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English Banana English Banana is an online resource for teachers and students of English, offering games, quizzes, worksheets and links. From EdNA Online on January 10, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Flinders University language group online review The Flinders University Language Group Online Review (FULGOR) (ISSN 1446-9219) is a peer-reviewed, electronic journal which publishes original research in the fields of French, Italian, Modern Greek and Spanish Studies; Applied Linguistics; Language education; and Migration Studies. Published bi-annually, with the first issue having appeared in March 2002, the full-text articles are freely available as either PDF or HTML. Articles focus on a variety of areas, from language learning and teaching to literary studies. More specifically, articles have examined the difficulty surrounding the interp From New Humbul Resources on January 10, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


George Colman the Younger The George Colman the Younger Web site describes the life and work of George Colman (1762-1836), one of England's most popular dramatists around the turn of the nineteenth century. Colman is principally remembered as the author of good-natured comedies such as 'Two to One', 'John Bull', 'Ways and Means; or A Trip to Dover', and 'The Heir at Law'. The site is intended to accompany a forthcoming edition of Colman's plays, edited by William Burling and Martin Wood. The site contains a biographical sketch of Colman, along with summaries of his pla From New Humbul Resources on January 10, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Georgian theatre 1714-1837 The Georgian Theatre 1714-1837 Web site provides a useful reference guide to plays staged in London and the American Colonies during the eighteenth and early-nineteenth centuries. The first part of the site lists new plays on the London stage between 1700 and 1810 (although the list is incomplete before 1737). Information is provided concerning the theatre at which the play was staged, the date of the first performance, the author, and genre (comedy, tragedy, opera, masque etc.). Notes mention alternative titles of the piece in question, whether it is a sequel or adaptation, revisions and addi From New Humbul Resources on January 10, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Revue d'histoire de l'Amérique française This is the electronic version of the peer-reviewed scholarly journal, the Revue d'histoire de l'Amérique française (ISSN 1492-1383), edited by the Institut d'histoire de l'Amérique française and made available here through Érudit, an open access archive of academic research papers. The Revue is devoted to the history of Quebec, and of French Canada and French America in general. The journal's scope includes both methodological and theoretical studies of modern and contemporary history. Issues dating back to 1998 are available in full as either HTML or PDF. Some i From New Humbul Resources on January 10, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Tiempos modernos : revista electrónica de historia moderna Tiempos Modernos (ISSN 1139-6237) is a peer-reviewed electronic journal devoted to 16th, 17th and 18th century History, with particular emphasis on the history of Spain and Spanish America. The journal includes in its scope History of Art, Literature and Science, as well as political and socio-economic history. The journal aims to publish up to four issues a year, although the issues themselves may only contain three or four articles and thesis abstracts. Articles have focused on such themes as the Irish presence in the Spanish army between 1580 and 1818; so-called 'hispanic rationalism&a From New Humbul Resources on January 10, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Catalan journal of linguistics The Catalan Journal of Linguistics (ISSN 1695-6885) is a peer-reviewed electronic scholarly journal which publishes research papers concerned with theories of the structure of particular languages. The journal's focus is predominantly Catalan and Romance languages, but its scope is open to the linguistic study of any language. This annual publication has developed out of and continues the work of its predecessor, Catalan Working Papers in Linguistics, which is also available online. The first volume of the new journal was published in 2002, and all articles are freely available on this si From New Humbul Resources on January 10, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Études françaises This Web site provides an electronic version of the peer-reviewed scholarly journal, Études Françaises (ISSN 1492-1405), published by Montreal University Press and made available electronically through the Érudit initiative, an open access archive of academic research papers. The full-text of articles from journal issues dating back to 2000 are available here as both PDF and HTML. The journal focuses on Francophone literature and arts, and articles tend to cluster around particular themes in each issue. These themes have included the work of the French writer Pascal Quignard; women's w From New Humbul Resources on January 10, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Digitising History: A Guide to Creating Digital Resources from Historical Documents Part of the Arts and Humanities Data Service "Guide to Good Practice" series, Digitising History takes users through the basic concepts required in developing digital resources from historical documents. It recommends good practice and standards that are applicable in a range of data creation situations, from postgraduate projects through to large-scale research projects. The guide focuses on the creation of tabular data suitable for use in databases, spreadsheets or statistics packages, however, many of the guidelines are more widely applicable The guide is an online version of a printed vol From New Humbul Resources on January 10, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Studies in Canadian literature This is the electronic version of the peer-reviewed scholarly journal, Studies in Canadian Literature, published by the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton. Available online at the time of cataloguing were the full-text issues from the first volume in 1976 up until volume 22 in 1997. Tables of contents and abstracts for all issues, including the most recent issues, are also available. Articles cover all aspects of Canadian literature, in both English and French, and a useful search facility allows for quick location of material across the vast number of published articles. The areas for From New Humbul Resources on January 10, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Revista musical chilena This is the electronic version of the Revista Musical Chilena (ISSN 0717-6252), a peer-reviewed scholarly journal devoted to the study Chilean and Latin American music. Particular consideration is given to composers, musicians, instruments, manuscripts, theoretical issues, and the discipline of musicology. Articles are written mostly in Spanish and have focused on such areas as music and identity in Latin America; analysis of jazz performance in Santiago de Chile; indigenous music; conceptual relationships between musicology and history; the social history of music in Chile from a popular cult From New Humbul Resources on January 10, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


