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What kind of assessment for learning is appropriate in the age of Google and Wikipedia? Facebook and You Tube? Smart phones and text messaging? Twitter and blogging? - Artichoke

What kind of assessment for learning is appropriate in the age of Google and Wikipedia? Facebook and You Tube? Smart phones and text messaging? Twitter and blogging? - Artichoke | HASTAC | Scoop.it
Abstract: Claims for the transformative effects of e-learning on student learning outcomes imply changes in the nature of learning when learning is mediated by technology. If it can be shown that the nature of learning changes in a distinctive way...

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Science must embrace the humanities to regain its Victorian glory

Science must embrace the humanities to regain its Victorian glory | HASTAC | Scoop.it
Timothy Stanley: You told us: Google boss Eric Schmidt is right to call for the UK to reintegrate science and art, but it's harder than he realises (RT @SenateHouseLib: Science must embrace the humanities to regain its Victorian glory
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The Growth of Social Media: An Infographic

The Growth of Social Media: An Infographic | HASTAC | Scoop.it
Scoffing at Facebook's $82 billion valuation? Think Twitter's done? Take a closer look at the tsunami of social media. Our ... (Oh yay!
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Bringing Einstein's Legacy to the 21st Century: International Avatar Design Competition

Bringing Einstein's Legacy to the 21st Century: International Avatar Design Competition | HASTAC | Scoop.it
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 31, 2011) - The Institute For Medical Research Israel-Canada (IMRIC) wants your help in bringing Albert Einstein to the 21st century!
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White Paper Integrating Social Media and Email Strategies

White Paper Integrating Social Media and Email Strategies | HASTAC | Scoop.it
None (White Paper Integrating Social Media and Email Strategies http://t.co/tt25Urj...)...
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SPACE

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SPACE is a 3D teaching and learning resource, particularly aimed at supporting performing arts lecturers/teachers and students in both Higher and Further Education. SPACE stands for Simulated Performing Arts Creative Environment and is jointly supported by JISC and the HEA under the Open Educational Resources Programme.

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Primordial star finding could wreak scientific havoc

Primordial star finding could wreak scientific havoc | HASTAC | Scoop.it

A primordial star at the outer edges of our Milky Way galaxy may upset current theories of star formation in the universe. The star simply shouldn't exist since it lacks the materials astronomers have long thought necessary for low-mass stars to form, scientists say.


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Doodles And Drawings Help Cement Concepts: Scientific American Podcast

Doodles And Drawings Help Cement Concepts: Scientific American Podcast | HASTAC | Scoop.it
Doodles And Drawings Help Cement Concepts: http://t.co/Az7ateZ via @sciam @cultureprobe...

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Think You're An Auditory Or Visual Learner? Maybe Not : NPR

Researchers say there's no evidence to support the widely held belief that there are distinct visual, auditory and kinetic learning styles.
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Designer Creates Modern Persian Rugs Using Google Earth

Designer Creates Modern Persian Rugs Using Google Earth | HASTAC | Scoop.it
German Designer David Hanauer Makes Contemporary Persian Carpets using Google Earth...
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9 Reasons Why Your Content Is Not Shared on Social Networks: New Research

9 Reasons Why Your Content Is Not Shared on Social Networks: New Research | HASTAC | Scoop.it
Find out how to motivate your customers to share your content and the mistakes you need to avoid for a strong social media content strategy.
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Webology: Contents, Volume 8, Number 1, 2011, Web Science, Web Studies, Webologie

Webology: Contents, Volume 8, Number 1, 2011, Web Science, Web Studies, Webologie | HASTAC | Scoop.it
Webology, Web science journal, World Wide Web, Web Studies journal, Webologie, Online journal, Free journal, Scientific journal, Fulltext, References, Bibliography, Citation, Papers, Articles...
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Bullying Law Puts New Jersey Schools on Spot

Bullying Law Puts New Jersey Schools on Spot | HASTAC | Scoop.it
The Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights, considered the toughest legislation against bullying in the nation, was propelled by public outcry over the suicide of a Rutgers University freshman last year.
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Times Higher Education - THE Awards 2011: Shortlist

Times Higher Education - THE Awards 2011: Shortlist | HASTAC | Scoop.it
Aston university has been shortlisted for the THE awards in the category of "International Collaboration of the Year" !
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Collaboration Is Misunderstood and Overused - Andrew Campbell - Harvard Business Review

Collaboration Is Misunderstood and Overused - Andrew Campbell - Harvard Business Review | HASTAC | Scoop.it
Business bloggers at Harvard Business Review discuss a variety of business topics including managing people, innovation, leadership, and more.
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Clive Thompson on How Twitter Creates a Social Sixth Sense

Clive Thompson on How Twitter Creates a Social Sixth Sense | HASTAC | Scoop.it
Clive Thompson dissects the experiential phenomenon of the beloved (and often misunderstood) hypersocial app.
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Survey Says 80 Percent of Faculty Use Social Media in Their Teaching - Faculty Focus | Faculty Focus

Survey Says 80 Percent of Faculty Use Social Media in Their Teaching - Faculty Focus | Faculty Focus | HASTAC | Scoop.it
More than 80 percent of college faculty use some form of social media in their teaching, with online video by far the most popular application, according to a new survey from the Babson Survey Research Group and Pearson.
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Hazel Henderson on the design revolution

We are in the beginning of a new era. All is changing. Economy is changing. Practical things you should be considering for you and your communities. 


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Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Humanities Gain Importance in Career Paths - Faculty - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Humanities Gain Importance in Career Paths - Faculty - The Chronicle of Higher Education | HASTAC | Scoop.it
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How Businesses Use Social Media for Recruiting [INFOGRAPHIC]

How Businesses Use Social Media for Recruiting [INFOGRAPHIC] | HASTAC | Scoop.it
Employers are taking note of the importance of social media in the recruiting process, and the majority of businesses are turning to social media to find and evaluate job candidates.
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The Digital Revolution and Higher Education | Pew Social & Demographic Trends

Executive Summary This report is based on findings from a pair of Pew Research Center surveys conducted in spring 2011.
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18 Low-Tech Learning Innovations

18 Low-Tech Learning Innovations | HASTAC | Scoop.it
I frequently write about new learning technologies, but there are lots of low tech learning innovations (i.e., produce better outcomes and potentially cost less). Here's a lit of 18.
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The Onion’s Digital Guru Explains How To Use Tech (And Why Chaos Is Great) | Lifehacker Australia

The Onion’s Digital Guru Explains How To Use Tech (And Why Chaos Is Great) | Lifehacker Australia | HASTAC | Scoop.it

Baratunde Thurston is the director of digital for everyone's favourite satirical news source The Onion, but being funny is easier when you're organi...
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What do Google, Open Source Software and Digital Literacies have in Common? | DMLcentral

What do Google, Open Source Software and Digital Literacies have in Common? | DMLcentral | HASTAC | Scoop.it
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