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Powerbullet Presenter Powerbullet is a small, simple freeware program for creating presentations in the Flash format. You don't need any experience to create slick animated presentations by typing, clicking and dragging. Powerbullet Presenter is specifically designed for creating multi-page presentations that are commonly used in electronic sales brochures and catalogues, splash screens, slideshows and student projects. You can also create a self-running show, specifying delays on each page, or you can link the timing to the sound attached to each page. Presentations can be exported as an HTML page with an emb From EdNA Online on February 9, 2005 at 7:30 a.m..


PhotoFiltre PhotoFiltre is a complete image retouching program. It allows users to do simple or advanced adjustments to an image and apply a vast range of filters on it. It is simple and intuitive to use, and has an easy learning curve. The software is free to use, can be downloaded from the site, and is supported by tutorials and examples. Other software available: Reflet, PhotoMosaique, Scrutico and Visioimg. From EdNA Online on February 9, 2005 at 7:30 a.m..


Trades Recognition Australia The Department of Employment and Workplace Relations provides occupational skills assessment services for International applicants and Trade skill certification services for permanent Australian residents. Information on the process and specific requirements is available for the International Skills Assessments (Pre Migration) and Trade Skill Certification (Australian Residents). From EdNA Online on February 9, 2005 at 6:05 a.m..


Global Gateways: Changes to Online Knowledge Networks Keynote presentation at the 9th Annual K-12 School Networking Conference: Personalization & Empowerment: No Child Left Behind and Technology, focused on issues and trends identified in the Global Gateways: A Guide to Online knowledge Networks, a research report commissioned by education.au limited in 2003. Key trends identified in the report include: consolidation of gateways/portals; emergence of national/state school networks; increased personalisation; evolving nature of digital library; interest in learning objects; collaboration and e-governance. From EdNA Online on February 9, 2005 at 5:30 a.m..


ICT - Research and Evaluation Accompanying the UK ICT in Schools programme is an ongoing need for a relevant evidence base. This supports both the development of ICT in Schools policies and exemplifies good practice at school and LEA level. The ICT in Schools Research and Evaluation Series has thus far published 18 reports investigating effective use of ICT in home and school, trends in ICT usage by young people as well as school and LEA management of the NGfL programme. From EdNA Online on February 9, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..


Nationwide Directory - Universities, Tafes, Schools A directory of Australian universities, Tafes, and schools. Schools are listed by state. From EdNA Online on February 9, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..


Fifty Writing Tools In this series the author describes fifty writing tools that have been useful to him, which he has borrowed from writers and editors, from authors of books on writing, and from teachers and writing coaches. The topics covered range from the 'sub-atomic' level, the ways words, phrases, and sentences work, up to the 'metaphysical level', meaning the ways writers live, dream, and work. Each topic contains a detailed explanation with examples drawn from many different journalists and writers. From EdNA Online on February 9, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..


Nationwide Business Directory of Australia Established in 1989, the National Business Directory of Australia (NBDA) database provides access to over 700,000 complimentary entries. Categories include: Accomodation and Tourism; Franchises; Government; Schools and Universities; and General Business. Several search facilities are linked to each of the entries to provide fast and effective location of information. Organisations can use the register facility to ensure that information about their products and services can be accessed by of decision makers in companies, corporations, organisations and Government Departments throughout Austral From EdNA Online on February 9, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..


Bibliographie linguistique / linguistic bibliography online BL Online is a comprehensive bibliographic database for linguistics, providing bibliographical references to scholarly publications in all areas of linguistics and for all languages across the world. Based upon the print version of Bibliographie Linguistique/Linguistic Bibliography (dating from 1993 to 2000), this online version continues to be expanded, is freely available and can be searched in a number of ways. All publications are listed in their original language with efforts to provide English translations where necessary in order to facilitate access to the resource in question. Over 2, From New Humbul Resources on February 9, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..


