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Worcestershire on-line fabric type series The Worcestershire on-line fabric type series, the first part of the 'Pottery in Perspective' project and part of Worcestershire's Historic Environment Record, is a searchable on-line database that aims to provide information on prehistoric to c.1900ce pottery recovered from archaeological sites in Worcestershire. The on-line fabric type series database contains information on fabric (clay type and inclusions), manufacture, form, source, distribution and date. The database also contains numerous images of pottery sections and bibliographic references in order to aid identificati From New Humbul Resources on October 15, 2004 at 10:30 p.m..


Yeats society, Sligo The Yeats Society, Sligo, celebrates the life and writings of W. B. Yeats (1865-1939). Yeats is regarded as one of Ireland's finest poets. He was a Nobel Prize winner, and his influence upon Modernist literature was profound. The Society's secondary aim is to 'promote the association of Sligo region with the poet's work'. The Society is based in the Yeats Memorial Building, Sligo town, where it organises workshops, cultural events, and a summer school. Part of the web site is devoted to Yeat's poems concerning the landscapes of County Sligo. The Society web site From New Humbul Resources on October 15, 2004 at 10:30 p.m..


Cambridge edition of the poets online The Cambridge Edition of the Poets Online provides access to the complete works of several important poets and to some Elizabethan drama. The print series that forms the source for these online texts was published by the Houghton Mifflin Company of Boston during the latter half of the nineteenth century and the first decade of the twentieth century. The publishers describe the series as 'illustrated household editions'. As well as illustrations, each volume includes a brief biographical sketch of the featured author, and individual poems are frequently introduced with a note observin From New Humbul Resources on October 15, 2004 at 10:30 p.m..


Île en île Île en île is a vast Web site, offering an impressive collection of online resources for the study of francophone arts and cultures, as well as acting as a gateway to other electronic resources relevant to the field. A substantial part of the site is taken up by its collection devoted to francophone literature: here, users will find dossiers of documentation related to specific writers, including biographies, bibliographies, electronic versions of their work, audio files of interviews and readings, and more. This section may be browsed alphabetically or by region, which comprise Guadeloupe; From New Humbul Resources on October 15, 2004 at 10:30 p.m..


Electronic bulletin of the Dante society of America The Electronic Bulletin of the Dante Society of America (ISSN 1545-8415) is a peer-reviewed, scholarly e-journal devoted to the study of Dante. The articles are browsable according to the area of Dante's work that they address rather than by date and issue of publication. The site is structured, therefore, into five sections: the three parts of the Divine Comedy, 'Inferno', 'Purgatorio' and 'Paradiso'; studies of Dante's minor works; and miscellany, including a consideration of Salvador Dalí's illustrations of the Divine Comedy as reflective of the From New Humbul Resources on October 15, 2004 at 10:30 p.m..


Lectura Dantis This is the electronic version of the scholarly, peer-reviewed journal, Lectura Dantis, which was published by the University of Virginia from 1987 to 1998. Since print publication ended, the Italian Studies Department at Brown University has undertaken to place the full-text of the published articles online: this is a work-in-progress and at the time of cataloguing, full-text articles from issues up to 1989 and abstracts from all issues were available online. Articles may relate to any aspect of Dante's work and all back issues may be ordered online. Also available on the site are the jo From New Humbul Resources on October 15, 2004 at 10:30 p.m..


Hampshires historic environment Hampshire's Historic Environment web pages provide a central hub for access, together with advice and comprehensive information, to the many aspects of Hampshire's historic environment. The website includes the Archaeology and Historic Building Record, a section on buildings at risk (and a link through to the Hampshire Threatened Historic Buildings at Risk Register) as well as sections on archaeology, historic buildings, historic parks and gardens, historic settlement and water meadows. The web pages also contain a section on Hampshire's Historic Landscape Character Assessment p From New Humbul Resources on October 15, 2004 at 10:30 p.m..


Learning to Use Respondus This set of materials is designed to help faculty learn to use Respondus to create both online and print-based quizzes. From Maricopa Learning eXchange (MLX) Newest on October 15, 2004 at 5:30 p.m..


