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XML Topic Maps This document contains information relevant to (XML) Topic Maps from the Cover Pages reference collection supporting the SGML/XML family of (meta) markup language standards and their application. A topic map is a kind of index or information overlay which can be constructed separate from a set of resources, identifying instances of subjects and relationships within the set of resources. From EdNA Online on April 18, 2005 at 1:30 p.m..


Bridging Rivers Everywhere This and many pages from the website Bridges and Tunnels of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania here puts bridge basics at the disposal of bridge builders anywhere. It would not be surprising to see one day a bridge looking like one from Allegheny County spanning a chasm in Bangrledesh, Brazil or Botswana. The old poem The Bridge [...] From Golden Swamp on April 18, 2005 at 12:30 p.m..


Respiratory Care in Pediatrics and Neonates Links to information on fetal development, congenital cardiac defects and respiratory care in neonates and pediatrics. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on April 18, 2005 at 11:30 a.m..


Innovation in Rural Queensland - Why Some Towns Prosper While Others Languish A report addressing why some rural Queenland towns demonstrate resilience, optimism and growth whilst others are in decline. The findings are presented here. From EdNA Online on April 18, 2005 at 9:30 a.m..


Podcasting and Vodcasting: a White Paper A white paper by Peter Meng, University of Missouri on the definition, process, tools and pedagogical implications of podcasting and VODcasting. From EdNA Online on April 18, 2005 at 9:30 a.m..


ICTs Continua The Education Queensland ICTs Continua has been developed in response to teacher requests for guidance beyond the Minimum Standards for Teachers - Learning Technology. The ICTs Continua allows teachers to develop their own learning and development plans to enhance their use of ICTs in the classroom. Minimum represents teachers with basic, functional use of ICTs in the classroom; Developmental represents teachers who deliver curriculum activities through ICTs and share these practices within schools; Innovator represents teachers who impact on the integration of ICTs into the curriculum on a wh From EdNA Online on April 18, 2005 at 7:30 a.m..


Junior Secondary School Students and the World of Work Prepared by ACER for The Smith Family and released in March 2005, this report that investigated the educational and occupational plans of junior secondary students. The study surveyed 3271 financially disadvantaged students in years 8 and 9 who are part of the Smith Family's Learning for Life Program. The report found more than one third of the surveyed students do not fully understand the education level required to achieve their dream job. Of greatest concern, 23 percent of these students expect to gain employment in their chosen field despite the mismatch in their education and career From EdNA Online on April 18, 2005 at 5:30 a.m..


Learning to Be: A Holistic and Integrated Approach to Values Education for Human Development Subtitled: Core values and the Valuing Process for Developing Innovative Practices for Values Education toward International Understanding and a Culture of Peace, the UNESCO-APNIEVE Source Book No. 2 is for Teachers, Students and Tertiary Level Instructors. From Recent Items on April 18, 2005 at 4:30 a.m..


Learning To Do: Values for Learning and Working Together in a Globalized World Subtitled: An Integrated Approach to Incorporating Values Education in Technical and Vocational Education and Training, Sourcebook No. 3 has been developed by UNESCO-APNIEVE (Asia Pacific Network for International Education and Values Education) in partnership with the UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training. It is designed for educators and trainers of technical and vocational education and training (TVET). From EdNA Online on April 18, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..


Centre for Learning Innovation (CLI) The New South Wales Department of Education and Training's Centre for Learning Innovation (CLI) fosters a culture of innovation in teaching and learning throughout schools and TAFE through the use of 'connected learning'. This encompasses e-learning, blended learning and online collaboration. From EdNA Online on April 18, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..


Learning to Live Together in Peace and Harmony Subtitiled: Values education for peace, human rights, democracy and sustainable development for the Asia-Pacific Region, this UNESCO-APNIEVE sourcebook for teacher education and tertiary level education published by the UNESCO Principal Office for Asia and the Pacific, is based on the perspective of international and values education with emphasis on peace, human rights, democracy and sustainable development which should be applicable to the Asia and the Pacific region. It is inspired by the 'four pillars of education' described in 'Learning: the Treasure within' (the repor From EdNA Online on April 18, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Laptops giant and Massachusetts Institute of Technology connect for a $20 million dollar "TParty" Quanta and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are throwing a 20 million dollar "Tparty." Anyone with a cell phone, PC, PDA or laptop may also be invited From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on April 17, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


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