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Managing Learning in a Digital Age This seminar will critically examine educational business operations. John Hedberg and John Mitchell will present to educational managers and practitioners how to sustain and manage educational organisations using new technology, new practices and new models. From EdNA Online on April 25, 2006 at 10:30 p.m..


The Successful Repository Forum The Australian Partnership for Sustainable Repositories (APSR), in collaboration with the Queensland University Libraries Office of Cooperation (QULOC) and the RUBRIC Project, is pleased to announce the forum on issues of repository management. Many Australian universities have now recognised the need for a repository and have taken steps to put one into place. The forum is designed for repository managers, administrators and funders who are seeking to ensure that they get the best value from their repository. The topics to be covered will include costing the repository, measuring repository v From EdNA Online on April 25, 2006 at 10:30 p.m..


International Journal on E-Learning (IJEL), Volume 5, Number 3 IJEL serves as a forum to facilitate the international exchange of information on the current research, development, and practice of e-learning in these sectors. In this issue: Faculty Best Practices Using Blended Learning in E-Learning and Face-to-Face Instruction. Fernando Mortera-Guti�rrez; A Classroom Research Study Concerning the Application of a Framework for Planning and Sequencing E-Learning Student Interactions. Cynthia Bambara, Dana Lambert, Shelly Andrews, Clifford Harbour; Effectiveness of Web-Based Learning Opportunities in a Competency-Based Program. Mingming Jiang, Sydney Pare From EdNA Online on April 25, 2006 at 10:30 p.m..


Scientific Cooperation to Grow Between Australia & China The Australian Government will increase funding for scientists undertaking collaborative research projects with China, in recognition of the growing significance of the bilateral relationship between the two countries. The Minister for Education, Science and Training, the Hon Julie Bishop MP, said the $1.5 million per annum increase will be part of the Australian Government’s 2006-07 Budget. Announcing the funding at a meeting in Beijing with the Chinese Minister for Science and Technology, Xu Guanhua, Minister Bishop welcomed the matching funding by the Chinese Government, which will increa From EdNA Online on April 25, 2006 at 10:30 p.m..


Maintaining the Body's Chemistry: Dialysis in the Kidneys This site is a turtorial on kidney structure and function. The diagrams are well done and correlated with the function of each part of the kidney. Detailed descriptions of how water and ions are actually moved through the membrane channels are provided. Study questions are provided on membrane channels, diffusion and concentration gradients (including a video on movement of molecules during diffusion), and membranes and concentration gradients within the kidney. The turtorial concludes with a discussion of artificial kidney dialysis. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on April 25, 2006 at 7:30 p.m..


An Atlas of Diseases of the Kidney This site contains an extensive series of pages detailing all aspects of kidne diseae. The site contains high resolution imagry of kidney tissue illustrative of the diseases discussed. The site also contains a series of PowerPoint presentations that follow each of the Chapters of the five books on kidney disease available online. This site is also searchable. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on April 25, 2006 at 7:30 p.m..


European Computer Driving Licence Foundation Ltd The European Computer Driving Licence Foundation Ltd (ECDL-F) is the global governing body of the end-user computer skills certification programme, the ECDL. This site has details of their role and lists approved courseware providers for each of the certification programmes. The ECDL programme is known as the International Computer Driving Licence (ICDL) outside of Europe. Syllabus and related sample test papers, FAQs, and contact details for information about ECDL/ICDL in a particular country are also provided. From EEVL New Learning Materials on April 25, 2006 at 1:30 p.m..


European Computer Driving Licence The European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) is an internationally recognised qualification which enables people to demonstrate their competence in computer skills. This website has information about the ECDL for individuals and organisations including an example syllabus, lists of accredited test centres, and approved courseware providers and materials. Sample test papers, FAQs, and news items are also provided. The ECDL is promoted in the UK by the British Computer Society who also produces this site. From EEVL New Learning Materials on April 25, 2006 at 12:30 p.m..


SC: 25/04 Another zero-day vulnerability hits Internet Explorer ... From MCS Safe Computing Bulletins on April 25, 2006 at 8:31 a.m..


SC: 25/04 Concerns expressed over unpatched vulnerabilities in Mac OSX Several articles have been published recently which report a number of latent vulnerabilities in the way that the Mac OSX handles image file formats like BMP, TIFF and GIF and when decompressing files from ZIP archives might become exploitable and lead to a compromise of a Mac OSX system ... From MCS Safe Computing Bulletins on April 25, 2006 at 7:30 a.m..


Laptop Educator - Gary Stager PC pioneer, Gary Stager has worked in the challenging field of computer education for over fifteen years. He has the distinction of setting up the first laptop schools in Australia. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on April 25, 2006 at 6:30 a.m..


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