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CALICO This is the Web site for CALICO, the Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium, a professional organisation dedicated primarily to computer assisted language learning (CALL) encompassing educational and technological problems involved. The site offers various resources including: freely available article abstracts and some articles from older issues of the CALICO journal (ISSN 0742-7778) in PDF format going back to 1983; freely available reviews of new educational software containing its description and evaluation; electronic proceedings of past CALICO conferences dating back to 1998 a From New Humbul Resources on June 17, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


ERICarts European institute for comparative cultural research The Web Site of "ERICarts European institute for comparative cultural research" provides a wealth of information on cultural policies and research in the area of European cultural studies. It is of great use to researchers, teachers, and students focusing on cultural studies or European regional studies. ERICarts is an independent organisation and concentrates on comparative cultural research and cultural policy monitoring, working in conjunction with experts from over 40 European states. The organisation manages its work on a project to project basis working with research teams and details o From New Humbul Resources on June 17, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Wilfred Owen audio gallery Wilfrid Owen (1893-1918) is one of the most revered and famous war poets of the First World War, and his name is often linked with that of Siegfried Sassoon. The Web Site "BBC : history : Wilfred Owen audio gallery" is a new audio/picture gallery on the BBC history site, with a reading and analysis of one of Owen's most famous poems - The Sentry. Alongside it is a letter to the poet's mother, written in January 1917 and describing the same events in more prosaic terms. This juxtaposition is an excellent opportunity for students to analyse textual and functional difference of language From New Humbul Resources on June 17, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


National association of language advisers The National Association of Language Advisers (NALA) Web site is aimed at Modern Foreign Languages MFL) professionals. NALA is entirely independent but works closely with other specialist MFL agencies and organisations. The current membership is represented by all the major influential bodies for developments in language teaching and learning in the UK. The freely available Web page provides brief information about: the organisation; its aims; modus operandi; and membership criteria. However, the full benefits such as: access to regional meetings and seminars, national conferences and training From New Humbul Resources on June 17, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Trent Valley geoarchaeology bibliographic database The Trent Valley GeoArchaeology Bibliographic Database aims to make easily available details of local journal publications and grey literature that have resulted from the considerable archaeological, geomorphological and palaeoenvironmental work carried out in the Trent Valley. The Trent Valley spans several counties, including the regions of East Midlands, West Midlands, Yorkshire and Humberside, and thus presents the problem that resources are deposited within a number of separate archives. The Trent Valley GeoArchaeology Bibliographic Database aims to provide a coherent listing of documenta From New Humbul Resources on June 17, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


