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» TCM Arab Images on Film | Media Education Foundation

Educational Videos About Media, Culture, and Society For The Classroom

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RollerMache - ABC Kids TV

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RollerMache, a do-it-yourself media site designed especially for kids living in regional Australia. Upload content, get tips and tricks on making videos, animations, audio and more...
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Students: Buying books? Rent them off Amazon instead | ZDNet

Students: Buying books? Rent them off Amazon instead | ZDNet | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it
Summary: Save your pennies for beer tokens and neon paint - instead of buying textbooks, rent them.
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Anna Funder wins Miles Franklin award - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Anna Funder wins Miles Franklin award - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it
Sydney author Anna Funder has won this year's Miles Franklin Literary Award.
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UCSF Implements Policy to Make Research Papers Freely Accessible to Public | www.ucsf.edu

UCSF Implements Policy to Make Research Papers Freely Accessible to Public | www.ucsf.edu | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it

The UCSF Academic Senate has voted to make electronic versions of current and future scientific articles freely available to the public, helping to reverse decades of practice on the part of medical and scientific journal publishers to restrict access to research results.

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Australian Screen - Australia's audio and visual heritage online

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Australia’s audiovisual heritage online

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Campaign! Make an Impact

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Campaign! Make an Impact is an innovative initiative that uses history to inspire young people into active citizenship.

This cross-curricular programme uses historical campaigns to inspire and teach campaign skills, enabling children and young people to run their own campaigns about issues that affect them today. It’s based around a three step model which can be found on this website.

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Check It Out: Verifying Information and Sources in News Coverage

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Taking a close look at the challenges and responsibilities of confirming information while reporting the news.

 

Overview | How do journalists and researchers check the accuracy of their sources? How important is it not only to be right but also to have reliable information on which to base reporting and research? In this lesson, students consider how the details in several unfolding events were verified and handled in news media outlets including The New York Times and reflect on the role of the “truth vigilante” in journalism and academia.

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Patent granted to encourage purchase of digital textbooks | Ars Technica

Patent granted to encourage purchase of digital textbooks | Ars Technica | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it
Puerto Rico-based prof hopes to enforce textbook purchases, reduce piracy.
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