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NAFSA 2006 Annual Conference & Expo NAFSA, the Association of International Educators, is holding their 2006 Annual Conference and International Education Expo in Montreal, Canada, aimed at campus leaders, service providers, policy experts, and world leaders in international education. From EdNA Online on January 17, 2006 at 10:30 p.m..


National Liaison Committee for International Students in Australia (NLC) The National Liaison Committee for International Students in Australia is the peak representative body in Australia for all international students and it is committed to ensure quality education, equitable welfare and multicultural understanding. It is recognised by as the national representative body for international students by the Australian Federal Government. From EdNA Online on January 17, 2006 at 10:30 p.m..


Bedouin Culture in Transition The Bedouin tribes of the Sinai, the desert-dwelling nomads of Northern Africa, are the focus of this site. From Recent Items on January 17, 2006 at 10:30 p.m..


Education Agent Training Bulletin Available Education agents play a significant role in counselling and referring students to Australian education providers. The Australian Education International bulletin for education agents gives details of pilot training courses, key features of the course, how and when to enrol and where further information can be obtained. From EdNA Online on January 17, 2006 at 10:04 p.m..


Coral Reefs in Danger: Finding Nemo Over 70% of the world is covered by water. Therefore it is important that we understand what is happening in the ocean. An incredible number of marine species are dependent on coral reefs. Using Finding Nemo as a resource this site provides 4 lesson plan ideas. From EdNA Online on January 17, 2006 at 10:04 p.m..


Unis Struggle as Students Opt Out Debate surrounding academic standards continues as cut-off scores hit new lows at some universities. From EdNA Online on January 17, 2006 at 10:04 p.m..


Photosynthesis Problem Set 1 and 2 These problem sets are part of the University of Arizona Biology Project. They are located in the Biochemistry section. Each problem set gives a multiple choice question; incorrect answers take student to a tutorial. These self-grading problems are a good learning tool. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 17, 2006 at 10:04 p.m..


The Photosynthetic Process This site is a comprehensive paper on photosynthesis with links to all figures from the original paper. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 17, 2006 at 10:04 p.m..


ASU Center fothe Study of the Early Events in Photosynthesis This site provides a series of links to articles discuss photosynthesis at varying degrees of complexity. In addition, there is a link a page that provides educational resources for researchers, teachers and students, including "Why Study Photosynthesis." This is a high quality site that can be used by educators at many levels. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 17, 2006 at 10:04 p.m..


MIT Hypertextbook--Photosynthesis Directory This site is part of the much larger MIT Hypertextbook of Biology site that has already been reviewed by MERLOT. This part of the site provides an excellent discussion of photosynthesis suitable for college level biology students. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 17, 2006 at 10:04 p.m..


Photosynthesis (the big picture) This page is part of a larger site aimed at high school students--both understanding of the conceptsd and preparation for the New York Regents exam. It answers all of the basic questions about the process, is well illustrated, and contains self-testing materials. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 17, 2006 at 10:04 p.m..


Human Evolution: The fossil evidence in 3D This site presents fossil skull evidence in a way that the user can manipulate the skulls. online 3D gallery of modern primate relatives and fossil ancestors of humans. This gallery contains five modern primate crania, and five fossil crania. The crania can be rotated 360 degrees. Each cranium is accompanied by a short description of its relevance to human evolution, and a site map. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 17, 2006 at 10:04 p.m..


Human Evolution: The fossil evidence in 3D This site presents fossil skull evidence in a way that the user can manipulate the skulls. online 3D gallery of modern primate relatives and fossil ancestors of humans. This gallery contains five modern primate crania, and five fossil crania. The crania can be rotated 360 degrees. Each cranium is accompanied by a short description of its relevance to human evolution, and a site map. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 17, 2006 at 10:04 p.m..


Hominid Evolution: FRom Austalopithecus to Cro-Magnon The site is a definitive survey of the the current state of knowledge regarding Human origins, with bibliography. It was written in 1997 and numerous changes will have occurred since that time. However, it does provide an overview of human evolution and was complete as of 1998. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 17, 2006 at 10:04 p.m..


