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[Infographic] How YouTube Increased Classroom Pass Rates by 31% - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

[Infographic] How YouTube Increased Classroom Pass Rates by 31% - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | Academic Research, Methods, Tools, Publishing | Scoop.it

The use of YouTube as an aid to educate the future of the world has become more and more prevalent, and is becoming a way all teachers could benefit educating their students.


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OCR addresses application of HIPAA privacy rule to Workplace Wellness Programs

OCR addresses application of HIPAA privacy rule to Workplace Wellness Programs | Academic Research, Methods, Tools, Publishing | Scoop.it

Healthcare providers are accustomed to the privacy and security rules contained within the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA” or the “Act”) – particularly as they apply to the careful management of patient information. On April 24, 2015, the Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issued important guidance regarding HIPAA’s application to employee health and wellness programs. OCR is responsible for enforcing the Act’s privacy and security rules.

 

The HIPAA privacy and security rules generally apply to “covered entities” – defined as (1) A health plan; (2) A health care clearinghouse; or (3) A health care provider who transmits any health information in electronic. The rules also apply to “business associates.” The Act is most often associated with medical records generated by a health care provider. An employer – solely by hiring and paying an employee – is not impacted by the obligations of the Act. In general, the Act does not apply to an employee’s employment records.

OCR’s recent guidance addresses two important issues: 1) when does the Act extend to an employer’s health and wellness program; and 2) when may a health plan provide a sponsor employer with access to a participant’s protected health information (PHI).

 

The recent guidance makes clear that the application of the Act depends upon the structure of the employer’s health and wellness plan. Note that a health plan is a “covered entity” and is subject to the Act. OCR noted that a health and wellness program that is offered to employees as part of the employer’s health plan benefit is covered by the Act and its rules. A health and wellness program that is not part of a health plan is not covered by the Act and its rules – though other federal and state laws may apply to protect the confidential nature of such information.

 

In many instances, an employer (as the health plan’s sponsor) may administer the health and wellness program (among other elements of the plan). A health plan (a “covered entity” and subject to the Act) may provide an employer-sponsor access to an employee’s health information under limited circumstances where the employer-sponsor is involved in administering the program. In particular, the employer-sponsor may provide access to the employee’s PHI only to permit the employer-sponsor to perform its administrative functions and agree to modify its plan documents and certify that it will:

 

Establish adequate separation between employees who perform plan administration functions and those who do not;Not use or disclose PHI for employment-related actions or other purposes not permitted by the Privacy Rule;Where electronic PHI is involved, implement reasonable and appropriate administrative, technical, and physical safeguards to protect the information, including by ensuring that there are firewalls or other security measures in place to support the required separation between plan administration and employment functions; and report to the group health plan any unauthorized use or disclosure, or other security incident, of which it becomes aware.

 

Health plans and employers (particularly those within the health care industry where HIPAA awareness is already high) should be prepared to proactively address the protection of and access afforded to an employee-participants’ PHI. In addition, since the health plan (as a “covered entity”) has specific obligations related to any PHI breach, health plan and employer-sponsor should carefully and thoroughly review the privacy and security protection provided to all employee-participant PHI.

 

If an employee-sponsor does not perform administrative functions on behalf of the health plan, access to an employee-participant’s PHI is further limited. In particular, in such instances, the health plan may only disclose: 1) information on which individuals are participating in the plan or enrolled in the health insurance issuer or HMO offered by the plan; and 2) summary health information to the extent requested for purposes of modifying the plan or obtaining premium bids for coverage under the plan.

 


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44 Diverse Tools To Publish Student Work

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44 Diverse Tools To Publish Student Work

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Amazon to Sell Predictions in Cloud Race Against Google and Microsoft

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Amazon Web Services, the world’s biggest cloud company, is now selling cheap data analysis and prediction. It’s likely to get baked into all kinds of applications, bringing pain to the old guard.
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Word Cloud Generator

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Generate word clouds from text or URL.


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It doesn't get any easier than this!

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Word clouds are useful in all kinds of ways for writers to look at repetition, as well as for use in the classroom.

SMARTERTEACHER's curator insight, March 16, 6:52 PM

Word Generators are great ways to get students to think about the associations between words and concepts. 

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Google's Secret Weapon In The Battle For The Internet Of Things: Academia

Google's Secret Weapon In The Battle For The Internet Of Things: Academia | Academic Research, Methods, Tools, Publishing | Scoop.it
Can Google's new grant program clean up a notoriously messy new category of technologies and devices?
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Why Mercedes's Self-Driving Car Is So Much More Tempting Than Google's

Why Mercedes's Self-Driving Car Is So Much More Tempting Than Google's | Academic Research, Methods, Tools, Publishing | Scoop.it
Mercedes-Benz just dreamed up the first tempting self-driving car. And in the process, they show us all what Google was missing.
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A part of the perspective on self-driving cars and decision making.

