Archive for the ‘School of Education’ Category

#diveintodatabases: Get in touch with the child within

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

Picture books are valuable, enjoyable resources within our campus library collections. Bernice McIntyre, one of the wonderful education Liaison Librarians from the Strathfield campus gives a run down on a great education database: The Source database is an excellent tool to help you get in touch with your inner child. The Source provides ...

Feast Day of Saint Jean-Baptiste de la Salle: 7 April

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

Feast days are the days we remember important people and events within the Catholic Faith. The patron saint for ACU's  Facility of Education is Jean-Baptiste de La Salle, a French priest and educational reformer who dedicated more than 40 years of his life to the education of the children of the poor. Learn ...

On Trial: School Library Online

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

What is School Library Online? Gale School Library Online provides access to 14 databases developed by Gale for students from K-12. We have School Library Online until  8 April 2016. Essential resources in this comprehensive database set include: The well know In Context knowledge portals: Biography In Context Global Issues in Context Opposing Viewpoints In Context Research in Context Science In Context Student Resources ...

Book of the year 2015 winners!

Monday, August 24th, 2015

The Children's Book Council of Australia for 2015 winner's were announced on Friday: full list with winner and honours. The winning books were... Older readers: The protected, Claire Zorn Younger readers: The Cleo stories: the necklace and the present, Libby Gleeson, and illustrated by Freya Blackwood Early Childhood: Go to sleep Jessie!, Libby Gleeson, and illustrated ...

New: Story Box Library

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

The Library is very pleased to announce we now subscribe to Story Box Library, a new streaming video resource - great for our Early Childhood Education students!   What is it? Story Box Library is an Australian online storytelling resource featuring popular authors, illustrators, teachers; notes and activities for students and families. Story Box ...

Update: Education Source replaces Education Research Complete (Ebsco)

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

We now have upgraded access to Education Source, which replaces Education Research Complete. Content includes: full text for more than 1,900 journals indexing and abstracts for nearly 3,500 journals full text for more than 550 books and monographs full text for numerous education-related conference papers citations for more than 5.1 million articles, including book reviews and much ...

Maurice Saxby: Aussie children’s literature icon passes away

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

Give Them Wings: Vale Dr Maurice Saxby AM 1924 - 2014 The education community mourns the death of one of its most revered and beloved mentors. Born in 1924, Maurice grew up loving books. As he was to say in 2012, ‘If kids are reading, they are given access to language, and ...

On trial: ARTS:LIVE, an online learning platform for arts education

Friday, August 1st, 2014

We have ARTS:LIVE on trial until 31 August. "Using innovative technology, the ARTS:LIVE platform promotes active collaboration between teachers and students and supports teachers in delivering arts education across all Australian Curriculum art forms of Music, Media Arts, Dance, Drama, and Visual Arts. ARTS:LIVE offers pre-service teachers access to highly practical, ...

Library bytes at Ballarat this week

Sunday, April 6th, 2014

Ballarat library bytes ...fast classes in the Library to support your studies. No need to book. All in Lab A. 30 minutes. Monday 7th April 11am Using eBooks Tuesday 8th April 9am Nursing & Paramedicine Subject guides Wednesday 9th April 2pm Google Scholar @ ACU Thursday 10th April 11am Google Scholar @ ACU Not at ...

Ballarat Library bytes this week

Sunday, March 30th, 2014

Ballarat library bytes ...fast classes in the Library to support your studies. No need to book. All in Lab A. 30 minutes. Monday 31st March 12pm Searching Education databases Tuesday 1st April 9am Searching Education databases Wednesday 2nd April 2pm Searching Nursing databases Thursday 3rd April 11am Searching Nursing databases Not at Ballarat? Check out a ...