Handprint: Human Evolution The site summarizes the hominid fossil record and hypothesized lines of human evolution from 5 million years ago to the present. It includes a chart showing the time line of human evolution along with links to the fossil record, the hominid brain, hominid tools, and derspersal patterns. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 17, 2006 at 10:04 p.m..


Evolution vs. Creationism Home Page This site consists of links for student use in a course on Science for the 21st Century taught at Syracuse University. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 17, 2006 at 10:04 p.m..


A Film Critics Guide Book Critics Corner provides a guide to conducting a film critique. Discussing issues such as genre and era and including a sample critique. From EdNA Online on January 17, 2006 at 8:30 p.m..


Visions of Learning: ASLA Online Conference II This conference aims to bring together a range of educators from around the globe to provide opportunities to explore and discuss changing approaches to education delivery in regard to evolving technologies, information services and current educational research. The conference will allow participants to explore learning and knowledge construction so that our vision of learning can be enabled. From EdNA Online on January 17, 2006 at 8:30 p.m..


How to Critique a Movie: A Short Guide for Amateur Film Critics Critiquing movies is a complex endeavor. This essay steps through the process of film analysis, using the Minority Report as a guide. From EdNA Online on January 17, 2006 at 8:30 p.m..


Australian Olympic Committee: 2006 Australian Winter Olympic Resource Activities within this resource are targeted at early childhood, middle primary and upper primary aged students. The resources have been created using Gardner's Multiple Intelligences and Bloom's Thinking Taxonomy. From EdNA Online on January 17, 2006 at 8:30 p.m..


Home access - is the glass 80% full or 20% empty? From Ruth Kelly's opening address to BETT ...one of the biggest challenges for technology to support Personalised Learning will be increasing home access. Yes, the ratio of computers to pupils continues to get better in secondary and primary schools. Yes, the number of schools with high speed broadband access is now up to 85%. And yes, over 80% of families now have access to ICT at home. But there are still over 1 million children who don’t. We have to move towards a position where we can genuinely say that we have uni From Chalkface: Blog on January 17, 2006 at 7:30 p.m..


Finding Nemo Activities Finding Nemo, a Disney/Pixar movie is a film that students of all ages can enjoy. These activities are aimed at Early Childhood students and include colouring pages, online jigsaw puzzles and other fishy craft. From EdNA Online on January 17, 2006 at 7:30 p.m..


SC: 17/01 Sony Digital Camera Spam email points to infected website We've received several reports both here in the office, and from Safe Computing subscribers, of a Spam email from 'Apple Online Store' that contains a link to a website that would compromise your computer if you visit it; the mail suggests that you have ordered a Sony camera from the Apple Online store - and says that your credit card will be charged with 779.00$. You should ignore and delete such a message ... From MCS Safe Computing Bulletins on January 17, 2006 at 9:30 a.m..


W3C Tool Kit Posted By Daniel Aleksandersen on Jan 9th 12:39PM: A Dashboard Widget for Mac OS. A nifty little Widget with fast access to the W3C Markup and CSS Validator. As well as their excellent Link Checker (this one is vital to all web developers). From Common Content: Newest Items on January 17, 2006 at 8:30 a.m..


Quest.Room.Project Posted By zzapp on Jan 13th 10:13AM: Sometimes you awake at night… And life begins. There are many things to do. But Elfs are not so busy. A mole cares about nothing. But I always dreamed to be involved.The Fairy-Night gifted all that I asked for. All that I looked for. Get acquainted with the movement of thought while it is sleeping when doing something. You left everything behind… From Common Content: Newest Items on January 17, 2006 at 8:30 a.m..


THE STRAND HOTEL MUSIC Posted By Eddie Reid II on Jan 11th 10:11PM: SOME GOOD MUSIC - CHECK IT OUT From Common Content: Newest Items on January 17, 2006 at 8:30 a.m..


