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Departments of Education
Free Video & Images
ICT Case Studies
ICT Policy Documents
Interactive White Boards
The Department of Education, Victoria, Australia.
A comprehensive online resource to help you make educational decisions relating to pre-school and school, through to university and technical or further education.
ACT Department of Education and Training http://www.det.act.gov.au/
Department of Education & Training, Victoria http://www.education.vic.gov.au/
New South Wales Department of Education and Training https://www.det.nsw.edu.au/
Queensland Department of Education Training and the Arts http://education.qld.gov.au/
Victorian Essential Learning Standards (VELS) http://vels.vcaa.vic.edu.au/
This is the Internet Wiki for EDST102 any messages posted to the Wiki are on the Internet and as such are visible to the whole Internet community. Please respect people's privacy when posting to the Wiki and only use first names. Note: Only EDST102 students can post to this Wiki
Note: This link is only aviable from WebCT for security reasions please login into WebCT and use the link from the Web Links section
Summary of results from the survey of 63 e-Kids. For Individual results please use the link within WebCT
How K-12 teachers can use Wikipedia in the classroom.
for Educators from the Internet Archive
FUSE is a new resource for teachers. FUSE is a portal, a repository, a search engine, a workspace and a way of sharing content.
FUSE allows you to create and use your online resources with your students. You can upload files to your personal workspace called ‘My Desk’ and add from the repository to create a “Package” A range of different file types will be available, including video, images and sound files.
Teaching and learning with Web 2.0 technologies
Findings from 2006 – 2009
Billanook PS Interdisciplinary Learning Utilising ICT http://knowledge.education.vic.gov.au/sites/knowledgebank/Teacher%20Professional%20Leave/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=517
Darren Ratten and Michael Puddy identified a need for teachers to enhance and improve their ICT skills. They used the school ICT network as a tool to improve student engagement and learning outcomes. They developed a sequenced planner to enable a consistent approach to embed ICT into the curriculum.
Browse Knowledge Bank Case Studies
Use the table below to browse the case studies according to different categorisations. If you can't find what you're looking for, try doing a full text search of all the Knowledge Bank case studies.
Developing a Multimedia Presentation of the History of the School
Case Studies by Neil Anderson Bundaberg West State School Studies of Society and Environment
A brief case on using MP3 players to record student discussions.
Acceptable Use Policy Victorian Department of Education
Outlines appropriate use of the Department's electronic communications.
Example Code of Practice for Early Years (Word - 30Kb)
Example Code of Practice for Later Years (Word - 31Kb)
Example Code of Practice for Middle Years (Word - 32Kb)
ICT Security Policy
A synopsis of the Department of Education's (DoE) Information & Communications Technology (ICT) Security policy is available to download and print. The purpose of this document is to increase understanding of security requirements when using DoE computer facilities and services.
Information and Communication Technology Policies and Standards
Internet Acceptable Use Policy – Mentone Girls’ Secondary College (Word - 127Kb)
Policies, Issues & Priorities
Information & Communications Technologies Policies and priorities related to the implementation of ICT in Australian schools
Protecting Students on the Web - A SafetyNet
The Internet offers enormous potential benefits for teaching and learning. But just as in the real world, the virtual world of the Internet involves some risks. The guidelines in this section provide schools with a simple, yet comprehensive approach for minimising the risks associated with Internet use. The tool in this toolkit is a SafetyNet.
Rupert's Interactive Whiteboards Webpage
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology
The Australian Educational Researcher (AER) Journal
Australian Educational Computing
Australian Educational Computing is the journal of the Australian Council for Computers in Education (ACCE). Subscription is complimentary to members of affiliated computer education groups.
British Journal of Educational Technology
The British Journal of Educational Technology provides readers with the widest possible coverage of developments in educational technology world-wide. BJET is a primary source for academics and professionals in the expanding fields of education, training and information technology. Articles cover the whole range of education and training, concentrating on the theory, applications and development of educational technology and communications. The Colloquium section publishes shorter contributions, summarising work in progress, raising queries, and questioning received wisdom.
Link to eJournal
From Now On: The Educational Technology Journal
Information Technology, Education and Society
Journal of Technology Education
JRTE—Journal of Research on Technology in Education
The quarterly JRTE publishes articles that report on original research, system or project descriptions and evaluations, syntheses of the literature, assessments of the state of the art, and theoretical or conceptual positions that relate to educational computing. International in scope and thorough in its coverage, the theoretical and conceptual articles in JRTE define the state of the art and future horizons of educational computing.
Kahootz - More than just Software
Showcase: The Greenhouse Effect
The project asked students to prepare a presentation for the Prime Minister to explain the issues involved in the Greenhouse Effect including links between fossil fuels, generation of electricity and Global Warming. Wodonga High School, Victoria, Australia
All Search Engines.Com
Australian Copyright Council: Online Information Centre
We provide information, advice and training about copyright in Australia. You'll find a lot of information about copyright in Australia on this website, including many information sheets.
CFA Check Your Hotspots Website
Search for hotspots in the Hotspot House, and find out where the fire risks might be in your home.
Dr. Fathauer's Encyclopedia of Fractal Tilings
A quixotic attempt to catalog all distinct fractal tilings of the plane (two-dimensional Euclidean space).
Education Network Australia (edna) is Australia’s leading online resource collection and collaborative network for the education and training community
A course run by Bernie Dodge, Ph.D.
Education Network Australia (EdNA)
Education Network Australia (edna) is Australia’s leading online resource collection and collaborative network for the education and training community.
Edulists a listing of all the public education mailing lists
Below is a listing of all the public mailing lists on www.edulists.com.au. Click on a list name to get more information about the list, or to subscribe, unsubscribe, and change the preferences on your subscription. To visit the general information page for an unadvertised list, open a URL similar to this one, but with a '/' and the list name appended.