Changing a Score or Clearing an Incomplete Attempt in Bb 6 This one-page, illustrated handout describes the process of how to change a score or clear an incomplete attempt from the Gradebook in Bb 6.1. From Maricopa Learning eXchange (MLX) Newest on October 15, 2004 at 5:30 p.m..


Learning to Use Email in WebCT This set of materials is designed to help faculty learn to use the Email tool in WebCT. Included are video clips and handouts. From Maricopa Learning eXchange (MLX) Newest on October 15, 2004 at 5:30 p.m..


Learning to Use WebCT Discussion Tool This set of materials assist faculty in learning to use the discussion tool in WebCT. Included are both video clip created with RoboDemo and handouts. Learning activities include a WebQuest. From Maricopa Learning eXchange (MLX) Newest on October 15, 2004 at 5:30 p.m..


The Rousseau Technique Posted By N. Kerkhoff on Sep 26th 7:58PM: The story of a struggling musician. From Common Content: Newest Items on October 15, 2004 at 4:30 p.m..


Great American Christmas Quiz Posted By Brian Pomeroy on Sep 26th 12:59PM: A quiz to test your knowledge of the holiday season From Common Content: Newest Items on October 15, 2004 at 4:30 p.m..


FutureWire -- Futurism and Emerging Technology Posted By Brian Pomeroy on Sep 26th 12:54PM: An examination of future technologies and trends From Common Content: Newest Items on October 15, 2004 at 4:30 p.m..


Punk Omelette Productions Posted By Dean Whitbread on Sep 26th 11:18AM: Short Comedy Videos From Common Content: Newest Items on October 15, 2004 at 4:30 p.m..


The Blog of Funk Posted By Dean Whitbread on Sep 26th 10:46AM: the every day story of the smell of sex: funk, commentary, humour from London From Common Content: Newest Items on October 15, 2004 at 4:30 p.m..


Ricardo Sweatt Acoustic Fusion Guitar Solos Posted By Ricardo Sweatt on Sep 26th 1:26AM: Solo acoustic fusion guitar. From Common Content: Newest Items on October 15, 2004 at 4:30 p.m..


boscoscuro Posted By elfokattivo on Sep 25th 9:09PM: walks through narrative woods From Common Content: Newest Items on October 15, 2004 at 4:30 p.m..


The Pissing Off The Christ Posted By Brendan Blayney on Sep 25th 7:51PM: A script retelling the Easter story. Naturally, it's funny. From Common Content: Newest Items on October 15, 2004 at 4:30 p.m..


Sancho's Island Posted By Jeremy Dennis on Sep 25th 5:06PM: Sancho's Island is a personal website, or blog if you will where I discuss what is going on in my life and what I think of the world. Occasionaly I review music, movies or other things I deem important. From Common Content: Newest Items on October 15, 2004 at 4:30 p.m..


M.M. de Jonge's Repository Posted By M.M. de Jonge on Sep 25th 2:34PM: Some soundtrack like music made using Virtual Studio Technology instruments From Common Content: Newest Items on October 15, 2004 at 4:30 p.m..


StaticBreeze Posted By Justin Sinclair on Sep 28th 12:58AM: A website created with the intention of sharing photos, videos, classwork and other projects that I may do. It also serves as a base for my Computer Tech class website, so information and things from there will also be posted on it. From Common Content: Newest Items on October 15, 2004 at 4:30 p.m..


A Moroccan Emprise Posted By Joshua Haynes on Sep 27th 8:20PM: A Peace Corps Volunteer's Journey in Morocco From Common Content: Newest Items on October 15, 2004 at 4:30 p.m..


Zmateni veku Posted By Adam on Sep 27th 4:44PM: - Fantasy roman s mytologickymi prvky stavici na Jungovskem vykladu sveta. Vypravi o jednom veku Naigiaridy, kdy se rozhodne o smyslu budoucnosti i minulosti. - Fantasy book with mythological elements uses terms of Jung's world. It tells about one age of Naigiarida when the meaning of future and past is solved. From Common Content: Newest Items on October 15, 2004 at 4:30 p.m..


