Archives
July 2006

Program summaries for Learning Works, and for selected programs, some additional resources for listeners to follow up on the program.

Week Beginning Monday 3 July 2006

Justice and Legal Issues
Come and live with us Mum - Part 7

We begin a two-part look at some of the legal issues behind elder abuse. In this program, we hear from Margaret Brown, from the Hawke Institute, University of South Australia, about her research into end of life decision-making in relation to financial and health matters.

Audio (MP3) - To hear the interview in full, click here

A Learning Society
WorkVentures

We hear of the work of a training provider in Sydney, and of the Unlimited Potential program, run in conjunction with Microsoft, to assist community organisations to develop technology for the benefit of their clients who are endeavouring to return to the workforce.

Literature, Language and Music
Meet Colin Thiele - Part 8

Wattle Park Teachers College in Adelaide will be fondly remembered by many teachers in SA and NT. We hear of Colin theile's time there as Principal.

Week Beginning Monday 10 July 2006

A Learning Society
Learning Journeys Part 2 - Virtual First Aid, at Tauondi College

The Virtual First Aid Practice Firm is an international award-winning initiative at Tauondi College in Port Adelaide. Indigenous students learn about running a business in conjunction with the Australian Red Cross.

Audio (MP3) - To hear the interview in full, click here

Justice and Legal Issues
Come and live with us Mum - Part 8

We continue our look at some of the legal issues behind elder abuse. In this program, more on end of life decision-making in relation to financial and health matters.

Audio (MP3) - To hear the interview in full, click here

Literature, Language and Music
Meet Colin Thiele - Part 9

This week, Colin Thiele reflects on his early links with the traditions and festivals of the Barossa Valley in South Australia, and on one of his favourite novels, The Sun on the Stubble, which is set in the Barossa Valley.

Week Beginning Monday 17 July 2006

Justice and Legal Issues
Come and live with us Mum - Part 9

In these final two programs on aspects of elder abuse, we look at where to go for assistance, and hear from several of our contributors that elder abuse is not OK.

Audio (MP3) - To hear the interview in full, click here

Literature, Language and Music
Meet Colin Thiele

Another extract from an extended interview with children's author and South Australian educator Colin Thiele.

Media and Technology
Know before you go - Children's movie reviews

Know before you go - an on-line initiative of Young Media Australia to assist parents to know what films are suitable for children at various ages and stages of development.

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Week Beginning Monday 24 July 2006

Justice and Legal Issues
Come and live with us Mum - Part 10

In this final program on aspects of elder abuse, we hear from several of our contributors that elder abuse is not OK. Most of these ten programs are already on the Learning Works website as mp3 audiofiles. Your feedback on the series would be much appreciated. Email learningworks@pbafm.org.au

Audio (MP3) - To hear the interview in full, click here

A Learning Society
Learning Journeys - Part 3 - Avon Art and Craft Guild

Another An abandoned and derelict church hall has now become a centre for art and craft in a small country village with only ten houses, but surrounded by many wheat farms. The Avon Art and Craft Guild provides an invaluable focus for many farming women some 100 kilometres north of Adelaide.

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Week Beginning Monday 31 July 2006

Media and Technology
Film Review - Tristram Shandy

Learning Works's film reviewer John McGowan has been to see Tristram Shandy. His review is in this week's program, and is also online as an mp3 audiofile and as a word document. All of John's previous reviews are online - www.learningworksradio.com and go to the Online Resources section. Your feedback on these reviews would be much appreciated. Email learningworks@pbafm.org.au

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Fact Sheet - click here

Practicalities
Keeping those important family records

Don't leave those important papers, photographs, awards and other family records for someone else to sort through and possibly throw away. Diana Honey, from the State Library of South Australia, has some helpful hints on making sure that those important personal and family records are preserved.

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Media and Technology
So what are blogs and what is podcasting?

A short basic introduction to the world of blogs and podcasting.

Tony Ryan
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