Cycles - African Life Through Art Indianapolis Museum of Art has a selecton of art and rituals from African cultures. Each gallery contains important African artifacts, such as figurines, headpieces, and paintings centring around youth, adulthood, leadership and ancestors.There are also comments from the artist, historical and cultural context, photography and music. From EdNA Online on August 9, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..
Social Science Information Gateway (SOSIG) Part of the UK Resource Discovery Network, SOSIG aims to provide selected, high quality Internet information for researchers and practitioners in the social sciences, business and law. Searching can be performed by a browse of subject headings or a simple search. UK and Europe information is particularly strong. From EdNA Online on August 9, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..
Wildfinder - Mapping the World's Species WildFinder is a map-driven, searchable database of more than 30,000 worldwide wildlife birds, mammals, reptiles, and amphibians. It allows the user to search by place to see what species live there, search by species to see where they live, or select and print a quick-map of global diversity patterns. From EdNA Online on August 9, 2005 at 9:30 p.m..
Metropolitan Opera Users of the Metropolitan Opera site can search by title and composer for the plot synopses of many operas. The Met Opera Database gives statistics, photos, and set designs for performances at the Met since 1883. From EdNA Online on August 9, 2005 at 9:30 p.m..
Edwards Air Force Base The internet home of Edwards Air Force Base here provides a history section packed with test flight and aircraft facts and stories. Space shuttle Discovery touched down today where many previous key events in the history of flight have taken place. The Edwards online exhibit here recounts many Moments in History. Transportation From Golden Swamp on August 9, 2005 at 4:30 p.m..
Periodic Table Periodic table from Las Alamos National Laboratory From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on August 9, 2005 at 3:30 p.m..
WWW Virtual Library: International Affairs Resources This section of the WWW Virtual Library system is an Internet directory of over 2600 annotated links to high-quality sources of information and analysis in a wide range of international affairs, international studies, and international relations topics. Most of the sites are in English and are carefully selected for their long-term value, favoring those with cost-free, authoritative information and analysis online. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on August 9, 2005 at 3:30 p.m..
Library Based Assignments. Gives 9 tips of how to create well-designed course-related assignments that will introduce students to library research. Tells how to use the librarian to assist you in creating good research projects. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on August 9, 2005 at 3:30 p.m..
Creating Effective Research Assignments. A site that tells how to create effective and useful library research assignments. Talks about the importance of preparing the students and working with the librarian subject specialist. Includes plagiarism and how to cite information. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on August 9, 2005 at 3:30 p.m..
Apple's Intuitive Mighty Mouse Apple's Mighty Mouse with 360 degree scrolling ability and intuitive pressure sensing points. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on August 9, 2005 at 2:30 p.m..
Sales of Laptops in China Increase Sales of laptop computers in the People's republic of China are increasing rapidly. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on August 9, 2005 at 2:30 p.m..
Inquiry into the Promotion of Maths & Science Education On 27 July 2004, the Education and Training Committee of the Parliament of Victoria received terms of reference to inquire into and report on opportunities to promote maths and science in Victorian education. The website provides links to the Terms of Reference; Public Hearings; Submissions; Transcripts of evidence; Discussion Paper; Report; Government Response. From EdNA Online on August 9, 2005 at 6:30 a.m..
Natural Reader NaturalReader is software that converts text into natural sounding voices. Integrated with the latest One-Click technology, NaturalReader reads text directly from other applications, without copying or pasting. A free download is available. From EdNA Online on August 9, 2005 at 5:30 a.m..
The Mature-Aged and Skill Development Activities: A Systematic Review of Research Many older Australians are up-skilling or retraining to maintain gainful employment or pursue other interests. This study, a systematic review of existing research, set out to find evidence that skill development activities for the mature-aged lead to improved employment opportunities and improved productivity. It also looks at what factors act as barriers or facilitators to these key outcomes, and the implications of this review for vocational education and training policy and practice and research. From EdNA Online on August 9, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..
Malaysian Harvest Festival Malaysian harvest festivals, including that celebrated by the Kadazan of Sabah, are described in this site, which also gives details of traditional harvest methods. From EdNA Online on August 9, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..
Swimming in the Water: Immersing Teacher Candidates in the Environment of a School Using the Professional Development School (PDS) model of teacher preparation, a Midwestern university created the potential for teacher candidates to become immersed into the environment of an elementary school. Results suggested that time on site and relationships at the school impacted teacher candidates as they learned to teach. From EdNA Online on August 9, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..
Teaching and Learning@ANU The site, maintained by CEDAM (Centre for Educational Development and Academic Methods), provides information on professional development, course preparation, curriculum design, teaching logistics, learning support and other services available to ANU staff members. From EdNA Online on August 9, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..
Rich Site Services RSS(sm): Rich Site Services is a categorized registry of library services from US university librries, that are delivered or provided through RSS/XML, Atom, or other types of Web feeds. These services include databases, internet resource guides, new journal issues and reviews. For most entries, the home institution library is listed, as is a hotlinked entry for the item. When available, a link to the feed, or an associated information page, is provided. From EdNA Online on August 9, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..
Innovate Journal of Online Education, August/September 2005, Volume 1, Issue 6 A bimonthly, peer-reviewed online periodical published by the Fischler School of Education and Human Services at Nova Southeastern University. The journal focuses on the creative use of information technology (IT) to enhance educational processes in academic, commercial, and government settings. In this issue: What Would a State of the Art Instructional Video Game Look Like? J. P. Gee; Epistemic Games. David Williamson Shaffer; What Can K-12 School Leaders Learn from Video Games and Gaming? Richard Halverson; simSchool: The Game of Teaching. Melanie Zibit and David Gibson; Changing the Game: W From EdNA Online on August 9, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..
It's Never Too Early To Introduce Kids to Computers An article regarding the appropriate age for young children to begin using electronic media. From EdNA Online on August 9, 2005 at 12:44 a.m..
Ibiblio ibiblio.org is a collection of freely available information, including software, music, literature, art, history, science, politics, and cultural studies. It also contains many RSS feeds to information as well as Linux software. ibiblio.org is a collaboration of the Center for the Public Domain and The University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill. From EdNA Online on August 9, 2005 at 12:44 a.m..
Onfolio Onfolio is a PC application for reading RSS news feeds, collecting and organizing online content and publishing to email, weblogs and web sites. From EdNA Online on August 9, 2005 at 12:44 a.m..
Pluck RSS reader Pluck RSS reader is designed to search, retrieve, organize and share web information. It contains a RSS aggregator and bookmark manager, a feed finder and automatic synchronization. It also contains information about RSS. From EdNA Online on August 9, 2005 at 12:44 a.m..
Evaluating Projects An overview of Reframing the Future's model for project evaluation, with diagrams. From EdNA Online on August 8, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..
Monash University - Graduate Certificate in Higher Education The Graduate Certificate in Higher Education is a course in higher education teaching. It is intended primarily for staff who are beginning their academic teaching careers. From EdNA Online on August 8, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..
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