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The Stupid, the Greedy, and the Notebook Computer A thief was captured by police, when he tried to have a stolen laptop's keyboard repaired. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on May 20, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Physics Animations: Electricity and Magentism An evolving and growing collecion of 3-D animations for introductory Electricity and Magnetism From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on May 20, 2005 at 11:30 a.m..


Submarine Science And Technology The Office of Navy Research displays here some interesting pictures with authoritative text about the old days and workings of submarines. The story is told about a one-man Yankee submarine named Turtle that tried to sink a British warship in 1776. The law of bouyancy that makes subs work, called the Aristotle principle, is [...] From Golden Swamp on May 20, 2005 at 11:30 a.m..


Implementation Trials: Reports The Le@rning Federation website provides links to the reports documenting the trials conducted by The Le@rning Federation and education jurisdictions on the implementation and use of online curriculum content in Australian and New Zealand schools. From EdNA Online on May 20, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..


RDFS.org RDFS.org is a site for RDF information and RDFS ontologies. RDF (Resource Description Framework) is a general-purpose language for representing information in the Web. RDFS (Resource Description Framework Schema) is RDF's vocabulary description language. Links are provided to RDF and RDFS-related discussions, documents or journals. From EdNA Online on May 20, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..


English Experiment: An Hour A Day Keeps Illiteracy at Bay A report on Literacy Hour implemented in selected UK schools has found that exposure to the literacy hour significantly improved students' reading and English achievement, with bigger gains for boys than for girls. Moreover, the program proved to be a highly cost-effective means of improving reading scores, especially when compared with the common alternatives, like class size reductions and raising teachers' salaries. From EdNA Online on May 20, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Journey of the Voice: Anatomy, Physiology and Care of the Voice This study of the production of articulate sound can be thought of as a journey through a series of processes. Along the journey we will encounter many physical landmarks, the anatomy, and see some amazing events, the physiology. Hopefully you will come to understand how the different steps along the path of voice and speech lead to the utterance that creates spoken language. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on May 19, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


IPA Charts These interactive charts of the International Phonetic Alphabet will link you to a Flash animation of the sounds and names of the IPA symbols. The complete IPA is now available. Also, we have made available a chart which features all the vowel sounds of English, including all the diphthongs. The latest version of the IPA Alphabet was published in 1993 (updated in 1996) by the International Phonetic Association. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on May 19, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


Mutimedia Improv Class Web Site The Web site is an example of a student-directed course project that documented each class session with photos. A syllabus, description of intructors and overview of students is included. It serves as model of a course site as a companion tool to Blackboard (and other course management software programs). From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on May 19, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


Multimedia-based University Theatre Production This Web site provides detailed information about a performance project at Northwestern University that employed digital media to interrograte historical methods. It provides information about the show's cast and director, as well as documenting the creative processes of discovery. The site also functions as an interactive forum, facilitating the exchange of ideas, responses and creative impulses among performers. Audience feedback is also captured. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on May 19, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


Electronic Portfolio of Doctoral Research This multimedia portfolio illustrates the many ways doctoral candidates (and theatre/performance studies graduate students in general) can showcase their research electronically. Videos, photos and illustrations are included in the portfolio, as well as documents detailing the dissertation project. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on May 19, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


Performing and Visual Arts Funding Database CIRA, Northwestern University's Center for Interdisciplinary Research in the Arts, tracks funding sources and deadlines for a variety of national competitions and prizes. Award amounts, application procedures and timelines are covered on the site which is viewed as a clearing house of important information regarding arts funding. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on May 19, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


Abstracts of Art and Technology Graduate Projects Leonardo Abstracts Service (LABS), consisting of the English LABS database and Spanish LABS database, is a comprehensive collection of Ph.D., Masters and MFA thesis abstracts on topics in the emerging intersection between art, science and technology. Individuals receiving advanced degrees in the arts (visual, sound, performance, text), computer sciences, the sciences and/or technology that in some way investigate philosophical, historical or critical applications of science or technology to the arts are invited to submit abstracts of their theses for consideration. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on May 19, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


Performance Studies Listserv PSi List is a moderated forum concerned with information, calls and statements on international initiatives in performance practice and theory. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on May 19, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


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