ACEC 2004 is offering a number of tours for Monday 5th July.
These will include combinations of the following highlights
- a visit to the newly established Australian Science and Mathematics School
- a visit to Mawson Lakes School, part of the Mawson Lakes/ Technology Park environment
- a 'Techie Tour' of innovative ICT places
- a cheese and wine tour of the McLaren Vale wine area
Australian Science and Mathematics School Date: Monday 5th July Time: 1 pm to 4 pm
The Australian Science and
In this tour, delegates will investigate the philosophies that define the learning activities at the School and explore the physical and network environments that were specially designed to facilitate the wide variety of teaching and learning practices.
Mawson Lakes School Date: Monday 5th July Time: 9 am to 12 pm
Learners at Mawson Lakes, whether they be children, adolescents, adults or the aged, have the opportunity to access a wide array of educational offerings some provided on-line, some by conventional methodology, some from interstate or overseas, and some through local institutions.
ICT Applications TourDate: Monday 5th July Time: 1 pm to 4 pm
Within our everyday activities, the use of ICT has enabled many far reaching changes that affect society and the way that we operate. Teachers of ICT can draw upon many examples from within their own experience and that of their students. However there are many other examples of ICT use that are beyond the experience of most teachers and students. This tour will give participants the opportunity to see less commonly visible examples such as the use of supercomputers, applications in medical research and special environments. The tour will visit several sites within the Adelaide CBD.
Cheese and wine tour
The Southern Vales winery region of South Australia is one of Australia's premier wine growing regions. Many famous vineyards can be visited for tastings. On this tour we will visit six of these wineries, stopping for lunch at the Tourist Infomation Centre.