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NBN may accelerate education revolution

The National Broadband Network (NBN) is expected to speed up the transformation process of the education sector, according to NBN Co.

Written by Diana Nguyen28 March 12 06:00

MCA's new website, smartphone apps to boost art experience

Following a nine-month development project which began in July 2011 to overhaul its 10-year-old website, the New South Wales Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) is set to unveil a new Web presence on 29 March this year where visitors can view selected art works and information about past or present collections online.

Written by Hamish Barwick26 March 12 16:21

Flinders Uni implements paperless assignment system

Flinders University has implemented a new digital system, which it helped design and develop, to manage and streamline the administration of student assignments.

Written by Diana Nguyen05 March 12 10:21

Apple's iPad aims to revolutionise education

The iPad promises to make your work life a little easier. Traveling salespeople, airline pilots and even construction workers don't have to carry around heavy binders anymore.

Written by Tom Kaneshige16 Feb. 12 04:40

NBN to deliver virtual English tuition to new migrants

The Federal Government will introduce a three-year trial of virtual English classes via the National Broadband Network (NBN) to new migrants in regional and rural Australia.

Written by Diana Nguyen08 Feb. 12 09:31

Conroy spruiks Safer Internet Day

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA), together with Senator Stephen Conroy, have launched Safer Internet Day, an initiative designed to encourage cyber safety.

Written by Hamish Barwick07 Feb. 12 10:17

Internet nurtures literacy development: Study

The internet can promote the literacy development of young adults, according to a study by Dr Jen Scott Curwood from the University of Sydney.

Written by Computerworld Staff20 Jan. 12 17:05

Apple tries to redefine textbooks with iBooks 2

Apple has bought traditional textbooks to the digital age with the new iBooks 2, a tablet application that will bring in support for multimedia textbooks for a more interactive and engaging learning experience.

Written by Agam Shah20 Jan. 12 03:37

MIT to open source educational software

As part of an initiative to expand its online course offerings, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology plans to release as open source the software it will use to manage student online learning, the institution announced Monday.

Written by Joab Jackson20 Dec. 11 04:48

Auditor: Big Aussie SAP project behind schedule, over budget

A major SAP ERP (enterprise resource planning) software project being conducted by the New South Wales Department of Education and Communities has hit a rocky patch, with projected costs for the first phase ballooning from $153 million to $210 million, according to a new report by the Australian state's auditor.

Written by Chris Kanaracus08 Dec. 11 03:38
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