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Australasian Aquaculture Conference 2006 The theme for the conference is 'Innovation in Aquaculture'. It will provide a forum for educators, students, aquaculture farmers, processors, business operators, equipments suppliers, scientists, consultants and government representatives to meet and discuss the latest advances and innovations in the industry. From EdNA Online on April 5, 2006 at 11:30 p.m..


Agri-Food National Symposium 2006 The Symposium will be an opportunity to shape national policy and decision-making regarding industry skills, workforce and development requirements for the Agri-Food industry. It will inform delegates of projects and training package reviews, developments and objectives. From EdNA Online on April 5, 2006 at 11:30 p.m..


2006 National Civics & Citizenship Education Forum The Australian Curriculum Studies Association (ACSA) has been commissioned by the Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST) to organise the 2006 National Civics and Citizenship Forum. The forum aims to maintain and raise the national profile of Civics and Citizenship education in schools by: providing exemplars of good practice civics and citizenship education in Australian schools; highlighting the resources being developed and; providing information about national assessment, Statements of learning and human rights education. From EdNA Online on April 5, 2006 at 11:30 p.m..


2006 National Values Education Forum The Australian Curriculum Studies Association (ACSA) has been commissioned by the Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST) to organise the 2006 National Values Education Forum 'Values Education in Practice: Building Capacity in Australian Schools'. The forum aims to: share good practice in values education in Australian schools; involve student voice in values education; facilitate discussion about future directions for values education; explore the implementation of the National Framework for Values Education in Australian Schools, and; update participants on development From EdNA Online on April 5, 2006 at 11:30 p.m..


Agri-Food Industry Skill Council This Council seeks to sustain and enhance high-quality, nationally-recognised training products and services for the agri-food industry. The council represents the broad interests of all agri-food industry sectors through its Board and industry standing committees. From EdNA Online on April 5, 2006 at 11:30 p.m..


Forestry This introductory forestry unit contains lesson plans for defining the forest industry, tree identification and tree diseases in PDF format. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on April 5, 2006 at 7:30 p.m..


Parliamentary Procedure An introductory unit for parliamentary procedure. Unit contains five detailed lesson plans in PDF format. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on April 5, 2006 at 7:30 p.m..


Electric Wiring An introductory unit for electical wiring. Detailed lesson plans include definitions, electrical safety, conductors, insulators and simple wiring circuits. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on April 5, 2006 at 7:30 p.m..


WebPath: The Internet Pathology Laboratory for Medical Education This web resource includes over 1900 images along with text, tutorials, laboratory exercises, and examination items for self-assessment that demonstrate gross and microscopic pathologic findings associated with human disease conditions. It includes images for both general and systemic pathology. There is an anatomy/histology section covering normal anatomy, neuroanatomy, histotechniques, procedural manuals, and electron microscopy. A series of tutorials is also available that cover a variety of pathology issues. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on April 5, 2006 at 7:30 p.m..


Structure of the Human Body This site contains a varity of sections for study of human anatomy. There is LUMEN Dissector which follows a partial dissection of the human body divided into anatomical regions--back, upper extremity, head and neck, thorax, abdomen, pelvis/perineum, and lower extrmity. The labeled images are well done. There is also a master muscle list (already in MERLOT in a separate entry), cross sectional anatomy using Visible Human Project sections, a tutorial, practice exams, and flash cards. There are also links to other anatomy sites. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on April 5, 2006 at 7:30 p.m..


A Guided Tour of the Visible Human The Visible Human Project sometimes overwhelms new students with the amount of marterial available and how it is displayed. This site is an excellent introduction to what is available in the project with a large number of images. The explanation of planes of sectioning is excellent as are the wonderful animations that accompany each. The Interactive Annotations section has several sections that have annotations that are selected by clicking on the actual Visible Human images. It is an excellent example of how these images can be used educationally. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on April 5, 2006 at 7:30 p.m..


Los Incas Los Incas is a bilingual site about the most extesnive and powerful state in ancient Peru. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on April 5, 2006 at 7:30 p.m..


Farm Structures A fifteen day unit plan for teaching farm structures. The PDF file contains five detailed daily lesson plans. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on April 5, 2006 at 7:30 p.m..


Fish Production This fifteen day unit plan includes detailed lesson plans for aquatic environment, fish biology and common fish species. Lessons plans are in PDF format. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on April 5, 2006 at 7:30 p.m..


Teaching Science in Australia : Results from the TIMSS 1999 Video Study The TIMSS-R Video Study is a cross-national study of Year 8 classroom mathematics and science teaching. The study involves videotaping and analysing teaching practices in more than one thousand classrooms in various countries. Eighty-seven Australian Schools took part in the TIMSS-R Video Study in 1999. The National Report focusses on the Australian findings in Science. The data provide strong endorsement for the quality of science teaching as exemplified in the sample of Australian Year 8 science lessons when these lessons are compared with lessons from other high achieving countries. However From EdNA Online on April 5, 2006 at 9:30 a.m..


2006 Construction and Property Services Industry Skills Council (CPSISC) Skills Conference The 2006 CPSISC Skills Conference looks at what we need to successfully meet the needs of our industries for the future in terms of learning, recognition and skills development. This conference is a valuable professional development and networking opportunity for senior learning and development professionals across Australia, as well as corporate decision makers. From EdNA Online on April 5, 2006 at 9:30 a.m..


APRA - Brian Gray Scholarship Program The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) and the Reserve Bank of Australia have established the Brian Gray Scholarship program in memory of Brian Gray, who died on 24 August 2001 while serving as Executive General Manager of APRA's Policy, Research and Consulting Division. The Brian Gray Scholarship program will fund four scholarships annually, to the value of $12,500 each. The scholarship purpose is to support students who intend to focus full time on their studies and research. As part of the scholarship, students will devote a substantial amount of time to an agreed resear From EdNA Online on April 5, 2006 at 9:30 a.m..


2006 Minister's Awards for Excellence for Employers of New Apprentices Nominations for the 2006 Minister's Awards for Excellence for Employers of Australian apprentices are now open. Employers from all industry areas are welcome to apply for these Awards. Applications close at 5pm on Friday 12th May 2006. From EdNA Online on April 5, 2006 at 9:30 a.m..


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