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Comparison of Year 12 Pre-Tertiary Mathematics Subjects in Australia 2004-2005 This report has been written primarily to inform teachers of first year tertiary mathematics about the differences in senior secondary school mathematics in the various States and Territories. The report focusses on Year 12 mathematics subjects that prepare students for tertiary courses in which mathematics is essential prerequisite knowledge. Pre-tertiary-entrance mathematics subjects across the Australian States and Territories vary enormously, with differences in philosophy, mathematical content and assessment so great that no two States' Year 12 mathematics subjects could be described From EdNA Online on October 30, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..

Dazzling! - Apple Introduces Powerbooks with Brighter Screens Apple has decided to please eager powerbook fans, by upgrading its G4 series just in time for Christmas. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on October 30, 2005 at 8:30 p.m..

United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) The international community has long recognised that desertification is a major economic, social and environmental problem of concern to many countries in all regions of the world. Following ongoing work by the United Nations General Assembly, the Convention to Combat Desertification, particularly in Africa entered into force on 26 December 1996. The UNCCD website includes the text of the Convention, status of ratification, historical information and action programmes. From Recent Items on October 30, 2005 at 6:30 p.m..

Global Education Issues: Urbanisation Urbanisation issues page from the Global Education Website, initiated and funded by AusAID to support its Global Education Program. Includes: Facts; Background; Australia's responses; the global agenda, teaching activities, links to other resources and case studies including: Building a bridge to improve living conditions in My Thuan, Vietnam. From EdNA Online on October 30, 2005 at 12:42 a.m..

Religion and the Founding of the American Republic An illustrated overview of the development of religion in America from Colonial times into the 19th century From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on October 30, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..

Divining America: Religion and the National Culture Essays on religion, religious movements and religious groups in America from Colonial times through the 20th century. Illustrated. Provides advice for teachers leading class discussions on these isssues. "Designed to help teachers of American history bring their students to a greater understanding of the role religion has played in the development of the United States." From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on October 30, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..

Language Coach This "expression drill and tutor" is a language teaching program that lets users design lessons that help students practise what they have been learning in class. Instructors prepare their own material to fit their courses. Designed to be easy and intuitive. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on October 30, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..

John Broadus Watson, I-O Psychologist This article discusses Watson's work in the field of marketing, where he had an opportunity to apply learning theory to the marketplace. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on October 30, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..

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