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Five Best Mind Mapping Tools

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Mind mapping is a great way to brainstorm, make a plan, or turn ideas into the steps needed to make it real. Thankfully, there are great tools out there to help you build mind maps, organize them, and save them for later.

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@mapa_conceptual

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Les comparaisons sont toujours interessantes, mais à lire selon ses besoins. 

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What makes a good research proposal

Dr Andrew Farrell, Lecturer in Marketing at Aston Business School, talks about what makes a good research proposal when applying for a DBA or PhD.
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ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global: Search over 3 million PhD and Masters Dissertations & Theses

Access in-depth scholarly content • Jump start your literature review • Check what topics have already been covered • Get ideas for your thesis project.
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A Testable Idea Is Better than a Good Idea

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The most irritating innovation insight I’ve had seems paradoxical, but it’s true: good ideas are bad for innovators. Honest.
At first, I didn’t believe it either. What could be bad about good ideas?
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This is a good discussion point.  Many beginning doctoral students do get stuck on having the big break through.

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How Your State of Mind Affects Your Performance

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Ways to move from frustrated to energized.
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What Is a Dissertation?

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On October 10, 2014, hundreds of people tuned in for a panel discussion on innovative approaches to the dissertation. Hosted by CUNY Graduate Center and sponsored jointly by the Futures Initiative and Duke's PhD Lab, the panel featured five scholars in various disciplines who had either recently defended or would soon defend their dissertations.
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The 8 Digital Skills Students Need for The Future ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The 8 Digital Skills Students Need for The Future ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Academic Research, Methods, Tools, Publishing | Scoop.it

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These most needed skills are here right now. In competitive business environments, finding information quickly is a necessity. Judging the quality of information is crucial to decisionmaking.

Rosa Saló Sagué's curator insight, May 7, 4:32 AM

ICT skills ranking

Maie Nuudi's curator insight, May 8, 7:46 AM

Väga olulised tulevikuoskused, et olla edukas. 

1.oskus hinnata informatsiooni sisu, oluline, sest info maht on tohutu

2.effektiivne kirjutamine, märksõnadega kirjutamine

3. infoallikate kasutamine ja korrektne käitumine allikatega

4. oskus leida infot kiiresti

5. esitlusoskus ja tehniliste vahendite kasutamise oskus

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44 Diverse Tools To Publish Student Work

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44 Diverse Tools To Publish Student Work

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ONC releases updated privacy and security guide

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The Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) released the revised “Guide to Privacy and Security of Electronic Health Information”April 13 to help organizations integrate federal health information privacy and security requirements.

The guide is geared toward HIPAA covered entities and Medicare eligible professionals from smaller organizations. The updated version features information about compliance with the privacy and security requirements of CMS’ Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs as well as compliance with HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rules.

The guide covers such topics as:

Increasing patient trust through privacy and securityProvider responsibilities under HIPAAHealth information rights of patientsSecurity patient information in EHRsMeaningful Use core objectives that address privacy and securityA seven-step approach for implementing a security management processBreach notification and HIPAA enforcement

 

 


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Cómic sobre Malala Yousafzai en castellano.

Cómic sobre Malala Yousafzai en castellano. | Academic Research, Methods, Tools, Publishing | Scoop.it

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Cómic sobre Malala Yousafzai en #español

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This Is How You Sell Books In The Digital Age

This Is How You Sell Books In The Digital Age | Academic Research, Methods, Tools, Publishing | Scoop.it
Penguin Books unveils a clever interactive site, inspired by the iPod's clicking wheel, to accompany the release of 80 classic e-books.
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A circular interface that is fun and instructive.

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Back to School Special: Transmedia, New Media, and Strategic Communication

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Last time, I shared with you the syllabus for my course on Cultural Studies of Communication.
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How Designers Turn Data Into Beautiful Infographics

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Behind the scenes of information architects' creative processes.
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The Best Mobile Apps Of 2014

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Have all these apps downloaded? If not, you should!
There are a lot more to mobile apps than just Angry Birds.
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Writing an Effective Research Proposal

Writing an effective Research Proposal is very important to get approval for your project from the supervisor. There are some important points which need to ...
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Making Business School Research More Relevant

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In a landmark 2005 Harvard Business Review article, USC business professors Warren Bennis and James O’Toole argued that the skills imparted by most business schools were not relevant to students and their eventual employers.
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Also applicable to the computer science area.

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The 18 Best Infographics Of 2014

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2014 saw stellar examples of the power of data visualization to shed light on nearly any subject, from politics to dogs.
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What Happens to Society When Robots Replace Workers?

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Facing the consequences of maximum efficiency.
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