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Creating and Documenting Electronic Texts: A Guide to Good Practice Part of the Arts and Humanities Data Service "Guide to Good Practice" series, Creating and Documenting Electronic Texts takes users through the key issues to be tackled in creating a digital text. While providing useful concepts for anyone involved with developing digital texts, it is aimed at those in the humanities (whether individuals or institutions) working within a scholarly context. The guide is an online version of a printed volume available from the AHDS, and as such is presented in the structured format of the book Elements featured within the guide include: how to undertake a docu From New Humbul Resources on January 6, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Creating Digital Audio Resources Part of the Arts and Humanities Data Service "Guide to Good Practice" series, Creating Digital Audio Resources takes users through the key issues to be tackled in developing digital sound. While providing useful concepts for anyone involved with developing digital sound, it is aimed at those in the arts and humanities (whether individuals or institutions) working within a scholarly context. The guide is an online version of a printed volume available from the AHDS, and as such is presented in the structured format of the book As well as outlining the resources required and the possible pitfa From New Humbul Resources on January 6, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


The leJOS Tutorial [program Lego robots with Java] Teach programming and engineering with Lego Mindstorms Robotics kits and open-source software. This tutorial is one of the more comprehensive free resources for this kind of endeavor. leJOS is is just one of several available replacement firmwares (with accompanying APIs and sometimes IDEs) for the Lego Mindstorms RCX brick. An RCX brick is large yellow Lego-style brick about 6.5 x 10 x 4.5 cm's. It contains a processor and 32kb of RAM. The RCX brick has 3 output ports for motors, 3 input ports for sensors, a speaker, four buttons and an LCD. The RCX brick is the "brain" for robots create From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 6, 2005 at 1:30 p.m..


eduontario releases RSS_LOM Version 2 of the proposed revisions to Stephen Downes LOM_RSS spec has been released: http://www.eduontario.ca/rss/recentadditions.xml We see RSS_LOM as a format that can serve four functions: 1) harvesting 2) federated search result 3) metadata packing slip 4) news Of course, there are currently more established formats in each of these genres....but they all have different schemas and methods associated with them....which makes building tools kind of a pain. Plus there is increasingly a divide between folksonomy and metadata which needs to be bridged. From eduontario Developer on January 6, 2005 at 7:30 a.m..


Assuring the Quality of Online Learning in Australian Higher Education. This paper discusses the major issues confronting the successful adoption and sustained use of online learning in higher education within the Australian context. The paper argues that four main issues which universities must deal with to achieve maximum potential from online learning technologies are: the establishment of cost-effective practices; the achievement and maintenance of quality in online learning delivery; ensuring access and equity in the delivery of programs; and establishing practices which can enable online learning to be sustained and to grow as a mainstream activity in univer From EdNA Online on January 6, 2005 at 1:57 a.m..


Linux Survival - ... to learn the basics of Linux quickly, try this entertaining online Linux ... You don't need to install it o An excellent online tutorial on Linux basics From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 6, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


NASA SCIENCE/LANGUAGE ARTS INSTRUCTION: Postcards From Mars Title: Postcards From Mars Grade Level: Third Grade Objectives: 1. Students will read aloud Internet text. 2. Students will create a paragraph. 3. Students will know that Mars is a planet in the Solar System. CDE Science: Earth Sciences 4. Objects in the sky move in regular and predictable patterns. As a basis for under-standing this concept: d. Students know that Earth is one of several planets that orbit the Sun and that the Moon orbits Earth. CDE Language Arts: Decoding and Word Recognition 1.2: Decode regular multi-syllabic words. 1.3 Read aloud narrative and expository text fluently and a From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 6, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Webology Volume 1, Number 2, December, 2004 A scholarly journal in English devoted to the various fields of Library and Information Science and serves as a forum for discussion and experimentation. It serves as a forum for new research in information dissemination and communication processes in general, and in the context of the World Wide Web in particular. Concerns include the production, gathering, recording, processing, storing, representing, sharing, transmitting, retrieving, distribution, and dissemination of information, as well as its social and cultural impacts. Articles in this issue: A Study of Web Search Trends, Amanda Spink From EdNA Online on January 5, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


Webology, Volume 1, Number 1, August, 2004 A scholarly journal in English devoted to the various fields of Library and Information Science and serves as a forum for discussion and experimentation. It serves as a forum for new research in information dissemination and communication processes in general, and in the context of the World Wide Web in particular. Concerns include the production, gathering, recording, processing, storing, representing, sharing, transmitting, retrieving, distribution, and dissemination of information, as well as its social and cultural impacts. Articles in this issue: Introduction to Webology, AliReza Noruzi; From EdNA Online on January 5, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


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