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Don’t forget that the SLAV Conference, 13 November 2009 is fast approaching. SLAV, in partnership with NGV Education and Programs present:
Seeing things differently: New perspectives on reading and literacy at NGV International, 180 St Kilda Road, Melbourne
Places are still available for this very exciting conference which addresses issues of visual literacy, multimodal literacy, graphic novels, [...]

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Thanks to Krystie Alleaume, the Senior Project Officer for the Innovation and Next Practice Division of the Victorian Department of Education and Early Childhood Development for the following information:

The DEECD is running an Innovative Learning Environments Design Conference for educators and architects at Docklands on Monday 19 October. Six of the face-to-face presentations will be [...]

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Hamish Curry, the Library & Online Learning Manager, Learning Services at the State Library of Victoria has kindly sent the following information:
I’d like to bring to your attention the programs we’re delivering for the International Digital Entertainment Festival (iDEF).
The full list of programs we’re delivering is available here, but highlights include -

Friday Oct 30 – two [...]

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LearnCentral are encouraging educators to run webinars via LearnCentral public Elluminate. Any educator can use these resources for free as long as:

the events must be 1) education-oriented, 2) free (you’re not charging those who attend), 3)  recordable, and 4) open to anyone to attend.  We’re really excited to see what you do with this capability, and [...]

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KnowledgeBank is hosting a free eLearning Conference for interested Victorian teachers. It will be held from Monday 3 August to Wednesday 5 August through the online conferencing program Elluminate. Here are details of individual sessions from KnowledgeBank:
 
Monday 3 August
Learning is Real, Rich & Relevant – Keynote – 21st Century eLearning Conference

 

When
Monday, August 3, 2009, 9 – 10am

Where
Online [...]

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Victorian teachers are invited to participate in this free professional learning session.
Students as Documentary Makers with Mitzi Goldman
Throughout this session teachers will find out how media is a deeply engaging tool when students use it to express their learning about the real world.
When: Monday 31st August 2009, 4pm. Sign up here – http://www.knowledgebank.globalteacher.org.au
Where: Online in [...]

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LearnCentral is an online, social learning network for teachers and is affiliated with Elluminate, the online conferencing system featured here previously.

LearnCentral homepage

From the FAQs page comes the following information:

What can I do on LearnCentral?
Use LearnCentral to:

Connect with your peers worldwide
Share ideas, discuss issues, solve problems
Meet with colleagues in real time
Develop and share standards-based curriculum
Access a library of [...]

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A reminder to Victorian SLAV members that there is an Elluminate revision session on Thursday 25 June  from 3.30-5pm. Feel free to drop in at any time for a short or longer session. Don’t forget you will need your headset. Click this link from 3.15 onwards.

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Following on from a previous post about the excellent professional learning session delivered by Dr Ross J Todd from the Center for International Scholarship in School Libraries Rutgers University, The State University of New Jersey; his colleague Dr Carol A Gordon presented an interesting session last week to School Library Association of Victoria delegates.
The Role of Reading in [...]

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Curriculum Corporation and the School Library Association of Victoria present a joint conference, The future starts now: e-books and everything, on Friday 14 August 2009 at ACMI, Federation Square, Melbourne.
What IS happening around the world in e-book publishing? How are these emerging technologies finding their place in school classrooms, libraries and IT systems? Will changes [...]

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