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Computer Science 100w This information literacy tutorial helps students in the junior-level computer science technical writing course at San Jose State University recognize primary research, formulate database search strategies, understand the peer-review process, and find the full-text of scholarly journal articles. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on March 24, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Genetics Home Reference From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on March 24, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Practice confidence intervals A web page with a java applet that lets you practise constructing simple confidence intervals using randomly generated data or even data you enter yourself. The applet includes a scientific calculator, interactive table of Student's t distribution and a basic box plot function. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on March 24, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Computing.Net This site runs discussion forums for hardware and software technical support information, with questions and answers on operating systems, games, and drivers. There is also a how-to section which contains instructions on how to complete common system changes and a novice section. From EEVL New Learning Materials on March 24, 2005 at 3:30 p.m..


Homework Literature Review: Summary of Key Research Findings A homework literature review was undertaken in response to community concern regarding the amount of homework expected from Queensland school students. The review sought to identify evidence of the impacts of homework on students and families and to provide advice on whether guidelines for homework would be of benefit to state schools. It includes a national and international scan of homework policies and guidelines. From EdNA Online on March 24, 2005 at 6:30 a.m..


Vectors: Journal of Culture and Technology in Dynamic Vernacular An international electronic journal that brings together scholars, designers and technicians to rethink the dynamic relationship between form and content in academic research, focusing on ways technology transforms social and cultural relations. From EdNA Online on March 24, 2005 at 6:30 a.m..


Our House: Histories of Australian Homes Our House is an online publication that reveals and celebrates the heritage of the small Australian house. Edited by Susan Marsden it features 42 essays about histories of Australian homes. From EdNA Online on March 24, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..


Academici A global networking platform linking academics, academic-related associations, societies, academic services, students and academic-related business. The platform functions on three key levels: as a networking tool among colleagues, as a discussion base, and as a central reservation for publications (with links to relevant libraries, academic services, for example 'COPAC' and society web pages), grants, awards, prizes, jobs and links with and between international academic societies. From EdNA Online on March 24, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Houses of the Future This website supports an exhibition being held at Sydney's Olympic Park during 2005. The Houses of the Future project features six houses, each made of a different base material. Each architect-designed house is to be environmentally-sustainable, affordable and futuristic: they are created from pre-fabricated concrete, clay, cardboard, steel, timber and glass. From EdNA Online on March 24, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Integrating Information Literacy into an Online Academic Writing Course During the summer of 2003, librarians at the University of Calgary collaborated with faculty from the Academic Writing Centre on the development of a new credit course (ACWR 303), designed to teach academic writing skills to undergraduate nursing students studying at a distance. The delivery mechanism for ACWR 303 was the BlackBoard Course Management System. From EdNA Online on March 24, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..


Laptopical As more and more schools have begun using laptops as a means to provide students with the kind of anytime, anywhere learning that is needed to revolutionise education in the digital millennium, an online blog has emerged to help educators keep tabs on the latest laptop initiatives and see how teachers worldwide are using the technology to transform learning. The weblog includes atom.xml feed and rss news feeds. From EdNA Online on March 24, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..


Algebra Solutions This site contains modules for pre-Algebra and Algebra. It contains mini-lessons, exemplars, and printable worksheets. From EdNA Online on March 24, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..


Register for a free TOEFL Guide From usjournal.com: U.S. Journal of Academics on March 24, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..


Wave That Shook the World - Anatomy of a Tsunami In this companion website to the NOVA television program view interactive features on the history and anatomy of tsunamis and learn how scientists detect them. From Recent Items on March 23, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


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