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Introduction To Beauregard Parish Library Policy Moodle training module for new staff members. Includes complete text of policy. Registration is free. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on December 14, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


Collection Development Training For Arizona Public Libraries practical training in how to perform collection development activities in public libraries. Each activity is presented as a separate section with links to helpful Internet sites, lists of books and articles for further reading, and definitions of key terms. While this training may be useful to librarians in a variety of libraries, this site is intended primarily for librarians and other library staff working in Arizona's small and rural public libraries. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on December 14, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


Alternative Basic Library Education (ABLE) Designed to help library staff members who have no formal education in library science to acquire the basic knowledge and skills needed to operate or work in a library. The program includes online training in Collection Development, Technical Services, Cataloging and Public Service. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on December 14, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


Lingua Cusco, Spanish School in Cusco - Peru The Spanish School Lingua Cusco gives students the opportunity to learn Spanish in the town of Cusco, where they can also discover the rich culture of Peru. The school offers cultural and tourist activities. From EdNA Online on December 14, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Innovating e-Learning Conference 2006 This is a JISC online conference, for the JISC e-Learning and Pedagogy Programme. It will run from 27 March to 31 March 2006. The conference will be of interest to practitioners, e-learning coordinators and managers in further and higher education, researchers, and staff developers. From EdNA Online on December 14, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Austraining International Austraining is a South Australian Government owned international consulting and project management company with experience in implementation and management of Government funded, World Bank, Asian Development Bank, privately funded and AusAID development projects, in the Pacific, Indonesia, China, the Middle East, Asia, the India Subcontinent and North Africa. They specialise in designing and managing human resource solutions and also strive to improve the quality of life in developing countries through the design and management of development assistance projects. From Recent Items on December 14, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Volunteering for International Development from Australia (VIDA) Funded by AusAID, Volunteering for International Development from Australia (VIDA) enables Australians to volunteer for assignments in the Asia Pacific region and make a tangible contribution to developing countries. Their website lists overseas placements available as well as general information on how volunteering works, allowances, health, safety, communication with home, the application process, and reporting on return from an assignment. From Recent Items on December 14, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


UNESCO Literacy Portal The Literacy Portal aims to assist sharing information on literacy projects and activities around the world. It is developed progressively through the contribution of everyone involved in literacy work. Literacy is one of UNESCO's three special target areas to accelerate progress towards Education for All by 2015; the others are Teacher Training and HIV/AIDS prevention education. From EdNA Online on December 14, 2005 at 9:11 p.m..


Educating for a Sustainable Future - A National Environmental Education Statement for Australian Schools Educating for a Sustainable Future provides a nationally agreed description of the nature and purpose of environmental education for sustainability through all years of schooling, including a vision and a framework for its implementation. It is intended for teachers, schools and their communities, education systems and developers of curriculum materials. It is also intended as a companion to existing State and Territory polices and programmes and does not replace them. From EdNA Online on December 14, 2005 at 9:11 p.m..


$49 Million Capital Funding Boost for Universities A raft of new building projects and upgrades at Australia’s university campuses will become a reality with today’s announcement of a $49 million capital funding boost from the Australian Government. These grants will support new and continuing campus developments, particularly in regional centres and suburban areas experiencing significant growth. DEST Media release, 15 December 2005 From EdNA Online on December 14, 2005 at 8:10 p.m..


SC: 14/12 AOL Instant Messaging users face new threat from conversational worm A new worm is making its way around America Online's Instant Messaging (IM) users and can allow hackers to invade, disturb and destroy personal computers. The Internet worm attacks users of AOL's instant messaging software, sending unsuspecting users a message encouraging them to click on a link ... From MCS Safe Computing Bulletins on December 14, 2005 at 7:30 p.m..


New Dalia Lama website An early online pioneer with Tibet.com, the Dalai Lama has now estabished his own website at DalaiLama.com. The Internet provides profound innovation in how directly we can learn ideas from influential people of our times - as well as from each other. Biography From Golden Swamp on December 14, 2005 at 12:30 p.m..


Yacapaca reaches 1500 Blimey, that was quick! We added 50% more schools in just a week. It's those quizzes wot did it, but the really cheering thing is the number of teachers who are now starting to experiment with quiz authoring for themselves. From Chalkface: Blog on December 14, 2005 at 11:30 a.m..


Vocabulaire illustré en français A new way to read and learn English, French, Dutch and Danish words From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on December 14, 2005 at 10:59 a.m..


French Radio various French media that keeps you up to date with French news From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on December 14, 2005 at 10:59 a.m..


Bonjour de France! From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on December 14, 2005 at 10:59 a.m..


Lexique FLE From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on December 14, 2005 at 10:59 a.m..


Lexique FLE teaches basic essential french vocab From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on December 14, 2005 at 10:59 a.m..


Les Chansons french songs to strengthin' your auditory skills. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on December 14, 2005 at 10:59 a.m..


ABC de la Chanson french songs to strengthin' your auditory skills. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on December 14, 2005 at 10:59 a.m..


OA Librarian A cooperatively produced weblog, which combines a pathfinder function with news and commentary on open access and librarianship. From EdNA Online on December 14, 2005 at 2:41 a.m..


Learning Object Tutorial This tutorial provides an overview of the learning object approach to creating learning content; the advantages (and disadvantages) of this approach; how learning objects are being implemented today; and where to look for more information. Produced by Eduworks - an independent research and development company specializing in technology related to learning, education and training. From EdNA Online on December 14, 2005 at 2:41 a.m..


Authentic Learning Through Development of Online Indonesian Resources Fulham North Primary School in South Australia conducted research and investigated authentic learning through the development of online Indonesian resources. From EdNA Online on December 14, 2005 at 2:41 a.m..


My Language : Public directory Australian libraries have created this national portal, where users can now search and find information on the Internet in over 63 languages. The MyLanguage concept was inspired by three key ideas: that the Information Society is dependent on fostering access to and publication of multilingual and multicultural information; that libraries are crucial as gateways to multilingual information resources; and that technology and the Internet is a necessary component to developing access to information and resources for new and emergent communities. The site includes a section on mulitcultural libra From EdNA Online on December 14, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..


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