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13th Summer Annual Summer Conference on Education Technology 12 years of the annual Syllabus conference for education technology professionals, this summer's program emphasizes the critical impact of cross-departmental teams that drive change on campuses. Content will be presented in innovative panel discussions and interactive formats that allow you to learn from peers, solve problems you may be facing on campus, and return to your institutions with tools, knowledge, and a blueprint for change. From EdNA Online on April 20, 2006 at 10:30 p.m..


Named Organic Reactions: An Interactive Guide This website gives users the chance to learn more about the mechanisms of the many named organic reactions which exist in the realm of Chemistry. The users need to do each step by themselves through interactive curly arrow pushing, with the help of some hints, in a totally different learning process compared to an ordinary textbook. Part of the Virtual Chemistry group at the University of Oxford. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on April 20, 2006 at 7:30 p.m..


LiveChem An online video library of transition metal salt reaction. User controls which reactants to react. Nearly 300 videos for students to watch and learn from. Fully interactive Flash environment. Part of the Virtual Chemistry group at Oxford University. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on April 20, 2006 at 7:30 p.m..


NLVM Abacus This virtual manipulative from the National Library of Virtual Manipulatives emulates the traditional abacus. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on April 20, 2006 at 7:30 p.m..


Cell Biology and Cancer Cell Biology and Cancer—developed with the National Cancer Institute (NCI)—is a creative, inquiry-based instruction program, designed to promote active learning and stimulate student interest in medical topics. There are interactive units on the cell cycle, tumor suppressors, proto-oncogenes and their role in the development of cancer. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on April 20, 2006 at 7:30 p.m..


AS Guru Biology A British site produced in consultation with the chief examiner of AS Level Biology and specialist teachers, AS Guru Biology online focuses specifically on those parts of the core curriculum that have proven the most difficult for students to deal with. Cells will guide you through eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells, microscopy and pathways into and out of the cell. Biological Molecules will help you get to grips with the biochemistry of living organisms, examining proteins and enzymes, carbohydrates and lipids. Organs and Systems provides you with a summary of the main features of the gas excha From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on April 20, 2006 at 7:30 p.m..


Getting the latest OpenOffice and Firefox versions while running Debian Stable. Many of us are running Debian stable because we want stability, we want everything to "just work" and not be exposed to too many bugs along the way. On the other hand, we also want the latest versions of the software we care about, typically the software we use everyday. This choice between stability and features is a fundamental tension in software deployment and indeed software development that can only really be resolved by "cherry picking" the latest versions of the important software and installing them into a staStuartYeates's blog on April 20, 2006 at 4:49 a.m..


4th National Indigenous Education Conference The School of Aboriginal Studies - University of Newcastle, in partnership with the Indigenous Unit from the NSW Department of Education and Training are hosting the fourth National Indigenous Education Conference. Representatives are expected from primary, secondary and tertiary education environments from areas such as policy, curriculum development & teaching and academics & public servants from State and Federal Government departments. The conference is Indigenous centred for the empowerment of Indigenous Australians to facilitate education and interaction through Indigenous-led engagement From EdNA Online on April 20, 2006 at 4:30 a.m..


Writing for the Web Workshop (Melbourne, August) - Vision Australia This workshop focuses on enhancing the usability and accessibility of web content. It aims to meet the needs of authors and approvers of content delivered via corporate, government or university web sites or intranets. From EdNA Online on April 20, 2006 at 3:26 a.m..


International Educational Security Conference Never has managing security and safety related risks in our schools and colleges been a more pressing issue. In response to demand for a forum to explore the current challenges, the International Security Management and Crime Prevention Institute (ISMCPI), in co-operation with the OECD Programme on Educational Building (PEB), will host the International Educational Security Conference (EDSEC-2006) in Adelaide. EDSEC-2006 will explore the theme, "Meeting Challenges in Security: Understanding and effectively managing security related risks", and will bring together delegates from schools, colleg From EdNA Online on April 20, 2006 at 3:26 a.m..


