Currlculum Leadership Journal 3:21 What can schools do? Knowledge, social identities and the changing world Currlculum Leadership Journal 3:21 What can schools do? Knowledge, social identities and the changing world. Edited extract from Professor Lyn Yates' inaugural professorial lecture for the Faculty of Education Dean's lecture series. Part one outlines a range of issues- challenges are posed by the changing forms of knowledge, work, and social identities; by schools' role as 'social fixers'; by demands that schools achieve equal outcomes for all students while also ranking and selecting them for higher study or work; and by demands that schools prepare flexible, autonomo From EdNA Online on July 24, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..
Introductory Information About Copyright A resource produced by the Australian Copyright Council. It contains: Copyright basics, Introductory information sheets, FAQs, General information sheets, Training, and links to related organisations. From EdNA Online on July 24, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..
Philosophy and civil society Philosoophy and Civil Society, created by Tom Bridges, is devoted to an examination of the nature of civil society and 'the contemporary crisis of liberal democratic civic culture in the postmodern period.' The entire site builds upon Bridges 1994 book entitled, 'The Culture of Citizenship: Inventing Postmodern Civic Culture,' the full text of which is made available online. The site contains a host of articles Bridges has composed, all of which deal with some aspect of the three primary issues the site is designed to address. These include: 1) what comes after postmode From New Humbul Resources on July 24, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..
North American Sartre society The North American Sartre Society is dedicated to supporting a comprehensive study of the french philosopher, Jean-Paul Sartre. The Society sponsors and organizes a periodic international conference, and publishes the journal, 'Sartre Studies International,' which is available free of charge to members. The Society provides membership information and invites any who are interested in Sartre to join the Society and to submit their work to be considered for conferences and/or the journal. Also provided on the site is the most recent edition of the NASS newsletter and information on p From New Humbul Resources on July 24, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..
Phenomenology online Phenomenology Online, created by Max van Manen, serves as a wonderful introduction to the various aspects of phenomenology. The site makes available full-text articles, dissertations, an annotated bibliography, brief biographies and photos of eminent scholars, a glossary of frequently used terms, and, most impressively, an interactive map of the various aspects of phenomenology. The map Manen has created is a fabulous way for students interested in phenomenology to conceptualize the development of phenomenology and the various philosophical approaches to it. Each branch within the map is ac From New Humbul Resources on July 24, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..
Carnegie council on ethics and international affairs Established in 1914, the Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs is an independent, non-partisan organization dedicated to reseach and education in ethics and international policy. The site provides access to extensive resources produced by the Council related to human rights, armed conflict, reconciliation, global justice, the environment, and international ethics. Resources available include articles and book reviews stemming from the Council's many publications (e.g. 'Ethics and International Affairs' and 'Human Rights Dialogue'), as well as various c From New Humbul Resources on July 24, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..
Electronic texts for the study of American culture Published through the American Studies department at the University of Virginia, this site makes available in html format an extensive collection of works by key figures in American history. The texts are divided alphabetically according to author, and featured authors include, for example: Mark Twain; H.D. Thoreau; H.B.Stowe; Gertrud Stein; Upton Sinclair; Tom Paine; E.A. Poe; H. Melville; D.H. Lawrence; Thomas Jefferson; William James; E. Hemingway; F. Scott Fitzgerald; R.W. Emerson; W.E.B. DuBois; John Dewey; and many others. This is a fabulous resource for students. (Alec Jarvis)New Humbul Resources on July 24, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..
The national museum of history, Sofia The Web site of "The National Museum of History, Sofia" is in English and provides information on the over 650,000 exhibits in its holdings, making it one of the largest history museums on or in the Balkans. Access details, openiing hours, and contact information are all available and there is a very useful events calendar, for those planning to visit the musuem. The online tour takes the user round a selection of exhibits but requires flash player. This tour enables the user to see treasures such as the mitre of the Ochrid archbishops, dating from the late seventeenth century, icons and wonde From New Humbul Resources on July 24, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..
