Australians in the Vietnam War CD-ROM of educational Interactives
Program Operating Instructions
There are four interactive learning modules on this CD-ROM. Simply use the main menu to select the programs and explore them.
Search a Village
One of the main tasks of the Australian and New Zealand soldiers (ANZACs) in Vietnam was to search villages. See if you can carry out a village cordon and search, and make the right decisions to ensure the area safe for both the villagers and yourselves.
A Soldier's Story
Try to piece together the story of one man's experience as a National Service conscript in Vietnam by examining documents and photographs that he kept over the years. You will be able to compare your conclusions with the answers he provides in a video interview.
Exploring the Vietnam Experience
Find out what the Vietnam experience was like for servicemen and women and their families by listening to interviews. You can then compile your own fact sheet to help you to interview a veteran in your local community.
Vietnam War Home Front
Australia was involved in the Vietnam War between 1962 and 1972. Imagine that you are an average Australian living at that time. How would you react to such issues as conscription, peace marches or a visit by the American president? make your own decisions and then see how the majority of Australians reacted.
The menu bar to the top right contains main navigation options including help for each main area.
This program was developed in Macromedia Flash 8.
To run this program you will need the following minimum system requirements.
PC - Getting Started:
To run the presentation simply insert the CD into your computer and the autorun function will load and play the program for you. If you have autorun disabled on your machine you can also double click on the file called "avw.exe" to start the program.
Macintosh - Getting Started:
To run the presentation simply insert the CD into your computer and click on "avw" to run the program.
Copyright and Licence Agreement
This CD-ROM product is produced by Ryebuck Media Pty Ltd and is done so for the purpose of education, training, learning and promoting public awareness of Australian history. All rights are reserved.
All third party content such as images, archive footage and narration (if any) used in this production appears with permission.
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- Single Use
This product has been developed and optimized for operation on a single workstation as per the minimum system requirements above. The user is free to use this product in this manner upon purchase.
- Distribution and Networking
The distribution of this product across multiple computers free of charge is limited to five computer workstations. Effectively, this is ideal for sharing in small work groups. A site licence is required for any number above five.
The copying of this product, distribution (for the purpose of networking only) and networking is left to the discretion of the purchaser or the IT personnel at each school or organization. This is purely because it is impossible for us as developers to cater to the myriad of individual setups in different schools and organizations. The product can be copied to computers and operated individually from independent workstations or networked from a server. This distribution must occur on local computers, networks or intranets only and not via the internet.
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Please do not hesitate to contact the development team at Ryebuck Media should you have any queries regarding the use of this product. We shall do our best to assist in any way we can - (03) 9500 2399.
- Site Licence to a Single Individual, School or Organization
The distribution of this product across multiple computers free of charge is limited to five computer workstations. Any number above five requires a site licence for distribution to additional computer workstations. This applies to the use of all interactive components of the product only and not teacher resources (those enclosed with this product). Teacher resources are always free for copying and distribution in classrooms.
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Australians in the Vietnam War CD-ROM site licence = $500+GST
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