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Australian Indigenous HealthInfonet: Road Safety The website provides comprehensive information on Road Safety for Indigenous Australians. It includes background information, Indigenous road safety initiatives, policies and strategies, research and publications. From EdNA Online on December 13, 2005 at 9:30 p.m..


Turnitin Plagiarism Information Resources Turnitin is a commercial software developer that produces programs that work with WebCT and Blackboard to identify plagiarism in student papers and other assignments. This section of the site offers some useful (albeit US-based) information on plagiarism and copyright for both teachers and students. From EdNA Online on December 13, 2005 at 9:30 p.m..


SC: 13/12 Exploit published for Firefox - upgrade recommended If you haven't yet upgraded your version of Firefox to 1.5, now's the time to do so; a hacker has published sample code that could be used to take over the computers of Firefox users running version 1.0.4 or earlier of the browser - the current released version is 1.5 ... From MCS Safe Computing Bulletins on December 13, 2005 at 8:30 p.m..


Abolition of Student Union Fees The Australian Senate has passed the Higher Education Support Amendment (Abolition of Compulsory Up-front Student Union Fees) Bill 2005. From 1 July, 2006, no student will be required to join a student organisation, union or guild. From EdNA Online on December 13, 2005 at 8:30 p.m..


Study Shows CRC Programme Boosts Economic Growth A new study – the Economic Impact of Cooperative Research Centres (CRCs) in Australia – highlights benefits of the Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Programme for the Australian economy. The report found that for every $1 of public funding invested in the CRC programme, $1.60 is added to gross domestic product (GDP). DEST Media release, 13 December 2005 From EdNA Online on December 13, 2005 at 8:30 p.m..


Blue Ball Machine A series of blue balls working their way through a complex series of machines. A good example for students of animation. From EdNA Online on December 13, 2005 at 8:30 p.m..


Education and Science Working with Industry The report describes a number of initiatives of the Australian Government, in support of strengthening Australia's education, training and research with the business and industry sectors. From EdNA Online on December 13, 2005 at 8:30 p.m..


Melbourne Commonwealth Games 2006 - Education The Commonwealth Games Education Program features a range of classroom resources and associated activities. The program has three main aims: Learn - about the Commonwealth of Nations and Australia's role in it, and about athletes from different countries and their way of life. Link - teachers, students and school communities in Australia with each other and with schools elsewhere in the Commonwealth. Participate - in Games activities like the Opening Ceremony, as well as in sports and Games-related community activities. From EdNA Online on December 13, 2005 at 8:30 p.m..


Australian Academy of Science Newsletter August-November 2005 The latest newsletter includes: Two Australians win the 2005 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine; Prime Minister’s Prize for Science awarded to Professor David Boger; and Primary Connections Stage 3 approved. From EdNA Online on December 13, 2005 at 8:30 p.m..


SC: 13/12 Microsoft issues security patch for Internet Explorer flaw Microsoft has just issued a patch to fix a widely publicized "critical" security hole in its Web browser; this had been targeted by publicly available exploit code in recent weeks ... From MCS Safe Computing Bulletins on December 13, 2005 at 7:30 p.m..


Index of Sounds Every official sound from every known human tongue is listed here and each one has an audio file you can play to hear the sound. The Phonetics Lab at UCLA hosts this digital polyglotia. Languages From Golden Swamp on December 13, 2005 at 12:30 p.m..


National Committee for Human Rights Education (NCHRE) The National Committee for Human Rights Education is a cooperative venture drawing together representatives of Government, business and community sectors for the development and promotion of a systematic and comprehensive approach to the delivery of human rights education to the Australian community. Projects include a Citizen of Humanity project which encourages final year primary school students to take time to reflect on human rights and their importance in our community. Certificates of Humanity are awarded in recognition of student participation and the affirmation of human rights values. From Recent Items on December 13, 2005 at 8:17 a.m..


