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Collaboration in academic writing: software and beyond

Collaboration in academic writing: software and beyond | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Unfortunately, collaboration in academic writing often causes frustration. Academics are used to think that co-authoring a manuscripts means emailing back and forth Microsoft Word documents with en...
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Rising Confidence in Online Higher Ed - Forbes

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Online higher education is steadily gaining favor as a credible alternative to the traditional classroom. According to a recent Gallup report, more U.S.
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Tense Shifting - Writing Center - IUP

Tense Shifting - Writing Center - IUP | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Many students believe that tense changes should always be avoided, but sometimes a shift in tense is necessary. It is the unnecessary shifts in tense that sometimes cause awkwardness.
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WriteLaTeX picks up funding to push its collaborative academic writing tool - VentureBeat

WriteLaTeX picks up funding to push its collaborative academic writing tool - VentureBeat | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
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Remember how painful it was to write your papers in college?
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The Power in Academic Writing

A movie project I made for my English 111 class. I had to answer the question: "Why is academic writing important?" I got all the pictures from google images...
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Power Up Your Writing Workflow: Make Better Use Of Scrivener

Power Up Your Writing Workflow: Make Better Use Of Scrivener | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
When it comes to getting a research paper, ebook or novel completed, Scrivener can help you stay organized and motivated — that is, if you know how to use some of its best features. Our free PDF Guide to Scrivener explores what the software can really do, and why many feel it's the best writing program available for…

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PhD Talk: Writers' Lab: Five Steps to Completing your First Draft - the Academic Writing Edition

PhD Talk: Writers' Lab: Five Steps to Completing your First Draft - the Academic Writing Edition | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
RT @jobsacuk: 'Writers' Lab: Five Steps to Completing your First Draft - the Academic Writing Edition' - http://t.co/IQyqC5PuoN
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Writing for impact: how to craft papers that will be cited | The Programmable City

Writing for impact: how to craft papers that will be cited | The Programmable City | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Levels of research impact and how to write academic papers that get cited by @RobKitchin http://t.co/G3zu9WWzvL
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8 Sentence Patterns for Academic and Technical Writing

8 Sentence Patterns for Academic and Technical Writing | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
(From Concise Guide to Technical and Academic Writing.) An expert academic or technical writer needs only a few basic sentence patterns to produce easy-to-understand writing. Each of the sentence p...
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International students are turning to proofreading agencies to get support

International students are turning to proofreading agencies to get support | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Proofreading agencies are filling an academic support gap in UK universities, raising concerns around policy and plagiarism (International students are turning to proofreading agencies to get support http://t.co/RAKRnzswYF)...
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Some Thoughts on Academic Writing | Min Hyoung Song

Some Thoughts on Academic Writing | Min Hyoung Song | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
The best measure I've found for determining good academic writing is whether or not it makes me want to write. If reading something makes me want to stop immediately and go to the computer with fresh ideas in mind, then ...
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Some vital signs for Aboriginal languages - The Conversation

Some vital signs for Aboriginal languages - The Conversation | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Some vital signs for Aboriginal languages The Conversation The second stage, now underway with additional partners, aims to expand the collection beyond its bilingual education origins to uncover other texts in endangered NT languages, as well as...
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The Challenges of a Novice Academic Writer - The Conference Mentor

The Challenges of a Novice Academic Writer - The Conference Mentor | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Academic writing can be difficult for anyone, especially if you are a novice writer. Rachael Cayley shares some of these challenges these writers face.
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Beyond Plagiarism - Inside Higher Ed

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Beyond Plagiarism
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That's especially true for the many students who write across media, such as blogs or fanfaction, where sourcing standards are different than in academic writing, she said.
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Digital revolution is changing what it means to be an author, says Stanford ... - Phys.Org

Digital revolution is changing what it means to be an author, says Stanford ... - Phys.Org | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
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The Only Thing Worse Than Getting a Ph.D. in Today's Academic Job Market - Slate Magazine

The Only Thing Worse Than Getting a Ph.D. in Today's Academic Job Market - Slate Magazine | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
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On a Writing (Center's) Path - Peninsula Pulse

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Last May, a group of visionaries who would form the founding board of Write On, Door County, trampled around overgrown land in Juddville.
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How Should We Write and Fight? - CounterPunch

How Should We Write and Fight? - CounterPunch | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
How Should We Write and Fight? CounterPunch If the West cannot murder or overthrow a government in a powerful country, it risks lives in its client states: I have just left Manila, Philippines, where two leading academics, Eduard and Teresa Tadem,...
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Why Developmental English Breaks My Heart - Inside Higher Ed

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He also brought along his notebook from last semester's remedial writing course, in which he had taken copious notes. He referred to those notes as ...
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Unclear if teachers face discipline in Holocaust writing assignment - Los Angeles Times

Unclear if teachers face discipline in Holocaust writing assignment - Los Angeles Times | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
National Post Unclear if teachers face discipline in Holocaust writing assignment Los Angeles Times It garnered swift and widespread criticism, including from the Anti-Defamation League and the Simon Wiesenthal Center, which called it "grotesque."...
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Keep the ‘Research,’ Ditch the ‘Paper’

Keep the ‘Research,’ Ditch the ‘Paper’ | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Let’s react to Rebecca Schuman’s provocation in Slate by accepting her challenge to stop wasting our students’ time, and our own. (Learning academic writing: A "smash-and-grab assault"?
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63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World

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63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World

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Teaching Adolescents How to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information

Teaching Adolescents How to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
An essential part of online research is the ability to critically evaluate information. This includes the ability to read and evaluate its level of accuracy, reliability and bias. When we recently as

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Deborah Rinio's curator insight, April 9, 11:28 AM

Evaluating information is a critical life skill. Without sufficient practice, our students will not internalize this skill, and will not remember it from lesson to lesson. Talk to you librarian today about integrating the process of evaluating information into your research projects and lesson plans today!

Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, April 9, 1:18 PM

Interesting article showing what school  librarians teach every day, if they get the chance...

liz deskins's curator insight, April 29, 9:09 AM

Something m ost librarians already do; but good to remind us about it!

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The right tool for the job: Five collaborative writing tools for academics.

The right tool for the job: Five collaborative writing tools for academics. | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Research collaboration now involves significant online communication. But sending files back and forth between collaborators creates redundancy of effort, causes unnecessary delays and, many times,...
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A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: 60 Sites for Digital Storytelling Tools and Information

A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: 60 Sites for Digital Storytelling Tools and Information | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it

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Kirsten Wilson's curator insight, April 4, 9:59 AM

Great curation of information and resources to consider.

Ali Anani's curator insight, April 5, 12:08 PM

A quite informative post

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Social Media and Writing Style

Social Media and Writing Style | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
In the early days of this blog, an old friend and fellow blogger asked me whether I thought social media had implications for the way we write. My first thought was that it must; my second was that...
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