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University of Utah - RSS News and Event Feeds RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication. It's an XML-based format for distributing and aggregating web content such as news headlines. Most major news publications such as CNN, BBC and Rueters provide RSS Feeds. The availability of an RSS Feed is usually indicated by an XML graphic. From EdNA Online on July 18, 2005 at 10:59 p.m..


Partners in a Learning Culture - The Way Forward In June 2005, 'Partners in a Learning Culture - The Way Forward' was launched, outlining six priorities that will provide vital guidance for the VET sector agenda for Indigenous Australians. These are: building the capacity of the vocational education and training sector; creating more pathways; improving funding frameworks; delivery of culturally appropriate product development and design; links to employment; and growing VET sector partnerships. From EdNA Online on July 18, 2005 at 10:59 p.m..


Cream of Science Cream of Science is the showcase of Dutch prominent research. More than 200 top scientists in the Netherlands with 41000 publications are accessible for everyone. About 60% (25000) is full content available. Unfortunately the rest has copyright restrictions. From EdNA Online on July 18, 2005 at 10:59 p.m..


Athenus-The Engineering and Science Search Engine Athenus.com is the search engine of choice for scientists and engineers seeking resources in science and engineering on the web. The Athenus search engine indexes hundreds of thousands of subject-specific web sites, publications, news and other resources, providing users with the most current, most focused collection of topic-specific material on the Internet. From EdNA Online on July 18, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


D-Lib Magazine July/August 2005, Vol. 11, No. 7/8 An electronic publication with a focus on digital library research and development. In this issue: A Tenth Anniversary for D-Lib Magazine. Bonita Wilson, Allison L. Powell; Really 10 Years Old?. Amy Friedlander; Whence Leadership?. Ronald L. Larsen; Funding for Digital Libraries Research: Past and Present. Stephen M. Griffin; Digital Libraries: Challenges and Influential Work. William H. Mischo; Ratchet mechanism. Printed model from stereolithographic file. Courtesy of Cornell University Library, Kinematic Models for Design Digital Library; Where Do We Go From Here? The Next Decade for Digital From EdNA Online on July 18, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


A working spreadsheet in your browser How much did the DfES just spend on a Microsoft Office clone to use in the KS3 ICT SATs? Here's an open-source spreadsheet that works in the browser. Major kudos to Steve Yen and the TrimPath community, and thanks Nat for the link. From Chalkface: Blog on July 18, 2005 at 9:30 p.m..


atlas of gastrointestinal videoendoscopy Looking for real videoendospic videos? here you can find them. There is a wide collection of viedo captured during exams carried with different patologies, techniques, situation etc.. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on July 18, 2005 at 3:30 p.m..


Tech Challenged Teachers Keep Cobwebs on Computers A 30 million dollar investment in computer technology for schools in Jefferson county, is being wasted because most teachers don't have the skills to utilize the tech in the classroom. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on July 18, 2005 at 11:30 a.m..


Ashmolean Object Of The Month Britain’s oldest public museum, the Ashmolean at Oxford, has been posting here an object of the month from its collection since 2000. The object page links to related pieces and information from this distinguished collection of antiquities and Eastern and Western art. Arts From Golden Swamp on July 18, 2005 at 7:30 a.m..


Studies in Learning, Evaluation, Innovation and Development: Vol. 2, No. 1 (July, 2005). Special Theme Issue - Learning from Change (Part 1) A scholarly, peer-reviewed, international journal that supports emerging scholars and the development of evidence-based practice and that publishes research and scholarship about teaching and learning in formal, semi-formal and informal educational settings and sites. In this issue: guest editorial: Learning from change: An editorial introduction. Phillipa Sturgess, Fons Nouwens, Jillian Litster, Leone Hinton; articles: But is it scholarship? Group reflection as a scholarly activity. Ann-Marie Priest, Phillipa Sturgess: CAMPUS - Computer-Based Training in Medicine as part of a Problem-oriented From EdNA Online on July 18, 2005 at 5:05 a.m..


Global Learning Objects Brokered Exchange (GLOBE) An international consortium that strives to make shared online learning resources available to educators and students around the world. The consortium provides a distributed network of learning objects that meet quality standards. GLOBE aims to connect the world and unlock the ‘deep web’ of quality online educational resources through brokering relationships with content providers. Members: ARIADNE Foundation in Europe, EdNA Online in Australia, eduSourceCanada in Canada, Multimedia Educational Resources for Learning and Online Teaching (MERLOT) in the US, and National Institute of Multimedi From EdNA Online on July 18, 2005 at 5:05 a.m..


