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Microsoft Excel 2003 Notes Lectures, Tutorials, and Instructions for Excel 2003. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on February 24, 2006 at 8:30 p.m..


American Society of civil engineers The American Society of Civil Engineers website has everything from products and services to research and jobs. The site is user friendly and has many features a civil engineer might be interested in, such as colleges and universities with civil engineering programs. The site has a salary survey for people who want to become a civil engineer, or are just curious. The one bad thing about this site is you have to be an ASCE member to join the site. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on February 24, 2006 at 8:30 p.m..


New York State Department of Transportation This site is the site to go to if you are looking for a job with the NYSDOT. It has information on doing business with the DOT, about the DOT, and even ways of contacting the DOT. It is an excellent source for all of your NYSDOT needs. It is one of the best planned sites I have ever been to. It is very informative. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on February 24, 2006 at 8:30 p.m..


New York State Police This site has all the information about the New York State Police. It has a lot of statistics which make this site semi boring, but it is very informative. I think the site is also interesting even though it is not very interactive. It has links for ticket inquiries, and even a wanted and missing section for the state and the entire U.S. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on February 24, 2006 at 8:30 p.m..


Sky and Telescope Interactive Sky Chart From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on February 24, 2006 at 8:30 p.m..


Orbiter Space Flight Simulator This site is a space flight simulator. It has excellent graphics and is very realistic. If you love space, then you will love this simulator. The space shuttle launches from Kennedy Space Center. It is difficult to learn how to use it, but once you get the hang of it, you start to enjoy the simulator. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on February 24, 2006 at 8:30 p.m..


Definicion de metadato Elementos que definen un metadato From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on February 24, 2006 at 8:30 p.m..


The JISC announce Open Source briefing paper The JISC (Joint Information Systems Committee) has released a briefing paper for colleges and universities on open source software. The briefing paper follows a comprehensive policy document from the JISC on how it would comply with the government policy on open source. Open source i From StuartYeates's blog on February 24, 2006 at 6:30 p.m..


Luminarium Calling it a “labor of love,” since 1996 Anniina Jokinen has maintained the collection here of Medieval, Renaissance and 17th century literature that is the Internet standard for this subject. Literature literature, medieval, renaissance, seventeen century From Golden Swamp on February 24, 2006 at 3:30 p.m..


TOR rides again TOR (The Onion Router) is a protocol which permits complete anonymity and pseudo-anonymity on the Internet. Brewed slowing in the same cryptographic and cypherpunk circles that bought us public key cryptography more than a decade ago, TOR has recently found an advocate in the EFF (Electronic Freedom Foundation), who are helping it make the leap from being a geek tool for geeks to being a widely used protStuartYeates's blog on February 24, 2006 at 12:31 p.m..


TOPICOS MATEMATICOS I MATERIAL PARA EL CURSO 2006 From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on February 24, 2006 at 8:30 a.m..


TOPICOS MATEMATICOS I contenidos del curso From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on February 24, 2006 at 8:30 a.m..


TOPICCOS DE MATEMATICA I CONTENIDOS From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on February 24, 2006 at 8:30 a.m..


Public sector catches wikimania The Guardian is running an article about the rise of wikis in the public sector in the UK. It starts off with Wikipedia (since it's the best known wiki, but based outside the UK) and then covers UK wikis such as ours at http://wiki.oss-watch.ac.uk/. ... An example of both was opened in October by Open Source Software Watch (OSS-Watch), set up by the Joint Information Syst From StuartYeates's blog on February 24, 2006 at 4:42 a.m..


edna-for-schools Newsletter Issue 3 2006 is now available. The Theme of this newsletter is Health and Keeping Fit. From EdNA Online on February 24, 2006 at 3:30 a.m..


Connectivism: Rethinking Learning A presentation by George Siemens, delivered at the Illinois Online Conference in February 2006. From EdNA Online on February 24, 2006 at 3:30 a.m..


ESSLLI 2006 18th European Summer School in Logic, Language and Information The ESSLLI Summer Schools are organised under the auspices of FoLLI, the European Association for Logic, Language and Information. The main focus of ESSLLI is on the interface between linguistics, logic and computation. The school has developed into an important meeting place and forum for discussion for students, researchers and IT professionals interested in the interdisciplinary study of Logic, Language and Information. From EdNA Online on February 24, 2006 at 2:30 a.m..


