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China : the three emperors, 1662-1795 China: The Three Emperors is the companion online resource to a major exhibition in London's National Gallery. The main page introduces the themes of the exhibition, which centres on art from the reigns of three of the most prominent emperors of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Kangxi (1662-1722), Yongzheng (1723-1735), and Qianlong (1736-1795). Selecting the links at the foot of the main page leads to short, general textual introductions on culture in the reign of the three emperors, including short pieces on: the Qing dynasty; the court; ritual; and religion. More extended essays can be fo From New Humbul Resources on April 24, 2006 at 10:30 p.m..


Improved practicality for Yacapaca If you are one of the (many) teachers who has told us "Each student in my school has many teachers, but should only have one Yacapaca login", then I have good news. Over Easter, we added just this feature. Here's how it works. Suppose Mr. Smith wants to set assessments for a class who have already used Yacapaca with another teacher:

  • Mr. Smith joins Yacapaca himself from the signup page.
  • He is automatically taken to the Add Students page when he first logs in. Instead of adding student names, From Chalkface: Blog on April 24, 2006 at 9:30 p.m..


    Scholarship: Free Copy of JAWS Freedom Scientific and Quantum Technology have pledged a total of eight scholarships for a free copy of JAWS Professional screen reading program. Australian or New Zealand citizens who are blind or vision impaired and are planning on entering tertiary studies in 2007 are eligible to apply. Applicants need to state in 500 words or less why they need a Freedom scholarship and how it will assist in their tertiary studies. 25 April 2006 From EdNA Online on April 24, 2006 at 9:30 p.m..


    Eye Anatomy This site contains excellent illustrations of the eye that are well labeled. Labels are interactive to provide additional information. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on April 24, 2006 at 8:30 p.m..


    Psyography: Internet Source for Biographies on Psychologists From the site: "The purpose of this web site is to provide biographical information on individuals who had an impact on the field of Psychology. Biographies contain information about the person's childhood life, adulthood life, professional accomplishments, and impact on psychology. Datelines provide a succinct overview of a person's life, including all publications and accomplishments. Bioscopes are miniature versions of biographies, for a quicker examination of the important person. Who Am I? contains fun-filled information about a particular person, asking you to guess who it is. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on April 24, 2006 at 7:30 a.m..


    Child Prostitution - CSEC Like all societal problems, child prostitution can yield to a well-thought-out, carefully planned effort by dedicated leaders. One element in a long-term solution will come through education. The CP website consists of country-by-country reports of CSEC, the commercial sexual exploitation of children, suitable for use in research and education. Teacher resources (e.g. lesson plans, essay questions, debate topics, etc.) are provided. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on April 24, 2006 at 7:30 a.m..


    GirlsGoTech GirlsGoTech.org is a site for female students of primary school age, that aims to promote an interest in science and technology. The site includes; See the World, The Games, Inside the Web, and the ADS sections. GirlsGoTech.org is posted by Girl Scouts of the USA. From EdNA Online on April 24, 2006 at 4:30 a.m..


    Aboriginal Young Achiever Award Open The Ricci Marks Young Achiever Award to be based on nominations received from the community, will be in the form of a $5,000 bursary to each of two young Aboriginal Victorians , who have made an outstanding contribution within their community. An emphasis will be placed on enhancing and developing achievements in education or training or the arts. The person proposed must be Indigenous and aged between 16 and 25 years as at December 31 2006. Friday 28 April 2006 is the closing date for nominations. 24 April 2006 From EdNA Online on April 24, 2006 at 3:30 a.m..


    New Medical Program for Bond University The Australian Government will contribute $4.5 million towards the construction costs of Bond University's Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine Building; matching a similar amount recently contributed by the Queensland Government. Bond University will establish a new medical programme to boost the medical workforce in Queensland. The programme has a strong emphasis on regional health services, including rural and regional medical practice. 24 April 2006 From EdNA Online on April 24, 2006 at 3:30 a.m..


    Institutional Self-Archiving Policy Commitment An initiative of the EPrints Worldwide Community. The page provides access to ROAR (Registry of Open Access Repositories) and ROARMAP (Registry of Open Access Repository Material Archiving Policies). Institutions are invited to register their self-archiving policy. From EdNA Online on April 23, 2006 at 11:20 p.m..


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