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Department of Education, Science and Training - Policy and Issues This DEST web page provides links to departmental policy documents in school education, career development, training and skills, higher education, research, international education, Indigenous education, and science and innovation. From EdNA Online on February 27, 2006 at 10:30 p.m..


Open Source and Sustainability OSS Watch have announced the programme for their Open Source and Sustainability international conference, featuring such speakers as Glyn Moody, author of Rebel Code: Linux and the Open Source Revolution, Paul Everitt of StuartYeates's blog on February 27, 2006 at 9:37 p.m..


Globalization and Offshoring of Software This study reports on the findings of the Job Migration Task Force established by ACM (Association for Computing Machinery, an international scientific and educational organization dedicated to advancing the arts, sciences, and applications of information technology) to examine the issues surrounding the migration of jobs within the computing and information technology field and industry. From EdNA Online on February 27, 2006 at 8:30 p.m..


QSITE - Email Lists Queensland Society for Information Technology in Education Inc. (QSITE) hosts a number of email lists to aid professionals in their everyday endeavours. Included are lists for general Information Technology Education, Active Server Pages, Computer Studies SAS, Information and Communication Technology Education, Information Processing and Technology, Information Technology Systems Course, Local Area Networks and regional Queensland lists. From EdNA Online on February 27, 2006 at 8:30 p.m..


Open Source and Sustainability OSS Watch have announced the programme for their Open Source and Sustainability international conference, featuring such speakers as Glyn Moody, author of Rebel Code: Linux and the Open Source Revolution, Paul Everitt of StuartYeates's blog on February 27, 2006 at 3:31 p.m..


POST. www.post.fm Posted By KT on Feb 20th 12:41AM: Design. Art. Music. People. POST. is Singapore's foremost creative portal, featuring the most relevant artists and designers, from Asia and Beyond. From Common Content: Newest Items on February 27, 2006 at 3:30 p.m..


Alternarama: The Kyoto Connection Posted By Alternarama on Feb 19th 9:21PM: The Kyoto Connection is a musical voyage. It´s sweet electronic music, with a japanese feeling. It´s music to sit back, relax, and listen. From Common Content: Newest Items on February 27, 2006 at 3:30 p.m..


Gannon on Investing Posted By Geoff Gannon on Feb 18th 11:17PM: Value investing blog and value investing podcast influenced by Benjamin Graham, Joel Greenblatt, and Warren Buffett's value investing model. Built upon the value investor insights of intrinsic value, margin of safety, competitive advantage, and protection of principal. From Common Content: Newest Items on February 27, 2006 at 3:30 p.m..


EducateDeviate Posted By Tiara on Feb 18th 12:51AM: A blog about alternative education from a Malaysian perspective From Common Content: Newest Items on February 27, 2006 at 3:30 p.m..


DG WEED - SICK TRICKX [DG003] Posted By DG WEED on Feb 16th 10:32PM: My third free mp3 release : DG WEED - SICK TRICKX : -13 tracks mp3 [53Mo) electro,Hype hop,electronika,abstract From Common Content: Newest Items on February 27, 2006 at 3:30 p.m..


LabVIEW Theme Songs Posted By Enrique Vargas on Feb 24th 9:36PM: LabVIEW is a software development environment. These songs were inspired by that software. I recorded this songs to test the new studio equipment. From Common Content: Newest Items on February 27, 2006 at 3:30 p.m..


Division d'Honneur- Punk Rock Posted By nonolehools on Feb 23rd 3:06PM: French Punk Rock band - Free download and use for all recordings. From Common Content: Newest Items on February 27, 2006 at 3:30 p.m..


REW Posted By TheCloneDj on Feb 23rd 1:22PM: TheCloneDj's 2006 Album From Common Content: Newest Items on February 27, 2006 at 3:30 p.m..


supportUG - The REAL Underground Music Supporting Community Posted By supportUG on Feb 22nd 2:12PM: Underground music supporting community web site, featuring global underground news, underground artists and their music, free online educational courses, community discussions, help forums, general Free Culture awareness and more... From Common Content: Newest Items on February 27, 2006 at 3:30 p.m..


Microsano Microsano Posted By Microsano on Feb 21st 7:11PM: Talks and analize microsano's contest From Common Content: Newest Items on February 27, 2006 at 3:30 p.m..


Nuit Posted By Rumur Hang on Feb 21st 3:35AM: A song of 73 minuts based on the summer night sounds. From Common Content: Newest Items on February 27, 2006 at 3:30 p.m..


ATOMI Posted By Rumur Hang on Feb 21st 3:25AM: The subject of this songs are the four Democrito's elements. The music is completely improvised. From Common Content: Newest Items on February 27, 2006 at 3:30 p.m..