Dean Whitbread: Poetry Posted By Dean Whitbread on Sep 27th 8:00AM: London Life in Words and Pictures From Common Content: Newest Items on October 15, 2004 at 4:30 p.m..


Star Wars: Grey Posted By N. Kerkhoff on Sep 26th 8:03PM: Short Star Wars fan film script. From Common Content: Newest Items on October 15, 2004 at 4:30 p.m..


Managing Grades in WebCT This set of materials is designed to help faculty learn to use the Manage Students component of WebCT. It includes video clips created with RoboDemo and handouts. From Maricopa Learning eXchange (MLX) Newest on October 15, 2004 at 4:30 p.m..


Learning to Navigate WebCT This set of materials introduces faculty new to WebCT to its basic components and functions. From Maricopa Learning eXchange (MLX) Newest on October 15, 2004 at 4:30 p.m..


Introduction to StudyMate This set of materials and links introduces you to StudyMate, a new learning activity tool now available from Respondus. StudyMate lets you quickly and easily create Flash-based activities and games for your students to use online. They can be uploaded to a web site or to either WebCT or Blackboard. From Maricopa Learning eXchange (MLX) Newest on October 15, 2004 at 4:30 p.m..


Pluck--a tool for sharing Internet Explorer favorites Pluck is a program that lets you store your IE favorites on a server on the web. You can access your favorites for any machine, anytime. You can also create shared folders. Pluck also includes a power search and an RSS reader. From Maricopa Learning eXchange (MLX) Newest on October 15, 2004 at 4:30 p.m..


Changing Student Email for Blackboard 6.1 This is a handout that can be used by faculty to change their email address, but it is intended to be used as a handout for students. Students can follow these easy, illustrated directions to change their email address in Bb. From Maricopa Learning eXchange (MLX) Newest on October 15, 2004 at 3:30 p.m..


Introduction to Hypothesis Testing -- The Z-Test This exercise will help the user understand the logic and procedures of hypothesis testing. To make best use of this exercise, the user should know how to use a z table to find probabilities on a normal distribution, and how to calculate the standard error of a mean. Relevant review materials are available from the links provided. The user will need a copy of the hypothesis testing exercise (link is provided), a table for the standardized normal distribution (z), and a calculator. The user will be asked several questions and will be given feedback regarding their answers. Detailed solutions ar From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on October 15, 2004 at 2:30 p.m..


Introduction to Hypothesis Testing Applet This applet serves to introduce the logic of hypothesis testing using z-scores. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on October 15, 2004 at 2:30 p.m..


The t-test Tutorial: Comparing Cultures This tutorial takes the learner step-by-step in applying descriptive and inferential statistics using a real world situation. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on October 15, 2004 at 2:30 p.m..


W3C Synchronized Multimedia This site details W3C's synchronised multimedia activity, which includes specifications of the Synchronised Multimedia Integration Language (SMIL). Also provided on the site are tutorials, a list of SMIL players and authoring tools, demos, news, a mailing list, and notes on accessibility issues. From EEVL New Learning Materials on October 15, 2004 at 2:30 p.m..


Archiving a Discussion Board in Bb 6.1 This one-page handout shows the steps to create an archive of a discussion board. From Maricopa Learning eXchange (MLX) Newest on October 15, 2004 at 1:30 p.m..


web de Jorge Marco Poza Posted By Jorge on Sep 23rd 4:47PM: web personal de Jorge Marco Poza. En ella encontrarás información sobre mí, sobre mi PFC, trabajos realizados en VRML e información sobre el futuro barrio "Montes del Canal" de Zaragoza, entre otras cosas. From Common Content: Newest Items on October 15, 2004 at 12:30 p.m..


funtazee Posted By Giuliano on Sep 23rd 12:51PM: le vere sliding doors di tutti i giorni From Common Content: Newest Items on October 15, 2004 at 12:30 p.m..


impressions - modale e oltre... Posted By Giuliano on Sep 23rd 12:22PM: weblog From Common Content: Newest Items on October 15, 2004 at 12:30 p.m..


modal and over Posted By Giuliano on Sep 23rd 12:17PM: weblog From Common Content: Newest Items on October 15, 2004 at 12:30 p.m..


