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Group projects - anonymity vs registration Over at Wikitextbook, Steve is introducing compulsory registration. The idea is to encourage students to fully participate in the wiki as a group project, by assessing their individual contributions. An interesting aspect is that wiki users tend to spontaneously adopt different roles - creator, editor, provocateur and so forth - and by checking the history of each page, Steve can see exactly who has done what and who has adopted which role. Steve and I got the idea from --> From Chalkface: Blog on October 3, 2005 at 9:30 p.m..


Nobel Prize Ulcer Bug It was announced today that two Australian scientists won the 2005 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for their discovery of a bacterium that causes stomach inflammation, ulcers and cancer. Cells Alive here provides a colorful description of Helicobacter pylori, the infamous ulcer bug that they discovered. A Google search for the bug by scientific [...] From Golden Swamp on October 3, 2005 at 4:30 p.m..


The Crafting of a Professional Learning Community for College Mathematics Faculty (Group Project) This project was used to research prior work regarding the relevant and successful aspects of Professional Learning Communities (PLC) and to craft an effective model of professional development designed specifically for residential and adjunct mathematics faculty at the community college. From Maricopa Learning eXchange (MLX) Newest on October 3, 2005 at 2:30 p.m..


Digital Storytelling as a Narrative Approach to Public Speaking The purpose of this project was to explore storytelling as a narative approach to public speaking through independent study by researching digital storytellling from May 16 to June 16, 2005. From Maricopa Learning eXchange (MLX) Newest on October 3, 2005 at 2:30 p.m..


Warcraft Woes with Hakkar's Blood Plague Hakkar's blood plague can kill inexperienced World of Warcraft characters and give veteran role players a nasty cough. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on October 3, 2005 at 1:30 p.m..


Transparency International Transparency International is the only international non-governmental organization devoted to combating corruption. This site does not expose individual cases. Rather, it focuses on trends and on prevention and reforming systems. The site notes that “A principal tool in the fight against corruption is access to information.” In that spirit, the T Web site offers many corruption surveys, indexes, and reports that rank countries according to various measurements of corruption. For example, one survery ranks countries in terms of the degree to which business people and country analysts perceive From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on October 3, 2005 at 1:26 p.m..


International Business Resource Connection The University of Kansas created this comprehensive collection of international trade and business resources on the Internet to assist small and medium-sized Kansas companies in exploring available trade opportunities and broadening international business skills. Especially noteworthy are the country, statistical, and intercultural resource sections. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on October 3, 2005 at 1:26 p.m..


VTrain (Vocabulary Trainer) VTrain is a flashcard-based tool used in 20+ universities. Its unique spaced learning system guarantees you will remember any foreign word for years after only a few repetitions. It includes a multilingual multimedia-enabled editor. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on October 3, 2005 at 1:26 p.m..


Everything International This excellent, well-organized collection of annotated links to international business sites is created and maintained by Professor Lloyd Russow, Associate Dean, School of Business Administration, Philadelphia University. The site is maintained and updated regularly, with every hyperlink verified for accuracy approximately every 10 days. Professor Russow adds new links and deletes old ones with the avowed goal of identifying “the 'best' resources (those which are reliable, current, and free-of-charge, or relatively inexpensive).” From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on October 3, 2005 at 1:26 p.m..


Human Resource Management This website is a resource for information on Human Resource management. It offers links to educational material, government bodies, data, journals, news and organizations. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on October 3, 2005 at 1:26 p.m..


Australasian Curriculum Assessment Certification Authorities (ACACA) ACACA is the national body for the chief executives of the statutory bodies in the Australian States and Territories and in New Zealand responsible for certificates of senior secondary education, and provides a national means for monitoring and enhancing developments in senior secondary curriculum and certification. From EdNA Online on October 3, 2005 at 8:52 a.m..


Playscript Analysis THR215 Dramatic Literature and THR413 Playscript Analysis web-supported classes From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on October 3, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..


Method Acting for Directors THR321 Acting III From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on October 3, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..


Stagematrix THR331 Stage Directing From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on October 3, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..


BioMoleculear Explorer 3D BioMolecular Explorer 3D is a collection of 3D-interactive, biologically significant molecules relevant to a high school biology curriculum. The site simplifies finding, preparing for, and using molecular visualization resources at the high school level. Includes: links to software, step-by-step download and install instructions, pre-selected molecules with descriptions to place them in context, resources for lesson planning, all materials are grouped by molecule. Molecules: DNA, antibody, HIV protease with inhibitor, hemoglobin, a lipid bilayer, and more. Now available on CD, at cost: Order o From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on October 3, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..


Managing Change Across Borders An article that deals with the obstacles to change, recommendations and steps for handling change across borders From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on October 3, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..


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