Term 2 1995
Have You Read This?
Internet Australasia is a relatively new journal on the Australian market and issues to date contain articles relevant to school users. Educationing on the Internet (Vol. 1, Iss. 5) highlights the Internet centre at Hopper's Crossing Secondary College, Victoria while in Vol.1, Iss. 2 Ric Curnow writes on Internet for people who are deaf or hearing impaired (p:26). Each Issue carries a section titled Globetrotting which lists some interesting Net sites to visit. Available from newsagents for $4.95 per issue or by subscription fax: 02 2473330.
While almost every publication around has an opinion or article on the Internet, Tony Banks from Mnt.Isa SHS keeps it simple for the novice group! The second of his series looks at Electronic Mail (Insite. March 1995. p:3.) providing a clear description of the process, details of several programs to use and some addresses to subscribe to.
Some educators have become quite excited about the use of multimedia computers and CD ROMs within the classroom. Jon Madian evaluates their educational value in Multimedia -Why and why not. The Computing teacher. Vol. 22 No. 7. p:16.
T /L's faced with providing staff inservice on the Internet could find the paper Training with the Web: Internet training in an academic library environment presented by Steve Ryan and Dean Leith, a useful starting point. The Australian Library Journal. Vol. 44, No. 1 February, 1995. p:22.
Kay Poustie, Chair of the ALIA Board of Education gives a brief review of the recently released Framework for continuing professional development in InCite. Vol.16, June 1995. p:5. This evolved through the belief that a structured approach to CPD will assist members maintain their professional standards while remaining competitive in the job marketplace.