Presentation on theme: "E-Grad School (Australia). A virtual graduate school to operate in Australia and internationally; Funding from DEST Collaboration and Structural Reform."— Presentation transcript:
e-Grad School (Australia)
A virtual graduate school to operate in Australia and internationally; Funding from DEST Collaboration and Structural Reform (CASR) to ATN Deans and Directors of Graduate Schools; Offering pathways to a formal qualification in research management from 2007; Business plan being developed.
Online sub-projects included in the e-Grad School framework Generic capabilities (transferable skills) Career Preparation University Teaching Research culture enrichment Information Literacy (LATN to develop) Research methodology and design Supervisor Development
eGSA Access Project
e-Grad School Access Project Goals To provide a federated authentication infrastructure for users in Australia and internationally of e-Grad school (Australia) services. To test its feasibility and workability through its use in the large scale project which involves the e-Grad School with its multiple service providers and nationally distributed user base. Objectives Establish all five ATN universities as Identity providers in the federation. Promote the growth of the federation Testbed. Use the opportunity offered by a project with multiple server providers to develop infrastructure with application to other projects. Replace in-house developed infrastructure with standards based technology to reduce administrative overheads and improve security and simplify the process of authentication for clients.
INFO-Scholar: information literacy for research success Collection of web pages with multi-media features; Located on QUT library web site; 10 online modules; Links back to LATN home web sites for supplementary materials.