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Multimedia Macbeth Project Students participating in this Canadian online project create multimedia essays, exploring aspects of the play. They work in groups to analyse the text in non-linear ways. The website provides a range of resources for teachers to implement including lesson plans, evaluation rubrics, and online workshops. Sample websites can be seen and teachers can submit completed websites to the project. From EdNA Online on June 8, 2005 at 8:30 p.m..


Global Leap The Global Leap website is a resource for teachers around the world, enabling them to get help, advice and support to develop videoconferencing in the curriculum, to find videoconferencing partners and to book interactive videoconference lessons. Created to service the UK school curriculum. The site contains a registry of international schools available to registered schools. From EdNA Online on June 8, 2005 at 8:30 p.m..


Creative Action - Facing the Future Encourage your students to address global issues such as population, consumption, poverty, peace and conflict, and the environment, and allow them to take action for their future by using the resources, quizzes, games, and international projects. The project focusses on service learning, or learning through service. From Recent Items on June 8, 2005 at 8:30 p.m..


2005 - The Year of the Laptop? For the first time, laptop computers outsold desktops in the U.S.A - Why? - Cheaper prices! From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on June 8, 2005 at 7:30 p.m..


Visitez Paris A French language web site with interactive exercises for the intermediate and advanced levels. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on June 8, 2005 at 3:30 p.m..


Getty Conservation Newsletters Preserving artifacts from the past requires intricate expertise. The Getty Museum website has a comprehensive collection of articles about artifact conservation including this archive of knowledge-packed newsletters. The internet preserves the past virtually. The Getty Conservation Institute experts explain how to preserve real things. From Golden Swamp on June 8, 2005 at 10:30 a.m..


Sudoku Puzzles The site, created by UQ Mathematics Professor Anne Street and Associate Professor Diane Donovan, provides a step-by-step example of how to tackle a smaller version of the puzzles. Sudoku can develop skills in: experimental design (used in agriculture, engineering and efficient survey sampling); educational and psychological testing; coding theory (used to correct errors in electronic transmission and for recording music on CD); and cryptology. From EdNA Online on June 8, 2005 at 2:48 a.m..


First Year Experience in Australian Universities: Findings From a Decade of National Studies The study examines the experiences of first year university students over a ten year period and reports on six key areas including aspirations, change and uncertainty in the first year; student expectations and adjustments to university study; engaging with learners and learning at university; managing commitments in the first year; perceptions of teaching and satisfaction with courses; and the first year experience of significant student groups. From EdNA Online on June 8, 2005 at 2:48 a.m..


How to Stay the Course Online learning can be the most challenging way of studying, but it can also be the most convenient and even inspirational. The article offers some hints for efficient learning online. From EdNA Online on June 8, 2005 at 2:48 a.m..


National Association of Fetal Alcohal Syndrome Site of the National Association of Fetal Alcohal Syndom. Includes information for Expectant Motheres, Educators, Health Care Providers as well as victims of FAS. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on June 8, 2005 at 2:47 a.m..


M/C Journal - Media and Culture A fully blind peer-reviewed academic journal, but also remains open to submissions and responses from anyone on the Internet. Each issue is organised around a one word theme, and is edited by one or two editors with a particular interest in that theme. The editors change for each issue. Each issue has a feature article which engages with the theme in some detail, followed by several shorter articles. From EdNA Online on June 8, 2005 at 1:58 a.m..


Desperately Seeking Search This article provides a detailed description of enterprise level search systems. From EdNA Online on June 8, 2005 at 1:58 a.m..


Learning Technology Newsletter Volume 7 Issue 2, April 2005 The publication reports on the activities of Learning Technology Task Force. In this issue: CASLO: Collaborative Annotation Service for Learning Objects; Computational Sciences in Higher Education: From EdNA Online on June 8, 2005 at 1:58 a.m..


Digital History (US) The site was designed and developed to support the teaching of American History in K-12 schools and colleges and is supported by the Department of History and the College of Education at the University of Houston. include a U.S. history textbook; over 400 annotated documents from the Gilder Lehrman Collection on deposit at the Pierpont Morgan Library, supplemented by primary sources on slavery, Mexican American and Native American history, and U.S. political, social, and legal history; succinct essays on the history of film, ethnicity, private life, and technology; multimedia exhibitions; and From EdNA Online on June 8, 2005 at 1:58 a.m..


Quick Guide to Publishing a Thesaurus on the Semantic Web The document describes in brief how to express the content and structure of a thesaurus, and metadata about a thesaurus, in RDF, and gives some practical guidance for publication of RDF data. From EdNA Online on June 8, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


SKOS Core Vocabulary Specification SKOS Core is a model for expressing the structure and content of concept schemes (thesauri, classification schemes, subject heading lists, taxonomies, terminologies, glossaries and other types of controlled vocabulary). From EdNA Online on June 8, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


LOCKSS (Lots of Copies Keep Stuff Safe) LOCKSS Program, initiated by Stanford University Libraries, is an open source, peer-to-peer software that functions as a persistent access preservation system. Information is delivered via the web, and stored using a sophisticated but easy to use caching system. LOCKSS provides for Jefferson's 'multiplication of copies,' but with an electronic twist. From EdNA Online on June 8, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..


SKOS Core Guide This document gives a reference-style overview of the SKOS Core Vocabulary as it stands at the time of publication. It also describes the policies for ownership, naming, persistence and change by which the SKOS Core Vocabulary is managed. SKOS Core is a model for expressing the structure and content of concept schemes (thesauri, classification schemes, subject heading lists, taxonomies, terminologies, glossaries and other types of controlled vocabulary). The SKOS Core Vocabulary is an application of the Resource Description Framework (RDF), that can be used to express a concept scheme as an RD From EdNA Online on June 8, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..


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