The museum of the occupation of Latvia 1940-1991 The Web site of the "The museum of the occupation of Latvia 1940-1991" is in both Latvian and English. It tells the story of the occupations of Latvia in the twentieth century until 1991, when the state gained independence from Moscow. Established in 1993, it aims to be both informative and a memorial to those who "perished, who suffered, and who fled the terror of the occupying regimes." There is on online exhibition that takes the user through the first Soviet occupation (June 1940-July 1941), the Nazi occupation (July 1941-May 1945), the second Soviet occupation (1944-August 1991) and fina From New Humbul Resources on July 24, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..
Early modern philosophy texts Created by the eminent scholar, Jonathan Bennett, this site is a fabulous resource for students of early modern philosophy. Bennet has taken key primary texts of early modern philosophy and made them more accessible through slight modifications to the texts. These modifications include, for example: a basic updating of language; limiting convoluted syntax; numbering points; adding occasional bracketed commentary of his own; and the like. Among the texts Bennet includes are, for example: Berkeley's 'Principles of Human Knowledge;' Descartes' 'Meditations on First Ph From New Humbul Resources on July 24, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..
The university of Hong Kong libraries The Web site of the University of Hong Kong libraries allows users to search the university's online library catalogues, provides practical information on access and research facilities, and gives details of special collections. From the main page, users can access Dragon, the Hong Kong University Library catalogue. It is also possible to search other Hong Kong academic online library catalogues through the same search engine. Users can also perform separate searches for academic journal articles in the Web site's useful Article Finder facility. The Collection Development section of From New Humbul Resources on July 24, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..
AMA medical ethics This is the American Medical Association (AMA)'s webpage on medical ethics. On it can be found: information about the mission and organization of its Ethics Group; the Association's Code of Medical Ethics; and a downloadable copy of the professional oath it drafted for the 21st century entitled 'Declaration of Professional Responsibility: Medicine's Social Contract with Humanity' (also available in French, German and Spanish). Access is given to the full text of all articles featured since 1999 in Virtual Mentor, the AMA's Ethics Journal. Viewers are further appri From New Humbul Resources on July 24, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..
Fire and ice : puritan and reformed writings Fire and Ice is a fairly impressive collection of puritan and reformed writings. Some writings are available in PDF format, and some in html only. Moreover, some writings are excerpted from larger works, and some are complete. The writings are divided according to author, and featured authors include, for example: Richard Baxter; Jonathan Edwards; Charles Spurgeon; Samuel Rutherford; Thomas Manton; A.A. Hodge, Ebenezer Erskine; John Calvin; and several others. Also available on the site is a collection of poetry and an historical and biographical listing. A highly useful resource for anyo From New Humbul Resources on July 24, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..
Center for the interdisciplinary study of religion The Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Religion at Emory University, established in 2000, is dedicated to supporting research that explores themes at the intersection of law, religion, and society. CISR sponsors research, publications, colloquia, and conferences. The site provides information on current projects, upcoming events, and a list of publications by Center fellows. Past projects include 'Sex, Marriage, and Family and the Religion of the Book' and 'The Child in Law, Religion, and Society.' (Alec Jarvis) From New Humbul Resources on July 24, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..
Center for advanced research in phenomenology Founded in 1971, The Center for Advanced Research in Phenomenology is an organization dedicated to fostering and advancing the study of phenomenology specifically, and the continental philosophical tradition more broadly. This site makes available an number of resources useful to students of phenomenology at all levels, including: a brief overview of phenomenology; a photo collection of key thinkers in the field; a list of publishing outlets that cater to phenomenological research; an international registry of phenomenologists; and a list of new publications. Although the site is in dire nee From New Humbul Resources on July 24, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..
Merleau-Ponty circle The Merleau-Ponty Circle is an organization of scholars and students interested in the thought of the influential french philosopher, Maurice Merleau-Ponty. The organization convenes annually for a conference and periodically publishes a collection of papers. The site makes available all past newsletters of the Circle, information on past and upcoming conferences, including any call for papers, a selected bibliography of Merleau-Ponty's work, and a discussion board. Membership in the Circle is free. (Alec Jarvis) From New Humbul Resources on July 24, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..
Informal Education Homepage The Informal Education web site contains an encyclopedia of thinkers, theories, and themes related to informal education. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on July 24, 2005 at 3:30 p.m..
