as a study guide for students. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on October 20, 2005 at 12:32 a.m..


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