Australian Maths Program Wins Acclaim in US A United States elementary school teacher has been instrumental in her school winning a national award in the US for excellence in education after implementing the Mathematics Recovery Program developed at Southern Cross University. The program was developed by Associate Professor Bob Wright, via an Australian Research Council Grant, and in collaboration with schools in northern NSW. The program is now in use throughout Australia, in 150 schools in the United States and in the United Kingdom. From EdNA Online on December 13, 2005 at 2:44 a.m..


IASTED International Conference on Education and Technology ICET 2006 Sponsored by the The International Association of Science and Technology for Development (IASTED) and the Technical Committee on Advanced Technology in Education. From EdNA Online on December 13, 2005 at 2:44 a.m..


IASTED International Conference on Web Technologies, Applications, and Services WTAS 2006 Sponsored by the The International Association of Science and Technology for Development (IASTED). From EdNA Online on December 13, 2005 at 2:44 a.m..


Australia's Welfare 2005 (Report) This report on welfare services in Australia includes indicators of the welfare of Australia's population, ageing and aged care services, disability and disability services, assistance for housing, services for people experiencing homelessness, and welfare services expenditure and labour force. It also features an extended chapter on children, youth and families. Published by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. From EdNA Online on December 13, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..


Fourth IASTED International Conference on Knowledge Sharing and Collabrative Engineering KSCE 2006 The conference will highlight advances in the research and present day applications of knowledge sharing and collaborative engineering, and will also attempt to forecast future trends and developments. From EdNA Online on December 13, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..


Australian Online Journal of Arts Education An internet-based, open-access scholarly journal that aims to promote the arts at all levels of education as well as to encourage research, discussion and debate regarding the role, development and implementation of arts programs in both formal and informal educational settings. The journal seeks to provide an avenue for the publication of articles by both individual researchers and research groups as well as arts education practitioners, and to provide a forum for scholarly discussion and debate in the area of arts education. It aims to support the work of undergraduate and postgraduate stude From EdNA Online on December 13, 2005 at 12:44 a.m..


Australian International Education Centre (AEIC) The Australian International Education Centre is an Australian operated education consultancy dedicated to providing quality services in the field of study abroad and study in Australia. Information is available in English, Hungarian and Turkish. From EdNA Online on December 13, 2005 at 12:44 a.m..


Education World Technology Center: PowerPoint -- Creating Classroom Presentations PowerPoint is an easy to use presentation software that can be adapted to create simple animations. Education World has provided information and links to resources to guide new and advanced users to help docuements and other project ideas. From EdNA Online on December 13, 2005 at 12:44 a.m..


SWiSH - Easy Flash Animation Software Tool and Tutorials Create high impact Flash animations and web sites. Professionally-designed templates. Convert Video and PowerPoint to Flash. A free trial is available for 15 days prior to purchase. From EdNA Online on December 13, 2005 at 12:44 a.m..


Papers from the Communications Research & Strategy Forum: 21-22 November 2005 The Forum, held in Sydney, included papers on ICT, digital media, telecommunications, broadcasting, comms culture, Internet and e-commerce. The papers available online are: The development of telecommunications in Europe – regulation and economic effects, Martin Cave; Globalisation and vulnerability: Telecoms & IT in the Asia-Pacific region, John Langdale; Telecommunications regulation and the global digital divide, Rob Nicholls; Globalisation trends in the advertising industry in Australia, John Sinclair; Accessing the Foxtel/Telstra network: an open & shut case, Ross Kelso; Voices of menta From EdNA Online on December 13, 2005 at 12:44 a.m..


American Society for Information Science & Technology ASIS&T 2006 Information Realities: Shaping the Digital Future for All Information technology has enabled an expanding digital world, inextricably linked to our physical existence but revolutionary in terms of human creativity and thought. New technologies for mobile communication, massively distributed collaboration, and real-time information sharing are radically impacting human expressions, interactions and records. There is likely to be a continuing demand for powerful information organization, aggregation, and dissemination tools to harness these new information realities. ASIS&T 2006 challenges us to explore this moment in the history of information science From EdNA Online on December 13, 2005 at 12:44 a.m..


French Idioms From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on December 13, 2005 at 12:44 a.m..


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