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Roles In Theater The American Theater Wing, in partnership with the Lincoln Center Library for the Performing Arts, provides here interviews with practicing experts on Careers in Theater. The ATW is founder of the Tony Awards and devoted to excellence in theater. Their website is a helpful place for someone thinking of pursuing costume design, directing and other aspects [...] From Golden Swamp on April 19, 2005 at 7:30 p.m..


Notebooks are in the air - The Gateway Laptop Spring 2005 Collection Spring is in the air.....The sweet scent of apple blossom, the charcoal whiff of uncle Donalds's burnt, horribly over-barbecued sausages.....and the intoxicating aroma of four new laptops from Gateway. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on April 19, 2005 at 6:30 p.m..


Computer and Communications Security Research and Education Center This site provides details of the research carried out at CCSC into the security of computer and communications-based systems. There are publications available to download from staff pages. Other information includes details of the research areas pursued, projects, staff pages, some of which include teaching materials, and events. From EEVL New Learning Materials on April 19, 2005 at 5:30 p.m..


7 Stones graphing calculator and Linear Algebra site A collection of models are used on this site to illustrate principles of linear algebra including conic sections, packings and lattices, waves, analysis, number theory. Many of these are interactive Shockwave and Flash programs, some using 3D models. In addition there is an interactive graphing calculator - Mac or PC versions can be downloaded. This website showcases the work of 7Stones, a company which develops educational sotware tools to illustrate principles of mathematics and science. From EEVL New Learning Materials on April 19, 2005 at 5:30 p.m..


A common book of pi This web site is a brief introduction to the number pi. An outline history is accompanied by a selection of formulas and a table of calculations of pi which have been made by mathematicians since the early 19th century. There is also an illustration of Archimedes' method of exhaustion. The author, Professor Neal Carothers, lectures in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Bowling State Green University, Ohio. From EEVL New Learning Materials on April 19, 2005 at 5:30 p.m..


A new view of statistics Using data from the field of sport and exercise science, this web site shows non-mathematics students how to apply statistics to this and other applied and social sciences. The aim is to provide a basic grounding in probability, distributions, sampling, reliability, variables and modelling. There is a revision quiz and a summary of the main principles of practical statistics. This web site is part of the ezine "Sportscience". From EEVL New Learning Materials on April 19, 2005 at 5:30 p.m..


Doulas of North America Doulas of North America Membership organization of certified doulas (brth support practitioners) Contains background info on members and history/orgin/explanation of doulas From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on April 19, 2005 at 11:30 a.m..


Long Journey Young Lives Long Journey Young Lives provides an intimate insight into the experiences of child refugees from Sri Lanka, Cambodia and Iraq. From the violence and danger of their homeland, to their perilous journey and detention in Australia, young refugees present an uninhibited account of their experiences. Further information on people smugglers, Documentary by By Sohail Dahdal and David Goldie. Requires audio. Broadband and dial-up versions available. From Recent Items on April 19, 2005 at 8:30 a.m..


Us Mob UsMob is an immersive interactive series that transports viewers from around Australia and the globe to the little known world of Hidden Valley. UsMob is set in the central desert of Australia and focuses on teenagers Charlie and Jacquita and their Aboriginal bush community friends encountering the challenges, cultural experiences and external forces that shape their lives in the Town Camps of Alice Springs. Interact with the world of Charlie, Della, Harry and Jacquita by directing multi-path storylines, playing games, activating video and text diaries, forums and uploading your own stories. A From EdNA Online on April 19, 2005 at 7:30 a.m..


Global Education Country Profile: Marshall Islands Brief information about the Marshall Islands: the land, people, economy, achievements, challenges and links with Australia, from the Global Education website (AusAID). From EdNA Online on April 19, 2005 at 5:59 a.m..


Global Education Centre (New Zealand) The NZ Global Education Centre is a not-for-profit organisation providing services to the formal and informal Education sector around Global Education. GEC provides training and resources to teachers, teacher trainees, students, youth workers and community groups in Aotearoa New Zealand, and is part of the Development Resource Centre along with Dev-Zone which provides information services to development practitioners and universities. Services include: Lending Library, Schools programme, and Community youth programme. From EdNA Online on April 19, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..


Electrical Safety Foundation International The mission of the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) is to reduce electrically related deaths and injuries through vigilant public education keeping electrical safety top of mind, and to give the general public, school children and the workforce tips and tools to use to prevent deadly and destructive electrical accidents. This site contains information about electrical safety in the home, school and workplace, as well as a library of resources available for download. From EdNA Online on April 19, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..


ElectroComms and EnergyUtilities Industry Skills Report The report brings together a broad range of data, research and industry intelligence relevant to the electricity and gas supply and electrotechnology industries. In addition, it provides important information on strategies that have been implemented, are under development, or should be considered, to ensure that the industries have an appropriate future supply of skills. From EdNA Online on April 19, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..


UK and Ireland RISM Music Manuscripts Database The RISM Music Manuscripts Database is a national union catalogue of music manuscripts, covering manuscripts dating from 1600 to 1800 held in libraries and archives across the UK and Ireland. This is a subset of the international union inventory of musical sources being created under the umbrella of Repertoire International des Sources Musicales (RISM), an international organisation formed in 1951. The UK and Irish RISM is freely available on this website but access to the international RISM database is only available by subscription via the National Information Services Corporation (NISC USA) From New Humbul Resources on April 19, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..


Jackie Gilbert's Webpage International webpage that contains links to web material, pictures, and student resources From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on April 18, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


Organic Transistors Drop by the Bell Laboratories here for a description of how transistors are being developed from plastic. This nugget of knowledge is an example of how the innovations of industry are accessible in the golden swamp of online knowledge. From Golden Swamp on April 18, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


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