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Review of .edu.au Domain Policies What rules should govern Internet domain names for Australian education? Submissions are invited by the Australian Information and Communications Technology in Education Committee (AICTEC) to address policy anomalies and difficulties that have arisen as a result of the changing business needs of education and training sector stakeholders, and to ensure consistency. Closing date for submissions is 28 February 2006. From EdNA Online on December 22, 2005 at 9:30 p.m..


Learning Technology Newsletter, October 2005 In this issue: Guest Editorial: Information Technologies in Education – An East European Perspective. 3; Armenian Reading Equipment with Voice (AREV): A System of Information Communication for Persons with Impaired Vision 5; Social Pre-requisites of Establishing Information Society in Armenia. 7; Realm of Online Teaching - Challenges and Strategies, Technologies and Applications, Faculty and Courseware Development 9; New Method of Teaching Ecological Disciplines in Institutions of Higher Education of Armenia. 12; iEARN In Armenia. 14; Information Technologies for Psychological Services. 16; From EdNA Online on December 22, 2005 at 9:30 p.m..


Farmsafe Australia Inc Farmsafe Australia is the association of national agencies that share a common interest in farm safety with state Farmsafe organisations. The vision that is shared by all Farmsafe Australia members is Productive Australian farms, free from health and safety risk. It is clear that improvements can be made in reducing health and safety risk on Australian farms, that lives can be saved and serious disability prevented. From EdNA Online on December 22, 2005 at 9:30 p.m..


Children to Teach Adults On Safer Internet Day Preparations for Safer Internet Day on 7 February 2006 have started in the Netherlands. An initiative for schools has been launched to bring parents and teachers up to speed with what children do on the internet. From EdNA Online on December 22, 2005 at 8:30 p.m..


Australian College of Rural & Remote Medicine The Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) is the peak professional organisation for rural medical education and training in Australia. The College's core function is to determine and uphold the standards that define and govern competent unsupervised rural and remote medical practice. From EdNA Online on December 22, 2005 at 8:30 p.m..


Easy Test Maker Easy Test Maker is a free online test generator to create test. With Easy Test Maker you can create multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, matching, short answer and true and false questions all on the same test. You can also insert instructions and divide your test into multiple sections. From EdNA Online on December 22, 2005 at 7:30 p.m..


Molecular Symmetry Online This site is a virtual learning environment based on a set of tools that enable three-dimensional and interactive display of molecules and their symmetry elements. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on December 22, 2005 at 1:30 p.m..


Preparing Students to Learn Online This brief paper addresses the issues faced in preparing students to learn online. The differences between online and traditional classroom learning are discussed along with the critical technical and non-technical skills needed for successful online learning. Furthermore, the present work covers methods of relaying needed skills and information to prepare students to learn online and provides a list of valuable online resources to assist learners, instructors, and course developers in their efforts to prepare students for online learning. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on December 22, 2005 at 1:30 p.m..


SC: 22/12 iTunes and QuickTime flaw detailed - threat remains even after update Although Apple Computer recently updated their software applications iTunes and QuickTime to fix several security vulnerabilities, more issues have been discovered in the latest stable versions; an independent security researcher, has provided more details on a security flaw in Apple Computer's popular iTunes and QuickTime software that could put systems running Windows and Mac OS X at risk of attack ... From MCS Safe Computing Bulletins on December 22, 2005 at 11:30 a.m..


Ion propulsion to push Dawn into orbit The NASA mission website here for next spring’s Dawn launch includes an explanation of ion propulsion. A link on the page to the ion propulsion game leads to a tutorial on basics of the technology and a virtual chance to design an ion engine. Energy dawn mission, ion propulsion, spacecraft From Golden Swamp on December 22, 2005 at 10:30 a.m..


Digital Longevity - Digital Preservation Testbed Project TestbedXMaiL This application shows how email messages can be created in a sustainable manner and preserved for the long term using XML. Sustainable preservation means that the authenticity, accessibility, and readability of the digital record is secured for the duration of a given preservation period. The Testbed XMail application is freely available as open source software. The source code is publicly available. Any organisation can download and use Testbed XMail; however, it is not immediately ready for use. Everyone that wishes to use it must tailor it to their own organisation. Furthermore, it is not From EdNA Online on December 22, 2005 at 2:53 a.m..


National Policy Conference 2006 - Social Enterprise Partnerships This inaugural National Policy Conference will explore public policy for an agenda of empowerment for individuals and families in indigenous communities, disability, mental health, aged care, youth, education, health care, community building and family strengthening. From EdNA Online on December 22, 2005 at 1:51 a.m..


eLearning Africa 2006 -International Conference on ICT The first eLearning Africa 2006 -International Conference on ICT, intends to become the African eLearning capacity building event and forum for all stakeholders engaged in the planning and implementation of technology supported learning and training on the African continent. Supported by the European Commission, donor organisations already engaged in the field of eLearning, and Online Educa, Europe’s largest international annual eLearning conference, eLearning Africa is certain to become the target destination of Africa’s educational decision makers and practitioners in governments, public From EdNA Online on December 22, 2005 at 1:51 a.m..


Financial Support This page on the myfuture website has information about scholarships, grants and allowances, and other schemes and programs designed to help students financially while they study, look for work or start a business. From EdNA Online on December 22, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Australasia Pacific Extension Network International Conference The APEN 2006 International Conference is being held at La Trobe University in the historic town of Beechworth in north east Victoria, Australia. The conference theme is "Practice Change for Sustainable Communities: Exploring Footprints, Pathways and Possibilities". The conference will bring together a rich diversity of professionals in practice change and extension from a range of disciplines and sectors including agriculture, community development, health, natural resource and environmental management, and fire management. From EdNA Online on December 21, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


E-Learn 2006 - World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare & Higher Education This international conference is organised by the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE) and co-sponsored by the International Journal on E-Learning. The annual conference serves as a multi-disciplinary forum for the exchange of information on research, development, and applications of all topics related to e-Learning in the Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education sectors. From EdNA Online on December 21, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


9th International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations - Unlocking Scholarly Access: ETDs, Institutional Repositories and Creators Under the general theme Unlocking Scholarly Access: ETDs, Institutional Repositories and Creators the program will be organised around five sub-themes: Open Access, Open Source, Intellectual property, Institutional repositories and ETDs, and Technical and normative issues. From EdNA Online on December 21, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


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