NSW Action Plan for the Prevention of Childhood Obesity This site provides the NSW Action Plan and Summit Response for childhood obesity prevention, health fact sheets, healthy school canteens and related issues. From EdNA Online on February 13, 2006 at 10:30 p.m..
Science Prizes Reward Australian Excellence The Prime Minister's Prizes for Science honour Australia's finest scientists and science teachers. The 2006 Prime Minister's Prizes for Science nominations are now open. From EdNA Online on February 13, 2006 at 10:30 p.m..
Food & Nutrition - ACT Health Promotion Network This site incorporates the Health Promoting Schools Framework, Tooth Friendly Schools ACT Health Promotion Site, Tuckatalk in Schools, Healthy Breakfasts, Healthy Lunches, Eat Smart, Play Smart and Anaphylaxis Prevention. From EdNA Online on February 13, 2006 at 10:30 p.m..
Deutsche Fotogalerie, Davidson College The site contains over 1000 high-resolution photos of German cities, big-C cultural artifacts and aspects of little c-culture, most of which were taken in Germany and Switzerland during 1998. Though the site is copyrighted, individual images can be copied and used for non-profit educational purposes by instructors at all levels provided credit is given. Funded by a grant from the DAAD. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on February 13, 2006 at 10:30 p.m..
Effective Teaching with PowerPoint: A Learning Theory Approach In this presentation the author examines teaching and learning from an information-processing perspective, using the events of instruction developed by Robert Gagne. These ideas are applied to developing PowerPoint presentations that effectively support instruction. The author presents many example slides highlighting important instructional capabilities of this technology. From EdNA Online on February 13, 2006 at 9:30 p.m..
Blazing Tablets: Teaching and Learning in a Paperless/Wireless Environment The presentation discusses Dakota State University library and composition faculty's teaching experiences and describe their innovative practices in teaching and assessment in a wireless/paperless learning environment. From EdNA Online on February 13, 2006 at 9:30 p.m..
Research Fellowships - Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne The research fellowship is offered working with the e-Water CRC, in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at The University of Melbourne. This provides an opportunity for candidates to pursue high quality research in an applied context. The successful candidates will gain valuable experience in applied research, build a world-class research record and have the opportunity to provide leadership on cross-cutting issues in water resources science and management. Applications are invited for a research fellow in Enhanced streamflow forecasting with using real-time rainfall radar an From EdNA Online on February 13, 2006 at 8:30 p.m..
4th National Conference - Early Childhood: Evidence into Practice The conference theme of the Queen Elizabeth Centre National Conference for 2006 is 'The Critical Early Childhood Years: Rethinking Current Interventions and Strategies' and includes the five subthemes: Care and education in early childhood; New understandings of early childhood; Vulnerable children and their families; Prevention and early intervention for parents and children - building competence; Early parenting education. From EdNA Online on February 13, 2006 at 8:30 p.m..
Whatsup map Keep up to the moment on what is happening around the world from this map created by Dutch designer Jeroen Wijering. Arts, Via Information Aesthetics happening, map, news, rss From Golden Swamp on February 13, 2006 at 1:30 p.m..
PC Lockdown at Iron Mountain DataDefense is a new security solution that can remotely encrypt or eliminate data on a stolen notebook. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on February 13, 2006 at 8:30 a.m..
Year Book Australia, 2006: School Student's Mathematics and Science Literacy This article discusses mathematics and science literacy of 15 year-old Australian students (approximate grade is Year 10) using data from the PISA 2003 survey. The Australian Council for Educational Research conducted the survey for PISA using 12,600 15 year-old students from 321 government and non-government schools. In all states and territories, Australian 15 year-old students performed on average at least as well as the average performance of students across all OECD countries in the study. Achievement varied across students with different characteristics. Mathematics and science literacy From EdNA Online on February 13, 2006 at 3:40 a.m..
eLit Conference 2006 eLit2006 is the 5th international conference examining the challenge of eLiteracy. The conference is for all those interested in eLiteracy issues, including information literacy, IT training and the challenges of supporting the wide range of literacies which underpin online education. The main themes of the conference are: Digital literacies as a cultural tool, Literacies for the Information Society, Pedagogy for an e-literate world and Synergies for empowerment. From EdNA Online on February 13, 2006 at 3:40 a.m..
WWW 2006 - 15th International World Wide Web Conference The World Wide Web Conference is the global event to bring together the key influencers, decision makers, technologists, businesses and standards bodies shaping the future of the web. IW3C2 logoOrganised by the International World Wide Web Conference Committee (IW3C2)(IW3C2) since 1994, the annual WWW Conference has played the fundamental role of gathering the trail-blazers from the international community to discuss, debate and explore how to shape and develop the future direction of the World Wide Web. From EdNA Online on February 13, 2006 at 2:57 a.m..
Evaluation, Repair, and Transformation Tools for Web Content Accessibility This is a collection of information about evaluation, repair, and transformation tools useful for Web content developers and Web users who wish to make the Web more accessible. The resource has been developed by the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative. From EdNA Online on February 13, 2006 at 2:57 a.m..
Intranet Review Toolkit This intranet review toolkit provides intranet managers and designers with a method of assessing the strengths and weaknesses of their intranet. It contains a set of heuristics, allowing a detailed intranet review to be conducted that focuses on a wide range of functionality, design and strategy. From EdNA Online on February 13, 2006 at 2:57 a.m..
2006 ACM Multimedia Conference Multimedia 2006 invites your participation in the premier annual multimedia conference, covering all aspects of multimedia computing: from underlying technologies to applications, theory to practice, and servers to networks to devices. From EdNA Online on February 13, 2006 at 2:57 a.m..
JISC Digital Repository Wiki - DigiRepWiki A wiki is for all those working on the JISC Digital Repositories Programme and other experts in the field of Digital Repositories. The wiki is maintained by the Digital Repositories Support team at UKOLN and CETIS. From EdNA Online on February 13, 2006 at 12:48 a.m..
OECD Forum 2006 - Balancing Globalisation The forum is a 'multi-stakeholder summit' which brings together business and labour leaders, civil society personalities, government ministers and leaders of international organisations to discuss the key issues of the 21st century. What is unique about the OECD Forum is that it enables participants to shape the outcome of the annual OECD ministerial meeting which will be held on 23-24 May 2006. From EdNA Online on February 13, 2006 at 12:48 a.m..
DEST Triennial Research Plan 2005-2007 The objectives of the Triennial Research Plan are to give coherence to current and future Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST) research activities and to outline the role that research will play in the achievement of portfolio outcomes over the next three years. From EdNA Online on February 13, 2006 at 12:30 a.m..
School Leavers Benefit from More University Offers This year, main-round offers of university places for school leavers going on to university have increased by 4.4% nationally. In South Australia and the Northern Territory, offers for school leavers are up by 10.5%, and Queensland school leavers enjoyed 8.6% more offers than in 2005. Western Australian year 12 students will enjoy 7.0% more offers than in 2005 and offers to school leavers in Tasmania are up by 3.8% and in Victoria by 3.0%. Offers in NSW and the ACT are also up by 2.4%. Further offers will be made throughout this month as second round offers are made in each jurisdiction. Minis From EdNA Online on February 12, 2006 at 11:30 p.m..
DEST Portfolio Budget 2005-2006 The portfolio budget papers include information about allocation of resources and funding requirements to Government outcomes as well as additional explanation and justification of measures introduced in the budget. Documents collated under the budget 2005-2006 include; Media releases, Portfolio Budget Statements, Fact sheets, Budget at a Glance, Backing Australia's Skills at a Glance. From EdNA Online on February 12, 2006 at 11:30 p.m..
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