Eat Well Tasmania Eat Well Tasmania is a state-wide program that provides support and assistance for activities that promote enjoyable healthy eating. Programs such as Healthy Options Tasmania (HOT), Start Right Eat Right and Family Food Patch promote increased awareness of the importance of healthy food choices, especially of Tasmanian origin; increase the level of inter-sectoral action in nutrition promotion; and raise the profile of projects, activities and campaigns consistent with the Dietary Guidelines for Australians. From EdNA Online on February 24, 2006 at 2:30 a.m..


FOCA Formal Ontologies for Communicating Agents Workshop organised as part of ESSLLI 2006, European Summer School on Logic, Language and Information. The purpose of the workshop is to gather contributions that (i) take seriously into account the ontological aspects of communication and interaction and (ii) use formal ontologies for achieving a better semantic coordination between interacting and communicating agents. From EdNA Online on February 24, 2006 at 2:30 a.m..


LMS Central: Ways to Select the Right Learning Management System The site provides objective, independent, unsponsored research and services to help users select the right system for their organization. The site features a knowledgebase of research into LMS, downloadable reports and other relevant materials. From EdNA Online on February 24, 2006 at 2:30 a.m..


French Ministry of Research - Grant for Cotutelle Competitive grant of 5100 € to the French Laboratory/University for travel expenses of the Australian/French student involved into a Cotutelle. Deadline: 24 March 2006 From EdNA Online on February 24, 2006 at 1:30 a.m..


CAUDIT-EDUCAUSE Institute Offering an annual program in Australia, the CAUDIT-EDUCAUSE Institute is designed as a professional development program for those who manage some aspect of information technology and resources in higher education, whether within their department or for the entire institution. Participants come from a wide variety of backgrounds, from those who may be new to information resources management, through those who are ready to move up to the next level of management, to others who are interested in exploring the ways in which information resources can be better managed to support the overall instit From EdNA Online on February 24, 2006 at 1:30 a.m..


Excitement in the Classroom: The 1st ACEL/Microsoft Online Conference on Innovative Teaching and Learning Informative papers and interactive discussions for 7 days on the internet (24 hours a day): Monday 15 May to midnight Sunday 21 May 2006. There is no cost for participation in this e-vent. The Australian Council for Educational Leaders and Microsoft are combining to offer the first ACEL/Microsoft online conference on innovative teaching and learning in the classroom. The online conference will be active for seven days. Each day participants will have the opportunity to discuss innovative classroom practice online, with education colleagues in Australia and around the world. The organisers invi From EdNA Online on February 24, 2006 at 1:30 a.m..


Support for Stays by Young Australian Post-doc Researchers To visit France. Offers 1830 euro net a month for 12 months plus social security. Deadline for applications: 10 March 2006. From EdNA Online on February 24, 2006 at 1:30 a.m..


Papers and Presentations - VALA 2006 Conference Presentations include: Willard McCarty, Individual matrix, communal workshop and "the living condition of the human mind"; Warwick Cathro, Improving information infrastructure: recent activities of the National Library of Australia; Jane Hunter, Scientific models - a user-oriented approach to the integration of scientific data and digital libraries; Greg Anderson and Alison Rigby, Internet caf� or learning environment? The University of Newcastle's Information Common after the first 18 months; Ksenija Obradovic, Intrepid traveller: the University of Auckland Library on the e-book journe From EdNA Online on February 24, 2006 at 12:30 a.m..


EdNA Online Temporarily Unavailable on 27 February 2006 EdNA Online will be unavailable on 27 February 2006, from 7:30 am - 8:30am. This is due to a scheduled outage for Single Sign-On technical upgrade. We apologise if this causes you any inconvenience. From EdNA Online on February 23, 2006 at 11:30 p.m..


Your Essential Guide to Becoming an RTO The Department of Education Science and Training provides detailed information on becoming a registered training organisation (RTO), including information about the Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF) and the National Training Information Service. Links are alo provided to the training.com.au website and the state/territory registering/course accrediting bodies. From EdNA Online on February 23, 2006 at 11:30 p.m..


2006 Awards of Employer of Choice for Women 116 Australian employers have been awarded an Employer of Choice for Women citation by the Australian Government's Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency (EOWA). These organisations have demonstrated that they have policies and practices that support women across the organisation and these have had a positive outcome for both women and the business. Included are 13 in the Education category and 21 in Higher Education. From EdNA Online on February 23, 2006 at 11:30 p.m..


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