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Martha Hickson

Wikipediocracy - 11 views

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    "We exist to shine the light of scrutiny into the dark crevices of Wikipedia and its related projects; to examine the corruption there, along with its structural flaws; and to inoculate the unsuspecting public against the torrent of misinformation, defamation, and general nonsense that issues forth from one of the world's most frequently visited websites, the "encyclopedia that anyone can edit.""
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    "We exist to shine the light of scrutiny into the dark crevices of Wikipedia and its related projects; to examine the corruption there, along with its structural flaws; and to inoculate the unsuspecting public against the torrent of misinformation, defamation, and general nonsense that issues forth from one of the world's most frequently visited websites, the "encyclopedia that anyone can edit.""
Cathy Oxley

Editing and Proofreading at QUT - 31 views

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    Valuable information to guide students in how to create a quality academic response to a task before they hand it in.
Anne Weaver

Library Catalogue as One Stop Shop | READINGPOWER - 24 views

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    Excited about big steps forward in federated searching and ebooks on our library catalogue. Still have couple of single sign-ons to establish. However, this is establishing our catalogue as one-sto...
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    Excited about big steps forward in federated searching and ebooks on our library catalogue. Still have couple of single sign-ons to establish. However, this is establishing our catalogue as one-sto...
Jennifer Lane

TED-Ed Blog» Blog Archive » 20 books to read in 2015: TED-Ed Educators share ... - 42 views

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    If one of your New Year's Resolutions was the classic "read more books" and you haven't so much as opened a magazine, we're here to provide some inspiration. TED-Ed asked a few of our favorite educators to weigh in on the best books in their subject - for students, teachers and lifelong learners alike - to crack into during 2015. Here, find a list of their top 5 picks in literature, science, math and history.
Carla Shinn

Is the Library Really Dead? - Timeline.com - 23 views

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    Libraries are in rough shape these days. Long treasured as bastions of knowledge, they're being assailed on two fronts: funding cuts and technological disruption. Why borrow a book when you've got the Internet and a Kindle?But rumors of the library's demise are greatly exaggerated.
Carla Shinn

Free Technology for Teachers: Canva for Education - Lesson Plans Incorporating Visuals ... - 17 views

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    "Canva is a nice tool for designing infographics, collages, flyers, and slides in your web browser or on your iPad. I've been a fan of the service since it launched. In fact, I like it so much that I became an unpaid advisor to them when they started thinking about developing resources specifically for teachers." ~ Richard Byrne
Carla Shinn

Book Cover Design: 50 Amazing Covers That You Will Want to Pick Up - Design School - 23 views

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    Fascinating article from the blog for the Canva Design School
Cathy Oxley

Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Scoop.it - 38 views

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    Web tools, apps, resources and programs to support the delivery of inquiry based learning in schools.Curated by Karen Bonanno.
Martha Hickson

Project Information Literacy: Preliminary Trends About Recent Graduates' Lifelong Learn... - 19 views

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    "What lifelong learning needs do recent graduates have once they finish college? What information sources and systems do they use for continued learning? During fall 2014, the PIL research team surveyed 1,651 recent graduates from 10 US colleges and universities. Read the survey trends report with preliminary findings from our study (10 pages, PDF, 229KB).

    "Preliminary Trends about Recent Graduates' Lifelong Learning Needs and Practices," Alison J. Head, Project Information Literacy Research Summary, February 17, 2015."
Antonietta Neighbour

The power of a good book | Teacher | ACER - 38 views

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    "'Reading for pleasure made a substantial difference [on intellectual progress] - the difference made was around four times greater than the difference made by having a parent with a degree' (Sullivan, 2014)."
Hilda Gómez

Share Book Recommendations With Your Friends, Join Book Clubs, Answer Trivia - 3 views

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    Discover and share books you love on Goodreads, the world's largest site for readers and book recommendations!
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