Electronic Reference Formats (APA)
The following web pages are excerpted from the APA Style Guide to Electronic References (© 2007) and the fifth edition of the Publication Manual (© 2001). The material provided covers commonly asked questions regarding how to cite electronic media.
Shodor Interactivate Maths activities
Maths Education & games
MCEETYA Pedagogy Strategy: Learning in an online world
Focuses on ICT as an enabler of good pedagogy. It highlights issues for consideration when planning for integration of ICT in the learning environment.
The National Library of Virtual Manipulatives (NLVM)
A library of uniquely interactive, web-based virtual manipulatives or concept tutorials, mostly in the form of Java applets, for mathematics instruction (K-12 emphasis). The project includes dissemination and extensive internal and external evaluation.
"Cyberbullying" is when a child, preteen or teen is tormented, threatened, harassed, humiliated, embarrassed or otherwise targeted by another child, preteen or teen using the Internet, interactive and digital technologies or mobile phones.
The following items provide advice and information for schools:
Website Currency and Quality Assurance Check List (Word - 36Kb)
Copyright Frequently Asked Questions (Word - 68Kb)
Copyright Protection Time Periods (Word - 44Kb)
Copyright Information Sheet for Schools Podcasting (Word - 90Kb)
ACCE Australian Council for Computers in Education
The ACCE is the national professional body for those involved in the use of information and communications technology in education. This includes educators who teach computing / information technology subjects as well as all educators who strive to improve student learning outcomes through the powerful use of ICT.
Australian Computer Society
Australian Council for Computers in EducationThe Australian Computer Society (ACS) is the recognised association for Information & Communications Technology (ICT) professionals, attracting a large and active membership from all levels of the ICT industry.
Australian Teachers Of Media Vic.
ATOM is an independent, non-profit, professional association for Teachers of Media and Teachers who wish to use media effectively in their classroom. ATOM aims to foster and encourage a generation of students who are both multi-literate and technologically savvy.
British Educational Communications and Technology Agency
Unfortunatly Becta closed on 31 March 2011. this is a real shame as it was an excllent resource
Computer Science Teachers Association
The Computer Science Teachers Association is a membership organization that supports and promotes the teaching of computer science and other computing disciplines. CSTA provides opportunities for K-12 teachers and students to better understand the computing disciplines and to more successfully prepare themselves to teach and learn.
ICT in Education Victoria
A professional association that provides support and leadership to all educators in the use of ICT in teaching and learning. The web site provides information on events, membership, ICT support and publications available to teachers.
International Society for Technology in Education
The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) is the trusted source for professional development, knowledge generation, advocacy, and leadership for innovation.
New South Wales Computer Education Group
The New South Wales Computer Education Group is a professional association representing educators from pre-school to tertiary using computing technology to enhance their teaching and student learning.
The oz-Teachernet was established in 1995 to provide teachers with an infrastructure for using the Internet to support professional development and curriculum design.
Queensland Society for Information Technology in Education
We are about communities of challenge-ready ICT educators across Queensland. We are about sharing ideas, expertise and resources to assist each other in an ever-changing environment. We are about modelling great practice, developing leaders, communicating on-line, conducting conferences and workshops, producing journals and newsletters and recognising the efforts of ICT educators.
The online workplace of an international community of education professionals.
K-12 teachers, librarians, administrators, and professional development staff, as well as university faculty, students, and researchers gather here to learn, collaborate, share, and support one another.
Victorian Information Technology Teachers Association
The VITTA website has many resources including free lesson plans and classroom worksheets, professional development courses, workshops and conferences, eLearning strategies for educators, mailing lists and online discussions about teaching information technology.
Comparing asynchronous online discussions and face-to-face discussions in a classroom setting
Qiyun Wang, Huay Lit Woo (2007) Comparing asynchronous online discussions and face-to-face discussions in a classroom setting British Journal of Educational Technology 38 (2), 272–286. doi:10.1111/j.1467-8535.2006.00621.x
Bernie Dodge Transcript
Here’s the transcript from the Tapped In sesson with Bernie Dodge. The session was a follow-up to the one he did last week at NECC. At first, the discussion centered around WebQuests and Bernie pointed out that the real learning takes place away from the computer screen when kids argue with each other or explain their thoughts or teach each other what they read.
Building Blocks of a WebQuest
Grade 3-4 Webquest about Webquests
A WebQuest About WebQuests Grades 3-4 Version by Bernie Dodge Ed Tech Department, San Diego State University
Middle school Webquest about Webquests
A WebQuest About WebQuests Middle School Version by Bernie Dodge Ed Tech Department, San Diego State University
Primary school Webquest about Webquests
A WebQuest About WebQuests Elementary Grades Version
by Bernie Dodge Ed Tech Department, San Diego State University
Primaryschool.com.au - Webquests and Projects http://www.primaryschool.com.au/webquestsresults.php
Some Thoughts About WebQuests: Bernie Dodge, San Diego State University
A WebQuest is an inquiry-oriented activity in which some or all of the information that learners interact with comes from resources on the internet, optionally supplemented with videoconferencing. There are at least two levels of WebQuests that should be distinguished from one another.
Tapped-in transcript from Bernie Dodge session
In these video clips, teachers are using WebQuests in real classrooms.
Victorian Education Channel - Teacher Webquests
The most complete and current source of information about the WebQuest Model. Whether you're an education student new to the topic or an experienced teacher educator looking for materials, you'll find something here to meet your needs.
Welcome to WebQuests.
What's the best way to use WebQuests?
A look at applications for WebQuests in the classroom.
Wikipedia - Bernie Dodge
Wikipedia - WebQuest
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