National Catholic Education Commission Conference 2006 The conference program of 'Among The Many Voices Catholic Education Speaks Now' will explore what it means to be a Catholic school in 21st century Australia. It will provide opportunities to focus on: the changing nature and role of the Australian Catholic school in a multi-faith society; and how to maintain and promote the essential mission and identity of the Catholic school to all who embrace it. From EdNA Online on January 23, 2006 at 10:30 p.m..
eMedicine I used this site a lot last semester to look up several conditions I wasn't aware of, but had to deal with out at SEC. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 23, 2006 at 10:30 p.m..
John's ESL Community A collection of resources and learning activities for teachers and learners of ESL. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 23, 2006 at 10:30 p.m..
Site for Instructional Materials and Information (SIMI) A venue for college and university teachers to communicate ideas and to disseminate materials for teaching quantitative social and behavioral science. The site contains an archive of data-based instructional materials developed for the classes. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 23, 2006 at 10:30 p.m..
SETUPS: Voting Behavior: the 2004 Election An online instructional module that introduces university students to the methodology of quantitative social science and how to apply that methodology to the topic of voting behavior. The online materials include information on the 2004 US presidential election, a dataset drawn from the 2004 National Election Study (NES) survey of the American electorate, and an online engine that allows students to do data analysis of the dataset via the internet. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 23, 2006 at 10:30 p.m..
Heritage Language Journal An online blind-refereed journal dedicated to the issues regarding heritage language acquisition. With the goal of advancing the knowledge about educating heritage speakers, the journal includes articles from researchers and practitioners in: 1. linguistics & applied linguistics 2. psychology 3. sociology 4. language education 5. language policy and 6. other related and relevant fields From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 23, 2006 at 10:30 p.m..
Building a Human Rights Culture This paper outlines key Amnesty International campaigns and discusses human rights in education. It was presented by Mara Moustafine, National Director of Amnesty International, Australia given at the 2005 Australian Secondary Principals' Association Conference. From Recent Items on January 23, 2006 at 9:30 p.m..
Mexican wolves - ghosts of the southwest The pages here are an online exhibit from Field Trip Earth providing facts and images for North America’s most endangered wolf species. Other field trips are showcased for sea turtles, elephants, and red wolves in this project of the North Carolina Zoological Society. Animal Sciences endangered, mexican, wolves From Golden Swamp on January 23, 2006 at 5:17 p.m..
Technologies of Play: Video Games and Gender Recognizing the importance and relevance of both "technologies of play" generally and video games specifically in teaching about the relationships between technology and gender, we created an interactive pedagogical tool for use in undergraduate classes. The interface is designed to assist in organizing information on the gendered analysis of video games, to provide examples, and to anticipate conflict that may develop in and among learners. On this site, we demonstrate the significance of gender in the realm of video games and explain why the relationship is important. Additionally, the site From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 23, 2006 at 10:30 a.m..
SC: 23/01 F-Secure patches its security products Finnish security company F-Secure has released patches for its Windows and Linux anti-virus line which fix flaws revealed by an independent researcher; the bugs were in 23 editions of F-Secure Anti-Virus, Internet Gatekeeper, and Internet Security and affect how it inspects .zip and .rar compressed files. Maliciously crafted .zip files could be used to create a buffer overflow on PCs defended with F-Secure software; after that, hackers could load their own code onto the compromised machine ... From MCS Safe Computing Bulletins on January 23, 2006 at 7:30 a.m..
Anthony Eaton (Trinity College) Anthony Eaton is a Western Australian author of titles including: The Darkness, Fireshadow, and A New Kind of Dreaming. This page from Trinity College provides biographical information and reviews of Eaton's books. From EdNA Online on January 23, 2006 at 6:30 a.m..
Campion College Campion College is a Catholic Liberal Arts College in Sydney that offers an integrated program of study covering various subjects in the humanities and sciences. Campion is a small College, registered and accredited by the New South Wales Department of Education and Training to deliver undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes. From EdNA Online on January 23, 2006 at 4:30 a.m..
A Whale's Amazing Tooth: The Narwhal The Narwhal is an unusual whale in that it has a long, straight tooth, or tusk that resembles the mystical horn of the unicorn. Scientists believe that this tooth helps the whale detect the temperature of the water. From EdNA Online on January 23, 2006 at 2:58 a.m..
