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Language This is a website compiled and written by students at Duke University. It presents succinct introductory essays on language and its relations to the following areas: philosophy; neurobiology; psychology; and cultural anthropology. There is also a general essay by the editor of the website. Of prime interest to philosophers is the essay by Marnie Riddle, which outlines the history and basic concepts of the various movements surrounding logical empiricism (including logical positivism), ordinary language philosophy and its roots in the early work of Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951), and some more From New Humbul Resources on April 11, 2006 at 10:30 p.m..


New York University philosophy online courses On this page can be found listings for graduate and undergraduate online courses in philosophy at New York University, many of which provide access to primary source material in a broad range of areas. Of particular note are the graduate courses and research seminars. These often feature important faculty members or visiting speakers, who frequently make a large number of the readings for the course available online. Courses on mind, language, concepts, bioethics, epistemology, and legal and social theory are all particularly well-served in this regard. Some papers are in PDF format, and a few From New Humbul Resources on April 11, 2006 at 10:30 p.m..


Serendip : brain and behavior This is the Brain and Behavior section of the larger Serendip website. The objective is to stimulate thought about and interest in the more theoretical and philosophical aspects of neuroscience and psychology through a series of interactive exhibits that pertain to such subjects as: reaction times to visual stimuli; pattern detection; the prisoner's dilemma; blindsight; blind spots; lateral inhibition; artificial intelligence; free will; and memory. Some of these exhibits require Flash or Shockwave plugins, or a Java-enabled browser. Some exhibits are accompanied by a fair amount of backg From New Humbul Resources on April 11, 2006 at 10:30 p.m..


Tufts university center for cognitive studies The Center for Cognitive Studies is a research unit based at Tufts University, and co-directed by eminent philosopher of mind, Daniel C. Dennett (1942- ). Various projects within the broad area of cognitive studies are engaged in under the auspices of the Center. Brief information about the Center's members, news about upcoming lectures and Tuft's cognitive science program, plus a set of links to sites of related interest, are all provided. The site's primary value, however, is the extensive number of Dan Dennett's papers that it makes available, either in reprint or prepri From New Humbul Resources on April 11, 2006 at 10:30 p.m..


Black Douglas Professional Education Services Black Douglas Professional Education Services provides professional development and practical, hands-on problem solving resources in mathematics education across Year levels and in all strands of the mathematics curriculum. Programs include: Learning to Work Like a Mathematician, Mathematics Task Centre Project, Maths 300 and Calculating Changes. They also manage Upstage Productions musical productions for children, and provide web site support for the Rubaga Youth Development Association of Uganda, Africa. From EdNA Online on April 11, 2006 at 7:30 p.m..


PURSUING AN I/O PSYCHOLOGY CAREER Article on pursuing a career in industrial/organizational psychology written by Professor Paul E. Spector at the University of South Florida From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on April 11, 2006 at 7:30 p.m..


Careers: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources This site contains a database of some of the careers in the agriculture industry. Each career lists an overview, skills needed, preparation, wages, and outlook for the future. A few of the careers also have a video clip describing the job. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on April 11, 2006 at 7:30 p.m..


On the Prairie This website discusses the native plants and animals of prairie lands, and goes over ways to help conserve our prairies. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on April 11, 2006 at 7:30 p.m..


What's An I/O Job Like? Article by Dr. Paul Spector at the University of South Florida on what I/O psychologists do in their careers From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on April 11, 2006 at 7:30 p.m..


Industrial-Organizational and Vocational Psychology Information on Industrial-Organizational and Vocational Psychology from North Carolina State University's psychology department From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on April 11, 2006 at 7:30 p.m..


Industrial and Organizational Psychology This is an article describing what I/O psychologists do and how to prepare for a career in I/O psychology. It was written by a student at Purdue University. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on April 11, 2006 at 7:30 p.m..


THE RELATIONSHIP OF ENTREPRENEUR’S LEARNING ORIENTATIONS AND PRACTICAL INTELLIGENCE TO NEW VENTURE PERFORMANCE Article written by J. Robert Baum, University of Maryland; Barbara Bird, American University; and Nicole A. Chardavoyne, American University; published in the "Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research." From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on April 11, 2006 at 7:30 p.m..