The First Day Posted By Eric Hamilton on Jan 11th 5:38PM: This was my practice song, to learn how to use Renoise. I didn't plan to release it when I was working on it, but I really like the way it came out. I don't usually do downtempo tracks, so this was really different for me. From Common Content: Newest Items on January 17, 2006 at 8:30 a.m..


Various Desktop Wallpapers Posted By Daniel Aleksandersen on Jan 11th 10:49AM: These Wallpapers are derivative works of other artists how have given their premission trough Creative Commons. Wallpapers are marked with the name of the artist in the bottom left corner for the wallpaper. In addition their copyright (Creative Commons license) included within the METAdate of all downloads. From Common Content: Newest Items on January 17, 2006 at 8:30 a.m..


Pulling Strings Posted By Pedro Vera on Jan 10th 9:06PM: In "Shining Star," a lame duck US President closed a legal loophole that forced the citizens of the US Commonwealth of Puerto Rico to vote in a referendum and choose between becoming the 51st state of the union, and becoming an independent republic. The republic won in a landslide, and the Republic of Puerto Rico was born. Only a select few knew that Puerto Rico was sitting on gigantic oil reserves that made the oil fields in Saudi Arabia and Alaska pale in comparison. Now in "Pulling Strings," The Republic of Puerto Rico is strong, and it is setting i From Common Content: Newest Items on January 17, 2006 at 8:30 a.m..


The Fall of a Faction Posted By Elio Lleo on Jan 9th 8:58PM: The first movie staring The Daemon Contingency From Common Content: Newest Items on January 17, 2006 at 8:30 a.m..


Robot Archives Posted By Soundtrap on Jan 9th 8:39PM: Robot Archives is a set of electronic songs created as a tribute to the robot sci-fi. The songs have been inspired, one way or another, by robots and many of them have specific themes or storylines behind them. The melodies divert from house and techno tunes to melodic ballads or even hard breakbeats. As a whole they create a future reality where robots improved, organized and ultimately freed themselves becoming living entities among humans. These successors of todays machines, known as the A.R.U. models were human-like in appearance and behavior. The w From Common Content: Newest Items on January 17, 2006 at 8:30 a.m..


Gramarye Posted By Nicholas Shere on Jan 16th 3:47PM: Personal blog, touching on theory and culture in various spheres, with a particular fondness for telelvision, books (especially science fiction), philosophy (especially of education) and sundry other topics. From Common Content: Newest Items on January 17, 2006 at 8:30 a.m..


"with friends like these" ep Posted By Joe Husak on Jan 15th 9:40PM: dissinagrace has been around for a while, but not until the release of "with friends like these" has the music been reffered to as "inspirational," "mesmerizing," and "devistating." reinventing the sound of progressive rock, dissinagrace is a powerful mix of modern melodies and innovative vocals backed by aggressive drum beats and harmonizing bass riffs. without having played a single live set, dissinagrace has begun to build a loyal following of fans in its hometown of portage lakes, ohio. eyeing an explosive live debut in early 2006, don't miss o From Common Content: Newest Items on January 17, 2006 at 8:30 a.m..


with friends like these Posted By Joe Husak on Jan 15th 9:32PM: dissinagrace has been around for a while, but not until the release of "with friends like these" has the music been reffered to as "inspirational," "mesmerizing," and "devistating." reinventing the sound of progressive rock, dissinagrace is a powerful mix of modern melodies and innovative vocals backed by aggressive drum beats and harmonizing bass riffs. without having played a single live set, dissinagrace has begun to build a loyal following of fans in its hometown of akron, ohio. eyeing an explosive live debut in early 2006, don't miss out on th From Common Content: Newest Items on January 17, 2006 at 8:30 a.m..


DREI - Die Reise Endet Irgendwo Posted By Florian Berger on Jan 15th 2:59PM: DREI is an independent Fantasy Roleplaying Game in German. / DREI ist ein Freies Fantasy-Rollenspiel. Es besteht aus Weltbeschreibung, Regeln für Charaktere und einem Kampfsystem. From Common Content: Newest Items on January 17, 2006 at 8:30 a.m..


jazz4assholes Posted By Neil mcNasty on Jan 15th 2:05PM: Demo's of my music. From Common Content: Newest Items on January 17, 2006 at 8:30 a.m..


