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Essential Components for Successful Virtual Learning Communities

Cooperative Extension and engaged universities can build on use of social learning through implementation of virtual communities of practice. Thi

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EsdeGroot's curator insight, November 7, 2013 10:26 AM

Nice summary of virtual learning communities

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Critical thinking #3: Dwight Garner - Prospect Magazine

Critical thinking #3: Dwight Garner - Prospect Magazine | Education and Technology | Scoop.it
Dwight Garner: “I want my reviews to sound like I'm talking to a close, literate friend. I want to be direct, and I want to make fine distinctions, and when appropriate I want to be funny. Humour is undervalued in criticism.”.
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Teachers or Facilitators? 10 Reasons Why Educators Should Step Out of the Way and Encourage Independent Learning

Teachers or Facilitators? 10 Reasons Why Educators Should Step Out of the Way and Encourage Independent Learning | Education and Technology | Scoop.it

"Teacher or Facilitator: Is it just semantics? What is the first thing that comes to mind when someone uses the word, “facilitator”? Perhaps you think of words like planner, coordinator, promoter, developer, or designer. All of these definitions lead us to think of a facilitator as someone who sets up, designs, and oversees an environment that is conducive to the goal at hand but they are not at the center of the scene."


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Data repositories are expanding their role to ensure quality of reproducible research.

Data repositories are expanding their role to ensure quality of reproducible research. | Education and Technology | Scoop.it
A well-curated data repository is more than a place to put data. Drawing from the experience of the ISPS Data Archive, Limor Peer shows the research community has much to gain from a repository tha...

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What Plagiarism and Copyright Infringement Have in Common - Plagiarism Today

What Plagiarism and Copyright Infringement Have in Common - Plagiarism Today | Education and Technology | Scoop.it
Plagiarism and copyright infringement may seem to be two very different acts, and in many ways they are, but they also share some of the same roots.

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