THE OCCUPATIONAL STRESS INDEX: AN INTRODUCTION Article by By Dr. Karen Belkic on the Job Stress Network, the home page of the Center For Social Epidemiology. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on April 11, 2006 at 7:30 p.m..


The Job Stress Network From the Website: "The Center for Social Epidemiology's website...hopes to provide a primary source for relevant information on job stress research, as well as to facilitate communication among researchers and the public interested in the relationship between the work environment, the individual, and health." From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on April 11, 2006 at 7:30 p.m..


Multimedia on a Budget? - The HP Pavilion DV5000Z This HP notebook with a 64 bit Turion processor, and a 120 GB hard drive, is ideally suited for multimedia users and graphic designers on a limited budget. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on April 11, 2006 at 8:30 a.m..


Industrial/Organizational Psychology links I/O links on the Social Psychology Network From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on April 11, 2006 at 7:31 a.m..


Industrial/Organizational Resources I/O resources from Psychwatch.com From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on April 11, 2006 at 7:31 a.m..


The Math Forum@ Drexel The Math Forum is a site containing information, and training for both instructors and students. It offers problems in math from kindergarten through graduate level courses. In each question area there are also links to other sites with math problems. There is also an are to look at questions and answers for each level of math, and the expectations there are for students at each level and what they should know and how they should be able to perform. Another are of the site allows students to ask ?Dr. Math? if the given explanation does not suffice in adding them in understanding a certain prob From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on April 11, 2006 at 7:31 a.m..


QuickMBA Reference site featuring very brief yet quite handy overviews over basic MBA topics such as accounting, business law, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, management, marketing, operations, statistics, and strategy. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on April 11, 2006 at 7:31 a.m..


Construcción de Regiones de Sensibilidad General de Programación Lineal Este sitio presenta una metodología para la construcción de regiones de sensibilidad de programación lineal (PL). A diferencia del análisis ordinario de sensibilidad, esta construcción nos permite analizar cualquier tipo de cambios, incluyendo dependientes, independientes y cambios múltiples tanto en los valores de derecha (RHS) como en los coeficientes de coste de PL. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on April 11, 2006 at 7:31 a.m..


Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Inc. Website for the Society for Industrial and Organization Psychology, Division 14 of the American Psychological Association From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on April 11, 2006 at 7:31 a.m..


Resource Center for Industrial & Organization Psychology A website with I/O psychology links hosted by Dr. Patrick McCarthy from Middle Tennessee State University. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on April 11, 2006 at 7:31 a.m..


Good numbers for day two of the OSS Watch Sustainability Conference Delegates in the Rhodes Trust lecture theatre Originally uploaded by Stuart Yeates. Even after dinner the night befor From StuartYeates's blog on April 11, 2006 at 6:31 a.m..


OSS Watch Sustainability Conference Day 1 Candlelit table Originally uploaded by Stuart Yeates. Day one of the OSS Watch< From StuartYeates's blog on April 11, 2006 at 5:31 a.m..


Employment Services Toolboxes These toolboxes help employment services providers train staff and assist disadvantaged job seekers into employment. Here you will find facts and figures, case-study material and training material that provide practical assistance in working more effectively with job seekers. From EdNA Online on April 11, 2006 at 5:30 a.m..


Teacher Librarians @ EdNA Groups The Teacher Librarians Meeting Space is a free online play space for teacher librarians interested in trialling collaborative tools. It is hosted by EdNA Online Groups, a collaborative workspace built on Moodle. The wiki provides a platform for teacher librarians to share and develop reading lists, units of work and procedures documentation. From EdNA Online on April 11, 2006 at 5:30 a.m..


International Student Enrolments Increase The February 2006 International Student enrolment data, released by Australian Education International, show an increase of 8.0 per cent from the same period last year. Asia remains Australia&apos;s main source of international students, accounting for 79.6 per cent of Australia&apos;s overseas student market with continuing growth occurring from China, India and South Korea. 11 April 2006 From EdNA Online on April 11, 2006 at 5:30 a.m..


