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Submit an entry for our Virtual Film Festival From usjournal.com: U.S. Journal of Academics on May 10, 2005 at 12:30 p.m..


Strategic Alliances in Education and Training Services: A Literature Review Strategic alliances and joint ventures with offshore partners, whether education partners or business partners, are a critical part of new business models for Australian education providers. This literature review of strategic alliances in education and training services, commissioned by AEI, will assist providers to decide if alliances are a suitable activity for their institution and provides guidance for entering into an alliance with an offshore partner. The full report or the executive summary may be downloaded. From EdNA Online on May 10, 2005 at 10:30 a.m..


Hearing Student Voices Project The Ministerial Advisory Committee's Hearing Student Voices project investigated issues of importance to students with disabilities. This included their experiences of schooling and their participation in decision-making, not only in relation to themselves but also the broader environment of school and community. Information was collected from a total of 52 students attending ten discussion groups. Students with physical, hearing, vision, intellectual, communication and language impairment, from the range of educational settings (mainstream, special class, special unit and special school) From EdNA Online on May 10, 2005 at 5:30 a.m..


Magic pencil : children's book illustration today 'Magic Pencil' was an exhibition of children's book illustrations hosted by the British Library in 2002 and 2003. This Web site features some of the highlights from the exhibition, along with short interviews with the illustrators Patrick Benson and Angela Barrett. Thirteen artists are included on the site, with a separate Web page dedicated to each. Each page provides a sample illustration and a short article describing the artist's education, inspiration, and technique. These include comments from the artists themselves about the way they work and the materials they use. From New Humbul Resources on May 10, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..


Wells and his worlds : Wells and his box 'Wells and his Worlds : Wells and his Box' is a Web site about the British novelist and pioneer of the science fiction genre, H. G. Wells (1866-1946), and about his novel 'The Time Machine' in particular. The site offers a brief account of Wells's childhood and education, which the author uses to explain his later social and political ideas as manifested in The Time Machine. It also discusses the omission of the far future episode of the book from the 1960 film version, reproducing that episode online. Other primary sources on the site include Wells's comments on From New Humbul Resources on May 10, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..


18th century literature Although ostensibly a Web site offering resources for students of eighteenth-century literature, this resource is in truth more concerned with basic essay writing and research skills. It offers bibliographies of works on Daniel Defoe, Samuel Richardson, and Lawrence Sterne, as well as strangely random 'seminar notes' on Charlotte Lennox, John Cleland's 'Fanny Hill', and Gothic horror. A section entitled 'books and resources' contains reviews and selective bibliographies, some annotated, of print and online resources relating to eighteenth-century novels and g From New Humbul Resources on May 10, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..


A midsummer night's dream - annotated hypertext edition Basia Siedlecki's online edition of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' consists of the text of Shakespeare's comedy with a hyperlinked glossary, a page explaining the play's mythological references, and a short bibliography. The glossary provides brief explanations of archaic terms and references that might not be immediately clear to modern readers, making this a useful text for younger students not yet familiar with Shakespearean diction or Elizabethan culture. The 'Mythology in A Midsummer Night's Dream' page acts as an additional glossary, explaining t From New Humbul Resources on May 10, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..


Top Secret Laptop Found on Junk Pile A UK citizen searching through a rubbish tip, was suprised to find unexpected tech treasure hidden among the refuse - a notebook computer housing confidential defence data. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on May 10, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..


Dutch Golden Age Feast While the grand old main building of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam is being restored the curators are serving an online feast here. The download takes a bit of time because a flood of treasures goes through the digital pipe on to your computer screen to display the crème de la crème of the museum’s collection [...] From Golden Swamp on May 10, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..


Designing effective government information Web portals for libraries This site is intended to provide librarians with the basic information needed to develop a government information Web portal. Topics covered include determining goals, user needs, Web design basics, and Web site organization. A collection of useful resources for locating government information is also provided. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on May 9, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


Internet Streaming of Lectures: A Matter of Style A paper discussing the pedagogical issues to be considered in moving lectures into a streaming media format. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on May 9, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


Developing and Implementing a Methodology for Reviewing ePortfolio Products A report to the JISC, encompassing a review of existing e-portfolio software applications in use in the UK, and a synthesis of literature reviews on e-portfolio systems From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on May 9, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


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