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Medians and Area Bisectors of a Triangle This site contains a java applet that finds medians and area bisectors of a triangle. There is also a related discussion of deltoids. Links on this page to other math topics include: an animated proof of the Theorem of Pythagoras and a page of formulas for the area of a triangle. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on February 21, 2005 at 3:30 p.m..


Erhard Ratdolt - First Publisher of Euclid Housed with the Digital Mathematics Archive (http://sunsite.ubc.ca/DigitalMathArchive/), this site contains a complete photographic reproduction of Gilbert Redgrave's address on Ratdolt, made to the Bibliographical Society in 1893 and printed by Chiswick Press. Included are a number of plates from various works by Ratdolt. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on February 21, 2005 at 3:30 p.m..


For the People For the People, an American site, gives access to voice chat rooms designed for visually impaired participants. User computers need to have a micophone and a sound card. Voice chat software is downloaded onto the connected computer and licence terms need to be agreed to. There are a number of chat rooms including moderated ones. Among the chat rooms - the Playground is for children 12 years of age and under; Teen Talk is a room for persons 13 to 19 years of age. From EdNA Online on February 21, 2005 at 10:30 a.m..


MELD MELD, the MedBiquitous E-Learning Discourse, is an online community of practice that invites a diverse set of professionals involved in healthcare education to solve real-world problems in the delivery and development of healthcare education by sharing knowledge and developing best practices. From EdNA Online on February 21, 2005 at 5:41 a.m..


Comparative Indicators of Education in the United States and Other G8 Countries: 2004 This NCES report shows how the U.S. education system compares to other major industrialized countries (Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russian Federation, United Kingdom) in four areas: (1) the context of education; (2) preprimary and primary education; (3) secondary education; and (4) higher education. This report is an update of the 2002 G8 Report, and is part of a series to be published in alternate years. From EdNA Online on February 21, 2005 at 5:41 a.m..


Skilling Australia - New Directions for Vocational Education and Training The Directions Paper Skilling Australia – New Directions for Vocational Education and Training sets out possible models for a new national training system from 1 July 2005 when responsibilities of the Australian National Training Authority transfer to the Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST). The proposed arrangements are based on the guiding principles of business and industry leadership; better quality training and outcomes for clients; and streamlined and simplified processes. This Directions Paper sets out a range of views on the future operation of the national training s From EdNA Online on February 21, 2005 at 5:41 a.m..


The Global Social Change Research Project This site has the World Social Change reports we prepared, reviews of main world demographic and political changes and data used to develop the reviews, and a review of theories of change. This site also links to free information about long term changes in political, economic and social systems. This site links to theory, data, research, syllabi, history, and more. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on February 21, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..


Free resources in social research methods links to free on line books, manuals, articles on how to do social research, including surveys, interviews, observations and more. Also links to research about research methods, free software, and sites on how to present data. This site also has a review of free statistical resources. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on February 21, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..


Archimedes' Laboratory A high-content, award-winning puzzle site that is divided into six main categories: puzzles & tests, optical illusions, custom puzzles, teachers' resource, curiosities, art & language. Among the myriad of fun things, visitors will find number games, riddles, puzzles with downloadable pieces, oxymorons, and even a gift shop. A principal objective throughout the site is the enhancement of critical thinking skills. Here’s a quote from Scientific American (May 27, 2003): "This virtual lab borrows the empirical spirit and creative curiosity that Archimedes brought to his work and invites visi From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on February 21, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..


Oliver Byrne's Edition of Euclid Housed with the Digital Mathematics Archive (http://sunsite.ubc.ca/DigitalMathArchive/), this site contains a complete photographic reproduction of the 1847 edition of Oliver Byrne's "The Elements of Euclid." Included are extensivie correlating commentaries from Thomas L. Heath and David Joyce, borrowed from their own online editions of the Elements. The Byrne edition is noted from its use of color illustrations and a miniumum of text. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on February 21, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..


One-Stop Chinese Culture This site is quite rich, with content ranging from folk stories and traditional games, to information about the Chinese language and names; as well as a wide range of articles and papers related to Chinese culture. From Recent Items on February 21, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..


Morning Sun - A Film and Website about Cultural Revolution This excellent website was developed to accompany a two-hour US documentary about China's Cultural Revolution. Rather than providing a comprehensive or chronological approach, the film and website instead study films, television, music, radio and other media of this period. The website is rich with excerpts from original films, operas, documentaries and radio broadcasts which were used to support (and propagandise) the government's programs. For example, there is video available of an entire production of that 'operatic' epic 'The East is Red'. Each item is accomp From Recent Items on February 21, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..


Network Indonesia This website provides articles on a wide range of topics related to Indonesia, including rare information about modern Indonesian artists and a quite detailed history of Indonesia. There is also information about ethnic arts, Indonesian culture and cuisine and travel information. Although it is primarily the personal website of Jon Pauwels, it has been in existence since 1995 and has developed into a substantial resource for those interested in Indonesia. From Recent Items on February 21, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..


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