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Psychology Course Blackboard Survey A survey given to my Psychology 101 class at the end of the Spring 2000 semester. This class is a web-enhanced class, with all papers and activities accessed through the site. From Maricopa Learning eXchange (MLX) Newest on February 10, 2005 at 7:30 p.m..

Twenty-first Century Literacy and Technology in K-8 Classrooms June Brown, Jan Bryan, and Ted Brown examine the concept of literacy, which in the 21st century has expanded to include multiple forms: global, visual, and information literacy among them. The authors argue that, in the digital age, technology plays a critical role in advancing literacy: It allows students to create and control their own learning environments, communicate across international channels, do research independently, and present knowledge creatively. The challenge for educators is to help students mine technology resources and tools to make best use of their learning opportunities. From EdNA Online on February 10, 2005 at 9:30 a.m..

Victorian Orff Schulwerk Association - VOSA The Victorian Orff Schulwerk Association is part of a world wide movement of music educators. VOSA is based in Victoria, Australia and was formed in 1977. The website contains the VOSA Early Childhood Music and Movement Resource Centre, a range of resources, articles and ideas for use when working with children 0 - 8 years. From EdNA Online on February 10, 2005 at 5:59 a.m..

Cybertrain Cybertrain is a site dedicated to innovations in the creation of learning resources. Cybertrain provides teachers and trainers an easy means of creating engaging Learning resources such as Interactive Games and online Books. Cybertrain provides a set of free or inexpensive tools that enables anyone to turn their questions and tests into a variety of Web-based Games. Look around, then take the plunge and use the menus at the top of the page to build your own Learning Resources From EdNA Online on February 10, 2005 at 5:59 a.m..

Language, Literacy and Numeracy Programme (LLNP) The Language, Literacy and Numeracy Programme(LLNP) web site is administered by the Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST). The programme provides basic language, literacy and numeracy assistance to job seekers, particularly young job seekers. It is designed to help remove a major barrier to employment and improve participants daily lives. The website provides information about the programme, a course search tool, lists of providers by state, information for service providers, and links to related resources. From EdNA Online on February 10, 2005 at 5:59 a.m..

St Dominic's Priory College St Dominic's Priory College is a Catholic School in the Dominican tradition situated in North Adelaide, South Australia. The student body consists of girls (Reception - Year 13) and boys (Reception - Year 2). It was established by a group of Dominican Sisters who came to North Adelaide from Stone, Staffordshire in 1883. From EdNA Online on February 10, 2005 at 4:30 a.m..

New Zealand Climate Change Office Global warming and the resulting changes to the world's climate are a growing problem. If left to run its course, climate change will have significant impacts on our economy, our environment and our society. New Zealand and many other developed nations are taking action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and thus reduce the effects of climate change. From EdNA Online on February 10, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..

Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand Through interlinking text and image trails, the Encyclopedia takes you on a journey of discovery. Beginning with the theme of Peoples, it will eventually present a comprehensive guide to New Zealand - its natural environment, history, culture, economics and government. From EdNA Online on February 10, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..

Sila: Clue In to Climate Change The Canadian Museum of Nature invites students to explore a place where climate is changing faster than anywhere else on earth: the Arctic. What's up with climate change in the Arctic? What does it mean for northern people, plants and animals? Where else in the world are similar changes happening? What can we do about it? Step right up and discover how climate change at the top of the world is everyone's business, no matter where you live. In conjunction with the website, there are three lessons related to climate change. Each has a downloadable presentation (PowerPoint) and addition From EdNA Online on February 10, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..

e-Learning Centre Library The Library contains links to selected and reviewed articles, white papers, research reports, journal articles and resource collections in the wide field of e-learning. Among the topics are definitions of e-learning, predictions, contexts, trends, technologies, tools, and strategies. From EdNA Online on February 10, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..

Make Your Own Money - a WebQuest What is money? Where does it come from? How does it get its value? How does it reflect what the community values are, conceptually and artistically? Does anyone or any group have enough of it? This webquest will make students start thinking about money as more than just a way to get things, but as a way to make things. From EdNA Online on February 10, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..

Mind/Brain Learning Principles This article by by Renate Nummela Caine and Geoffrey Caine summarizes 12 basic principles by which the brain learns, and what they mean for learning and education. The authors believe that we must begin to shift our thinking from the underlying assumptions upon which most schools are currently based to new assumptions built on principles of brain based learning. From EdNA Online on February 10, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..

Home Energy Project The Home Energy Project is an innovative educational resource program particularly suited for Years 7-9 students. It has been designed to match science curriculum requirements with practical learning activities on home energy efficiency. The activities also encourage students to discuss science ideas with their families and the community. This program provides students with the opportunity to observe household energy use and conduct experiments to examine energy saving ideas. The free kit from Origin Energy is purposely flexible, enabling teachers to achieve key learning outcomes by completing From EdNA Online on February 10, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..

Germanic lexicon project The Germanic Lexicon Project (formerly the Indo-European Language resources page) is an online collection of lexicons of the early Germanic languages. The Web site provides free access to an impressive number of copyright-expired language reference publications related to these language, either as digitized texts (encoded using HTML or XML) or as scanned page images. The project is ongoing, and the site's author invites users to participate in the digitization process by correcting individual pages (full instructions on how to participate are provided): consequently, the project is develo From New Humbul Resources on February 10, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..

Speech accent archive The Speech Accent Archive is an online database containing recordings of over 270 native and non-native speakers of English reading a paragraph of text which contains most of the consonants, vowels, and clusters of standard American English. Each sample is accompanied by demographic and linguistic information about the speaker and an IPA (International Phonetic Association) transcription of their speech. The archive is intended for use as a teaching and research tool in order to compare different speakers of English. The site also includes details of the methodology employed; a bibliography of From New Humbul Resources on February 10, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..

LITAF : littérature africaine francophone LITAF : Littérature Africaine Francophone is a freely available bibliographic database of literature in French produced in Sub-Saharan Africa. At the time of cataloguing, the database held over 6,500 references to a broad spectrum of writing, including novels; short stories; poetry; drama; essays; biographies; memoirs; as well as translations of works into African and other European languages. The database also includes references for anthologies of myths and legends, children's literature and comics. The database may be searched and browsed in a number of ways, according to, for example From New Humbul Resources on February 10, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..

Creating Digital Resources for the Visual Arts: Standards and Good Practice Part of the Arts and Humanities Data Service "Guide to Good Practice" series, Creating Digital Resources for the Visual Arts takes users through the basic concepts required in creating digital images. It provides important concepts for anyone involved with developing such images, with particular interest for those working in the arts and humanities, or in the cultural heritage sector. 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: data capture, including the From New Humbul Resources on February 10, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..

AHDS Case Studies AHDS Case Studies give examples of good practice in various digitisation projects, each case study illustrating a particular concept or theme that plays a part in the creation, management, use, dissemination or preservation of digital resources. The resources investigated are drawn from projects with a wide range of aims; some projects are capturing digital images for reference purposes; some are developing databases for research purposes, whilst others are developing resources for learning and teaching. These projects have taken place not only in universities, but in museums, local councils From New Humbul Resources on February 10, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..

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