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mathews From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on April 13, 2006 at 7:30 p.m..


Introduction to Videoconferencing This interactive tutorial introduces the novice to real-time, two-way videoconferencing; describes the kinds of content providers who provide programs; provides examples and explains the value of videoconferencing in the K-12 classroom. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on April 13, 2006 at 7:30 p.m..


SC: 13/04 HP HP Color LaserJet 2500/4600 users are at risk from vulnerabilty Hewlett Packard, the printer manufacturer, has released an update patch for users of the HP Color LaserJet 2500/4600 Toolbox software; a potential security vulnerability has been identified in the HP Color LaserJet 2500 and 4600 Toolbox, which may allow an unauthorized remote attacker to read arbitrary files. The "HP Color LaserJet 2500/4600 Software Update" version 3.1 resolves the issue ... From MCS Safe Computing Bulletins on April 13, 2006 at 1:31 p.m..


SC: 13/04 Proof of concept virus can infect both Windows and Linux systems We've had reports that a 'proof of concept' cross-platform virus has been produced which can affect both Windows and Linux systems equally; whilst it carried no payload at present, here is evidence that once a proof-of-concept like this is produced, others soon get to work on it to produce a malicious version ... From MCS Safe Computing Bulletins on April 13, 2006 at 1:31 p.m..


SC: 13/04 Microsoft re-releases security patch MS06-005 for Windows Media Player Microsoft has re-released patch MS06-005 for Microsoft Windows Media Player 10; the revision fixes an issue when a user tries to seek, fast rewind, or fast forward when using Windows Media Player 10 ... From MCS Safe Computing Bulletins on April 13, 2006 at 12:30 p.m..


CEGSA 2006 Conference: Learning and Thinking; Perceptions and Practices Computers in Education Group of South Australia Annual state conference for all educators concerned with the use of information and communication technologies (ICT) in education. Keynote speakers include: Geoff Romeo, Trevor Galbraith and Derek Wenmoth. From EdNA Online on April 13, 2006 at 10:30 a.m..


Electronic Abacus This site is a great website for anyone like me who do not have an idea how to use an Abacus. It does not appear hard to use, it is a math tool that I would not mind learning to use. Our generation today are so computerized that we depend on calculators and other electronic devices to complete any math work. We would have never thought on getting an abacus to complete any arithmetic’s. Unlike the past they had no choice. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on April 13, 2006 at 7:30 a.m..


New Apprenticeships Job Pathways Service This web site allows users to explore apprenticeship options and outcomes. It allows searching by industry, trade and job pathway chart. In addition to job descriptions and career pathways, the site provides general information on apprenticeships. From EdNA Online on April 13, 2006 at 5:30 a.m..


National Quality Council As a Committee of the Ministerial Council for Vocational and Technical Education, the National Quality Council (NQC) oversees quality assurance and ensures national consistency in the application of the Australian Quality Training Framework standards for the audit and registration of training providers. It has specific decision-making powers in relation to the endorsement of Training Packages and other aspects of quality assurance under the National Skills Framework. From EdNA Online on April 13, 2006 at 4:30 a.m..


SCORM Player SCORM Player enables you to deliver SCORM-compliant courses on CD or SCORM-compliant courses using a static web server. SCORM Player will also use content encryption to protect against unauthorised copying and re-distribution of courses. From EdNA Online on April 13, 2006 at 3:30 a.m..


Open for Tender: Vocational and Literacy Training in Queensland Correctional Centres The Department of Employment and Training seeks tenders from registered training organisations, for placement on the 2006-2009 Preferred Provider List, to provide services to prisoners in correctional and some community custody centres in Queensland. Applications close 4:00pm, 3 May 2006. From EdNA Online on April 13, 2006 at 3:30 a.m..


Manufacturing 2020 - Manufacturing Skills Australia What will the Australian manufacturing industry look like in the year 2020 and what skills base will Australian manufacturing enterprises need to compete in the global market? The conference will look in depth at the manufacturing industry and skills required to be competitive in 2020. From EdNA Online on April 13, 2006 at 3:30 a.m..


