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Lay Networks This free educational website provides online computer science tutorials and solutions to student queries. Other features of the site include a glossery of computing terms, a history of computing, downloadable software, source code and discussion forums. There is also a site based search facility enabled via Google. From EEVL New Learning Materials on April 5, 2005 at 3:30 p.m..


Phillip Rogaway - Home Page This home page provides information about research into cryptography, academic papers in PDF and Postscript formats and teaching material, including problem sets and solutions, exam papers and other handout material. The specifications and code for three algorithms are also available to download. Phillip Rogaway is a professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of California, Davis, USA. His site also includes biographical information and further details of his work. From EEVL New Learning Materials on April 5, 2005 at 3:30 p.m..


Meaning of Food The Meaning of Food is an exploration of culture through food. What we consume, how we acquire it, who prepares it, who's at the table, and who eats first is a form of communication that is rich with meaning. Beyond merely nourishing the body, what we eat and with whom we eat can inspire and strengthen the bonds between individuals, communities, and even countries. There is no closer relationship than kin, and food plays a large part in defining family roles, rules, and traditions. Discover attitudes, practices, and rituals surrounding food - windows into our most basic beliefs about our From EdNA Online on April 5, 2005 at 11:30 a.m..


Who is a Refugee? This document on refugees outlines political aspects, history, the protection system for refugees, the specific problem of the internally displaced, refugee camps, the role of relief agencies, Refugee camps as humanitarian sanctuaries, repatriation and permanent solutions. This is an excerpt from the introduction to Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) publication A Refugee Health: An Approach to Emergency Situations Medecins Sans Frontieres, Macmillan, 1997. From Recent Items on April 5, 2005 at 11:30 a.m..


Refugees Video Clip (World Vision) This introductory video clip about refugees filmed in 1995 from World Vision describes refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) and why people flee their homes. It features refugees from Rwanda. (507k download and runs for 1 min 50 secs). From Recent Items on April 5, 2005 at 11:30 a.m..


Sharing Quality Higher Education Across Borders: A Statement on Behalf of Higher Education Institutions Worldwide This document, prepared by the International Association of Universities (IAU), the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC), the American Council on Education (ACE), Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), was circulated as a draft to higher education membership associations worldwide for comment from May to September 2004. This final version has benefited from their commentary. The document outlines principles for cross-border higher education and makes recommendations for higher education institutions and other providers and to governments. All stakeholders engag From EdNA Online on April 5, 2005 at 7:30 a.m..


Find Free Penpals This site allows people to connect with penpals from all over the world, especially French speaking, with the aim of improving foreign language skills and discovering other cultures. It provides a free service where people can search for a penpal using criteria such as language, age, gender or country. This site also provides an instant messenger directory, forums, a blog and articles. From EdNA Online on April 5, 2005 at 7:30 a.m..


Recipes - Vietnamese A page of Vietnamese recipes utilising ingredients available fresh in Australia, particularly bamboo shoots, ginger, and taro. The site also contains information about the other uses of bamboo particularly in building, different species of bamboo, and other edible roots. From Recent Items on April 5, 2005 at 7:30 a.m..


Art Gilding academy Art Gilding Pty Ltd offers courses from the Art Gilding Academy in the art of metal leaf application. The Art Gilding Academy aims to give awareness, knowledge and teach a high standard of the craft of gilding using both ancient and modern techniques. The site includes information on introduction and advanced courses in gilding, course content and course costs. From EdNA Online on April 5, 2005 at 4:30 a.m..


Forces of Nature Learn more about earthquakes, volcanoes, tornadoes, and hurricanes through maps, photos, and 3D animations - and then take control of them with our interactive features. From Recent Items on April 5, 2005 at 4:30 a.m..


Food Timeline Food Timeline is a culinary history reference and research tool. It begins with prehistoric foods and essentials, and then lists specific foods and recipes from 17,000 BC to the modern day. The site also offers a free online research service with questions answered within 24 hours. From EdNA Online on April 5, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..


ICONS Simulation Builder The ICONS Simulation Builder is a tool to assist instructors in developing simulations which may be conducted off-line, or on-line using the ICONSnet simulation environment. It provides an organizational structure that helps assure that designers fully specify the various components necessary to run the simulation successfully. Simulation design pointers include: Goals, Real or fictional case, Level of complexity, Participants, Decision-making process, Actions and the negotiation environment, nature of outcomes, Constraints on participants, Time and technology limitations. An ICONS simulation From Recent Items on April 5, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..


Eye Emergencies A Flash Based tutorial on Eye Emergencies that include case studies and quizing. Key Words: Eye infection, Physical Assessment, From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on April 4, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


Nonshared environmental processes in social-emotional development: an observational study of identical twin differences in the p Differences in mothers' parenting behaviors toward their identical twin preschoolers were examined to identify nonshared environmental processes in social-emotional development. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on April 4, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


EcoKids EcoKids is Earth Day Canada's environmental education program for youth who care about the planet. Animated, leading-edge technology engages children's minds in the EcoKids tree house, where they discover Play & Learn,the EcoKids Club, Storybooks, an art Gallery, and an environmental forum. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on April 4, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


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