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2nd Australian Artists' Books Forum A one day national conference featuring presentations about the artform of artists' books by leading artists, curators and scholars. Events associated withe the conference include exhibitions and displays of artists' books from the Mackay City Council Collection; practical workshops and masterclasses on artists' books, printmaking and teh book arts. From EdNA Online on September 3, 2005 at 9:30 p.m..


Paradise, Purgatory and Hellhole: a history of Pyrmont and Ultimo Stories from a community that hasnÂ’t stopped changing and shifting; from rural estate to industrial suburb to todayÂ’s highly developed urban environment.. The exhibition is highly recommended for years 7-12 Geography and History; and years 3-6 English and HSIE. From EdNA Online on September 3, 2005 at 9:30 p.m..


Animal Vegetable or Mineral: a poetic selection DiVerse is a group of artist that draw their inspiration for poetry through the visual (Ekphrasis) and have written poetry for and performed at most of Australian’s arts and cultural institutions. Animal, vegetable and mineral: The weird and wonderful world of the Powerhouse Museum 1880-1939 provides a visual feast for their talents. Come along and hear a unique poetic response by DiVerse and receive a free copy of the poetry booklet. The performance is part of the 2005 Sydney Writers' Festival. Free with museum entry, 2.00 � 2.45 pm, in Animal, Vegetable and Mineral From EdNA Online on September 3, 2005 at 9:30 p.m..


Graeme Base's Waterhole exhibition The Waterhole, an exhibition showcasing the work of renowned childrenÂ’s author and illustrator Graeme Base, is on at the Western Australian Museum of Childhood, from 9 August 2004 until 15 February 2005. The colourful, interactive exhibition features original artworks from his latest picture book The Waterhole. It teaches children about the role water plays in the survival of the worldÂ’s ecosystems and helps them identify different animals of the world. For group bookings contact the museum on 9442 1398. From EdNA Online on September 3, 2005 at 9:30 p.m..


1001 Tiles: an archway from Beirut to Baghdad at the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney. Come to our hands-on creativity workshop, use computer software to design and make your own beautiful paper tiles based on the ceramics in the exhibition Beirut to Baghdad. Be involved in and contribute your tile to the collective decoration of the archway. From EdNA Online on September 3, 2005 at 9:30 p.m..


Entries for National Trust Heritage Festival 2005 Now is the time to register your special heritage event with the National Trust of NSW with deadline for inclusion in the official Festival Program being Friday 3 December. This much-loved and anticipated community festival held from 9 April to 17 April 2005 will see up to 300 events held across the state encompassing built, natural and cultural heritage with community and business groups, schools and local government all coming together to create a unique festival. Events may include talks, walks, seminars, open days, fetes, dances, music and poetry recitals, tours, exhibitions, awards, memor From EdNA Online on September 3, 2005 at 9:30 p.m..


COPYRIGHT ESSENTIALS; MORAL RIGHTS; RECENT DEVELOPMENTS MELBOURNE: 7 March 2005 -------------------------------------------------------------- Session 1, 11:00am - 1:00pm, $100 COPYRIGHT ESSENTIALS � what copyright protects � the scope of the copyright owner’s rights � duration of copyright and term extension � who owns copyright � licensing and assigning rights � infringement of copyright: actions and remedies � copyright collecting societies: what they do � free trade agreement amendments -------------------------------------------------------------- Session 2, 2: From EdNA Online on September 3, 2005 at 9:30 p.m..


Owl Pages Extensive pages of owl information here are an interesting place to pick up general knowledge about owls. Commercial features and donations support the pages, as the hosts explain. There is no pretense of authoritative science, but the enthusiasm, images, sounds and articles comprise a fine introduction to these birds. Animal sciences. From Golden Swamp on September 3, 2005 at 6:30 p.m..


Lesson Plan on Comparative Advantage This lesson plan takes students step-by-step through the theory of comparative advantage and gives them brief exercises to build comprehension. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on September 2, 2005 at 11:53 p.m..


Lesson Plan on the U.S. Trade Deficit In this lesson plan, students will learn how to define "trade surplus" and "trade deficit," recognize important U.S. trading partners and the nature of the goods and services exchanged among them, and understand concerns of different interest groups, both in the United States and in other countries, as they relate to international trade. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on September 2, 2005 at 11:53 p.m..


The Mead Project The Project's goal is to revitalize research on George Herbert Mead's work by facilitating access to his publications and to those of numerous social scientists of his day. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on September 2, 2005 at 11:53 p.m..


Trade and Globalization This rich site contains background information on International Trade from the Center for Strategic and International Studies which is dedicated "to providing world leaders with strategic insights on — and policy solutions to — current and emerging global issues." Specific information provide is: Economics of International Trade, Government Regulation, Liberalization, a Comparative Advantage Quiz, and Trade Statistics. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on September 2, 2005 at 11:53 p.m..


Globalization and Investment This rich resource is presented by the Center for Strategic and International Studies, whose purpose is to to provide world leaders with strategic insights on — and policy solutions to — current and emerging global issues. The topics covered include: Factors Influencing Foreign Investment Decisions, Positive Effects of Foreign Investments, Concerns About Foreign Investment and a Glossary of Terms From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on September 2, 2005 at 11:53 p.m..


Globalization and Technology This site, sponsored by the Center for Strategic and International Studies was designed to help you understand some of the fundamental issues surrounding globalization and technology, familiarize you with some of the technical terms pertaining, and offer some insights into some of the controversies surrounding technology-related policies. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on September 2, 2005 at 11:53 p.m..


Globalization and Health This site, sponsored by the Center for Strategic and International Health demonstrates how globalization influences people’s health. It takes a close look at 1) How globalization is promoting both the more rapid spread and the more effective treatment of highly contagious diseases, and 2) The growing debate over the use and future of genetically modified organisms (aka GMOs). From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on September 2, 2005 at 11:53 p.m..


Culture and Globalization This rich site by the Center for Strategic and International explores some of the especially sensitive and subtle issues pertaining to the globalization debate. Topics include Cultural Impacts of Globalization, Cultural and Trade Disputes, and Cultural Challenges. Readers are urged to think of cultural issues pertaining to globalization in terms of conflicting values, and decide for themselves what aspects of globalization may be positive, negative or truly indifferent to cultures around the world. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on September 2, 2005 at 11:53 p.m..


Globalization in the News News Analyses, sponsored by the Center for Strategic and International Studies, include short analyses of recent events related to globalization. The Center strives to give a balanced presentation of the facts, and explains the differing opinions of governments, international organizations, and non-governmental organizations on important developments. All the News Analyses have extensive links to other relevant websites and primary documents available on the Internet so that readers can pursue issues in greater depth. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on September 2, 2005 at 11:53 p.m..


Globalization Links This site, sponsored by the Center for Strategic and International Studies, contains links to websites from governments, international organizations, non-governmental organizations, businesses, media, and other groups from around the world to help one research the complex phenomenon of globalization. The site offers a broad range of opinions and perspectives, many of them contradictory and critical of each other, in order to show that globalization is a highly controversial and contested area of study and action. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on September 2, 2005 at 11:53 p.m..


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