yes now clearly Posted By Giuliano on Sep 23rd 12:14PM: genre: fusion From Common Content: Newest Items on October 15, 2004 at 12:30 p.m..


sul pontile del lago Posted By Giuliano on Sep 23rd 12:12PM: genre: ethnic, world From Common Content: Newest Items on October 15, 2004 at 12:30 p.m..


ipnoborg Posted By Giuliano on Sep 23rd 12:07PM: It's an mp3 from my demo-cd. genre: urban. Part of this track is also included in the short-movie: Morire Dentro From Common Content: Newest Items on October 15, 2004 at 12:30 p.m..


Andy's Debian Virtual Domain Mail Server HowTo Posted By Andrew on Sep 23rd 12:00PM: Postfix + mySQL + TLS + SASL + Courier IMAP/POP3 + Maildrop + Squirrelmail From Common Content: Newest Items on October 15, 2004 at 12:30 p.m..


Klang Valley Metro Blog Posted By Daniel Chandranayagam on Sep 23rd 10:50AM: Travel and metro blog on Kuala Lumpur, the Klang Valley, Malaysia and the region. From Common Content: Newest Items on October 15, 2004 at 12:30 p.m..


Sound of mathematics, The Composer Daniel Cummerow explains mathematical methods used in composing algorithmic music. Downloadable GM midi audio files illustrate his work, together with explanatory notes on the application of numbers, recursion, functions, constants and combinatronics to the composition. From EEVL New Learning Materials on October 15, 2004 at 12:30 p.m..


Slavonic abacus, The Writing for the Association of Teachers of Mathematics, Tandi Clausen-May of the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) explains the need to consider the learning styles of spatial thinkers when teaching mathematics. Rather than use only the conventional methods of communicating mathematical concepts through spoken language and the written word, teachers should also convey ideas through visual aids such as the abacus. Spatial Multiplication cards (in pdf format, for which Adobe Acrobat Reader software is required)can be downloaded for use in the classroom, as well as a computeri From EEVL New Learning Materials on October 15, 2004 at 12:30 p.m..


Cooperative Research Centre for Chronic Inflammatory Diseases This CRC is focussed on finding better treatments for serious, chronic, degenerative inflammatory diseases, especially rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The CRC links a national research team of around 65 leading researchers at the University of Melbourne, University of Queensland, Monash University and AstraZeneca with support from Griffith Uiversity and the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research. From EdNA Online on October 15, 2004 at 5:30 a.m..


Front Line Management (601) Toolbox In the 'Up Front!' Toolbox learners work through applied learning tasks using the 'See-Try-Apply' model. This enables them to quickly gain a practical understanding of a skill, and apply it to their own workplace. In 'See' learners observe one of the six case study team leaders solving a practical workplace problem, using practical tools. In 'Try' learners respond to 'what-if' scenarios to develop their problem solving skills. In 'Apply' learners transfer their learning to their own workplace, helping them to achieve positive outcomes From EdNA Online on October 15, 2004 at 3:30 a.m..


Building and Construction (517) Toolbox This Toolbox covers four competencies from the Building and Construction Training Package. The Toolbox covers widely used trade skills and includes templates so that Indigenous communities can use their local images and examples. From EdNA Online on October 15, 2004 at 3:30 a.m..


Australia's Indigenous Students in PISA 2000: Results from an International Study. This ACER report presents the analysis of the results for the Australian Indigenous students in comparison with other Australian students and in relation to other countries' students. It also examines some of the characteristics of the Indigenous students. It found that Australia's Indigenous students performed at a lower level than the non-Indigenous students in the three assessment areas - reading literacy, mathematical literacy and scientific literacy. Their results were below the OECD mean. From EdNA Online on October 15, 2004 at 3:30 a.m..


Location, Location, Location: Implications of Geographic Situation on Australian Student Performance in PISA 2000 This ACER study examined the effect of geographical location on the performance of students from schools from all parts of Australia who participated in the OECD/Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA 2000). Among the findings: Although socioeconomic background was associated with performance in reading, the most significant factor is students' engagement with reading. Students in major cities achieved a higher average score on the engagement with reading index than students in remote areas. From EdNA Online on October 15, 2004 at 3:30 a.m..


