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Profiling the National Vocational Education and Training Workforce This report consolidates two national studies on the TAFE workforce, and on VET professionals in private and public registered training organisations. The findings have important implications for workforce planning. Within the TAFE sector, the number of teachers aged over 45 is almost double the average for the Australian workforce, and the employment status is shifting from permanent qualified teachers to non-permanent teachers who are less qualified. Outside the TAFE sector, the credentials of VET professionals are also an issue. Additionally, the report presents a rationale and options for From EdNA Online on January 11, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Estudios de historia moderna y contemporánea de México This is the electronic version of the peer-reviewed scholarly journal, Estudios de historia moderna y contemporánea de México (ISSN 0185-2620), which is made available through the open access 'E-journal' initiative, from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma of Mexico. The journal is dedicated to the history of 19th and 20th century Mexico and publishes articles, book reviews, bibliographies, historical texts and testimonies. At the time of cataloguing, the most recent four issues were available in full online. Articles have included a study of legal and illicit medical practice in 19 From New Humbul Resources on January 11, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Revista eletrônica de história do Brasil The Revista eletrônica de história do Brasil (ISSN 1519-5759) is a peer-reviewed electronic journal which is devoted to the history of Brazil. Established in 1997, all back issues are available on this site as downloadable PDFs. The bulk of the journal's contents is in Portuguese, although articles may be written in English, Spanish or French as well. Articles have focused on such areas as using Monarchist writings to understand Brazil's transition to Republic; cinema and Brazilian culture in the 1930s; analysis of economic phases and changes in the characteristics of the slave pop From New Humbul Resources on January 11, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


América sin nombre This is the electronic version of América sin nombre (ISSN 1577-3442), the peer-reviewed bulletin of the University of Alicante's research group, 'Recuperaciones del mundo precolombiano y colonial en el siglo XX Hispanoamericano'. Freely available through the Biblioteca Virtual Miguel de Cervantes, four issues of the journal had been published at the time of cataloguing. Each features articles clustered around a particular theme which comprise: the life and work of Pablo Neruda; Cuban literature from the 17th to the 20th centuries, including essays on José Lezama Lima and Fer From New Humbul Resources on January 11, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Culture et recherche The Culture et Recherche Web site makes available a series of thematic dossiers, or "information sheets", related to all aspects of French Studies, which are published by the French Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication. A number of dossiers are published each year, and the PDFs of all dossiers published since 1997 are freely available here. Dossiers contain research articles, essays and reports related to such diverse areas as musicology in France; the French language and the languages of France; museums; architecture; the performing and the plastic arts; history of science; the Int From New Humbul Resources on January 11, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


AHDS information for AHRB applicants AHDS Information for AHRB Applicants provides advice for those applying for grants from the Arts and Humanities Research Board in the context of creating or exploiting digital resources. In particular, these AHDS Web site pages offers advice on the Technical Appendix, which applicants must complete before submitting applications to awards such as the Research Grant and the Resource Enhancement. Several advisory documents are provided on the AHDS website. These include an introductory document outlining the relationship between the AHDS and the AHRB, plus some Frequently Asked Questions; two u From New Humbul Resources on January 11, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Corner Corner is an electronic peer-reviewed journal devoted to the avant-garde in literature, art and music. It publishes cross-disciplinary studies of the avant-garde movements in Spain, Portugal and Latin America in particular, and to some extent parallel movements in France, Italy, Germany and the USA. The first issue was published in 1998. Each issue focuses on a particular theme such as : contemporary Hispanic and Brazilian cinema; the work of the John Cage - the key figure in thinking on international avant-garde - in the context of the US and Catalonia; women artists and writers and the avant From New Humbul Resources on January 11, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


AHDS information for BA applicants AHDS Information for BA Applicants provides help for those applying for grants to the British Academy in the context of creating or exploiting a digital resource. The webpages also provide help for those who are currently receiving funding from the BA. Those applying to the British Academy are obliged to contact the AHDS to discuss the intended standards and practices in their proposed projects, while all successful applicants who are developing a digital resource must offer a copy of their resource to the AHDS for long-term preservation. The Web pages provide background to the relationship From New Humbul Resources on January 11, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


The London stage, 1660-1800 : a new version of part 2, 1700-1729 This Web site hosts the draft text of the new version of the second part of 'The London stage, 1660-1800'. The original work was an authoritative multi-volume guide to the plays and theatre history of the Restoration and eighteenth century in London, first published in the 1960s and 70s. The section of the new edition made available here covers the period between 1700 and 1729, although at the time of review only the first decade of the century had been fully described. The text is being edited by Judith Milhous and Robert D. Hume. The text is divided by theatre season, with a pdf d From New Humbul Resources on January 11, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