UBCWiki: UBC Teaching EPortfolio From the University of British Columbia, this wiki about e-portfolios includes examples of teaching e-portfolios, plus resources, tips and FAQs. From EdNA Online on April 11, 2006 at 4:30 a.m..


Atmospheric Visualization Collection The Lesson Plan Sandbox is part of the National Science Digital Library. It is an Wiki environment for collaborative development of lesson plans in the areas of earth science, technology, physical sciences, space sciences, applied mathematics and meteorology using Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) data. From EdNA Online on April 11, 2006 at 4:30 a.m..


Competent Children, Competent Learners The main aim of the New Zealand Competent Children, Competent Learners project is to look at how students&apos; family resources, early childhood experiences, school experiences, interests and activities outside of school and relationships with their peers, impact on the development of the students&apos; cognitive, social, communication, and problem-solving competencies. It is a longitudinal study which began in 1993. It follows a group of about 500 students from when they were nearly five years old and in early childhood education through into secondary school. From EdNA Online on April 11, 2006 at 4:30 a.m..


Tertiary Wiki This is the Wiki Wiki Web collaborative web site for the New Zealand Tertiary Education Sector. Its focus is on information and information-related issues. It is designed to make it easy for people in different agencies to have their say in an open manner. From EdNA Online on April 11, 2006 at 4:30 a.m..


Jobseekers Resource Guide This alphabetical resource guide has a list of information resources which would be useful for jobseekers at all stages of adult life. The guide has been compiled by the State Library of Queensland. From EdNA Online on April 11, 2006 at 4:30 a.m..


Visual Design Tutorial This tutorial about web design for non-experts, maintained by Heather James, is an example of a completed wiki. There is a useful Wikis In Education page that includes a list of links to other sites discussing the use of wikis in education. From EdNA Online on April 11, 2006 at 4:30 a.m..


ISWorld: Wiki Environment : Wiki for IS Scholarship The Information Systems Department at the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University have developed a wiki where doctoral students summarise and discuss articles related to the field of information systems. From EdNA Online on April 11, 2006 at 3:30 a.m..


Matt Barton's Tikiwiki Matt Barton uses a wiki as the web site for his teaching of English at St. Cloud State University in Minnesota. The site incorporates blogs, forums and wikis to which students contribute. It uses a program called Tikiwiki, which allows readers and visitors to interact with each other. From EdNA Online on April 11, 2006 at 3:30 a.m..


Life Events - Service SA Service SA information and services are grouped together based on life specific life events and scenarios: from learning to drive, to adult learning, to starting a business. It places resources in context for the benefit of the reader. From EdNA Online on April 11, 2006 at 2:30 a.m..


Triple A Training Triple A Training is a registered training organisation of the Brisbane Indigenous Media Association, offering nationally recognised certificate courses in broadcasting (radio). All courses are delivered via the Online Student Portal. From EdNA Online on April 11, 2006 at 1:30 a.m..


Hatching Easter Egg A printable Easter themed worksheet for primary students. Colour the eggs, cut them out, write a greeting inside, fold them in half and sit them in water. Watch them hatch! From EdNA Online on April 11, 2006 at 12:30 a.m..


Making a Difference 2006: Building the Future Community Services and Health Workforce This conference will focus on building the future community services and health workforce through: building and mapping the future; leading change; building participation and partnerships; and implementing - &apos;Communities of Practice&apos;. From EdNA Online on April 11, 2006 at 12:30 a.m..


Studying People Guidelines on the Ethical Conduct of Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at The University of Adelaide has published the guidelines, to assist its staff and students in conducting research that is of a high ethical standard and, where necessary, to aid them in obtaining ethics clearance for their research. The guidelines apply specifically to research intended to elicit information from human subjects without human experimentation. From EdNA Online on April 10, 2006 at 11:30 p.m..


Producing a Thesis - a Style Guide for Higher Degree Students This style guide intended to assist Higher Degree students with the production of theses for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy and for the Masters degrees by research offered by the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, The University of Adelaide. From EdNA Online on April 10, 2006 at 11:30 p.m..


Energy Safety Week Energy Safety Week helps primary students understand how energy works and how to keep safe while using gas and electricity in household kitchens. From EdNA Online on April 10, 2006 at 11:30 p.m..


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