To Far Posted By Eddie Reid II on Jan 14th 11:01AM: A song I wrote while down. From Common Content: Newest Items on January 17, 2006 at 8:30 a.m..


Quest Room Project Posted By zzapp on Jan 13th 10:21AM: Sounds from life. The sounds made by womb. By urban womb. If you have a conforming purpose we will long together. It’s a greater pleasure when light sadness appears. It’s worth of sounding for. We will sound together. From Common Content: Newest Items on January 17, 2006 at 8:30 a.m..


SC: 17/01 Wireless flaw in Windows may expose mobile laptops A feature of the way Windows handles wireless connections could be exploited to gain access to a laptop when it is in range of another wireless enabled laptop; ad-hoc wireless connections are automatically created when the laptop is powered up - when a second computer comes within range, it may watch for the broadcast SSID of the first laptop and set its SSID to match ... From MCS Safe Computing Bulletins on January 17, 2006 at 6:30 a.m..


New Student Report Cards This Victorian Department of Education and Training website provides information on the implementation of commonsense student report cards, written in plain English, aimed at giving a clearer picture of each child's progress against expected statewide standards. Links are provided to information for parents, schools and software developers. From EdNA Online on January 17, 2006 at 4:30 a.m..


National Library of Australia: E-Resources The service helps users find websites, indexes and full-text e-journals on a range of subjects. Many of the resources are freely available; some are licensed resources which may only be used at the National Library of Australia. From EdNA Online on January 17, 2006 at 2:30 a.m..


Nature and Science News The site provides science and news stories from from universities around the world and Australia. Each story includes links to the original source. The service is part of a site, ClearlyExlained.com. From EdNA Online on January 17, 2006 at 2:30 a.m..


People of the Thar Desert Rural People of Thar such as Jawan Lal Rebari, Laxmi Narayan joshi, and Maharaja Gaj Singh, are three of many featured on this site. These rural engineers prefer to find ways to better harvest rain and endeavour to fashion local ecological and social change by means of rainwater harvesting. From Recent Items on January 17, 2006 at 2:30 a.m..


Thar: Desert of Living Traditions A site for travel information to the Thar desert in Pakistan. Includes adventure tour information, culture tour itineraries, places to visit, weather, hotels, history and more. From Recent Items on January 17, 2006 at 2:30 a.m..


Thar Profile (Thardeep Rural Development Programme) This is a profile of the Thar people of the Tharparkar district in the south-eastern part of Sindh province, Pakistan. The Thardeep Rural Development Programme is a non-profit organisation working in the rural areas of Tharparkar, Mirpurkhas, Dadu and Khairpur districts of Sindh, Pakistan. From Recent Items on January 17, 2006 at 2:30 a.m..


2006 Term 2 Student Free Day (State Schools) Date for 2006 Term 2 Student Free Day (State Schools) From EdNA Online on January 17, 2006 at 1:16 a.m..


2006 Term three holidays (State Schools) Dates for EQ schools' 2006 Term three holidays From EdNA Online on January 17, 2006 at 1:16 a.m..


2006 Term 4 Student Free Day (State Schools) EQ date for 2006 term 4 student fee day From EdNA Online on January 17, 2006 at 1:16 a.m..


2006/2007 summer holidays (State Schools) dates for 2006/200 summer holidays in EQ schools From EdNA Online on January 17, 2006 at 1:16 a.m..


Thar Desert -Tharparkar District The Thar desert of District Tharparkar, Pakistan, lies in the south eastern arid zone of Sindh. This site offers information about Tharparkar, agriculture, history, health, education,maps, and picture gallery. From Recent Items on January 17, 2006 at 1:16 a.m..


2006 Term 3 Student Free Day (State Schools) date for term 3 student free day State Schools (EQ) From EdNA Online on January 17, 2006 at 12:30 a.m..


2006 Term two holidays Date for 2006 EQ schools' term two holidays From EdNA Online on January 17, 2006 at 12:30 a.m..


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