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Volume IV: What works, what matters, what lasts
Computing, Physics, Digital Library Design
August 13, 2004
- CITIDEL: The Computing Component of the NSDL
- A report on the organizations and efforts involved in building the community and curriculum to teach computing. The CITIDEL project provides access to more than half a million distinct resources and seeks to complement other forms of cooperation and sharing among computing educators.
- ComPADRE: Resources for Physics and Astronomy Education
- A report describing the use of a central, standards-based database to serve a diverse set of community collections in Physics and Astronomy providing links between simulations, student activities, labs, lesson plans, and research.
- JiTTDL - A virtual meeting place for practitioners of Just-inTime Teaching
- Just-in-Time Teaching (JiTT) is a pedagogical strategy designed to blend web technology with active learning in traditional classroom settings. This article describes this digital library as a depository of user contributed pedagogical material and as a virtual discussion forum.
- Zen and the Art of Digital Libraries
- An essay presenting her perspective on "keeping a collective beginner's mind" as technology and possibilities emerge. The essay describes the state of mind needed to evolve the three NSDL Scout Reports and the CWIS (pronounced see-wis) software to assemble, organize, and share collections of data about resources.