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Most recent update: February 11, 2005 at 11:00 p.m. Atlantic Time (GMT-4)
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Online College Education Network Provides a guide to online college courses and schooling. Also discusses the importance of learning, and advice for pursuing an education. From EdNA Online on February 11, 2005 at 8:30 a.m..


Mapping Indigenous Educational Participation The authors examine the distribution of Indigenous education participation across Australia, and present the most important factors explaining these rates. From EdNA Online on February 11, 2005 at 8:30 a.m..


JHOVE Format-Specific Digital Object Validation JSTOR and the Harvard University Library are collaborating on a project to develop an extensible framework for format validation: JHOVE (pronounced 'jove'), the JSTOR/Harvard Object Validation Environment. JHOVE provides functions to perform format-specific identification, validation, and characterization of digital objects. Format identification is the process of determining the format to which a digital object conforms; in other words, it answers the question: 'I have a digital object; what format is it?'. A tutorial on how to use JHOVE is available. From EdNA Online on February 11, 2005 at 4:30 a.m..


Maps: Schools, Training Centres and Department Offices This website gives location maps and contact details of all schools, training centres and department offices in the Northern Territory. You can search for a particular school (or schools) or view an alphabetical list of all schools in the NT. From EdNA Online on February 11, 2005 at 4:30 a.m..


Linguistics research center - the University of Texas at Austin This is the Web site of the Linguistic Research Centre of the University of Texas at Austin, which features a variety of useful resources for students and researchers in modern, comparative and historical linguistics. The Centre has a specific interest in the use of computers to analyze language, and supports a number of projects to this end. Details of all projects undertaken by the Centre, together with their digital output, are available on this site. These include the Modern Hebrew Project (which creates and disseminates online tools for learning Hebrew) and the Numerals Project (developin From New Humbul Resources on February 11, 2005 at 1:57 a.m..


Film philosophy The Web site, Film Philosophy (ISSN 1466-4615), dubs itself an international salon-journal. A substantial resource for both students and researchers interested in Film Studies, philosophical aesthetics and world cinema, Film Philosophy offers scholarly articles, a discussion forum and a gateway to the best of the Web for Film and Cultural Studies in general. The scope of the site is vast. Topics for discussion within the site's journal and email list have included he work of individual filmmakers and critics such as: Jean Baudrillard; Jacques Derrida; Laura Mulvey; Slavoj Zizek; Gilles De From New Humbul Resources on February 11, 2005 at 1:57 a.m..


One Vision, Many Leaders--Developing Effective Collaboration This issue of ENC Focus is about Olentangy Local Schools, the fastest growing district in Ohio, which understands both the value of a professional learning community and how hard it is to create one. They rely on several professional development strategies in their quest, including those developed by Robert Garmston and Bruce Wellman as outlined in The Adaptive School: A Sourcebook for Developing Collaborative Groups. Read about their journey toward professional learning community including how the Adaptive School has provided essential tools for collaborating in a rapidly changing environment From EdNA Online on February 10, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


PBS - Egypt's Golden Empire More than one thousand years after the pyramids were built, Egypt reached its apogee. In the time that is now known as the New Kingdom, spectacular conquest and unimaginable wealth came to Egypt's Empire. This site contains information about various pharoahs, a timeline, and an interactive feature titled Egyptian Experience which includes maps, a hieroglyphic translator, and information about daily life in Ancient Egypt. Additional educational resources include lesson plans and suggested websites for classroom use. From EdNA Online on February 10, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


Island at War (Masterpiece Theatre) This website was created to support a television series of the same name, about the occupation of the Channel Islands by Germany during World War II. Sections of the site describe the Channel Islands, the effects of the Occupation, and there are interviews with the actors. From EdNA Online on February 10, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


Cadbury - Maths in the Factory Developed in conjuction with UK teachers, Maths in the Factory features mathematics in the realistic and motivating context of making chocolate to develop and extend mathematical knowledge at Key Stage 2 (UK). The site is divided into three zones: Laerning Zone, Teachers' Zone, and Parents' Zone. The Laerning Zone contains interactive explorations and activities that develop sorting and multiplication skills. Both the Teachers' Zone and Parents' Zone contain additional materials for use in the classroom and at home. From EdNA Online on February 10, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


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