New German review This is the electronic version of the peer-reviewed graduate journal, the New German Review. Established in 1985 by UCLA's Department of Germanic Languages, the journal publishes articles by graduate students in the field of German literature primarily. Contributions in the broader field of Germanic studies, including history, culture and linguistics are also published, together with book reviews, interviews and new translations. At the time of cataloguing, the full-text of issues from 1996 onwards were available here. Articles may be written in German and English and have examined such a From New Humbul Resources on January 11, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Rapid E-Learning: A Growing Trend The author gives a definition of rapid e-learning, the development tools that are available and the benefits of REL in a wide range of situations. From EdNA Online on January 11, 2005 at 9:30 p.m..


Library of Congress - Kraus Collection of Sir Francis Drake Sir Francis Drake, English explorer and naval strategist, circumnavigated the globe from 1577-1580. During these travels, Drake visited the Caribbean and the Pacific, claiming a portion of California for Queen Elizabeth and waging battles on the Spanish. His voyages revealed significant new geographical data about the New World and added greatly to Queen Elizabeth's treasury. The Kraus Collection comprises primary and secondary materials about Drake's voyages throughout the then Spanish territory of the Americas. It consists of 60 items--16 manuscripts, 29 books, 8 maps and views, an From EdNA Online on January 11, 2005 at 8:30 p.m..


E-Print Network - Research Communications for Scientist and Engineers A gateway to over 16,100 Web sites and databases worldwide, containing e-prints in basic and applied sciences, primarily in physics but also including subject areas such as chemistry, biology and life sciences, materials science, nuclear sciences and engineering, energy research, computer and information technologies, and other disciplines of interest to DOE. From EdNA Online on January 11, 2005 at 8:30 p.m..


Asia Tsunami Disaster 2004 (ABC News Online) ABC News Online Special Presentation on the Indian Ocean Tsunami disaster includes chronology of news stories, a photo gallery, video, features on victim identification forensic science, schools in Sri Lanka, untouchables in India, and the media in Aceh. From Recent Items on January 11, 2005 at 8:30 p.m..


Tsunami Disaster in Asia, 2004: An Annotated Directory of Resources Compiled by the University of Redland Asian Studies Department, this annotated directory of Internet resources on the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami disaster in Asia includes news sources, information on relief efforts, donations, missing persons, victim contact information, impact on affected countries: Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, India, Sri Lanka, the Maldives. Emphasis is on non-commercial and high quality resources. From Recent Items on January 11, 2005 at 8:30 p.m..


Indian Ocean Tsunami Compilation of resource material, maps, aid agencies and links to further information on the Indian Ocean Tsunami disaster from the AusAID Global Education website. From EdNA Online on January 11, 2005 at 10:30 a.m..


Asia Quake Disaster 2004 (BBC News In Depth) BBC News In Depth Special on the Indian Ocean Tsunami disaster. Includes an animated earthquake guide; information on the human impact of the tsunami, children, survivors, rebuilding, aid efforts and reports from affected countries. From Recent Items on January 11, 2005 at 9:30 a.m..


International Symposium in Singapore, July 2005 The symposium addresses issues in materials education at all levels, public education and outreach activity. It is accompanied by the 24 technical symposia of the ICMAT conference and a series of lectures by speakers that include four Nobel Laureates. From Features from the UK Centre for Materials Education on January 11, 2005 at 9:30 a.m..


Boondog Automation This compnay site includes pdf format applications manual as well as description and photos of a pc interface card. There are tutorials on building interface cards, encoders and controllers. Software is available to be downloaded from the site. From EEVL New Learning Materials on January 11, 2005 at 6:30 a.m..


International Courts & Tribunals Project The International Courts and Tribunals Project (ICT Project) aims to provide a comprehensive search facility for final decisions of all international and multi-national courts and tribunals, whether global or regional. The search facility below allows searches over the decisions of 20 International Courts and Tribunals, comprising over 20,000 decisions. Most databases contain complete backsets and are updated regularly. The ICT Project is a joint project between WorldLII and other Legal Information Institutes (LIIs). Where possible, decisions of regional ICTs are located on a local LII. Databa From EdNA Online on January 11, 2005 at 2:17 a.m..


Uluru and Bald Rock: Australian Monoliths An article about the Australian monoliths Uluru and Bald Rock. Links to relevant online resources are provided. From EdNA Online on January 11, 2005 at 2:17 a.m..


