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Colson Whitehead’s Rules for Writing

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Simple rules for becoming a better writer, from the author of “Zone One.”...
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Are open educational resources the key to global economic growth?

Are open educational resources the key to global economic growth? | Digital  Humanities Tool Box | Scoop.it

OERs are learning materials that can be accessed, used, and transformed by anyone, anywhere. Though the concept is simple, the economic potential is tremendous and the advantages are two-fold: First, OERs can lower education costs substantially.


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The 100 Best Twitter Tools For Teachers (2012 Edition) | Edudemic

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100 Best Twitter Tools for Teachers

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News: CHNM Launches Online Digital Humanities Journal : sideeffacts

News: CHNM Launches Online Digital Humanities Journal : sideeffacts | Digital  Humanities Tool Box | Scoop.it

In late 2011, the Center for History and New Media launched the first issue of the Journal of Digital Humanities, a peer-reviewed, open access journal that features digital humanities material and scholarship selected from across the Internet. The journal will be published on a quarterly basis. Read more here!

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25 Twitter Accounts That Will Make You Smarter

25 Twitter Accounts That Will Make You Smarter | Digital  Humanities Tool Box | Scoop.it
We found 25 individuals and general fact-toting Twitter accounts that will increase your scope of knowledge.
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Teaching Innovation Is About More Than iPads in the Classroom

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Teaching Innovation Is About More Than iPads in the Classroom

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Online Learning: More Than Just a MOOC

Online Learning: More Than Just a MOOC | Digital  Humanities Tool Box | Scoop.it

As a life-long learner, I have appreciated engaging and interacting with a wide variety of educators in a few Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs). The concept of a MOOC is has been around for a while. In previous blog posts, I have shared the definition of a MOOC and my participation and experience. I have appreciated learning from the #eci831 and #CCK09 MOOC facilitators, such as Alec Couros, George Siemens & Stephen Downes.


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Am I a Digital Historian?

Am I a Digital Historian? | Digital  Humanities Tool Box | Scoop.it
I’m picking up here on some comments I made the other night at Lauren Wheeler, Can Enviro Rock?—in response to her reflection on ASEH and the digital history panel that concluded this year’s annual...
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History Carnival 111: Environmental History Edition

History Carnival 111: Environmental History Edition | Digital  Humanities Tool Box | Scoop.it
Hello and welcome to Stillwater Historians and to History Carnival 111.  As advertized this month’s event has an environmental theme, but tries in earnest to maintain the Carnival’s gre...
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The Future of Higher Education | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project | Learning-Teaching- Ed Tech

The Future of Higher Education | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project | Learning-Teaching- Ed Tech | Digital  Humanities Tool Box | Scoop.it
Experts expect more-efficient collaborative environments and new grading schemes; they worry about massive online courses, the shift away from on-campus life...
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Which Social Platform Really Drives the Most Traffic? | Social Media Today

Which Social Platform Really Drives the Most Traffic? | Social Media Today | Digital  Humanities Tool Box | Scoop.it
In preparing for our morning show we were doing some research and came across an old story that showed that StumbleUpon was actually driving more traffic than FaceBook in January of 2011 and we wondered two things about that - firstly, is it still...

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Digital distraction in the classroom

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Even in this ideal environment, the temptation of digital distraction was too high. I might view this akin to addictive behavior now, and realize that students need more explicit support in order to do the right thing for their learning. I think that the biggest mistake that I made was to fail to have explicit guidelines for use of technology


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Can You Picture This? Academic Research Published as a Graphic Novel! | Impact of Social Sciences

Can You Picture This? Academic Research Published as a Graphic Novel! | Impact of Social Sciences | Digital  Humanities Tool Box | Scoop.it

Can You Picture This? Academic Research Published as a Graphic Novel!

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What Twitter Can Learn From Weibo: Field Notes From Global Tech Ethnographer Tricia Wang

What Twitter Can Learn From Weibo: Field Notes From Global Tech Ethnographer Tricia Wang | Digital  Humanities Tool Box | Scoop.it
Instagram is a tool of the trade for 32-year-old Wang, a sociologist and consultant working in China and documenting the wildfire spread of new social-media platforms like Weibo and Renren.
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Social media for schools: a guide to Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest

Social media for schools: a guide to Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest | Digital  Humanities Tool Box | Scoop.it
Using social media in schools doesn't have to be scary, says Matt Britland.
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University of Minnesota releases e-book about academic technology | Inside Higher Ed

University of Minnesota releases e-book about academic technology | Inside Higher Ed | Digital  Humanities Tool Box | Scoop.it

Faculty and staff from the University of Minnesota accomplished what some might consider a near-miracle of publishing: they turned blank pages into a 317-page book in 10 weeks.

 


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25 Ways Teachers Can Integrate Social Media Into Education | Digital Research for Humanities

25 Ways Teachers Can Integrate Social Media Into Education | Digital Research for Humanities | Digital  Humanities Tool Box | Scoop.it
Some teachers embrace technology and social media. Others lurk. Many ignore. So what does the average teacher do if they're somewhere in the middle?

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Summer Project: Start a Digital History Toolbox

Summer Project: Start a Digital History Toolbox | Digital  Humanities Tool Box | Scoop.it
Unless you live under a rock you know there are an overwhelming number of apps, blogs, gadgets, tools, sites, links and media out there to meet your digital history needs.  Depending on your own re...
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Pinning the Digital Humanities: Collaboration, Curation, and Classrooms

Pinning the Digital Humanities: Collaboration, Curation, and Classrooms | Digital  Humanities Tool Box | Scoop.it
It’s that time of year again…the point where I realize there is only about a month left of summer.  My next big task (and one of my favorites) is looming on the horizon…prepping c...
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