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Steve Ransom

OU Rolls Out New iPads to Future Teachers - 22 views

  • "The goal is to have the faculty use the technology as a tool to incorporate the activities that they are already doing
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      If the goal is mere integration, perhaps one is missing the best part of technology-facilitated rich learning opportunity.
Steve Ransom

The 10 Worst Mistakes of First-Time Job Hunters - Finance and Accounting Jobs News and ... - 9 views

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    Some salient and relevant advice for 21st century learners! "I would have actually networked." "I would have gotten more involved in career-relevant extracurricular activities.""I would have focused more on becoming 'professional.'""I would have kept better track of my achievements.""I would have focused more on developing relevant skills."
Dimitris Tzouris

The iPad goes to college this fall - CNN.com - 12 views

  • The program will be used to determine how effective iPads can be as tools to enhance learning as well as how such mobile devices can be integrated into the workplace.
  • The university has already identified one class where the textbook in ePub format costs $100 less than the dead-tree version.
  • there is potential for cost savings as well
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  • With a typical class load of five courses, it could be possible to completely offset the cost of a device like an iPad in textbook savings alone.
  • North Carolina State University Libraries announced this past spring that it acquired 30 iPads to offer students and faculty for four-hour loans as part of the school's Technology Lending Service.
Peter Kimmich

How to Check an Online School's Accreditation | eHow.com - 15 views

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    Just because online degrees are now more accepted than ever by employers doesn't mean it makes sense to take a class from some shady, fly-by-night online college...
Robert Letcher

Point, Click, and Cheat: Frequency and Type of Academic Dishonesty in the Virtual Class... - 0 views

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    Study that finds that college students might be cheating less often than many believe.
Kathleen N

Flat World Knowledge - 0 views

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    Really like this model for publishing textbooks. Judging from "who is reading right now", seems college profs do too...
Liam Martin

What happens when you plagiarize - 1 views

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    The basics of what happens when you plagiarize
Liam Martin

Need Help Finding some Tutoring Software - 14 views

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Liam Martin

Does Gaba Work? | 30 Minutes a Day to a 4.0 GPA VTABLOG - 0 views

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    Does Jones Gaba Work? I've done my own personal study on whether Jones Gaba will work to increase recall and academic success. Surprising results with gaba
Liam Martin

Partial Attention Disorder | 30 Minutes a Day to a 4.0 GPA VTABLOG - 0 views

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    You've heard of attention deficit disorder? Well Universisty students have an even worse problem.. partial attention disorder and here is how to solve it!
Liam Martin

The Superman Breakfast: Great option for student health - 0 views

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    This diet will keep you under 10% body fat while staving off the hunger pains that always come with diets
Liam Martin

Johnny Can't Fail Policy: Why University students are becoming stupider by the minute - 0 views

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    I've just read an article by Joanne Laucius on a new education policy called the "Johnny can't fail policies". Very simply the policy gives high school students the opportunity to redo tests and assignments and receive incompletes for missed work and plagiarism instead of a zero.
Liam Martin

Study Pulses: Why studying MORE is making you a dumbass - 0 views

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    I initially just thought they were smarter than me. When I later realized that success in University had nothing to do with intelligence, I then started studying how they were doing so well and I was doing so badly.
Peter Kimmich

Online Business Schools - 0 views

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    Business school and degree resource. Includes info on business careers, salaries, employment, plus online business degrees and MBA programs.
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