Produção de Objectos de Aprendizagem para e-Learning
A discussão sobre a utilização de Objectos de Aprendizagem (OA) no e-Learning esteve bastante dinamizada nos primeiros anos desta década, altura em que apareceram alguns dos artigos mais citados e inúmeros documentos sobre este assunto e suas aplicações. Falava-se com alguma insistência na recuperação do investimento realizado (ROI) no e-Learning através da reutilização de conteúdos modulares capazes de serem aproveitados em diferentes contextos e com utilizadores de diferentes tip
Author(s): Torrão, Sofia

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Internet Scout Project
Newton's Apple, the award-winning national science program for kids, has a companion Web site with lots of good lesson plans and activities. The Science Try Its page contains hands-on science activities from the past six seasons of shows, including such things as making a barometer and a hovercraft. Each Try It includes a description, illustration, and explanation of the science behind the result. Teachers, parents, and kids will love how easy it is to conduct experiments that can be completed w
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The Carl Hayden Bee Research Center, part of the US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Agricultural Research Service, conducts ecological studies of honey bees to improve honey production and pollination of agricultural crops. This award-winning Web site has recently added an Expert Forum on Honey Bees where users are able submit their questions to USDA experts and receive a response via email. A database of previously submitted questions and answers is maintained for viewers to browse or search
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Cancer Statistics, 2003
This Web site contains a recent report on cancer statistics prepared by the American Cancer Society (ACS) that uses incidence data from the National Cancer Institute and mortality data from the National Center for Health Statistics. The report offers "an up-to-date perspective on the occurrence of cancer" in the United States, including cancer frequency, incidence, mortality, and survival statistics for 2003. The Web site provides links to similar articles, the PubMed citation for the report and
Author(s): Thun, Michael J.,Ward, Elizabeth.,Ghafoor, Asma.,S

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Private Universe Project in Mathematics: Workshop 4: Thinking Like a Mathematician
What does a mathematician do? What does it mean to think like a mathematician? This program parallels what a mathematician does in real life with the creative thinking of students.,Romina’s Proof - Responding to a problem posed by one of the students, Romina, a 10th-grader, invents a proof solution and shares it with the others.
Author(s): Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

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Northern Ireland on the brink?
 Is there going to be a deal done in Northern Ireland?

Professor Stefan Wolff lays out the impasse between the politicians over the issue of policing and judicial matters in Northern Ireland.

Professor Wolff is an expert on international conflict and conflict resolution in the School of Politics and International Relations at the University.www.nottingha
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3.4 The organ of Corti and hair cells

We have established that the vibration patterns of the basilar membrane carry information about frequency, amplitude and time. The next step is to examine how this information is converted or coded into neural signals in the auditory nervous system. To do so, we must look at the organ of Corti in some detail since it is here that the auditory receptor cells that convert mechanical energy into a change in membrane polarisation are located.

As we saw in
Author(s): The Open University

Portrait of a Young Woman With a Gibson Girl Hairstyle
A young woman in the photograher's studio has her hair done in the Gibson girl style. She is wearing a dark plain blouse with a high collar, full sleeves with ruffles at the shoulders, and a plaid bow tie at her neck.
Author(s): Cephas M. Huddleston,Cephas M. Huddleston Collecti

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Le conflit des créateurs : fictions juridiques et réalités biologiques (video)

Science et droit doivent-ils agir de concert ? Les réalités biologiques sont-elles compatibles à un bon usage du droit ? La tension dialectique entre les sciences, plus particulièrement biologiques, et le droit, pose de réelles interrogations.

Pour apporter une réponse à ces questionnements, Jean Hauser revient sur les problèmes juridiques qu’ont posés dans les années 70 la nécessité de redéfinir la filiation ainsi que la question du transsexualisme. Il démontre, p
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Bulletin of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity, Volume VI, Issue 3
CONTENTS: Calendar, Cover Illustration Description, Institute Receives Collection of Antiquities, Ugaritic Project Reorganized, Matching Gift Opportunities, Fall Programs, Professor Koenen Speaks in Claremont, In Tribute, Personalia
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Parental Literacy and Infant Health: An Evidence-Based Healthy Start Intervention
Syracuse Healthy Start, a federally funded infant mortality prevention project in Onondaga County, New York, has undertaken a range of interventions to address parental low literacy as a risk factor for infant mortality. A growing number of studies advocate for health-related information that is easy to read, of a low literacy level, and culturally appropriate. Creation of an evidence-based public health intervention involves analyzing local data, reviewing published studies, assessing available
Author(s): Levandowski, Brooke A.,Sharma, Priya,Lane, Sandra

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Study: Many wary of health system Care often seen as lacking by poor or nonwhite Arkansans
Many Arkansans who are black, Hispanic, Asian or poor whites distrust doctors and hospitals, according to a study presented Tuesday at the state Capitol. After researchers talked to 148 people around Arkansas, study co-investigator Dr. Eduardo Ochoa said they found "a deep-seated suspicion of the health care system."
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Silent all these years
Ankle to ankle -- Hair -- Wednesday in April -- The Garden -- Rosary -- Anywhere else but here -- Silent all these years,Thesis (M.F.A.)--Wichita State University, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.,"May 2006."
Author(s): Pameticky, April S.

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Prediction of variation in dimensional tolerance due to sheet metal hydroforming using finite elemen
Hydroforming of aluminum sheets is very important in the aircraft industry, due to the advantages of less wrinkling and cost effectiveness. Numerous research has been conducted in this field, which deals with the development of methods and tools to control accuracy of the bend and prediction of the springback after the sheet metal has been formed. Rivets are the most commonly used fasteners to fit together the subassemblies of the aircraft. The holes for riveting are punched after any forming op
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Lunch Poems: Michael S. Harper
This is a rare West Coast appearance for Michael Harper, who teaches at Brown University. He has published over ten books of poetry, including Songlines in Michaeltree: New and Collected Poems from University of Illinois Press. His book Dear John, Dear Coltrane was nominated for the National Book Award, and was based partly on his friendship with the musician. Virginia Quarterly Review has written, "...he creates a language humming with emotion and ennobled by a deeply felt human dignity." This
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Aspire
 Ken Shuttleworth

The UK's tallest free-standing work of art - Aspire - is now in place at The University of Nottingham.

In this podcast acclaimed architect Ken Shuttleworth talks about what inspired him to design Aspire, and his attachment to Nottingham.

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State of play
 With a threatened financial crisis looming large, is there really anything a politician can do to stem the tide?

With the party conference season over, Dr Steven Fielding weighs up the current climate in British politics and what lies in store.

Dr Fielding is the Director of the Centre for British Politics in the School of Politics and International Relations at the University.

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Cheat Sheet to Mastering Japanese #1 - 365 Days of Japanese is Easy as 1, 2, 3!
Your boss is breathing down your back about that missed deadline. Your mom’s birthday is tomorrow and you still don’t have a present! Doctor’s appointments! Late-night meetings! Hitting the gym to get ready for bikini season! It’s not that you don’t want to study Japanese everyday but as every self-studier [...]
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