H-Albion : the h-net discussion network for British and Irish history H-Albion is an online discussion group for British and Irish history. Discussions centre around research, historiographical debates and especially teaching methods at undergraduate and graduate level. Membership is free, and is needed to participate in the discussions. Non-members can search discussions by date of contributions ('logs') or thematically ('threads'). They may also access the teaching materials for British History course syllabi (survey, period and specialized). The book reviews are also freely available. (Max Lieberman) From New Humbul Resources on July 24, 2005 at 7:30 a.m..
Saints and angels "Saints and angels" is a Web site run by Catholic Online and is a searchable database of saints and angels. The site unfortunately also has pro-life messages among its adverts. This is a useful site for those interested in saints and angels, and there is a calendar of saints' days. Saints can be searched by name, feast day, and by subjects of which they are patrons. Doctors of the Church, those saints accorded special recognition are also listed with details of their lives and works. There is also a rather biased account of stigmata and attempts at explanations. A good basic site which is From New Humbul Resources on July 24, 2005 at 7:30 a.m..
Society for Danish Jewish history The Web site of the "Society for Danish Jewish History" is in both Danish and English, however the Englsih version is extremely sparse. The society promotes the study of Danish Jewish history and regularly holds meetings and lectures - details of which are on the site (although this section had not been updated recently at the time of cataloguing). The society provides a focal point for work on the Jewish communities of Denmark and thier experiences. The most useful section of the site for non-Danish speakers is the bibliography, which is not extensive, but provides brief summaries of the cont From New Humbul Resources on July 24, 2005 at 7:30 a.m..
Welsh biography online Welsh Biography Online is the freely available electronic version of the Dictionary of Welsh Biography. Both the Welsh and English language volumes have been converted into electronic text. The website includes all biographies published in the Dictionary of Welsh Biography in Welsh and English since 1953: those originally published in 'Y Bywgraffiadur Cymreig hyd 1940' (Cardiff, 1953) and its English translation, 'Dictionary of Welsh Biography to 1940' (London, 1959); those in the Welsh language volumes which appeared in 1970 and 1997; and those in the English language &a From New Humbul Resources on July 24, 2005 at 7:30 a.m..
Istituto centrale per i catalogo unico (ICCU) This is the online search facility for the union catalogue of ICCU, Istituto Centrale per il Catalogo Unico (National Centre for the Union Catalogue). ICCU provides free access to a combination of various separate catalogues of numerous state, university, local and private libraries in Italy. ICCU also coordinates databases of music, manuscripts, and a census of Italian sixteenth-century editions. The catalogue is regularly updated. From this Web site it is possible to access other ICCU services and general information on the catalogues. Statistics are provided, as is information on the partic From New Humbul Resources on July 24, 2005 at 7:30 a.m..
Il Risorgimento invisibile : presenze femminili nell'ottocento meridionale "Il Risorgimento invisibile : presenze femminili dell'Ottocento meridionale" is a Web site produced as part of a inter-university research programme run by the University of Naples. The site intends to give visibility to and encourage research on those women who occupied important roles during the events of the Risorgimento in Southern Italy. The site is regularly updated with new information, and users are also invited to contribute with further material and suggestions. The site is divided into various hipertextual sections which provide: women's biographies; a list of activities w From New Humbul Resources on July 24, 2005 at 7:30 a.m..
IntraText digital library The "IntraText Digital Library" Web site makes available hundreds of texts in over 35 languages ranging from Sardo to Tetum. The works cover a wide range of subjects, including literature, religious, philosophical, legal and scientific works. The religious section contains over 3,000 texts, with papal writings and councils in the 'Enchiridion Vaticanum' and the lives of the consecrated in the 'Bibliotheca Vitae Consecratae'. The Latin collection boasts a good section on patristics and Latin literature. One of the best sections is the opera omnia, which is a hypertext vers From New Humbul Resources on July 24, 2005 at 7:30 a.m..
Storia di Venezia "Storia di Venezia" is a Web site devoted to Venice and its role in the history of Europe and the Mediterranean. The site covers also the history of the whole area of Veneto as well as that of Friuli and Lombardy, two Italian regions with whom Venice had important relations during the Middle Ages. The Web site offers various material on Venetian history from its origins up to the present day focusing in particular on the fifteenth and eighteenth centuries when the power of the Republic of Venice was at its peak. The site aims to encourage further studies on the history of Venice by providing o From New Humbul Resources on July 24, 2005 at 7:30 a.m..