Netherlands Australia 1606 - 2006 2006 marks the 400th anniversary of the first Dutch contact with Australia. The year will be celebrated both in Australia and the Netherlands. This resource provides a timeline of information from the explorers to the immigrants that have made Australia home. From EdNA Online on January 23, 2006 at 2:58 a.m..
Finance 2004 This publication contains adjusted financial statements for higher education institutions for 2004. The data was extracted from audited financial statements and provided to the Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST) in 2005. From EdNA Online on January 23, 2006 at 2:58 a.m..
Disabilities research strategy - call for submissions 27 February 2006 is the deadline for submissions to NCVER regarding the finalisation of a national disabilities research strategy for 2006-2010. The development of this strategy aims to contribute to achieving the vision and objectives of Bridging pathways, Australia‚Äôs national strategy for increasing opportunities for people with a disability in vocational eduction and training (VET) 2000-2005. From EdNA Online on January 23, 2006 at 2:58 a.m..
International Virtual Conference for Teacher Educators This virtual conference 'Opening Gates in Teacher Education: 2006' offers opportunities for developing a professional discourse around a wide variety of themes within the framework of an online environment. From EdNA Online on January 23, 2006 at 2:28 a.m..
HigherEd BlogCon 2006: Transforming Academic Communities with New Tools of the Social Web This online event will focus on the use of blogs, wikis, RSS, podcasts, vblogs, and other digital tools in a range of areas in academe. Presentations will be offered asynchronously, and attendees will have the opportunity to dialogue online in blog style with presenters. In addition, during April, several live online seminars addressing key topics and issues will be offered through the CASE Online Speaker Series. From EdNA Online on January 23, 2006 at 2:28 a.m..
Higher Education Report 2004-05 The Higher Education Report 2004-05 is the first of a series of annual reports which replace the Higher Education Triennium Report series produced by the Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST) since 1988. From EdNA Online on January 23, 2006 at 2:28 a.m..
Point Zero Youth Services - Sydney Point Zero Sydney provides access to innovative programs for young people, their parents, schools and the community. From EdNA Online on January 23, 2006 at 2:28 a.m..
RSS Calendar The free RSS Calendar lets users share their calendar events using RSS feeds. From EdNA Online on January 23, 2006 at 12:37 a.m..
Writely - The Web Word Processor A free tool to edit documents online, share them, publish and blog them online. From EdNA Online on January 23, 2006 at 12:37 a.m..
Writeboard - Collaborative Writing Software This free tool allows users to create web-based text documents and then share them with others. Users can compare different versions of a document, collaborate with colleagues on copy, proposals, memos, etc. and subscribe to documents via RSS to be notified of changes. From EdNA Online on January 23, 2006 at 12:37 a.m..
International Pen Friends Letter Writing Competition This competition is open to all International Pen Friends (IPF) members, with cash prizes for all IPF age group categories. This challenge focuses on the theme: 'In this era of instantaneous communication, I am writing to tell you why its worth waiting for a letter.' From EdNA Online on January 23, 2006 at 12:37 a.m..
7th International Conference on Teaching Statistics - ICOTS7 This conference will focus on the following themes: cooperative learning in statistics education; cooperation between statistics teachers and researchers, including statistical agencies and statistics educators; interdisciplinary cooperation for research; international cooperation in statistics education, and globalization and diversity. From EdNA Online on January 23, 2006 at 12:37 a.m..
RSS Ideas for Educators A compilation of ideas for the use of RSS (and associated technologies) in education. From EdNA Online on January 22, 2006 at 11:30 p.m..
I-Spi: Innovative Shared Practical Ideas A support guide for literacy and numeracy in the early years of schooling for home tutor/supervisors in distance education. The guide accompanies the research report on the Project to Investigate Improving Literacy and Numeracy Outcomes of Distance Education in the Early Years of Schooling. From EdNA Online on January 22, 2006 at 11:30 p.m..
Project to Investigate Improving Literacy and Numeracy Outcomes of Distance Education Students in the Early Years of Schooling: Volume 2 The research report on the Project to Investigate Improving Literacy and Numeracy Outcomes of Distance Education in the Early Years of Schooling is in two volumes and examines effective support for distance education students in early years of schooling to maximise literacy and numeracy outcomes. Volume 2 contains Data and Research Instruments used. From EdNA Online on January 22, 2006 at 11:30 p.m..
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