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TEDitor TEDitor helps the GCC Training & Employee Development Center succeed as a training center for four Maricopa campuses & as a facilitator of districtwide events by saving time & effort in scheduling, registration, & web publishing, as well as providing automated evaluation processing and followup communications & reporting features. From Maricopa Learning eXchange (MLX) Newest on March 1, 2005 at 9:30 p.m..


Features of Today's One-Drop Rule Short lecture/presentation suitable as supplemental reading for a course on the history of U.S. racialism. Explains, in six topics, the phenomenon of the one-drop rule in America today. "Definition" explains that the one-drop rule is hypodescent taken to absurd conclusion—that someone with trivial African ancestry is considered Black. "Many Scholars Believe That the One-Drop Rule is Stronger Than Ever" surveys the writings of about two-dozen scholars of U.S. race relations publishing today to reveal a clear academic consensus. "Some Evidence Disputes the One-Drop Rule’s Universality" present From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on March 1, 2005 at 3:30 p.m..


Water Safety Water safety is more than just pool fencing and requires a comprehensive and coordinated approach which includes community education and awareness programs regarding broader water safety issues. Protecting the safety of young children remains a top priority within the Northern Territory. In June 2002 the Chief Minister, the Hon Clare Martin MLA, announced a Water Safety Plan. The Plan included the introduction of swimming pool fencing legislation, a Safe Pool Grant Scheme, a free Water Safety Awareness programme for under 5 year olds and the establishment of a Northern Territory Water Safety A From EdNA Online on March 1, 2005 at 8:30 a.m..


Tabor Adelaide Tabor Adelaide, located in South Australia, is a Multidenominational Christian education centre, offering government accredited tertiary courses to both on campus and distance students. Tabor offers certificate, diploma and degree courses in the following study streams: Christian Studies; Youth Development; Theology; Ministry; Intercultural Studies and TESOL; Education; and Arts. This site contains information about study options, facilities and services. From EdNA Online on March 1, 2005 at 8:30 a.m..


Curriculum Leadership Journal 3:3 Leadership for school and student learning Curriculum Leadership Journal 3:3 Leadership for school and student learning. How can school leadership make a difference to school reform and improved student learning? The Leadership for Organisational Learning and Student Outcomes (LOLSO) project examined school reform initiatives which aimed to change school practices to achieve improved student learning. Successful reform related to distrbutive leadership, development and learning, context and a broader understanding of student outcomes. Implications and references. From EdNA Online on March 1, 2005 at 6:30 a.m..


Music Theory on the Web by Robert Frank From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on March 1, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..


Escher and the Droste Effect This site aims to visualize the mathematical structure behind M.C. Escher's picture called "Print Gallery" (1956). The visualization itself is largely non-mathematical and is accomplished through many still images and animations. The actual mathematics, involving conformal mappings of the complex plane, is contained in a pdf copy of the original AMS publication. The Droste Effect refers to any image that contains itself on a smaller scale. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on March 1, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..


Algebra In Simplest Terms A video instructional series on algebra for college and high school classrooms and adult learners; 26 half-hour video programs and coordinated books In this series, host Sol Garfunkel explains how algebra is used for solving real-world problems and clearly explains concepts that may baffle many students. Graphic illustrations and on-location examples help students connect mathematics to daily life. The series also has applications in geometry and calculus instruction. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on March 1, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..


Consumer Health Materials in Spanish The website is a sampling of resources to utilize when looking for Spanish language consumer health information. The site includes agencies, organizations, associations, book and video distributors that are now providing bilingual information. (The list includeds resources originating from the United States.) From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on March 1, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..


WDG HTML Validator This HTML validator has a simple interface and will validate local files. It provides brief error messages with links to more information. It will also validate the HTML in .php files. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on March 1, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..


Get Body Smart GetBodySmart represents the author's attempt to create a fully animated and interactive eBook about human anatomy and physiology, which is available for free. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on March 1, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..


Contract Curves: Cobb-Douglas and perfect substitutes By means of four spin buttons, the user sets the slope of the straight-line indifference curves, the relative values of the exponents in the Cobb-Douglas utility function and the endowments of two goods. The accompanying graph automatically updates, showing the contract curve between the two traders. Click the image above left to see the interface. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on March 1, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..


Edutools: Course Management Systems This site was built to assist higher education in using a more rational decision making process to review the many options for a course management system. It reviews each product by researching and describing more than 40 product features. When considering several products and their features, this site allows you to step through a number of processes to consider all the aspects of a course management system. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on March 1, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..


Edutools: e-LEARNING POLICIES This site focuses on the unique policy issues that are created by the e-delivery of higher education courses and programs. With help from WCET's Advisory Board the major policy areas have been identified: Funding, Intellectual Property, Quality Assurance, Transfer and Articulation, Tuition and Fees. Each policy area includes a description of the issue, as well as links to best practices and relevant articles. The site allows you to search for specific policies or compare policy features from selected U.S. higher education institutions and organizations. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on March 1, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..


Music Theory Multimedia From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on March 1, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..


Using RSS Feeds in ENG102 I'm starting to incorporate RSS feeds as a research method for my students to use in ENG102. Right now it is more of an extra credit option; however, I'll be incorporating it more into the newer versions of the class. From Maricopa Learning eXchange (MLX) Newest on March 1, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..


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