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Ancient Greek World Slide Galleries A series of fast loading useful slides from several important Ancient Greek sites: Athens and Acropolis (Parthenon, Propylaia, Erechtheion, Athena Nike) also slides from Mycenae, Tiryns, Pylos, and more From on April 28, 2006 at 7:24 p.m..


Online Faculty Certification In an effort to standardize the quality of online offerings in a statewide community college system, an online faculty certification course is offered to all faculty. The certification course focuses on such topics as: collaboration, student-centered learning, rubrics, icebreakers, plagiarism, time management, interaction, Blackboard procedures, Ivy Tech policies and procedures, and much more! The presentation was given at Ivy Tech's Statewide Tech Day, 2005. From on April 28, 2006 at 7:24 p.m..


International Business Multiplayer Simulation The URL points to an executable client of a simulation demo. Select Run/Open at all security warnings. Do not save the program, as I upgrade the server regularly. A saved program may not work correctly after an upgrade. When the program unzips and launches itself, an Access-to-GEO dialog box will appear. Select the Register button, and register yourself using a fictitious name. When you OK the registration, the program's main frame will appear. You can do anything you like at that point as it's a demo. When the demo exits, it cleans up after itself, leaving nothing on the computer. Y From on April 28, 2006 at 7:24 p.m..


Affordable Lenovo Laptops - The 3000 Series After steering the Thinkpad ship on a safe and steady course for the past year, Admiral Lenovo is ready to embark on a new notebook voyage with the release of the 3000 series. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on April 28, 2006 at 1:30 p.m..


APSR Newsletter for April: Sustainable Repositories APSR April newsletter has details of forthcoming events in the area of sustainable repositories and preservation metadata, together with news of APSR activities and partners, including new partner University of Technology, Sydney. From EdNA Online on April 28, 2006 at 8:30 a.m..


Solar Storms and You! Exploring Magnetic storms Three lessons and classroom activities about how solar activity affects the earth's magnetosphere. Magnetic Storms from the Ground; The Motion of the Magnetic Pole; A Soda Bottle Magnetometer From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on April 28, 2006 at 7:30 a.m..


XMM-Newton E/PO Mission Flyer A one page double-sided color information sheet and educational activity that describes the XMM mission science and educational objectives. The flyer includes information about X-ray astronomy and the Newton satellite. It also describes the education and public outreach activities planned to tell the story of XMM. The second side of the flyer is comprised of an activity entitled Seeing the Universe Through X-ray Eyes. This student worksheet activity simulates the operation of a CCD array to image the central portion of the Andromeda galaxy. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on April 28, 2006 at 7:30 a.m..


Collaborative Decision Making Activity Grades 7 - 12 students engage in processes/activities for collaboration and communication strategies. Students compare risks of courses of action confronting the Deep Impact Mission team. Students investigate information necessary to support arguments, quantitative risk analyses, debate, role play, persuasive writing/communication skills and group decision making procedures. This activity has been aligned to the national math and science standards as well as math and science standards for California, Texas and Maryland. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on April 28, 2006 at 7:30 a.m..


Hubble Deep Field Academy Join Professor WifPic in examining the Hubble Deep Field image and simulate the process astronomers have gone through to count, classify, and identify objects in the image as well as estimate their distances from Earth. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on April 28, 2006 at 7:30 a.m..


Solar Storms and You! Exploring the Wind from the Sun Three lessons and classroom activities about the solar wind and how coronal mass ejections affect the Earth. CME Plotting Activity; Solar Activity and CMEs; Anatomy of a CME. Available as a PDF/Acrobat file for downloading. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on April 28, 2006 at 7:30 a.m..


Solar Storms and You! Exploring the Aurora and the Ionosphere Three lessons and classroom activities about how solar activity affects the earth's ionosphere. A Simple AM Radio Ionosphere Station: Radio Waves and the Ionosphere; The Aurora. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on April 28, 2006 at 7:30 a.m..


Hills Montessori School The Hills Montessori School is recognised as a Montessori School and is a member of the New South Wales Montessori Association of Australia. The school is recognised and licensed by the Department of Community Services NSW. It is also a Registered childcare provider with the Family Assistance Office (FAO). The website provides information about the school, and the benefits of a Montessori education. From EdNA Online on April 28, 2006 at 3:05 a.m..


E-learning Helps Learners with Disabilities Learners with disabilities involved in a trial vocational and technical education e-learning program experienced a dramatic increase in confidence using computers and technology as a result of participation in the program. The students were taking part in a range of e-learning initiatives focussed on learners with disabilities, funded by the national training system's e-learning strategy, the 2005-2006 Australian Flexible Learning Framework. The project aimed to improve employment-related training opportunities and outcomes for people with disabilities through the use of appropriate e-lea From EdNA Online on April 28, 2006 at 3:05 a.m..


Motessori Association of Australia The Montessori Association of Australia Inc is a non-profit making organisation to represent, uphold and advance the philosophy, ideals, and practice of Montessori education. MAA represents the interests of members with educational, governmental, regulatory authorities and other institutions on National issues. From EdNA Online on April 28, 2006 at 2:30 a.m..


International Student Enrolments in Higher Education in 2005 This Research Snapshot from Australian Education International shows that in 2005 higher education enrolments in Australia grew by 8.3% - this represents a slowing in higher education commencements and suggests that enrolments may decline further. The Snapshot gives statistics for the top-ten markets, level of study, field of study, and emerging markets. From EdNA Online on April 28, 2006 at 12:30 a.m..


DocsCom: Faculty of Education Doctoral Studies Community Succeeding together is the theme of this community space for the University of Southern Queensland's Faculty of Education. It describes itself as a somewhat experimental, online space intended to provide a virtual space to support all students and faculty members involved in the Doctor of Education and Doctor of Philosophy programs within the Faculty of Education. It should provide a central reference point for program information and for news about the programs and those involved with them. It will also provide spaces for students to share their developing studies and for ongoing convers From EdNA Online on April 28, 2006 at 12:30 a.m..


Herald Sun Melbourne Career Expo 2006 The Expo provides an opportunity for Victorians to be informed of career prospects. It will feature around 100 exhibitors from the education and employment sectors. The Expo is for senior secondary students and community members wanting to investigate new opportunities. From EdNA Online on April 27, 2006 at 11:30 p.m..


Country Children's Services Association of NSW (CCSA) Conference This annual conference brings together people who deliver and manage children's services to explore the latest thinking and current issues in the provision of children's services in NSW. This year's program provides an opportunity to explore a diverse range of topics with a particular focus on delivering high-quality services in an increasingly competitive environment. From EdNA Online on April 27, 2006 at 11:30 p.m..


E-learning Creative Community Partnerships Projects Announced Six new community based initiatives have been announced under the E-learning Creative Community Partnerships Project of the Australian Flexible Learning Framework. The six projects will form e-learning communities, targeting different under-represented and disadvantaged groups. From EdNA Online on April 27, 2006 at 11:30 p.m..


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