[Offtopic] Free Resources for e-Learning

stephen at melbpc.org.au stephen at melbpc.org.au
Wed Jul 25 22:23:39 EST 2007

Australian Flexible Learning Framework 

Free resources for new practices  24/07/2007(snipped)

Three new CD-ROMs are now available .. looking at how to incorporate new e-
learning practices into programs. 

The resources have been produced by the New Practices in Flexible Learning 
Project of the national training system’s e-learning strategy, The 
Australian Flexible Learning Framework. 

The three CD-ROM resources are:

Virtual Worlds - Real Learning - A virtual world is a computer-created 
environment in which users can see, move, use and modify simulated 
objects. This resource outlines how virtual worlds can give 
students 'real' work experience. The resource contains information on how 
best to use virtual worlds in the classroom including why virtual worlds 
have educational potential, what you need to consider when using virtual 
worlds, case studies and a comparative study of three different virtual 

Media on the Move - This resource explores the use of online casting such 
as podcasts, audio and video files, RSS and playback on mobile devices for 
education and training purposes. It provides a 'how to' guide for 
organisations wishing to embed online casting into the delivery of 
education and training programs as well as case studies and analysis tools.

ARED (Applications for Rapid E-learning Development) - This resource 
builds on ARED v1.0 and provides templates to develop scenario based 
models for e-learning activities. ARED v2 includes the 'ARED decision 
tree' an interactive object that allows students to work through scenario 
based learning and see the consequences of their choices.

To order your free CD-ROMs visit <www.flexiblelearning.net.au/newpractices>

For further information about this story contact the National 
Communication team: (07) 3307 4700 email: flexenews at flexiblelearning.net.au

Cheers, people
Stephen Loosley
Victoria, Australia

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