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Established in 1988 as a national resource for molecular biology information, the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) creates public databases, conducts research in computational biology, develops software tools for analyzing genome data, and disseminates biomedical information - all for the better understanding of molecular processes affecting human health and disease. This web site ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Tutorial, Glossary, Index / Bibliography, Abstract / Summary, In-situ dataset, Software
Subject: Biology, Technology
 
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This website is a collection of publications produced by the President's Information Technology Advisory Committee. The site contains a series of reports about the role of information technology in driving progress in research, education, and human development, as well as software design and computer networking. The site contains reports about digital libraries and the use of information technology ... Full description.
Grade level: Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Proceedings, Report
Subject: Educational theory and practice, Technology
 
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This website presents a collection of materials and information that can be used to improve accessibility to web-based information for individuals with disabilities. The site provides web design techniques and useful guidelines, as well as descriptions and reviews of various products and tools related to web accessibility. Features of the site also include educational materials, software applications, ... Full description.
Grade level: Informal, General public
Resource type: Case study, Curriculum, Tutorial, Policy / Procedure, Discussion / Forum
Subject: Educational theory and practice, Technology
 
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This website is a comprehensive clearinghouse of long-distance education information. Materials on the site are intended to help improve distance- and web-based learning opportunities for both students and educators. The site features a multitude of links to resources for creating or participating in distance education programs and courses. Links are organized into subject areas such as programs and ... Full description.
Grade level: Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Clearinghouse
Subject: Educational theory and practice, Technology
 
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This site contains useful information for teachers looking to create or enhance online courses. There are informative sections about online teaching goals, online pedagogy, syllabus design, designing online teaching materials, creating interactive components on course web pages, and time management for online instructors. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Educational theory and practice, Technology
 
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This site contains information, resources and activities related to creating on-line materials for teaching in the geosciences. The site provides guidelines and tips for both the academic and technical development of internet-based learning resources. Topics addressed include how to determine when the use of web-based course materials is appropriate, how to design the educational content of those ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Index / Bibliography, Ref. material
Subject: Educational theory and practice, Technology
 
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This article discusses the merits of case-based learning in an interactive online environment. Researchers used both qualitative and quantitative research over a 2-year period to examine the learning that occurred in a high school context when students were engaged in a case-based multimedia project. Part of the Case It! project, students played both the role of laboratory technician performing and ... Full description.
Grade level: Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Journal article
Subject: Educational theory and practice, Technology
 
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Critical thinking is one of education's central goals and most valued outcomes, but it can difficult to teach effectively. The Reason! project has developed the Reason!Able software as part of a general method aimed at enhancing critical thinking skills. This paper describes the challenges involved, the theoretical basis of the Reason! project, the Reason!Able software, and results of intensive evaluation ... Full description.
Grade level: Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Report
Subject: Educational theory and practice, Technology
 
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This software tool uses graphical representation to express complex reasoning in "argument trees." It allows users to construct and break down arguments, using a hierarchy of colors and animations to illustrate the structure of reasoning and evaluative judgments. Reason!Able is available for a fee and may be purchased at the site, and there is also a free downloadable trial version. Special rates ... Full description.
Grade level: Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Software
Subject: Educational theory and practice, Technology
 
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The Minnesota Microprobe Remote Access Project is an initiative that allows real-time access to an electron microprobe using a standard World Wide Web browser. This project gives students, educators, and the broader scientific community access to this state-of-the-art instrument for both teaching and research purposes. The remote access system is especially useful for students because it permits them ... Full description.
Grade level: College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Lab activity, Presentation / Demo, Photograph, Video
Subject: Mineralogy or petrology, Technology
 
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