AHDS Acronymn Buster The AHDS Acronym Buster decodes the acronyms of the institutions, organisations, projects and services associated within humanities computing. Drawing on the expertise and knowledge of AHDS staff, the list is updated every three months, keeping up to date with changes and innovations within the field. The list does not pretend to be exhaustive, but it does aim to cover every major current acronym within humanities computing, as well as many acronyms specific to particular subject fields. While its focus is on the UK, acronyms from continental Europe and the rest of the world are included wher From New Humbul Resources on January 10, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Creolica This is the online version of Creolica, the peer-reviewed journal of the Groupe Européen de Recherches en Langues Créoles (European Group for the Research of Creole Languages). Creolica publishes articles concerned with Creole languages, their linguistic description, history and evolution. Additionally, articles of a sociolinguistic and anthropological perspective, and studies of Creole literatures and cultures, are welcomed by the journal. Areas discussed by the articles available online include the the development of the demonstrative in the Creoles of the Indian ocean; grammaticalization From New Humbul Resources on January 10, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


E-Learning and Sustainability The paper reviews major trends in e-learning and attempts to draw out their implications in terms of the sustainability of e-learning. The author stresses the interaction between the development and implementation of technology, the organization of education and educational institutions and the role of teachers and trainers. From EdNA Online on January 10, 2005 at 7:30 p.m..


Conference Proceedings - Virtual Reference Desk 2004 Reference Conference Includes: Deciding When to Offer Chat Reference: Optimizing the Decision Making Process. Creating a Composite of User Behavior. Matthew Bejune, Jane Kinkus; Service or Sacrifice: Staffing Models for Live Electronic Reference. Joe Blonde; Who’s on Chat? Not Me! Digital Reference Staffing Issues. Neal Kaske, Julie Arnold, Cynthia Todd; Crafting A Reference Future with Preferred Futuring: the University of Southern California Experience. Judith Truelson, Shahla Bahavar; Online Virtual Reference Training. Eileen Abels, Malissa Ruffner; Are We There Yet? Taking the Scenic Route to an Integrated Re From EdNA Online on January 10, 2005 at 7:30 p.m..


Topology Atlas This site is designed to be a comprehensive resource for mathematicans and others interested in topology in its broadest sense. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 10, 2005 at 6:30 p.m..


NASA RESOURCE DRIVEN INSTRUCTION: MERCURY, READ ALL ABOUT IT! Title: Mercury, Read All About It! Grade: Third Objective: 1. Students will read Internet text correctly and with proper meter and intonation. CDE Language Arts: Reading 1.0 Word Analysis, Fluency, and Systematic Vocabulary Development. Students understand the basic features of reading. They select letter patterns and know how to translate them into spoken language by using phonics, syllabication, and word parts. They apply this knowledge to achieve fluent oral and silent reading. Decoding and Word Recognition: 1.1 Know and use complex word families when reading (e.g., -ight) to decode unfamil From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 10, 2005 at 6:30 p.m..


A Complex Function Viewer This Java applet allows the user to visualize certain functions of complex variable. The functions considered are complex sine, cosine, and exponential function. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 10, 2005 at 6:30 p.m..


Electronix Express This company site includes a series of detailed technical articles and tips on electronics as well as a series of component charts and colour code descriptions. There is a html or pdf format product catalogue with photos, descriptions and specifications of products. A calculator utility can be downloaded. Example experiments are described. Links to related sites are provided. From EEVL New Learning Materials on January 10, 2005 at 7:30 a.m..


Friends Mith Samlanh Friends are a Cambodian Non-Governmental, non-political and non-denominational organisation that runs twelve interlinked programs for street children with centers in Phnom Penh, Kampong Speu and Kampong Cham provinces and outreach activities in all provinces in Cambodia. They support various NGOs and Government Organisations throughout Cambodia and in Pakistan, Laos and Thailand to start effective street children projects. Their work covers: Prevention, Outreach, Young Migrants Program, Boarding House, In Center Support Team, Transitional Home, Training, Educational Centre, Placem From Recent Items on January 10, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..


