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Best Social Media Management Tools for Small Business Owners

Best Social Media Management Tools for Small Business Owners | academiPad | Scoop.it

This post describes some of the best, low-cost social media management options for small businesses. Whats good for small business is also good for your own academic self-branding :-)

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9 Ways To Optimize Your Presence On Twitter

9 Ways To Optimize Your Presence On Twitter | academiPad | Scoop.it

Great article about how to get the most out of twitter - and what tools are out there to help you in this.

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RapidReading - iPad

The secret with RapidReading lies in its ability to quickly teach you to process words and information in a new way. You'll learn how to...

* read words without having to silently say them in your head
* help your eyes fixate on the words you are reading in a new and improved way
* use lateral vision to look directly at less words, yet still comprehend what you're reading


Via Ana Cristina Pratas
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5 more phone apps for researchers

5 more phone apps for researchers | academiPad | Scoop.it
... to celebrate my new phone I thought it was time to revisit my list of top five phone apps for researchers, which I wrote about a year ago. On that list I included a PDF reader, Evernote, Book c...
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Students Think They Can Multitask. Here's Proof They Can't | Faculty Focus

Students Think They Can Multitask. Here's Proof They Can't | Faculty Focus | academiPad | Scoop.it
With easy access to all sorts of technology, students multitask. So, do lots of us, for that matter. But students are way too convinced that multitasking is a great way to work.
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Welcome to academiPad

Welcome to academiPad | academiPad | Scoop.it

Welcome to academiPad's scoop.it page - please follow it (upper right corner).

 

academiPad is a platform for sharing ideas on how to use iPad, Mac and the web in research, teaching and learning.

 

This scoop.it page is designed to give you a one-stop access to the best content on and beyond academiPad. It curates articles from other blogs that are useful for people in academia, and of course also the newest and best topics from academiPad.

 

Visit the blog at http://academiPad.com for high quality reviews and articles of workflows, apps, devices, accessories, and other tricks that make you a better scholar. And while you are there, be sure to join academiPad's free email, RSS and twitter news services to stay always up to date.

 

Thank you for re-scoop.ing, tweeting and supporting academiPad!

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iCloud: The ultimate guide | iMore.com

iCloud: The ultimate guide | iMore.com | academiPad | Scoop.it
Everything you need to know about setting up, backing up, restoring, and updating your iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad, and managing your iTunes apps, books, music, TV shows, movies, Match, and Photo Stream in the cloud iCloud is Apple's online...
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40 Best Science iPad Apps for Students

40 Best Science iPad Apps for Students | academiPad | Scoop.it

For some students the summer holidays are almost over and if you are looking for some great apps to ease up your way back to school here are some great science apps!


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How the Flipped Classroom Is Transforming Education

How the Flipped Classroom Is Transforming Education | academiPad | Scoop.it
Educators offer advice for moving to a learn now, lecture later approach.

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9 Ways Universities Are Using The iPad In & Out Of The Classroom

9 Ways Universities Are Using The iPad In & Out Of The Classroom | academiPad | Scoop.it
  iPads are making waves in education all over the nation, even in college classrooms, where they’re replacing laptops, textbooks, and notebooks.

Via John Evans
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10 Reasons Why I Want My Students to Blog - Getting Smart by Susan Lucille Davis - DigLN, edchat, EdTech

10 Reasons Why I Want My Students to Blog - Getting Smart by Susan Lucille Davis - DigLN, edchat, EdTech | academiPad | Scoop.it
First of all, blogging is writing, 21st century style, plain and simple. Blogging is a massive genre. It comes in many forms, addresses myriad topics, and can certainly range in quality.

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Designing Colleges For More Than Just Connectivity

Designing Colleges For More Than Just Connectivity | academiPad | Scoop.it
While it’s counterintuitive to think of today’s college students as anything other than techno-savants thriving in a hyperconnected campus, I would like to pose a softer, gentler perspective on what these students think really matters...

 

And maybe most interestingly: What I have called the "fourth device", pen and paper, is actually still the first device of choice among students! No surprise here: No stylus and iPad app give you the same flexibility as pen and paper. Bluetooth 4 styluses might change that (http://www.joachim-scholz.com/academipad/2012/07/30/stylus-academic-handwriting/), but we will see...


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How to Find Discounted and Free Apps that Don't Suck

How to Find Discounted and Free Apps that Don't Suck | academiPad | Scoop.it
academiPad helps you to save money and time to find the best discounted and free apps for research, teaching and learning.
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Study Suggests Twitter Boosts College Grades and Class Engagement

Study Suggests Twitter Boosts College Grades and Class Engagement | academiPad | Scoop.it
A new study from Counsel & Heal suggests maintaining a Twitter account makes students more engaged in coursework and yields higher grades.
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10 Things You Didn't Know Dropbox Could Do

10 Things You Didn't Know Dropbox Could Do | academiPad | Scoop.it
Between hosting webpages and emailing files straight to your folders, there's a lot you can do with Dropbox that you never knew before.
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How The iPad Is Being Used For Mobile Learning - Edudemic

How The iPad Is Being Used For Mobile Learning - Edudemic | academiPad | Scoop.it
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12 Things Students Should Never Do on Social Media| The Committed Sardine

12 Things Students Should Never Do on Social Media| The Committed Sardine | academiPad | Scoop.it

September 4, 2012 by Stephanie Buck
http://mashable.com

 

The last thing young people want is another set of rules. But these days, social media comes with great responsibility, whether you’re just starting high school or finishing up college.


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Citelighter (The Pinterest For Research) Launches Massive Global Learning Database

Citelighter (The Pinterest For Research) Launches Massive Global Learning Database | academiPad | Scoop.it
For those of you who haven't heard of the new(ish) startup Citelighter, take note: it's a pretty awesome tool. I've been playing around with it and chatted with founders of the company last week and am thoroughly impressed.

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20 Ways Augmented Reality Is Being Used In Education Right Now

20 Ways Augmented Reality Is Being Used In Education Right Now | academiPad | Scoop.it
Augmented reality is exactly what the name implies — a medium through which the known world fuses with current technology to create a uniquely blended interactive experience.

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5 Must-Have iOS Apps For Writers

5 Must-Have iOS Apps For Writers | academiPad | Scoop.it

Check out these five top Apple applications for essay writing to make getting organizing and presenting your thoughts in a coherent manner a much easier process.


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What 6 Years of Study Says About Using Clickers in the Classroom

What 6 Years of Study Says About Using Clickers in the Classroom | academiPad | Scoop.it

After six years of study, more than 3,000 student surveys, nearly 40 interviews, close to 700 anonymous written responses, and numerous observations of students in classes across four disciplines, Dr. Angel Hoekstra knows a thing or two about how to use clickers in the classroom.


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50 resources for iPad use in the classroom

50 resources for iPad use in the classroom | academiPad | Scoop.it
Summary: A roundup of educational articles, apps and tutorials for educators looking to integrate iPads into the classroom.

Via Ana Cristina Pratas
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