Sydney Opera House An article about Sydney Opera House one of the most recognisable images of the modern world - up there with the Eiffel Tower and the Empire State Building - and one of the most photographed. The article provides links to online resources. From EdNA Online on January 11, 2005 at 2:17 a.m..


Sporting Greats An article about Australia reveres and treasures its sporting heroes. Since the 19th century, sporting greats have inspired and united Australians, who have shared, celebrated and rewarded their successes. Links to relevant online resources are provided. From EdNA Online on January 11, 2005 at 2:17 a.m..


Japanese bombing of Darwin - Stories from Australia's Culture and Recreation Portal This article looks at the bombing of Darwin, and other parts of Northern Australia, by Japan during World War II. It examines the lead up to the conflict, the raids that were carried out and the losses on both sides. Links to relevant online resources are provided. From EdNA Online on January 11, 2005 at 2:17 a.m..


Sydney Harbour Bridge The Sydney Harbour Bridge is one of Australia's most well known and photographed landmarks. It is the world's largest (but not the longest) steel arch bridge with the top of the bridge standing 134 metres above the harbour. Fondly known by the locals as the 'Coathanger', the Sydney Harbour Bridge celebrated it's 70th birthday in 2002, with it's official opening in March 1932. From EdNA Online on January 11, 2005 at 2:17 a.m..


Sport and the Media - Stories from Australia's Culture and Recreation Portal An overview of the role that the media plays in reporting sport in Australia. Particular emphasis has been placed on the way in which media representations have helped establish national identity. Topics covered include technologies used and the way in which certain sports are preferenced over others. Links to relevant online resources are provided. From EdNA Online on January 11, 2005 at 2:17 a.m..


Tennis An article about tennis in Australia. Tennis has been popular with people of all ages in Australia since the beginning of the nineteenth century, both for fun and as an elite sport. Links to relevant online resources are provided. From EdNA Online on January 11, 2005 at 2:17 a.m..


ELPUB Digital Library Free access to conference papers presented at the ELPUB [Electronic Publishing] conferences dating from 1997, the year of the first ELPUB Conference. Access to advanced features (article upload, creation of collections, discussion forums, ratings, reviews, etc.) is subject to user registration and login. Managed by Prof. Bob Martens of Vienna University Of Technology. From EdNA Online on January 11, 2005 at 2:17 a.m..


Hunter Institute of Mental Health The Institute's charter is to offer education and training in mental health related areas to: specific interest groups such as teachers, police officers, youth workers, clergy and workers in industrial settings; health professionals; and the community at large. Subjects covered include: cognitive-behaviour therapy, family therapy, psychogeriatrics, community psychiatry, drug and alcohol services, adolescent mental health, rehabilitation, and more. From EdNA Online on January 11, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Exponential Equations This site allows for practice of exponential equations. The student progresses through the equation by choosing the most efficient next step. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 11, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


NASA RESOURCE DRIVEN INSTRUCTION: EARTH, READ ALL ABOUT IT! Title: Earth, 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 unfamilia From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 11, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


NASA RESOURCE DRIVEN INSTRUCTION: JUPITER, READ ALL ABOUT IT! Title: Jupiter, 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 11, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


NASA RESOURCE DRIVEN INSTRUCTION: MARS, READ ALL ABOUT IT! Title: Mars, 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 unfamiliar From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 11, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


NASA RESOURCE DRIVEN INSTRUCTION: SATURN, READ ALL ABOUT IT! Title: Saturn, 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 11, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


NASA RESOURCE DRIVEN INSTRUCTION: PLUTO, READ ALL ABOUT IT! Title: Pluto, 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 unfamilia From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 11, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


NASA RESOURCE DRIVEN INSTRUCTION:VENUS, READ ALL ABOUT IT! Title: Venus, 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 unfamilia From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 11, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


NASA RESOURCE DRIVEN INSTRUCTION:URANUS, READ ALL ABOUT IT! Title: Uranus, 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 11, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


NASA RESOURCE DRIVEN INSTRUCTION: NEPTUNE, READ ALL ABOUT IT! Title: Neptune, 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 11, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Cheating 101: Paper Mills and You From the site: This presentation is aimed at providing faculty with an overview of the current state of Internet Paper Mills, how to locate Paper Mills, how to detect plagiarized papers, how to track down suspicious papers, and how to combat plagiarism. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 11, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Global Connections Online Resarch Module An online research module developed as part of the NSW Country Areas Program (CAP) for stage three (Years 5-6) students in which students are a member of a District Committee which has raised $20,000 for overseas aid. Their task is to research three worthwhile aid projects and choose the one they feel most worthy of the donation and write an exposition supporting that choice. From Recent Items on January 11, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


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