WEST AUSTRALIA: We would like to share our Term Planners document. You can use this document to track WHAT content descriptions you have taught each term. This is a tracking document only - not a planning tool for HOW you will teach the content.
The Term Planners are in the mode view of Reading/Viewing, Writing and Speaking & Listening. They pdf contains Term Planners for Foundation to Year 7.
Swinburne Commons is the centralised service for the management and distribution of digital media content produced across Swinburne University.
The content is free to view and of interest to a wide audience including current and potential students and researchers (both local and international), alumni, industry partners and anyone with an interest in higher education.
A very useful toolkit includes advice on technical standards, copyright and accessibility requirements relevant to the creation of digital media.
"The Guardian held one of its online debates on libraries today. The discussion between several library experts (managers, campaigners, councillors) and anyone contributing online. Around 200 comments were made so it’s a little condfusing: I’ve endeavoured to summarise below, although doubtless I have missed some things which some would consider important. Main threads and arguments.
Are libraries declining due to technological change? Libraries are still needed, in some ways more than ever: internet/online access essential and libraries provide the access and skills to those without either or both. Seven million have never used the internet. Wikipedia etc don’t cover all information and are prone to deletion, accidental or otherwise and is also not entirely trustworthy anyway. Libraries provide quiet study spaces. Children need the books and everyone needs serendipity that bookshelves allow. Bookstock is declining due to budget cuts. It’s not black and white – books and e-books will co-exist. Books are still in demand with 244 million loans in England 2011/12,
"i) we are not only crowd-sourcing content and ideas, but also crowd-creating and crowd-curating them; and ii) we are not only crowd-sourcing, crowd-creating and crowd-curating content and ideas, but also crowd-funding, crowd-lending, crowd-swapping, crowd-renting, crowd-buying and crowd-consuming money, products and services."
“Get informed answers to your questions and concerns about integrating the materials in your library’s collectionLibrary collections have always included materials in many formatshandling a mix of material types is an accepted part of library work.”
“ Library as Future Joe Murphy @libraryfuture Australia 2014”
Via Mary Kajewski
Joe Murphy's keynote about asking the right questions. While not specifically addressing the future of library collections, it is helpful to take the key points and consider their implication for collections.
Flexibility and personalized education: That’s what the learners of 2014 will expect from their libraries. We must be available everywhere, nimbly respond to students’ needs, and allow kids to learn in ways that suit them.
Do you feel the Internet is an easy to navigate space for developing a strong literature base for academic research? Discusses the potential when hashtags are standardized by academic authors, journals, publishers, repositories, and educational resources.
This presentation to the SCIS Asks 2013 consultation by Alan Manifold, Digital and Library Applications Manager at the State Library of Victoria sets the future of library discovery architecture in the context of the evolution of library systems and search.
This paper was been developed by the Standing Committee to provide an overview of the current e-book environment in New Zealand libraries, the wider New Zealand landscape and what is happening in the international arena.
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