World Cultures WebQuest It's time to break out of the 'humdrum' regularity of your everyday life. It's time to explore a diverse world, varied cultures and interesting civilizations. This Quest will help you 'virtually' visit another world culture. You will be expected to understand the population distributions of a country, as well as the cool places to visit in that country. From EdNA Online on July 18, 2005 at 5:05 a.m..


Globalization101.org For Teachers - Environment In global education lesson plan, students learn about the impacts of globalisation on the environment and how different societies define and try to address environmental problems. They will learn about the ways in which the globalised world attempts to address the environmental challenges. Students may participate in a mock negotiation on the Kyoto Protocol for global greenhouse gas emissions reductions. From Recent Items on July 18, 2005 at 5:05 a.m..


Australian Privacy Foundation The Australian Privacy Foundation is dedicated to protecting the privacy rights of Australians. The Foundation aims to focus public attention on emerging issues which pose a threat to the freedom and privacy of Australians. From EdNA Online on July 18, 2005 at 3:52 a.m..


Human Body: Internet Hot List The internet resources listed here cover general sites, skeletal and muscular systems, digestive and respiratory systems, and nervous and circulatory systems. From EdNA Online on July 18, 2005 at 3:52 a.m..


The Really Big Food Project The Really Big Food Project includes a detailed map of Asia in relation to Australia, a glossary of words associated with the text, a whole menu featuring the rice dishes studied with information on further links with the project available. The resource is presented as a large-format project book that students will find immediately appealing. Further teaching activities to support SOSE curriculum outcomes are also available online. From EdNA Online on July 18, 2005 at 3:52 a.m..


Globalization101.org For Teachers - Health This online teaching unit contains a series of activities through which students will study how globalisation has affected health around the world, learn about international public health officials' suggested responses to the spread of infectious diseases, and participate in a role-playing exercise about providing inexpensive medications to poor countries. From Recent Items on July 18, 2005 at 3:52 a.m..


Globalization101.org: a Student's Guide to Globalization Globalization101.org is dedicated to providing students with information and interdisciplinary learning opportunities on globalisation. The goal is to challenge people to think about many of the controversies surrounding globalisation and to promote an understanding of the trade-offs and dilemmas facing policy-makers. The website offers a definition of the term From Recent Items on July 18, 2005 at 3:52 a.m..


Examine the Effect of Changing the Base of an Exponential Function This applet allows the user to investigate changes in the graph of the exponential function y = b^x as b changes. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on July 18, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..


Developing Area Formulas The videos on this site will help you understand how the area formulas are developed and hopefully give you a better understanding of the formulas. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on July 18, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..


Riddle Nut This is full of riddles for logic and analytical skills. Fun and educational! From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on July 18, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..


The Scientific Method This site is part of the materials provided for a general biology course at Claremont College. This particular page covers the scientific method; it contains both a description of the process and several excellent examples. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on July 18, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..


Rectangle Optimization Example This java applet allows the user to visualize the optimization of a rectangular region. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on July 18, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..


Quadratic Function Example This java applet allows the user to drag the points labeled "a", "h", and "k" to change the respective values in the equation y=a(x-h)^2+k and see the effect of these changes in the graph. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on July 18, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..


Claroline: Open Source e-Learning Claroline is an Open Source software based on PHP /MySQL. It's a collaborative learning environment allowing teachers or education institutions to create and administer courses through the web From EdNA Online on July 18, 2005 at 1:44 a.m..


Canadian Statistics An online database with a selection of summary tables providing an overview of statistical information on Canada’s people, economy and governments. By entering keywords you can explore Canada's economic, social and census data plus daily analysis of statistical releases. From EdNA Online on July 18, 2005 at 12:55 a.m..


Numeracy Publications This Department of Education Science and Training (DEST) web-page lists reports and papers on the topic of numeracy available for download from the website. Included are: A Good Start to Numeracy: Literature Review of Effective Numeracy Strategies in Early Childhood; Assessing Numeracy in Primary Schools; A Survey of Current Australian Strategies in Numeracy (2001); Building Mathematical Understanding in the Classroom: a constructivist teaching approach; Developing Computation; Numeracy Across the Curriculum; Numeracy, A Priority for All: Challenges for Australian Schools; Numeracy: families w From EdNA Online on July 18, 2005 at 12:55 a.m..


Design of the Learning Space Chris Johnson and Cyprien Lomas discuss the relationship between the digital evolution of meaningful learning experiences and the modern design of physical learning spaces for education. From EdNA Online on July 17, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


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