Quality Circle Time and 'Beyond' Seminar A whole school approach to promoting emotional intelligence, social skills and resilience for adults and children. Addresses issues of inappropriate social behaviour especially bullying,negative school climate and culture, and emotionally volatile, unpredictable and aggressive students. This is a full day seminar with UK education specialist Jenny Mosley, who will demonstrate the circle time model,how it builds self esteem, inclusivity, positive behaviour management and safer, friendlier schools. This is highly interactive and will give you instant skills and strategies that work. From EdNA Online on April 13, 2006 at 2:30 a.m..


Florence Nightingale Grants and Awards The Florence Nightingale Grants and Awards Committee is an organisation of Tasmanian nurses which promotes nursing education, nursing research and advances knowledge and understanding of nursing practice by offering annual Grants and Awards. From EdNA Online on April 13, 2006 at 2:30 a.m..


LibraryThing: Catalog your Books Online LibraryThing is software that allows the user to catalogue books online, easily and quickly, setting up an individual library. A free account allows up to 200 books to be catalogued. The user can find people with similiar libraries and get suggestions from people with similar tastes. Books can be tagged and the Library of Congress, Amazon and other world libraries can be searched. From EdNA Online on April 13, 2006 at 2:30 a.m..


McLaren Vale Primary School McLaen Vale school is built on quality partnerships between students, staff, parents and the wider community. It provides a high quality, relevant and flexible curriculum which will enable our student to maximise learning opportunities to participate effectively in a rapidly changing local and global society. From EdNA Online on April 13, 2006 at 1:30 a.m..


2006 School Education Workshops Workshop planning is well underway with sessions available in Charters Towers, Townsville and Perth. As the year progresses, the opportunity will exist to enrol in a variety of workshop sessions nationally. These workshops are free, 1/2 day or full-day events. For further information refer to the Workshop Outline. From EdNA Online on April 13, 2006 at 1:30 a.m..


The Computer Education Group of the ACT (CEGACT) Annual Conference The conference theme is Co PIT! 2006 (Communities of Practice 2006). The conference is designed for educators at all levels interested in embedding the use of ICT in teaching and learning. Sessions will range for keynote addresses to workshops and seminars. The conference will include a large trade display. In addition to registering for the conference expressions of interest are being sought from potential presenters and sponsors. From EdNA Online on April 13, 2006 at 1:30 a.m..


Mobile Technologies and Their Use in Education - New Privacy Implications Location-based experiences are digital media services that take into account the geographical location of the user. As the mobile technology they are based on matures, these services are being increasingly used in educational settings. Such services have implications for individual privacy, raising a number of questions about the collection, retention, use and disclosure of personal information concerning physical location. This paper presents a short summary of the key technologies involved and a brief discussion of some of the privacy issues raised. From EdNA Online on April 12, 2006 at 11:52 p.m..


World Wide Web Consortium Launches Office in Mainland China W3C Invites Technical Experts of a Rapidly Growing Economy to Join Web Standardization Activities. The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) announces the launch of its China Office on 27 April 2006. W3C, through its newest Office, invites experts in China to join the international project of developing Web standards at W3C. The Office is based at the Advanced Computing Technologies, School of Computer Science & Engineering of Beihang University in Beijing, China. W3C Press release, 4 April 2006 From EdNA Online on April 12, 2006 at 11:30 p.m..


National Folk Fellowship Available Established and emerging performers across music, dance and the spoken word are being urged to apply for a National Folk Fellowship. Offered jointly by the National Library of Australia and the National Folk Festival, the annual Fellowship is a unique opportunity for performers to research the National Library's folk collections, and to showcase their findings at a special performance and workshop at the 2007 National Folk Festival in Canberra. The successful applicant will research any aspect of the folklore collection with an overarching focus on reinterpreting Australia's music, d From EdNA Online on April 12, 2006 at 11:30 p.m..


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