Analisi e soluzione Posted By Fabio Bovelacci on Feb 26th 5:35PM: Analisys of human environment and relation to it, with a possible set of rules of conduct From Common Content: Newest Items on February 27, 2006 at 3:30 p.m..


Cara Bambolina Posted By Fabio Bovelacci on Feb 26th 3:05PM: Lyrics for a dance music I've made, dedicated to a beautiful woman that doesn't want me at all. From Common Content: Newest Items on February 27, 2006 at 3:30 p.m..


Recursos para Ministerios Catolicos Posted By Enrique Vargas on Feb 24th 10:05PM: Articulos con sugerencias e informacion util para musicos catolicos. Sugerencias para la liturgia, asuntos sobre derechos de autor, etc. Articles with useful suggestions and information for catholic musicians. Suggestions for the Liturgy, subjects about copyrights, etc. From Common Content: Newest Items on February 27, 2006 at 3:30 p.m..


Wikipedia very close to one million users and one million articles Graph of page views of wikipedia.org Originally uploaded by Stuart Yeates. En From StuartYeates's blog on February 27, 2006 at 1:30 p.m..


Newton’s Laws - Hyperphysics HyperPhysics is website that explains and illustrates physics. It is provided as free and open learning content by Georgia State University, is used worldwide and is visited about 3 million times a year. The car crash illustration above is from a page about the work-energy principle in the mechanics section. Physics car crash, force, mechanics, [...] From Golden Swamp on February 27, 2006 at 12:30 p.m..


Johannes Ernst and Scott Wilson on XML Security Scott Wilson has been blogging about and idea from Johannes Ernst, a new idea for XML Security. Scott seems to think it will solve some problem in e-Portfolios (I'm not sure I understand the problem). Founded on the observation that XML security isn't going anywhere fast (implementations are rare and fragile and as a result it's seeing very little use),StuartYeates's blog on February 27, 2006 at 9:30 a.m..


TKI-Learning Languages Te Kete Ipurangi - the Online Learning Centre is New Zealand's bilingual education portal and is an initiative of the Ministry of Education.On the Language page find language learning resources in a variety of languages, including the less commonly taught. The bilingual portal is in English and Reo Maori. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on February 27, 2006 at 8:30 a.m..


Open Source Implementation Specialist Pacific Lutheran University have an interesting job opening for an "Open Source Implementation Specialist." As one of my colleagues suggested: they have read some airport novels about "hackers", and believe this is how you appeal to them. they probably offer free pizza too. While not requiring any formal qualifications, the list of essential functions and responsibilities is exhaustive, the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is incredibl From StuartYeates's blog on February 27, 2006 at 6:43 a.m..


Open Source Assistive Technology The Open source Assistive Technology Software (OATS) website is a searchable index of assistive technology enabled open source software. They're just a new site, but they list all sorts of things from addins with Microsoft Windows full open source web browsers. They have a developer section, but I can't help but feel that they're missing something. Most of the recent assistive technology gains have been bought about by everyday projects and programmers using toolkits enabled for i18n and assistive technology, but there is scarce a From StuartYeates's blog on February 27, 2006 at 5:30 a.m..


Together We Grow The conference, which is proudly supported by the Department of Human Services, brings together high calibre speakers from Australia and overseas who will share their views and expertise with the sector. The conference is presented by Kindergarten Parents Victoria in partnership with Lady Gowrie Child Centre. From EdNA Online on February 27, 2006 at 4:01 a.m..


WA Research Study on Childhood Obesity Overweight children are needed for one of Australia's first research studies designed to defeat childhood obesity. 60 overweight and obese girls and boys aged 7-12 are being sought by Edith Cowan University to take part in the free structured fitness program for eight weeks. The ECU study will improve the children's strength, fitness and body composition - along with their diet and self-esteem. The study begins in March, and children participating in the study will be required to attend three free fitness sessions a week at the university's Joondalup Campus. From EdNA Online on February 27, 2006 at 3:30 a.m..


D-Lib Magazine, Vol. 12, No. 2, February 2006 In this issue: Facilitating Scholarly Communication in African Studies. Titia van der Werf-Davelaar; ADL-R: The First Instance of a CORDRA Registry. Henry Jerez, Giridhar Manepalli, Christophe Blanchi, Laurence W. Lannom; FeDCOR: An Institutional CORDRA Registry. Giridhar Manepalli, Henry Jerez, Michael L. Nelson; A Research Library Based on the Historical Collections of the Internet Archive. William Y. Arms, Selcuk Aya, Pavel Dmitriev, Blazej Kot, Ruth Mitchell, Lucia Walle; Observed Web Robot Behavior on Decaying Web Subsites. Joan A. Smith, Frank McCown, Michael L. Nelson; Copyright Issues From EdNA Online on February 27, 2006 at 3:30 a.m..


