Millions arrive near Mecca for haj
Millions of Muslim pilgrims arrive in Saudi Arabia for haj, as they retrace a route taken by the Prophet Mohammed.
Somali pirates free British couple
British couple Paul and Rachel Chandler are released by Somali pirates who held them hostage for more than a year.
WWF says China growth unsustainable
China is living beyond its environmental means a Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF) report says ahead of Cancun climate conference.
Publishing on the Web: The Morphing of Classroom Bulletin Boards
Creating safe forums for students to voice their opinions can help them clarify their identity and develop their sense of empowerment. Examples of online platforms for publishing students' works are introduced: MidLink Magazine, ePals, Poetry.com, Children's Express, White Barn Press, Scholastic's "Writing with Writers," and Put it on the Web.,Volume 6, Number 4
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Le projet TCAN TELEOS : Technology enhanced Learning in orthopaedic surgery
Le projet pr,TELEOS : Technology enhanced Learning in orthopaedic surgery
Analysis of Motivation and Demographic Factors that Influence Physical Therapists’ Decisions to At
Education for physical therapists has evolved to the doctorate of physical therapy degree and it is the vision of the American Physical Therapy Association that all physical therapists will be doctoral prepared by the year 2020. Most physical therapists do not have the DPT and prior studies have revealed that interest in the DPT is low for practicing physical therapists. This study examined the motivation of physical therapists to attain the DPT, by examining three areas of interest. What effect
Teacher Behavior Ratings of Adolescents with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): Interr
This study examined interrater reliability and potential sources of rater bias among teacher behavior ratings for adolescents with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The intent of the study was two-fold: 1) to assess the consistency between teacher behavior ratings for adolescents with ADHD, and 2) to explore potential sources of bias among teacher raters. In schools, intervention decisions for children and adolescents with ADHD are often based on rating scale data collected from
Expatriate Spaces, Ex-Soviet Places: Narratives of Americans Abroad in Turn-of-the-Millennium Post-C
The arrival of countless young North Americans into post-Cold War Central and Eastern Europe coincided with a U.S. recession, the collapse of Soviet influence in the former Warsaw Pact countries, and the consequential easing of travel restrictions. I show how overlooked narrative representations of sojourning Western twentysomethings carving out a space for themselves and negotiating their role in a newly internationalized place demonstrate a redefining of the American expat identity as a perfor
Writing to Learn Mathematics: A Mixed Method Study
This study sought to address a research gap by studying students who had been taught mathematics using writing. The purpose of this study was to provide an analysis of students’ perceptions of the benefits and drawbacks of this pedagogical approach. The types of writing students performed in mathematics classes were described, and students’ preferences regarding these tasks were analyzed. Finally, a comparison was made between female and male students’ responses in order to see whether gen
Social Software for Professional Learning:
Examples and Research Issues
Life-long learning is a key issue for our knowledge society. With social software systems new heterogeneous kinds of technology enhanced informal learning are now available to the life-long learner. Learners outside of learning institutions now have access to powerful social communities of experts and peers who are together forging a new web 2.0. This paper reviews current work in pan-European initiatives that impact upon life-long learning via views of professional learning, learner competence
Learning in the Age of Ubiquitous Computing: Exploring the Impact of Mobile Technologies on Individu
This paper explores the emergence of a pervasive learning culture within the context of ubiquitous computing scenarios. Furthermore, this paper examines the impact of mobile technologies on collaborative learning and highlights the key characteristics of these phenomena.
Entertainment Education for Behavior Change
This course examines and teaches ways in which education can be subtly but effectively worked into both new and time-honored genres of entertainment to foster positive behavior change and life improvement in both developing countries and local environments.
History of Ancient Rome
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free online educational resources for the course "History of Ancient Rome" in the Department of Classics. This course introduces students to the history of ancient Rome from Romulus to Constantine (8th c. BC – early 4th c. AD).
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This is an interactive educational video about penguins created by a class. Contains information about all 17 species of penguins, but focuses primarily on the Emperor, Rockhopper, Chinstrap, Gentoo, and African species. (03:00)
Finchworld was created by finch enthusiast Rick Fulmer as an extensive online source for information about finches. This website provides links to an abundance of articles, good-quality photos, illustrations, and other information for numerous finch varieties including the Zebra Finch, Cordon Bleu, Star Finch, American Goldfinch, and many more. The site also offers the Finchlover and Finch Breeder Directories allowing site visitors to search different countries, and states in the U.S. for fellow
In June 2000, the Fourteenth Symposium on Thermophysical Properties was held to review the progress of thermophysics over the last 100 years and to look forward to the next century of research and development in thermophysics. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) provides a special publication online covering the event, including overviews of topical issues by professionals in the field and several brief, invited essays on issues raised in the forum by panelists, audience pa
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