NASA RESOURCE DRIVEN INSTRUCTION:METEORS, READ ALL ABOUT IT! Title: Meteors, Read All About It! Grade: Third Objective: 1. Students will read Internet text correctly and with proper meter and intonation. CDE Language Arts: Reading 1.0 Word Analysis, Fluency, and Systematic Vocabulary Development. Students understand the basic features of reading. They select letter patterns and know how to translate them into spoken language by using phonics, syllabication, and word parts. They apply this knowledge to achieve fluent oral and silent reading. Decoding and Word Recognition: 1.1 Know and use complex word families when reading (e.g., -ight) to decode unfamil From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 10, 2005 at 1:18 a.m..


NASA RESOURCE DRIVEN INSTRUCTION:ASTEROIDS, READ ALL ABOUT IT Title: Asteroids, Read All About It! Grade: Third Objective: 1. Students will read Internet text correctly and with proper meter and intonation. CDE Language Arts: Reading 1.0 Word Analysis, Fluency, and Systematic Vocabulary Development. Students understand the basic features of reading. They select letter patterns and know how to translate them into spoken language by using phonics, syllabication, and word parts. They apply this knowledge to achieve fluent oral and silent reading. Decoding and Word Recognition: 1.1 Know and use complex word families when reading (e.g., -ight) to decode unfam From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 10, 2005 at 1:18 a.m..


The Mathematical Atlas This site provides detailed introductions to the various subdivisions of modern mathematics. The material is arranged in a heirarchy of disciplines and can be searched/browsed in several different ways. Typically, a specific area of interest is broken down into sub-areas with brief descriptions; each sub-area is then linked to a comprehensive overview that includes a history, recommended texts, and online resources. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 10, 2005 at 1:18 a.m..


Function Plotter This applet draws the graphs of functions and their Taylor polynomials at the same time. A user can enter a function and a number of terms in its Taylor expansion. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 10, 2005 at 1:18 a.m..


Chinese Multimedia This supplementary Chinese course of 22 lessons in simplified characters at elementary-intermediate level is suitable for students who have already learned Chinese for at least 3 months. Multimedia materials include video and audio files, interactive character writing exercises, interactive grammar drills, multiple choice vocabulary tests, and indexes for grammar and vocabulary. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 10, 2005 at 1:18 a.m..


NASA RESOURCE DRIVEN INSTRUCTION: THE MOON, READ ALL ABOUT IT Title: The Moon, Read All About It! Grade: Third Objective: 1. Students will read Internet text correctly and with proper meter and intonation. CDE Language Arts: Reading 1.0 Word Analysis, Fluency, and Systematic Vocabulary Development. Students understand the basic features of reading. They select letter patterns and know how to translate them into spoken language by using phonics, syllabication, and word parts. They apply this knowledge to achieve fluent oral and silent reading. Decoding and Word Recognition: 1.1 Know and use complex word families when reading (e.g., -ight) to decode unfami From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 10, 2005 at 1:18 a.m..


NASA RESOURCE DRIVEN INSTRUCTION: THE SUN, READ ALL ABOUT IT! Title: The Sun, Read All About It! Grade: Third Objective: 1. Students will read Internet text correctly and with proper meter and intonation. CDE Language Arts: Reading 1.0 Word Analysis, Fluency, and Systematic Vocabulary Development. Students understand the basic features of reading. They select letter patterns and know how to translate them into spoken language by using phonics, syllabication, and word parts. They apply this knowledge to achieve fluent oral and silent reading. Decoding and Word Recognition: 1.1 Know and use complex word families when reading (e.g., -ight) to decode unfamil From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 10, 2005 at 1:18 a.m..


NASA RESOURCE DRIVEN INSTRUCTION:COMETS, READ ALL ABOUT IT! Title: Comets, Read All About It! Grade: Third Objective: 1. Students will read Internet text correctly and with proper meter and intonation. CDE Language Arts: Reading 1.0 Word Analysis, Fluency, and Systematic Vocabulary Development. Students understand the basic features of reading. They select letter patterns and know how to translate them into spoken language by using phonics, syllabication, and word parts. They apply this knowledge to achieve fluent oral and silent reading. Decoding and Word Recognition: 1.1 Know and use complex word families when reading (e.g., -ight) to decode unfamili From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 10, 2005 at 1:18 a.m..


News University - Free Journalism Courses Online News U is a new non-profit that offers newsroom training to journalists and journalism students through its interactive e-learning program as well as links to other journalism education and training opportunities. The program is a partnership between the Knight Foundation and The Poynter Institute. The site offers free self-directed courses across the scope of journalism: leadership and management; reporting, writing and editing; broadcast; online; ethics; visual journalism; and journalism education. From EdNA Online on January 10, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..


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