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National Report on Schooling in Australia This MCEETYA website provides links to the National Reports on Schooling in Australia including chapters of yet to be completed reports. The National or Annual Report (ANR), reports on progress towards the achievement of the National Goals for Schooling in Australia for the Twenty First Century (Adelaide Declaration). From EdNA Online on January 12, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..


Geometry in Motion JavaSketchpad simulations of conic sections, computer art, and more. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 12, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Dynamic Geometry Explorations A collection of JavaSketchpad activities for investigating a varietey of geometric concepts. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 12, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


JavaSketchpad Encyclopedia of Curves A collection of over 100 classical curves, as well as many interesting and uncommon linkages, illustrated as JavaSketches This site provides a multitude of java simulations including Epicycloids and Hypocycloids, 3D Drawings, Conics, Invariant Properties of Circles, Invariant Properties of Lines, Osculating Circles, Poncelet's Porism, Steiner's Porism, and Remarkable Curves From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 12, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Working in Teams A website learning object that discusses teams, virtual teams, team roles, productive teams, resolving conflicts, first meeting, student success stories (with audio), and reflection activities. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 12, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Working in Teams A website learning object that discusses teams, virtual teams, team roles, productive teams, resolving conflicts, first meeting, student success stories (with audio), and reflection activities. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 12, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


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..


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