Cultural Resource Management (518) Toolbox This product supports competencies from the Conservation and Land Management Training Package in the areas of Cultural Resource Management. The Toolbox uses simulated Indigenous cultural heritage sites and tasks to allow Indigenous learners to expand on the hands-on learning in this area. From EdNA Online on October 15, 2004 at 3:30 a.m..


Deadly Jam Music Festival (516) Toolbox This Toolbox is designed for Indigenous learners and will cover competencies relevant to Certificate levels II, III and IV in Music. Learners will follow the experiences of four characters representing potential careers in the music industry. Along the way they will meet well known Indigenous figures in the Australian music scene. From EdNA Online on October 15, 2004 at 3:30 a.m..


Julie Schmitt This site reviews topics from each of the different New York State Regent Exams. It is written in kid and parent friendly language. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on October 15, 2004 at 2:30 a.m..


Julie Schmitt This site allows you to save your favorite websites so that you can access them from anywhere. I have found this very useful when the tech people change my computer overnight. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on October 15, 2004 at 2:30 a.m..


Introducción a la Teoría de Juegos Este sitio web presenta la teoría de un juego Suma- Cero de Dos- Personas con un ejemplo numérico ilustrativo. Incluye también las aplicaciones para una selección de portafolios óptima en una decisión de inversión en conjunto con la evaluación de su riesgo asociado. La teoría de juegos es sin duda un modelo para empresas ganadoras o exitosas en un ambiente competitivo. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on October 15, 2004 at 2:30 a.m..


Central Limit Theorem This tutorial illustrates the basic principles of the Central Limit Theorem and enhances conceptual understand of why the Central Limit Theorem is important to inferential statistics. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on October 15, 2004 at 2:30 a.m..


An Introduction to Statistical Power This tutorial illustrates the relationship between statistical power and four features of the test situation. An applet allows the user to manipulate a factor and immediately see the effects on other factors. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on October 15, 2004 at 2:30 a.m..


Sampling Distributions Tutorial This tutorial demonstrates the properties of sampling distributions using a Java applet. The tutorial has an accompanying hand-out that you you can download. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on October 15, 2004 at 2:30 a.m..


Sampling Distributions of Means Applet This applet teaches fundamental properties of sampling distributions of means such as accuracy of sample means, probability, and effects of sample size. The applet does not allow the user to enter in specific data From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on October 15, 2004 at 2:30 a.m..


Power Applet Introduces the concept of power and the relationship between power and effect size, alpha, and sample size. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on October 15, 2004 at 2:30 a.m..


Performance Measures for Portfolios Selction This JavaScript compares the performance of several investment portfolios by measuring the risk associated with each portfolio. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on October 15, 2004 at 2:30 a.m..


Measuring Risk for Decision Analysis This JavaScript measures the risk associated with each action in decision analysis. Whenever the decision maker has some knowledge regarding the states of nature, decision maker must be able to assign subjective probability estimates for the occurrence of each state. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on October 15, 2004 at 2:30 a.m..


ENC Online - Teaching Chemistry K-12 Chemistry isn't just for high school! As early as elementary school, students start observing the properties of different materials, often in hands-on investigations. Such activities increase in complexity as students advance so that by high school, they are exploring reactions and constructing their own questions about the chemical world. This issue of ENC Focus supports teachers of students in different grades, with specific learning activities and professional support materials. The introduction provides an overview of which process skills students need to acquire at different grade le From EdNA Online on October 14, 2004 at 11:30 p.m..


Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex - Education The Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex is part of the NASA Deep Space Network - or DSN - an international network of antennas that supports interplanetary spacecraft missions and radio and radar astronomy observations for the exploration of the Solar System and the universe. The network also supports selected Earth-orbiting missions. The Education page shows fact sheets and links for use in the classroom. The complex in Canberra has a visitors centre open 7 days a week, 365 days a year with free entry. From EdNA Online on October 14, 2004 at 11:30 p.m..


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