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The Carlsberg Papyrus Collection An online inventory of the more than 500 published papyrological documents in the Carsten Niebuhr Institute of Near Eastern Studies in the University of Copenhagen together with a succinct guide to the considerable quantity of unpublished material in Arabic, Coptic, Demotic, Hieratic, Hieroglyphic, Greek, Latin and Tamil (the latter actually written on palm-leaves). Most of the material in the collection, which began to be accumulated from the early 20th century onwards from the antiquity market and later from excavations, is from the so-called Temple Library in Tebtunis, dating between 200 BC From New Humbul Resources on June 28, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Archivio audiovisivo del movimento operaio e democratico This Web site makes available the catalogue for the Archivio audiovisivo del movimento operaio e democratico (Audiovisual archive of the democratic workers' movement, ISSN 1594-0675), which is a Rome-based foundation that aims to build a collective memory of the Italian social movement and its protagonists. The archive holds cinema and television footage, tape recordings, photographs, and books, mostly on historical-social themes. Material deals with the period 1945 to 2000, and the main emphasis is on Italian events, although some international events are considered. Users can search the From New Humbul Resources on June 28, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


The Prittlewell prince Excavations in October 2003 by the Museum of London Archaeology Service (MoLAS) at Prittlewell in Essex revealed a rare example of an undisturbed 7th century AD aristocratic or 'princely' burial comparable in wealth and historical significance to the famous Sutton Hoo graves discovered in 1939. This website provides an illustrated overview of the discovery and principal finds and places the burial in its wider archaeological context. The deceased 'prince was placed in a wooden coffin within a large wood-lined chamber which was originally covered by a tumulus. The 'prince&ap From New Humbul Resources on June 28, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Journal of fluency disorders Journal of fluency disorders (ISSN: 0094-730X) is an electronic journal aimed at researchers and practitioners who are involved in the prevention, assessment, and treatment of fluency disorders, mainly stuttering. It provides extensive coverage of applied and theoretical issues in speech-language pathology and audiology, such as clinical, experimental, and theoretical aspects of stuttering as well as methodological and remediation techniques. It features: full-length research and clinical reports; methodological, theoretical and philosophical articles; reviews; and up-to-date announcements. It From New Humbul Resources on June 28, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Germany and Europe: contents The Web Site "Germany and Europe: contents" is authored by Raffael Scheck, an Associate Professor of History at Colby College, Maine and author of several books on aspects of Nazi Germany. The site forms a textbook of lecture notes on Germany and Europe 1871-1945. A background to the subject is provided together with a good idea of general debate on the relationship between Germany and Europe. The site is easy to navigate and focuses on subjects including: Germany under Napoleon; Bismarck's empire; fleet building and international issues; Socialists, Jews and women in the pre-war years; t From New Humbul Resources on June 28, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Ariadne, Issue 43, April 2005 Ariadne is published every three months by UKOLN. Editorial: When Technology Alone Is Not Enough; Opening up OpenURLs with Autodiscovery. Daniel Chudnov, Richard Cameron, Jeremy Frumkin, Ross Singer, Raymond Yee; Trust in Global Virtual Teams. Niki Panteli; National Library Goes Local; Stephanie Kenna, Sue Cook; Supporting Digital Preservation and Asset Management in Institutions. Leona Carpenter; Digital Preservation: Best Practice and its Dissemination. Neil Beagrie; E-Archiving: An Overview of Some Repository Management Software Tools. Marion Prudlo; Finding Someplace to Go: Reading and the From EdNA Online on June 28, 2005 at 9:30 p.m..


Turnaround Schools Many of the articles in this issue of Educational Leadership, the journal of the ASCD, describe how schools have transformed themselves from being considered poor and inadequate to becoming good -- and even great. From EdNA Online on June 28, 2005 at 9:30 p.m..


Semantic Web Technologies This TechWatch report provides an introduction to the Semantic Web – the vision, programme and technologies, but also explains where we currently are in its development and what the likely impact will be on education in areas such as information management and discovery tools, digital libraries, supporting Web-based interaction, and e-learning. It also proposes some realistic timescales for adoption and outlines the current and potential role of the higher education community. From EdNA Online on June 28, 2005 at 9:30 p.m..