Dipartimento di musica e spettacolo dell'universitÃ di Bologna This is the Web site of the Department of Music and Performing Arts of the University of Bologna. Since its creation in 1983 the Department has been the main reference point for DAMS (Laurea in Discipline delle Arti, della Musica e dello Spettacolo) that is probably the most important Italian undergraduate degree in Music, Visual and Performing Arts. The Web site is well maintained so that users can find updated information on: undergraduate and postgraduate courses; lecturers; conferences; activities and various events. The section "Teche" is particularly useful for students and scholars inte From New Humbul Resources on July 24, 2005 at 7:30 a.m..
BBC vocab / geirfa This BBC site, BBC Vocab/Geirfa - 'A Window into Welsh/Goleuni ar yr Gymraeg', provides a web application which, when enabled, displays a tooltip translation of highlighted words on the BBC's Internet pages in Welsh. The translation is based on the dictionary developed by Canolfan Bedwyr, University College of Wales, Bangor. The application also displays relevant links to the BBC's Welsh language learning pages. BBC Vocab can be switched off easily. At the time of writing, there were plans to develop this application to include different levels of help for different stages From New Humbul Resources on July 24, 2005 at 7:30 a.m..
Cyngor archifau Cymru This is the website of Cyngor Archifau Cymru (Archives Council for Wales - ACW). The ACW was established in May 1995 and represents the Welsh institutions and organizations involved with the administration of archives. The website provides very full and up-to-date information about archive repositories in Wales. The site is mainly designed to publicize information about ACW's aims, guidelines and activities. It also provides links to the twenty-one archival repositories in Wales, both via a links collection and by means of a clickable map. The documentation available on the site reflects From New Humbul Resources on July 24, 2005 at 7:30 a.m..
Anglo Saxons : King Arthur : British resistance legend These seven BBC History Web pages discuss some of the evidence for an historical figure behind the Arthur legend. The author, Dr Mike Ibeji is a Roman military historian and associate producer of Simon Schama's TV series 'A History of Britain'. All the relevant early medieval historical sources are mentioned. However, it should be noted that the 'Historia Brittonum' cannot be attributed to Nennius with certainty, contrary to what is implied on pages 2 and 4 of the article. Regarding the identification of Mount Badon with a place near Bath, it should be noted that Bath From New Humbul Resources on July 24, 2005 at 7:30 a.m..
Royal historical society The Web site of the Royal Historical Society provides information on the major learned society for History in the UK. The RHS supports the RHS Bibliographies, whcihc is an authoritative guide to works on British and irish history, spanning a period from the Roman era to the present day. It is updated three times a year and contains articles from over 500 journals. It is also available on CD-ROM. There is also information on the site about publications, lectures, conferences, as well as news and initiatives. Members can subscribe to a regular newsletter. Of use to postgraduates is the section From New Humbul Resources on July 24, 2005 at 7:30 a.m..
Early medieval Britain and Ireland The website Early Medieval Britain and Ireland provides information on the British Isles in the sub-Roman period. It features electronic texts of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, Gildas and Nennius in English translation. There is also some information on Bede. The 'Commentary' section mainly consists of quotes from the secondary literature on diverse topics related to the Dark Ages. There is also links page, and a section on books which provides blurbs and links to commercial booksellers. (Max Lieberman) From New Humbul Resources on July 24, 2005 at 7:30 a.m..
Prague city archives The home page of the Prague City Archives is in Czech with a summarised English version. It provides information on the archives, their opening hours, access requirements, and location. The Prague City Archives site also hosts conference announcements and calls for papers, which is useful for postgraduates and academics working on Central European history or Czech history. Now housed in two separate buildings, the archives contain many of the central and political documents of the various states and political entities within which Prague has been contained. Holdings include: parish birth and d From New Humbul Resources on July 24, 2005 at 7:30 a.m..
Story Place: La La biblioteca digital de los niÃ±os A digital library of stories and activities for pre-school and elementary children. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on July 24, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..
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