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Most recent update: March 28, 2006 at 11:03 p.m. Atlantic Time (GMT-4)
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Microsoft Visual Basic Developer Center This Microsoft website includes product documentation, downloads, tutorials, and lessons about Visual Basic. Discussion and support forums are provided along with product information. From on March 28, 2006 at 10:57 p.m..


NIME Gateway to Learning for Ability Development The National Institute of Multimedia Education's Gateway to Learning for Ability Development (NIME-glad) is a website allowing retrieval of educational content offered at universities and other institutions in Japan. It points to e-Learning courses for developing learner skills, open lectures and university syllabus information with a cross-sectoral search function. From EdNA Online on March 28, 2006 at 4:21 a.m..


Research Quality Framework: Assessing the Quality and Impact of Research in Australia - Final Advice on the Preferred RQF Model Final Advice on the preferred Research Quality Framework model can be found on this page. A RQF Fact sheet is also available as well as information about the membership of the RQF Development Advisory Group. From EdNA Online on March 28, 2006 at 3:12 a.m..


OECD Country Web Pages The OECD, an intergovernmental organisation grouping 30 developed countries, specialises in compiling comparative statistics to help policy-makers and citizens make informed choices and decisions. The Factbook presents a selection of these statistics using tables and charts accompanied by explanations and pointers to further reading. The 2006 edition includes more data from Brazil, China, India, Russia and South Africa in order to make the comparisons more meaningful at a global level. From EdNA Online on March 28, 2006 at 3:12 a.m..


NETS Online Technology Assessment The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) has an Online Technology Assessment to help teachers measure student skills in using software applications and student progress toward meeting the US National Educational Technology Standards for Students. Assessments are available for word processing, web authoring, presentations, email, spreadsheets, and more. From EdNA Online on March 28, 2006 at 3:12 a.m..


Tsunamis Quiz The 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami made us more aware of the power of this natural phenomenon. Read about tsunamis and then try this twelve question quiz from the Global Education website, which is designed for upper primary and lower secondary students. From Recent Items on March 28, 2006 at 3:12 a.m..


Healthy Lives Quiz A ten question true and false quiz from the Global Education website, aimed at middle primary students. We need to live active lives with good food, clean water, good health care and medicines to stay healthy. From Recent Items on March 28, 2006 at 3:12 a.m..


Indigenous Engagement A national e-learning report has revealed that incorporating Indigenous cultures and values into education and training programs is key to engaging Indigenous learners. From EdNA Online on March 28, 2006 at 2:41 a.m..


Australian Institute of Sport - Athlete Career & Education (ACE) The Elite Athlete Friendly University (EAFU) Network has been established to identify and promote universities who have responded to the specific needs of elite student athletes by developing new, or promoting existing policies and practices which assist elite student athletes to undertake sporting opportunities whilst pursuing and achieving academic excellence. The National Athlete Career and Education (NACE) program of the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS), in conjunction with University of Queensland and Griffith University, completed a review in 2003 of the higher education sector and th From EdNA Online on March 28, 2006 at 2:41 a.m..


LIANZA Conference 2006 Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa Conference 2006 will explore the Next Generation for the library and information sectors. From EdNA Online on March 28, 2006 at 2:41 a.m..


1st European Workshop on the use of Digital Object Repository Systems in Digital Libraries (DORSDL) In conjunction with the 10th European Conference On Research And Advanced Technology For Digital Libraries (ECDL) 2006. The goal of the workshop is to bring together European developers and users of digital object repository systems in the context of digital libraries. A number of issues that are in the scope of the workshop are the following: Models for digital object management, handling and manipulation; Representation and manipulation of heterogeneous and complex digital content; Collection management capabilities; Workflows, cataloguing, batch ingestions, etc: critital "every day" DL deve From EdNA Online on March 28, 2006 at 1:54 a.m..


Engaging Indigenous Learners Key to E-learning Delivery Incorporating Indigenous cultures and values into education and training programs is key to engaging Indigenous learners. A new study, released by the national training system's 2005-2006 Australian Flexible Learning Framework through its Indigenous Engagement Project, identifies key strategies for positive training outcomes in delivering e-learning to Indigenous learners. From EdNA Online on March 28, 2006 at 1:54 a.m..


Refugees and People of Concern Quiz A ten question true or false quiz on Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons designed to challenge some mistaken beliefs about refugees and clarify definitions. From Recent Items on March 28, 2006 at 1:54 a.m..


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