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5 Research Positions for PhD Candidates - Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg - jobs academics.com

5 Research Positions for PhD Candidates - Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg - jobs academics.com | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
in the Research Training Group SCARE – System Correctness under Adverse Conditions funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG GRK 1765).
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5 Reasons Teachers Should Own a Domain Name | EdReach

5 Reasons Teachers Should Own a Domain Name | EdReach | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
The world of domain name ownership has changed, so step up your teaching game and buy your own domain name.
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Frequent, Low-Stakes Grading: Assessment for Communication, Confidence | Faculty Focus

Frequent, Low-Stakes Grading: Assessment for Communication, Confidence | Faculty Focus | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
After going out for tacos, our students can review the restaurant on a website. They watch audiences reach a verdict on talent each season on American Idol.
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LinkedIn Best Practices: Be Careful What You "Mention" | Social Media Today

LinkedIn Best Practices: Be Careful What You "Mention" | Social Media Today | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
For professionals looking to take advantage of the LinkedIn mention feature, I would recommend exercising caution. Here are three actions to avoid.
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Not only 4 LinkedIn I would say...

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Marketing your papers to make an impact: poll conclusions

Marketing your papers to make an impact: poll conclusions | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
The poll was posted in March 2013 in many academic discussion groups. Around 650 answers were collected and many hot comments. The question was:  What do you do MOST to increase the probabilities o...
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Google funds 'BOOC' assessment course by IU School of Education researcher: IU News Room: Indiana University

Google funds 'BOOC' assessment course by IU School of Education researcher: IU News Room: Indiana University | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
Google has funded an associate professor in the Indiana University School of Education to develop a "Big Open Online Course," or BOOC.
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Teaching Profs how to teach...

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Coursera commits to admitting only elite universities | Inside Higher Ed

Coursera commits to admitting only elite universities | Inside Higher Ed | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
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The Truth Behind 'Out Of Office' Replies - Edudemic

The Truth Behind 'Out Of Office' Replies - Edudemic | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
I can't believe it's taken this long for someone to break down 'out of office' replies into what they really mean.
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Impact factor (II). Better publications?

Impact factor (II). Better publications? | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
As we discussed in last post, there are two basic ideas around impact factor: you have to publish your research work in indexed journals and there are many indicators to measure the impact of your ...
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Professor Leaves a MOOC in Mid-Course in Dispute Over Teaching - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Professor Leaves a MOOC in Mid-Course in Dispute Over Teaching - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
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UK's RobotCar demonstrated (w/ Video)

UK's RobotCar demonstrated (w/ Video) | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
(Phys.org)—A group of scientists at Oxford University in the UK have demonstrated their version of the self-driving car, which promises to be much cheaper than similar cars being developed elsewhere.

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Defining Teaching Effectiveness | Teaching Professor Blog | Faculty Focus

Defining Teaching Effectiveness | Teaching Professor Blog | Faculty Focus | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
The term “teaching effectiveness” had its heyday in the 80s and early 90s during that period when so much work on student ratings was being done.
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Are You Ready to Flip?

The blogosphere is abuzz with MOOCs, massive, open, online courses, in which lectures are conveyed to thousands or tens of thousands of students around the glob
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Do You Speak with Charisma? — Here are 3 Ways You Can!

Do You Speak with Charisma? — Here are 3 Ways You Can! | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
Do you speak with charisma in speeches and presentations? It's easier than you think! Use these 3 simple techniques.
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Kizilcec-Piech-Schneider-2013-Deconstructing-Disengagement-Analyzing-Learner-Subpopulations-in-Massive-Open-Online-Courses.pdf

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Great insights on how to analyze and later improve MOOCs

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A Brief History of Instructional Design

A Brief History of Instructional Design | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
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Active-Learning Ideas for Large Classes: Simple to Complex | Faculty Focus

Active-Learning Ideas for Large Classes: Simple to Complex | Faculty Focus | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
The article that proposes these active-learning strategies is written for faculty who teach large-enrollment biology courses. But large courses share many similarities, and strategies often work well with a variety of content.
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Forbes Ranks Teaching As One Of The Most Unhappy Jobs - Edudemic

Forbes Ranks Teaching As One Of The Most Unhappy Jobs - Edudemic | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
According to seemingly arbitrary ratings and rankings by Forbes, the teaching profession is one of the most unhappy careers out there.
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Good questions at the end of the post... #HigherEd

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Plagiarism is not unnatural

Plagiarism is not unnatural | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
This idea that plagiarism is not unnatural is very powerful, and the phrase is not mine, I copied it to a professor in a discussion on this topic in the social networks. The university (by the repo...
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Study Hacks » Blog Archive » How to Write Six Important Papers a Year without Breaking a Sweat: The Deep Immersion Approach to Deep Work

Study Hacks » Blog Archive » How to Write Six Important Papers a Year without Breaking a Sweat: The Deep Immersion Approach to Deep Work | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
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This is my way of teaching and doing research :-) However, I found great ideas to optimize it, so that ROI can increase!! Great article!!!

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Social Media Predictions for 2013

The world’s most respected and proven marketers share what changes they believe are in store for social media in the new year.
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Bad Letters of Recommendation: A Cautionary Tale - Manage Your Career - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Bad Letters of Recommendation: A Cautionary Tale - Manage Your Career - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
A search committee begins to wonder who is actually writing the letters on behalf of a candidate.
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10 Tricks to Make Yourself a Dropbox Master

10 Tricks to Make Yourself a Dropbox Master | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
Dropbox is a robust independent file syncing tool (which Apple once tried to buy) that recently hit the 100m user milestone. It's arguably the most popular cloud service around, and for good reason.

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Our school uses Dropbox for so many activities: photos for the yearbook, file-sharing with our global partners, and assignment/assessment to instructors, just to name a few. Dropbox has broadened our content capabilities extensively and you can use it optimally with these 10 tricks.

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The world through the editor eyes

The world through the editor eyes | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
I have a dream that one day I will set up a journal on finance and risks, as I had a dream of writing a blog, and it happened, so the journal will arrive... though I am not sure where it will bring...
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Systems of Engagement Will Revolutionize Tech by 2018

Systems of Engagement Will Revolutionize Tech by 2018 | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
Smart products, machine-to-machine networks, advanced analytics and software-defined infrastructure are among the top 15 emerging business technology trends to watch, from now through to 2018, according to analyst firm Forrester.
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Focus of the next 5 years!

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