New International Voice for Documentary Films The world's first scholarly publication dedicated to documentary film will be published later this year.Monash University academic Dr Deane Williams has been appointed foundation editor of the new Studies in Documentary Film journal. From EdNA Online on February 27, 2006 at 2:30 a.m..


2006 Grants for State Schools Grants for State schools under the Investing in Our Schools Programme (IOSP) are specifically targeted at smaller projects identified by school communities. In 2006 there will only be one round of applications per State or Territory. School communities will be able to apply in that round for projects of any size up to the $150,000 limit. The 2006 opening and closing dates for each State and Territory are listed on the DEST website. From EdNA Online on February 27, 2006 at 2:30 a.m..


Science on the way to the Hydrogen Economy - Symposium The Australian Academy of Science's international Symposium brings together expert researchers who will discuss recent progress in the science that must be addressed to achieve a hydrogen economy. There is growing concern about the cost of the energy supply and the long-term environmental implications of carbon dioxide emissions. In an ideal world, solar energy would be converted into electricity to create clean hydrogen by electrolysis. The resulting hydrogen would be converted into fuel cells for transport or stationary energy supplies. The scientific challenges to realise this vision o From EdNA Online on February 27, 2006 at 2:30 a.m..


Medical School 'for Regional Australia' in 2007 An innovative Medical School established primarily to address the chronic shortage of doctors practising outside the capital cities plans to open at the University of Wollongong (UOW) next year. The Australian Medical Council has given the University approval to proceed with plans to accept its first Medical students to start the course in January 2007. The Graduate School of Medicine will actively recruit students who demonstrate ties to regional and rural areas, and seek to strengthen those ties throughout their training with clinical placements at hospitals, clinics and medical practices in From EdNA Online on February 27, 2006 at 2:30 a.m..


'Behind the News' is Back ABC TV's iconic children's current affairs program is back on television. The series airs on ABC TV at 10am on Tuesdays and is repeated at 10.30am on Wednesdays. Also from the makers of 'Behind the News' comes a new DVD entitled 'How the News is Made', a new thirty-minute program designed for students in the middle years of schooling that takes a behind-the-scenes look at the world of television news. From EdNA Online on February 27, 2006 at 2:30 a.m..


ISMIR 2006 - 7th International Conference on Music Information Retrieval The annual ISMIR Conference is the first established international forum for those involved in work on accessing digital musical materials. It reflects the growth of music-related data available either locally or remotely and the consequent need to search this content and retrieve music and musical information efficiently and effectively. Submissions due by 17 April 2006. From EdNA Online on February 27, 2006 at 1:30 a.m..


DEST - School Languages Programme Through the School Languages Programme the Government provides funds to State and Territory education authorities to support the teaching and learning of Asian, European, Australian Indigenous languages and Auslan in schools and community language programmes in ethnic schools. The National Statement and Plan for Languages Education in Australian Schools 2005-2008, developed through the Ministerial Council for Education, Employment, Training and Youth Affairs (MCEETYA) provides coordination for languages education, including Indigenous and other community languages, across the country. From EdNA Online on February 27, 2006 at 1:30 a.m..


Whose Internet - The International Conferences of The Finnish Library Association Whose media is the Internet? Who is producing its content, on which interests and on which provisions? How to proportion the principle of free access to information to the harmful and offensive web content? Which are the means of library professionals to handle the Internet? There are no easy answers to these questions, but they are discussed in this conference. From EdNA Online on February 27, 2006 at 12:25 a.m..


Research Unit for Multilingualism and Cross-Cultural Communication (RUMACCC) The Research Unit for Multilingualism and Cross-Cultural Communication (RUMACCC) is located in the School of Languages at the University of Melbourne. It conducts, and disseminates the results of, research in the Australian context in fields such as: the maintenance and development of bi- and multilingualism, including language demography; language in social context; bilingual education and sociolinguistic aspects of second language acquisition - bilingual language acquisition - inter-cultural communication; language policy. The Unit conducts action research in school programs and work context From EdNA Online on February 27, 2006 at 12:25 a.m..


National Centre for Language Training The National Centre for Language Training assists small to medium Australian businesses to realise their international trading objectives by providing effective business training and services in language, cultural awareness and intercultural communication. The Centre, run by the Uni-TAFE Consortium, is based at the Australian Technology Park Redfern within the International Business Centre. From EdNA Online on February 27, 2006 at 12:25 a.m..


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