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New MP3 Audio File: Selecting a U.S. Campus From usjournal.com: U.S. Journal of Academics on May 5, 2005 at 8:30 p.m..


6 Thermodynamics Simulations German Thermodynamics Simulations (password protected) From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on May 5, 2005 at 11:30 a.m..


Die allgemeine Gasgleichung German language applet that siumlates isothermal, isobaric, isochoric, and adiabatic processes for an ideal gas. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on May 5, 2005 at 11:30 a.m..


SmartONE SmartONE Broadband Network is a $89.3 million, four year program announced in 2005 to provide all Victorian government schools with access to a fibre optic broadband system. From EdNA Online on May 5, 2005 at 7:28 a.m..


Blog About Vogs This is a research blog about videoblogs and new media, written by Adrian Miles of the Media program, at RMIT University. From EdNA Online on May 5, 2005 at 7:28 a.m..


Crisis in Sudan Report (World Vision Radio) Radio audio interview with Dave Coddington, reporting on his visit to makeshift refugee camps along the border of Chad. (Media file runs for 4 minutes 17 seconds) From EdNA Online on May 5, 2005 at 7:28 a.m..


Forced to Flee Case study of a young woman, Asha living in a tent at the Breidjing refugee camp in Chad yet yearning for her traditional cool mud brick home in West Darfur, Sudan. From Recent Items on May 5, 2005 at 6:30 a.m..


Health Situation in Darfur, Sudan Information from the World Health Organization about the health of refugees in Darfur, Sudan including statistics, photo essays, video footage, media reports about health, disease outbreaks and deaths. From Recent Items on May 5, 2005 at 6:30 a.m..


Humanitarian Assistance for Sudan Case study from the AusAID Global Education website about the refugee situation in Darfur, Sudan. It provides brief background information, a description of conditions for those who have fled and details of what is Australia and aid agencies are doing to assist. From Recent Items on May 5, 2005 at 6:30 a.m..


Hardwired for Hope: Effective ABE/Literacy Instructors This collaboration from Canadian practitioners working in the field of Adult Basic Education (ABE/Literacy) is the result of a project that set out to document the thoughts, feelings, strategies and techniques of some effective literacy/ABE instructors, to honour the work and thinking of many instructors who have contributed so much over the years to ABE/Literacy work in British Columbia, and to provide a way of preserving their knowledge for the field even as those individuals retire from it. It includes interviews with a number of practitoners as well as reflections on the authors' own From EdNA Online on May 5, 2005 at 5:30 a.m..


Sudan: A Nation Divided A BBC News In Depth special on Sudan presenting eye witness reports, feature articles, video footage, photographs and analysis on the humanitarian and refugee crisis in Darfur, Sudan. From EdNA Online on May 5, 2005 at 5:30 a.m..


Sudan (UNHCR) Background information on the refugee situation in Sudan from UNHCR the UN refugee agency. This site includes news, operations, statistics, funding, analysis, policy and maps of Sudan. From Recent Items on May 5, 2005 at 4:30 a.m..


Abu Shouk camp in Northern Darfur Photo Gallery Slideshow of images from Oxfam showing Abu Shouk camp in Northern Darfur. Images include: distribution of non food items, women and children, crops, shelters, and latrines. From Recent Items on May 5, 2005 at 4:30 a.m..


Graduate Recruitment Program, Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs (DIMIA) - Graduates, What is Your Next Move? Information about graduate opportunities within DIMIA. The Department offers challenging and diverse careers to graduates who are interested in working in a high profile, highly topical and complex environment. The Department has a key role in managing and providing advice on migration and humanitarian policy, border control, Indigenous issues, Australian citizenship, multicultural affairs and settlement services. From EdNA Online on May 5, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..


Australian Academic Salaries Time Series Project 1977 - 2002 This project was commissioned by the Department of Education, Science and Training as an extension of the earlier project undertaken by University of Technology, Sydney on Salary Relativities and the Academic Labour Market. The report found that nominal academic salaries have continued to decline relative to AWE over the 25 year period 1977 to 2002, with this relative decline more pronounced at the senior academic levels. Academic salaries also declined in real terms against the CPI, especially at the senior levels. Both trends were strongest up to about 1990 and the rate of decline has slowed From EdNA Online on May 5, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Salary Relativities and the Academic Labour Market The project was funded from the 2001 Higher Education Innovation Programme. The report found that Australian universities are making extensive use of salary loadings and other incentives to attract new academic staff and retain existing staff. The report argues that the main reason for the use of these incentives is because Australian academic salaries are relatively uncompetitive with comparable private sector salaries in Australia and some overseas academic salaries. The report also found that universities are finding it difficult to fill positions at both the bottom level of the salary rang From EdNA Online on May 5, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Russian Keyboard Online Use this online Russian keyboard to type Russian characters on computers which do not have a keyboard for typing the Cyrillic alphabet. You can type any Russian character - both small and capital letters. Additionally, you can edit what you write by placing the mouse pointer inside the text area and using it as you normally do to type and edit texts. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on May 5, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..


The Nervous System: Anatomy and Physiology A tutorial with flash animations on the human nervous system; part of the Get Body Smart web site (by ConceptCreators, Inc.) called "An Online Examination Human Anatomy and Physiology." From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on May 5, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..


Spinal Cord Tutorial from the Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation web site From the web site: "This Tutorial is designed as an introduction for the lay person to spinal cord injury and repair. It includes information on what happens to the spinal cord as a result of traumatic injury and some of the latest developments in the search for effective treatments." From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on May 5, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..


Upgrading and Repairing PC's Video Archive Enjoy these EXCLUSIVE new videos from Scott. These are never-seen-before video segments from the cutting room floor, not available anywhere. These exclusive segments are only available here at upgradingandrepairingpcs.com! From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on May 5, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..


Polya Video Instruction in Trigonometry This site is part of an online course in trigonometry taught in the Mathematics Department at the University of Idaho. Contents include approximately fifty streaming videos (RealPlayer) of classroom-type instruction on topics ranging from "The Cartesian Coordiate System" to "Inverse Trigonometic Functions." A downloadable problem set with odd-number solutions is also available. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on May 5, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..


Dave's Short Course on Complex Numbers This is a nicely rendered introduction to complex numbers at the high school or freshman college level. Reference is made to another of Dave's short courses in trigonometry. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on May 5, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..


Have Laptops Killed the Handwriting Star? Notebook computers are now proving incredibly popular in classrooms with both teachers and students, but is there a negative aspect to educational laptop integration? From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on May 5, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..


Flash Table Of Elements New here from the vaunted Department of Chemistry at Oxford University is a table of chemical elements that is a quantum leap better than print ones with little black and white boxes like the illustration . Colorful, with pop-up images of elements and identifications, the Oxford table is the first one I have seen built [...] From Golden Swamp on May 5, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..


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