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Koenig, Darlene – Teaching Tolerance, 2013
Lauren Gallant is committed to making social justice issues part of her U.S. history teaching. An avid user of Teaching Tolerance materials, she's always in search of tools "that help illuminate the subject matter and the human condition." But the Simi Valley High School, Calif., teacher has a typical challenge: There is little time for…
Descriptors: State Standards, Social Justice, Cultural Pluralism, Social Action
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Nocchi, Susanna – Research-publishing.net, 2014
This article will utilise data collected during SLItaliano, an Italian language course run in the Virtual World (VW) of Second Life® (SL®) in 2012. The course was offered to third level students of Italian as a Foreign Language (FL) in an Irish college, the Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT). It was designed and coordinated by the researcher and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning, Computer Assisted Instruction, Electronic Learning
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Crow, Graham; Andrews, Molly – International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 2019
This article reports on a conversation between users of two research methods, biographical interviews and imagined futures essay writing. A dialogue form is used to discuss these methods and their potential to be combined. The value of comparing research methods is discussed, and then the two methods are described and points of connection and…
Descriptors: Biographies, Interviews, Essays, Research Methodology
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Islas Sedano, Carolina; Leendertz, Verona; Vinni, Mikko; Sutinen, Erkki; Ellis, Suria – Simulation & Gaming, 2013
A Hypercontextualized Game (HCG) is a locally designed game that supports its players in gathering context-specific information and in-depth understanding and knowledge regarding the context of a site. LIEKSAMYST, an exciting mobile application, with which visitors can play various games based on stories, was originally developed for the open-air…
Descriptors: Games, Design, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
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Kenyon, Kay A. – Special Libraries, 1984
This article explores the unique features of zoo/aquarium libraries--their history, users, staff, collections and services, access, location, budget, networking and cooperation--and discusses problems they have in common with other special libraries. Increased cooperation and communication as major goals for the future are noted. (8 references)…
Descriptors: Aquariums, Library Collections, Library Cooperation, Library Facilities
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Zalesky, Andrew; Solowij, Nadia; Yucel, Murat; Lubman, Dan I.; Takagi, Michael; Harding, Ian H.; Lorenzetti, Valentina; Wang, Ruopeng; Searle, Karissa; Pantelis, Christos; Seal, Marc – Brain, 2012
Cannabis use typically begins during adolescence and early adulthood, a period when cannabinoid receptors are still abundant in white matter pathways across the brain. However, few studies to date have explored the impact of regular cannabis use on white matter structure, with no previous studies examining its impact on axonal connectivity. The…
Descriptors: Evidence, Marijuana, Brain Hemisphere Functions, Cognitive Processes
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Mertens, Robert; Ketterl, Markus; Brusilovsky, Peter – Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2010
Purpose: Social navigation is an emerging trend for navigation in hypermedia. With social navigation, users can be guided through large volumes of learning content by cues which integrate the browsing history of past users. Earlier papers have shown that social navigation is suitable for navigation not only in classic hypermedia but also in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Feedback (Response), Cues, Questionnaires
Condon, Patrick; Cook, Johanna – 1980
This report describes User Education Resources (USER), an Australian database containing both print and audiovisual materials related to library instruction. Intended to make a wide range of ideas readily available to librarians interested in educating library patrons, USER collects catalog guides, classification guides, evaluation forms, floor…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Databases, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Falomo Bernarduzzi, Lidia; Bernardi, Ester Maria; Ferrari, Alberto; Garbarino, Maria Carla; Vai, Andrea – Science & Education, 2021
The Pavia University History Museum, which houses historic items mainly connected to the physics and medicine fields, has focused in the past years on new ways to involve its public and to attract new audiences. Among different approaches, digital technologies have proven important to both external and internal communication. Lately, an Augmented…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Colleges, Museums, History
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Dewaele, Jean-Marc; McCloskey, James – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2015
The present study investigates inter-individual variation (linked to personality traits, multilingualism and sociobiographical variables) in the attitudes that 2035 multilinguals have of their own and others' foreign accent (FA). Data were collected through an online questionnaire. We found that multilinguals who were extraverted, emotionally…
Descriptors: Language Attitudes, Second Language Learning, Pronunciation, Multilingualism
Hall, Taffey – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this study was to explore the construction of a collaborative Baptist digital library and archive on the Internet. The study investigated how a central electronic location of digitized Baptist primary source materials could look and work on the Internet and how such a project could benefit Baptist history professors, the primary…
Descriptors: Electronic Libraries, Archives, Case Studies, Library Development
Yang, Peilin – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Information Retrieval (IR) is one of the most evolving research fields and has drawn extensive attention in recent years. Because of its empirical nature, the advance of the IR field is closely related to the development of various toolkits. While the traditional IR toolkit mainly provides a platform to evaluate the effectiveness of retrieval…
Descriptors: Information Retrieval, Research Tools, Educational Resources, Computer Uses in Education
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Tedd, Lucy A. – Program: Electronic Library and Information Systems, 2011
Purpose: The People's Collection Wales aims to collect, interpret, distribute and discuss Wales' cultural heritage in an online environment. Individual users or local history societies are able to create their own digital collections, contribute relevant content, as well as access digital resources from heritage institutions. This paper aims to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Libraries, Museums, Archives
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Das Gupta, R. K. – International Library Review, 1980
Profiles the national library network in India, including its history, governance, staff, holdings, users, facilities, circulation, and services. (FM)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, History, Library Administration, Library Collections
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Manoliu, Raluca – NORDSCI, 2018
In recent years, major schools of architecture have considered that teaching architectural history has become obsolete, for it could not possibly respond to the crisis our contemporary buildings and cities are facing, a crisis that derives, as increasing research demonstrates, from breaking apart architecture from its user, the human being.…
Descriptors: Spatial Ability, Phenomenology, Architecture, History
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