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MMORPG for your Laptop - An Overview of the World of Warcraft Online fantasy MMORPG World of Warcraft, has managed to rack up over 4 million subscribers world-wide! From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on September 9, 2005 at 7:30 p.m..


State Of The Cryosphere Find an overview here of the status of snow and ice on our planet as indicators of climate change. Covered are subjects of the earth’s crust that are cryo, meaning cold or freezing. Learn about the roles of glaciers, permafrost, frozen ground, sea ice, ice shelves and other cold factors in the speculation as [...] From Golden Swamp on September 9, 2005 at 5:30 p.m..


Interdisciplinary Centre for Computer Music Research This centre's research focuses on computational modelling of music. Research topics covered include evolutionary computer music and neuroscience of music. Journal and conference papers authored by centre researchers are available, as are details of books, some of which include reviews. Details of events, seminars, related courses offered at the University of Plymouth, research partners, and a few digital music tutorials are also included. From EEVL New Learning Materials on September 9, 2005 at 2:30 p.m..


Hurricanes: How They Work and What They Do Hurricanes are formed when large areas of the ocean become heated, and the air pressure over that area drops. This causes thunderstorms and strong surface winds. When the winds of a tropical storm reach 120 kilometres per hour, then the storm is classified as a hurricane. From NASA for Kids. From EdNA Online on September 9, 2005 at 3:56 a.m..


Artifact Interactive Tutorials This website comprises of some excellent flash game making turorials. The instructions are well laid out and are complemented with free downloads of flash files that support the tutorials. From EdNA Online on September 9, 2005 at 2:36 a.m..


Animated Guide: Hurricanes From the BBC, this animated site allows the user to find out about the formation of hurricanes and why they are so devastating. It has an interactive wind speed button which demonstrates the effects that different wind speeds have during hurricanes. From EdNA Online on September 9, 2005 at 2:36 a.m..


Adult Learners' Week 10th Anniversary Celebrated The tenth anniversary of Adult Learners' Week (ALW) in Australia was celebrated from 1-8 September, with hundreds of events, workshops and open days providing learning opportunities for adult learners and supporting the event theme of 'a pathway to adult learning in your community and workplace'. The major national event was 'Learn @ Work Day', with the goal of drawing attention to the strategic importance of effective learning in the workplace. The international guest speaker for ALW 2005 was Dr Alan Tuckett OBE, director of the UK's National Institute of Adult C From EdNA Online on September 9, 2005 at 2:36 a.m..


Medieval Life This site from History On the Net examines Medieval life. It has information about the feudal system, building and defending castles, medieval housing and food and clothing. It also contains quizzes and word puzzles. From EdNA Online on September 9, 2005 at 2:36 a.m..


Kids' Castle Kids' Castle is a fictional but historically accurate castle based on Nottingham Castle as it was in about 1480. Information and activities about medieval tournaments, kitchens, falconry and buildings are available. From EdNA Online on September 9, 2005 at 2:36 a.m..


BBC Training Chief to Present at E-learning Event The head of training and development for one of the world's largest media organisations will be the highlight presenter of a 2005 Australian Flexible Learning Framework online event. Professor Nigel Paine is Head of People Development for the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), overseeing the professional development of more than 27 000 staff, and has been instrumental in pushing for greater incorporation of e-learning and technology into its education and training and professional development programs. A specialist in online education and training, Professor Paine will speak about th From EdNA Online on September 9, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..


Medieval Times This page from Gander Academy contains links to on-line pages to support the study of medieval times. Topics include knights, castles, medieval life, clothing, pastimes, technology, music and weapons. From EdNA Online on September 9, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..


Tools For Your Trade The Tools For Your Trade website provides information on the Australian Government Tools For Your Trade Initiative nationally to employers, New Apprentices and tools suppliers and will ensure that regardless of location, employers and New Apprentices in regional and rural Australia are assured of access to the tool kits. The Initiative will help to alleviate the financial burden on eligible New Apprentices in the first year of their New Apprenticeship by providing tool kits worth up to $800 including GST. From EdNA Online on September 9, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..


Assessing the Quality and Impact of Research in Australia - The Preferred Model Possible approaches to assessing the quality and impact of original research in Australia have been outlined by The Expert Advisory Group(EAG). The features of assessment described in the Paper reflect a desire to identify high quality and high impact research in an international context, while also recognising the research priorities for Australia in the future. The EAG is seeking feedback on this paper by 4 October 2005. From EdNA Online on September 9, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..


Marketing Research Complete open-source course in marketing research. Send any modifications to author electronically. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on September 9, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..


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