RLG DigiNews 15 April 2006, Volume 10, Number 2 RLG DigiNews is a bimonthly web-based newsletter. In this issue: Six Lessons Learned: An (Early) ARTstor Retrospective, by Max Marmor; MIC (Moving Image Collections), by Jane D. Johnson; Highlighted Website: Five Blogs; FAQ You've Got Mail—Now What? Regulatory & Policy Dilemmas in Email Management Part I: US Federal Environment; RLG News RLG Launches Web Archiving Program. From EdNA Online on April 20, 2006 at 2:30 a.m..


CODATA - International Council for Science : Committee on Data for Science and Technology CODATA is an interdisciplinary Scientific Committee of the International Council for Science (ICSU), which works to improve the quality, reliability, management and accessibility of data of importance to all fields of science and technology. Resources on the site include: newsletters, databases, publications, and news. From EdNA Online on April 20, 2006 at 2:30 a.m..


E-MAP - E-Network on Educational Planning & Management E-MAP aims to: promote the exchange of expertise and research in educational planning and management between UNESCO and the Members States; create an international platform of exchange between researchers and practitioners in educational planning and management in this field; reinforce the institutional capacities of the Members States in the field of educational planning and management; and promote South-South cooperation. E-Map offers three databases accessible in three languages: English, French and Spanish and a discussion forum promoting live dialogue through the members of this community From EdNA Online on April 20, 2006 at 2:30 a.m..


Modular, International Digital Library Course - Digital Libraries a la Carte: New Choices for the Future The International Ticer School offers this modular course for librarians and publishers. From its 'menu' of four one-day modules, you can pick your choice: technological developments, relevant to libraries (lectures); Library 2.0 technologies to reach out to the customer (hands-on in a computer room); libraries supporting research and Open Access; libraries and teaching and learning. From EdNA Online on April 20, 2006 at 2:30 a.m..


PSG Australia: Security Investigations Training PSG Australia provides short and accredited security training courses in Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland. The Registered Training Organisation offers flexible training packages, incorporating face-to-face and online delivery using a Learner Management System. From EdNA Online on April 20, 2006 at 2:30 a.m..


Changing Schools: Information Booklets and Brochure for Schools and Parents This Department of Education Science and Training website provides downloadable booklets and brochure providing information for schools and parents to assist in supporting the needs of students who move schools. Links are also provided to the Interstate Student Data Transfer Note and publications relating to students changing schools. From EdNA Online on April 20, 2006 at 2:30 a.m..


D-Lib Magazine, April 2006, Vol. 12, No. 4 An electronic publication with a primary focus on digital library research and development. In this issue: Coming Together around Library 2.0: A Focus for Discussion and a Call to Arms. Paul Miller; Librarians and the Long Tail: Some Thoughts about Libraries in a Network Age. Lorcan Dempsey; The Impact of Mandatory Policies on ETD Acquisition. Arthur Sale; Identifier Interoperability: A Report on Two Recent ISO Activities. Norman Paskin; Investing in Value: A Perspective on Digital Preservation. James Currall, Peter McKinney; The Development of a Local Thesaurus to Improve Access to the Anthro From EdNA Online on April 20, 2006 at 2:30 a.m..


ICTEV 2006 Conference - ICT Connecting Learning ICT in Education Victoria is hosting its 27th annual state conference, 'ICT Connecting Learning'. The renowned inspirational keynote speaker is Jamie McKenzie. This conference focuses on weaving ICT into every facet of education, connecting students and teachers in their learning through a broad range of resources and skills. The theme describes the range of approaches that connects and engages learners in significant and purposeful ways, seeing information communication technology as supportive of their knowledge needs, providing them with the means to be energetic and collaborative From EdNA Online on April 20, 2006 at 12:30 a.m..


2006 Awards Workshop (Workshop Three): South Australian Training Awards This free workshop provides practical advice on the South Australian Training Awards. Meet Christine Stock, Australian Apprentice of the Year, Adele Cooling, SA Vocational Student of the Year, Organisation and Professional Development Services DECS, Australian Small Training Provider of the Year. From EdNA Online on April 20, 2006 at 12:30 a.m..


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