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New Practices in Flexible Learning Join New Practices in Flexible Learning for an event that shares a set of projects focussed on developing 'new practices' as solutions to teaching and learning issues within the VET system. Each project will outline their 'new practice' and outcomes in the morning session of the event, while in the afternoon, participants will be able to choose from two workshops which will focus on online voice technologies and innovation and development. Particpants are invited to attend the event face-to-face in Melbourne or join one of the online sessions to hear first-hand about the pr From EdNA Online on November 8, 2005 at 9:30 p.m..


Measures of Quality and Impact of Publicly-funded Research in the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences The project's report outlines an innovative model for future assessment of research in the higher education sector, a model that is equally suitable for assessment of research in the science, technology, engineering and medical sectors. The most novel aspect of the report concern the variety of ways in which research impact might be assessed and the need for a further, separate category - research capability. The report is also significant in the ways in which it argues for an ultimate and integrated qualitative judgment by experts of an evidence-based case. It finds that data and measure From EdNA Online on November 8, 2005 at 9:30 p.m..


Mapping Wireless Users Across Campus Massachusetts Institute of Technology's newly upgraded wireless network, extended this month to cover the entire school, doesn't merely get you online in study halls, stairwells or any other spot on campus. It also provides information on exactly how many people are logged on at any given location at any given time. From EdNA Online on November 8, 2005 at 9:30 p.m..


Postdoctoral Fellowship in Hope Research, University of Alberta Faculty of Education The Faculty of Education, University of Alberta, in conjunction with the Hope Foundation of Alberta, invites applications for a doctoral fellowship in Hope Research. This is a one-year position with the possibility of extension. The stipend offered is $35,000 CDN plus $5000 CDN research allowance per annum. Applicants will have an excellent academic record, a beginning record of publication, and a research program development plan. The Hope Foundation, a non-profit institute affiliated with the University of Alberta, is nationally and internationally recognized for research and training in hop From EdNA Online on November 8, 2005 at 9:30 p.m..


Research Snapshot: International Students in Higher Education - Comparison of Major English Speaking Destinations for the Top Five Source Markets This research snapshot from Australian Education International provides a comparison of higher education student statistics from Australia, USA, UK, New Zealand and Canada. It gives the source countries for international students. From EdNA Online on November 8, 2005 at 7:30 p.m..


Laptimus Prime? Hats off to Toshiba's design team, for creating the cutting edge, innovative red transformer notebook. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on November 8, 2005 at 7:30 p.m..


Blogging 101 - Web Logs Go to School As a middle-school teacher, Clarence Fisher is used to spending time grading papers and reviewing lesson plans. But this year he's got an additional task: updating student blogs. Fisher set up online personal journals for his students to encourage enthusiasm for computers and writing. From EdNA Online on November 8, 2005 at 5:30 a.m..


International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning (IRRODL), Volume 6, Number 3, November - 2005 In this issue: System Dynamics in Distance Education and a Call to Develop a Standard Model. Steven C. Shaffer; Problem-based Learning in an Online Course: A case study. James D. Cheaney, Thomas S. Ingebritsen; Remote Access to Instrumental Analysis for Distance Education in Science. Dietmar Kennepohl, Jit Baran, Martin Connors, Kieron Quigley, Ron Currie; Teachers’ Invisible Presence in Net-based Distance Education. Agneta Hult, Ethel Dahlgren, David Hamilton, Tor S�derstr�m; Distance Higher Education Experiences of Arab Gulf Students in the United States: A cultural perspective. Aisha From EdNA Online on November 8, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..


Students in a Digital Age: Some Implications of ICT for Teaching and Learning This literature review of studies of ICT use by students in Australia and overseas describes how ICT has changed the environment in which students develop in society in ways that impact on the way they learn in schools. The report presents surveyed perspectives from young people on the importance of current technologies, PISA data on computers at home, student computer use, their use of other information technologies, the use of ICT in schools and classrooms, and research on ICT and learning. The authors conclude that the fields of technology and education have been all but inextricably linked From EdNA Online on November 8, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..


International Overseas Education Blog Overseas education discussions, experience sharing, blogs, stats and facts. This blog was created to help overseas student who are planning to pursue overseas education in United States, Australia, European countries, and others. All students, parents and educators are welcome to contribute to this Overseas education blog. From EdNA Online on November 8, 2005 at 12:37 a.m..


Journal of Interactive Learning Research (JILR) The journal publishes papers related to the underlying theory, design, implementation, effectiveness, and impact on education and training in interactive learning environments. From EdNA Online on November 8, 2005 at 12:37 a.m..


Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 14, No. 1 (January 2006) In this issue: The Use of Technology in Portfolio Assessment of Teacher Education Candidates. Sam Evans, Tabitha Daniel, Alice Mikovch, Leroy Metze & Antony Norman; Preservice Teachers Self-Assessment using Technology: Determining what is Worthwhile and Looking for Changes in Daily Teaching and Learning Practices. Colleen Swain; Technology Skills as a Criterion in Teacher Evaluation. David Whale; Teachers Facing ICT The case of Greece. Argiris Kiridis, Vangelis Drossos, Eleni Tsakiridou; Managing Teachers’ Barriers to ICT Integration in Singapore Schools. Cher Ping Lim, Myint Khine, Nanyang; From EdNA Online on November 8, 2005 at 12:37 a.m..


Australian Centre for Contemporary Art: Public Access Programs ACCA is Melbourne's major public contemporary art space, presenting changing seasons of international and Australian exhibitions, events and public programs. Public Access Programs offer informal events, ie. Look Who's Talking @ ACCA, held regularly on weekends in the gallery spaces, duration approximately 30 minutes. No bookings required. Admission is free. From EdNA Online on November 7, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


Macromedia Fireworks 8 Graphics Tutorial This tutorial will guide students in creating a company logo banner using Macromedia Fireworks 8. The material is part of the online resources for the textbook Web Developer Foundations: Using XHTML. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on November 7, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


E-Commerce Business Ethics Case Study Students will explore ethical decision making and current issues in e-commerce as they follow the developments of E-Kin -- a company started by graduate students. As E-Kin grows and delves into the world of e-commerce, the founders and executives encounter some tough decision making. The case study is presented in a multimedia format, with Flash movies which describe the company background, scenarios of busines ethics issues, and an overview of ethical decision-making. The case studies were written by graduate students of Dr. Beverly Kracher at Creighton University. Permission was give to the From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on November 7, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


Why Did Virginia’s Rulers Invent a Color Line? Short lecture/presentation suitable as supplemental reading for a course on the history of U.S. racialism. A successful endogamous barrier between those of African descent and those of European descent appeared only once in history—in the Chesapeake around the turn of the eighteenth century. It had never arisen before, anywhere else on earth. And, although it gradually spread through British North America over the next half-century, an endogamous color line has never arisen since. Two questions are irresistible. Why was the endogamous color line invented in the Chesapeake and nowhere else? Wh From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on November 7, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


www.mathwords.com Definitions and descriptions of mathematical terms and definitions. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on November 7, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


ALEKS Mathematics program for all ages and catagories From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on November 7, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


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