CHC digital : online resources for Cuban and Cuban-American studies from the Cuban heritage collection The Web site CHC Digital is an online archive of digital primary materials for research in Cuban and Cuban American Studies. Curated by the University of Miami's Otto G Richter Library, this is an immensely important online collection, making freely available photographs; manuscripts; letters; memorabilia and other personal papers from Cuban artists, writers, political figures as well as the institutional records from cultural, social and political organizations. Users will find digital collections of materials related to, for example, Lydia Cabrera (the leading writer on Cuban folklore a From New Humbul Resources on February 9, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..


Modern Hebrew project This is the Web site for the Modern Hebrew Project, from the University of Texas Linguistics Research Centre. Since 1998 the project has been developing materials for the study of Modern Hebrew language and linguistics. These materials include tutorials, documents and various other Web-based tools. Users may access, for example, the Hebrewer, a Web-based lexicon generator, as well as an Index of Articles in Jewish Studies (known as RAMBI). This is a particularly valuable and user-friendly bibliographic database, which is compiled from thousands of periodicals and collections of articles predom From New Humbul Resources on February 9, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..


The rise of sociological linguistics in the Soviet Union 1917-1938 : institutions, ideas and agendas This is the Web site for the AHRB funded research project entitled The Rise of Sociological Linguistics in the Soviet Union 1917-1938: Institutions, Ideas and Agendas. The project aims to bring to light and analyse the work of early Soviet thinkers about language and society, hitherto overlooked, with a view to redressing the privileging of sociolinguistics in the west, and devaluation of early Soviet scholarship in this field. The project has developed out of an earlier AHRB-funded project completed by the Bakhtin Centre at the University of Sheffield, on The Russian and European Contexts of From New Humbul Resources on February 9, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..


London linguistics circle The Web site, London Linguistics Circle, aims to be a focal point and facilitator of communication for academics and postgraduate students working in the field of linguistics, who are based in London. The site features a database of academic staff, visiting researchers and graduate students who are based in London, with contact details and areas of interest listed. There is also a list of all the institutions in London where linguistics are prominent, which includes information about linguistics-related degree courses offered by each institution and details of libraries. Of particular interest From New Humbul Resources on February 9, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..


ACLAIIR This is the Web site for ACLAIIR, the Advisory Council on Latin American and Iberian Information Resources, which is based in the UK. The Council acts as a focus for Latin American and Iberian Studies in libraries, providing information of various libraries' holdings in these fields and offering a platform for discussion between librarians and users of these materials, as well as seeking collaborations between institutions interested in the acquisitions and dissemination of materials for these fields. On the site users will find information about the Council's activities, related ema From New Humbul Resources on February 9, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..


Enfocarte Enfocarte is an interesting and well-presented online cultural magazine, which is published from Buenos Aires. While its main focus is relevant for cultural studies within Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies, the magazine does frequently broaden its scope to include articles on international arts. Archives of all published issues from 2000 onwards are available from this site, and users will find a impressive variety of essays, articles and critical analyses within the fields of literature; film; theatre; photography; art; philosophy; and music. Online exhibitions of works by Spanis From New Humbul Resources on February 9, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..


Education Centre Gippsland Education Centre Gippsland is a not for profit community managed organisation that aims to create opportunities for people to grow and develop within a learning environment. ECG recognises that opportunities for knowledge development and personal empowerment must be relevant to the needs of individuals, business, industries and community organisations. ECG provides programs and services throughout West Gippsland and South Gippsland and includes the Shires of Baw Baw, South Gippsland, Cardinia, Wellington, Latrobe and Bass Coast. Programs and Services include: Education and Training; Employment From EdNA Online on February 9, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..


Paul Floyd's Astronomy & Space Website This site's first purpose is to inspire residents in the Eastern states of Australia to take time to look at the night sky. There are an enormous range of celestial events that occur in the night sky that you can watch without the need of a telescope or a pair of binoculars. These include watching the International Space Station fly silently overhead, or observing (over the period of a few nights) the Moon appear glide past the one of the five planets visible to the unaided eye. The site's second purpose is that is intended to provide teachers/educators with 'hands on' acti From EdNA Online on February 8, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


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