Learning Architecture Framework: Learning Architecture Project (LeAP) of The Tasmanian Department of Education commenced a major program of curriculum and pedagogical reform in 2000. The Essential Learnings Framework is introducing fundamental changes to learning and teaching practices. Electronic tools are required to support these changes. LeAP comprises five sub-projects for purchasing or commissioning the development of new tools and systems: planning; delivery; assessment and reporting; content management; infrastructure provision. From EdNA Online on June 28, 2005 at 5:30 a.m..


Learning in an Online World: Progress Report 2004 Learning in an online world: the school education action plan for the information economy Progress report 2004 was published by Ministerial Council for Education, Employment, Training and Youth Affairs (MCEETYA). This progress report provides a national overview and a summary of key achievements in the development of infrastructure in each jurisdiction and highlights progress in the key action areas of People. The people element is crucial. Students need to be able to enhance their learning by fully exploiting the potential offered by technology resources. They also need to develop the employm From EdNA Online on June 28, 2005 at 3:40 a.m..


Bandwidth Implementation Plan: Learning in an Online World 2004-05 The National Implementation Plan 2004-05 provides the detail critical to realising the intent of the National Bandwidth Action Plan - Learning in an Online World 2003-06, including identification of opportunities for collaborative work with the other education sectors and Commonwealth agencies. The plan recognises that increased connectivity and improved infrastructure are critical to maximising educational opportunities afforded by digital content and services. Evaluation of this plan, identification of emerging needs and opportunities, and review of policy imperatives will inform the develop From EdNA Online on June 28, 2005 at 3:40 a.m..


Interchange Consultancy Group - Careers Event Portal Interchange Consultancy Group (ICG) is a company that specialises in the organisation of education, training and employment exhibitions. The focus of the expos are to assist students with their career or study options. Year 10, 11 and 12 school leavers, their parents and new apprenticeship seekers are some of the target audience. From EdNA Online on June 28, 2005 at 3:40 a.m..


Every American Born will Need 3.6 million pounds of minerals, metals, and fuels in the life time The site has an 8 by 11 posture with a baby illustrated and all the minerals, metals, fuels it will need in a lifetime (46,414 Pounds A Year). From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on June 28, 2005 at 3:09 a.m..


http://genscope.concord.org/ This site is a computer based manipulation (CMP) tool site where students can investigate genetic concepts through experimentation manipulation of traits of "Dragons". I would suggest that students would need some background experience with Mendelian genetics and punnett square manipulation of his traits before using this fascinating and fun manipulation of various dragon traits. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on June 28, 2005 at 3:09 a.m..


Examine the vast distance to the planets Animation that shows the time is would take to travel from the sun to Pluto traveling at 300 times the speed of light. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on June 28, 2005 at 3:09 a.m..


Create an Asteroid Impact Create an asteroid impact by entering parameters and then allow it to calculate the environmental consequences. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on June 28, 2005 at 3:09 a.m..


Copyright Kitchen Designed for the vocational education and training (VET) sector, the Copyright Kitchen is a resource for those who deal with copyright issues in their day-to-day work. It breaks up copyright information into categories built around who you are, where you work and the task at hand. Copyright Kitchen then provides answers that are tailored to the individual's needs. Users can build a collection of queries, and start their own personalised cookbook of copyright issues, which can be downloaded onto a personal computer. From EdNA Online on June 28, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Commonwealth Games - Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games Official Melbourne 2006 Website. The Melbourne 2006 Sports Program comprises 12 individual and four team sports, with a total of 24 disciplines to be contested at the XVIII Commonwealth Games. Aquatics includes Diving, Swimming and Synchronised Swimming. Cycling includes Track, Road and Mountain Bike. Gymnastics includes both the Artistic and Rhythmic disciplines. Shooting includes Clay Target, Pistol, Small Bore and Air Rifle, and Full Bore Rifle. Sports are aquatics, athletics, badminton, basketball, boxing, cycling, disability, gymnastics, hockey, lawn bowls, netball, rug From EdNA Online on June 27, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


Curriculum Leadership Journal 3:19 Assessing scientific literacy nationally Curriculum Leadership Journal 3:19 Assessing scientific literacy nationally. Science literacy enables citizens to understand and apply scientific concepts in relation to real-world contexts and problems, to question the assertions of others, establish evidence for themselves, and come to their own decisions in relation to scientific issues. From EdNA Online on June 27, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


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