St George's Lutheran Church library This Web page makes available material associated with the British Library's exhibition of items taken from the library of St George's Lutheran Church, Whitechapel. The British Library acquired this collection after the church ceased to be used for worship in 1996. St George's was founded in 1762, and served the large German community of merchant and artisans who dwelt in the East End of London. This page includes: a brief account of the history of the church and its parish life; an account of the Pietist community of the Franckesche Stiftungen in Halle and its links with London From New Humbul Resources on June 17, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Elizabeth I : ruler and legend This Web site presents an online exhibition created by the Center for Renaissance Studies at the Newberry Library, Chicago. It makes available a broad overview of the events of the reign of Elizabeth I and her legacy, and is illustrated with many images of original documents and artefacts. It is a well-designed site and includes interesting information that is likely to be most suitable for general users and school learners, but which may also be of value for college or university students thanks to the images of sources. It covers the following broad subject areas: The Young Elizabeth; Elizab From New Humbul Resources on June 17, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Applause Southwest archive This Web site makes available the archive database of the Applause Southwest project. This project, which was originally supported by the National Lottery's New Opportunities Fund Digitisation Programme, presents an exploration of theatre in Plymouth and the surrounding South-west region. The archive database includes a wide variety of material dating from the mid eighteenth century to the present day, and covers: plays; performers; and venues. The information has been gathered from Plymouth Library's theatre archive and other sources across the South-west. The database can be searc From New Humbul Resources on June 17, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Shipwrecks and smuggling This Web site, part of the British Library's Texts in Context series, makes available images selected from 14 original documents relating to shipwrecks and smuggling. The Texts in Context project aims to explore how language is used and produced in various situations over time. Shipwrecks and Smuggling documents various aspects of British coastal life from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries. It explores the relationship between the East India trade and smuggling, and the romanticisation of smugglers and their activities. Some of the sources given here illustrate the trading activ From New Humbul Resources on June 17, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Roman brooches in Britain : a technological and typological study based on the Richborough collection In the 1970's a study was carried out of 445 extant brooches from Richborough, both by the traditional typological method and by scientific methods which had not so far been applied systematically to material of this type. The early work indicated that there were significant correlations between typology, alloy composition and techniques of decoration. The decision was taken to extend the survey to brooches from other sites with the result that some 3500 brooches have been analysed and examined. This website is published as a supplement to Report number 68 of the Research Committee of th From New Humbul Resources on June 17, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Breaking through rock art recording : three dimensional laser scanning of megalithic rock art This Arts and Humanities Research Board Innovation award project aimed to test the technique of 3D laser scanning for the recording of prehistoric rock art. The project aimed to assess the technique as a means for discovering 'new' or previously unrecorded art, for monitoring erosion or surface decay, and as a visulisation and presentation tool. The study focused on a selection of sites in Cumbria and Northumberland -Castlerigg Stone Circle, Long Meg and her daughters, the Copt Howe panel and the Horseshoe Rock. The website defines the project aims, gives some background to the proj From New Humbul Resources on June 17, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Viking world The Viking World website is mostly concerned with Vikings and the area of Jelling, it also has pages relating to the Danish history as a whole. The Jelling sections include Jelling before the Vikings, Jelling during the Viking Age, Jelling Mounds, Jelling Church and Runic Stones in Jelling. There are also sections on some Danish Kings: King Gorm, Harald Bluetooth and Canute. The more general sections on Vikings include information about the period in Britain and Denmark as well as Viking Chiefs and Runes in Denmark. There are photos available in three albums: Runic stones, Jelling Church and From New Humbul Resources on June 17, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Heather and Hillforts : The Clwydian hillforts condition survey This report summarises a programme of survey that was undertaken by Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust (CPAT) to record the condition of six hillforts in the Clwydian Hills and Llantysilio Mountain in Denbighshire, Wales. The hillforts studied were Penycloddiau, Moel Arthur, Moel y Gaer Llanbedr, Foel Fenlli, Moel y Gaer Llantysilio and Caer Drewyn. As well as recording the condition of each of these sites, management issues were assessed and internal features were recorded where appropriate. This report consists of a single web page that discusses each hillfort in turn, including a grid refer From New Humbul Resources on June 17, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Mapping the Medieval urban landscape : Edward Is new towns of England and Wales This is the website for the Mapping the Medieval Urban Landscape Project, an Arts and Humanities Research Board funded project which was completed in May 2005. The aim of the project was to look at towns founded by Edward I in the late 1200s to attempt to understand the processes by which urban landscapes were created in the Middle Ages. The project looked at 12 towns in Wales and England: Aberystwyth, Harlech, Criccieth, Caernarfon, Newborough, Beaumaris, Conwy, Rhuddlan, Caerwys, Flint, Holt, Overton and Winchelsea. The attractive and easy to use web site consists of a number of pages descr From New Humbul Resources on June 17, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Tokyo national museum The Tokyo National Museum (TNM) website provides access to a wide range of information regarding the museum's activities and collections. The museum collects, houses, and displays a comprehensive collection of art works and antiquities from Japan as well as other Asian countries and also conducts research and investigations into items within its collections. The website is divided neatly into six main sections: Exhibitions; Events; Today's TNM; The TNM Collection; Museum Guide; News. The first two of these sections detail present and upcoming exhibitions (both regular and thematic) From New Humbul Resources on June 17, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Geological Time Machine Go back in time by clicking through the ages of Earth history on the Web Geological Time Machine here. The Jurassic image shown above is one of hundreds networked into the timeline by its host, the University of California, Berkeley’s online Museum of Paleontology. Visit the museum homepage here to enter this marvelous resource through other [...] From Golden Swamp on June 17, 2005 at 6:30 p.m..


paintmedia's blog Posted By paintmedia on Nov 16th 8:09PM: Website Design,Macromedia Information From Common Content: Newest Items on June 17, 2005 at 4:30 p.m..


I proprietari di casa Posted By Piero Bosio on Nov 16th 5:15PM: A web site in italian language about italian real estate issues and troubles. From Common Content: Newest Items on June 17, 2005 at 4:30 p.m..


seems Artless Posted By David Sky on Nov 16th 1:14PM: My daily photoblog of pictures from around Toronto, Ontario, as well as my travels. From Common Content: Newest Items on June 17, 2005 at 4:30 p.m..


TypeOnline Free typing speed test and typing lessons. A structured touch typing course for motivated individuals looking to develop their keyboard skills, and to complement supervised keyboarding education in schools. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on June 17, 2005 at 3:30 p.m..


National Library of Virtual Manipulatives: Box Plot An interactive box plot applet that allows users to put in their own data that is part of a large collection of platform independent, interactive, java applets and activities for K-12 mathematics and teacher education. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on June 17, 2005 at 3:30 p.m..


Virtual Manipulative: Scatterplot An interactive scatterplot applet that allows users to put in their own data that is part of a large collection of platform independent, interactive, java applets and activities for K-12 mathematics and teacher education. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on June 17, 2005 at 3:30 p.m..


Hewlett Packard Notebooks Hop Aboard Train Turion Hewlett Packard have announced that 3 of their laptops will be equipped with AMD 64 bit Turion processors. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on June 17, 2005 at 10:30 a.m..


Jean-Paul Sartre During the centennial year of Jean Paul Sartre, French writer and philosopher, the Association pour la diffusion de la pensée française has published a virtual exhibit of nineteen posters treating his works and his impact on the intellectual thought of the twentieth century. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on June 17, 2005 at 2:56 a.m..


La BnF: Jean-Paul Sartre An online exposition of the life and works of Jean-Paul Sartre during his centennial celebration in France. From the Bibliothèque Nationale de France. Many classroom and instructional applications. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on June 17, 2005 at 2:56 a.m..


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