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Professors teach into their golden years - CNNMoney

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Professors teach into their golden years
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"If I go several days without teaching, I long for it," said 71-year-old writing professor Donald Gallehr. "I miss my students.
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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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Michael Westwood's curator insight, April 9, 7:25 AM

The practical steps described here could be adapted into a very useful language lesson for advanced language learners preparing to enter university.

Deborah Rinio's curator insight, April 9, 8:28 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, 10:18 AM

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

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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, 6:59 AM

Great curation of information and resources to consider.

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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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Can Academics Bridge the Gap Between the Academy and the Mainstream ... - History News Network

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Blogging can be a release from all the structural pressures corroding the creative impulse in academic writing.

Blogging can be a release from all the structural pressures corroding the creative impulse in academic writing. | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Mark Carrigan untangles the mixture of creativity and routine when academics sit down to convey complex thoughts. Waiting for the organic moment of inspiration when deadlines loom can be unreliable...
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How I Write: John Cumbler– Historian | UofL Writing Center

How I Write: John Cumbler– Historian | UofL Writing Center | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Our “How I Write” series asks writers from the University of Louisville community and beyond to respond to five questions that provide insight into their writing processes and offer advice to other writers.
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The end of academic freedom? - The Week Magazine

The end of academic freedom? - The Week Magazine | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
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How to Carefully Choose Useless Titles for Academic Writing

How to Carefully Choose Useless Titles for Academic Writing | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Clearly many authors believe that there is some kind of professional obligation on them as academics to be deliberately and carefully obscure, to choose titles that convey as little as possible to potential readers about what ...
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Scientific world getting duped by computerized fake research papers - CBS News

Scientific world getting duped by computerized fake research papers - CBS News | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Scientific world getting duped by computerized fake research papers CBS News Back then, the students wrote a program called SCIgen in just days that would take high-minded terms from academic writing, paste them together, and create papers that had...
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Teaching the Egg Before the Chicken – Paraphrasing Before Citation

Teaching the Egg Before the Chicken – Paraphrasing Before Citation | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Writing Support for Faculty From the KU Writing Center. Skip to content ... The second part is to learn to take that well worded rhetoric, weave it into writing, and create a smoothly readable piece. These are both difficult tasks, ...
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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

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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
Inside Higher Ed
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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What's the Right Toolset for Digital Humanities? - Personal ...

What's the Right Toolset for Digital Humanities? - Personal ... | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
So it is in academia…where, in particular, one's job is more dependent than most on being able to bring something new into the world, and sharing the results of human thought and ingenuity with students and the rest of the academic ...
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Five Strategies to Keep Writing, Even When You Don't Want To ...

Five Strategies to Keep Writing, Even When You Don't Want To ... | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Talk instead of write. Especially if you're feeling stuck on a project, it might be a good idea to talk about it instead of writing about it. You could, of course, come in to the writing center. Even I have met with another consultant to ...
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Starting a Dissertation Writing Group (In a Writing Center) – ProfHacker - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Starting a Dissertation Writing Group (In a Writing Center) – ProfHacker - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Starting a Dissertation Writing Group (In a Writing Center) http://t.co/5j0iomBIli via @chronicle
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Why Is Academic Writing So Beautiful? Notes on Black Feminist Scholarship - The Feminist Wire

Why Is Academic Writing So Beautiful? Notes on Black Feminist Scholarship - The Feminist Wire | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
"For the black feminist tradition of academic writing I am describing, this has never meant simplifying one’s ideas, rejecting critical theory, or aiming for immediate accessibility; it has meant taking responsibility for one’s own language of...
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When Language Evolves: The Thing About Grammar & Blogging - Business 2 Community

When Language Evolves: The Thing About Grammar & Blogging
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We write like we speak.
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The Power of Rituals - West of the Moon Writer's Retreat

The Power of Rituals - West of the Moon Writer's Retreat | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
I love coaching creatives and being part of their creative journeys. And the best part of the coaching, so far, has been to see writers smiling and saying they are writing again, creating again. Because, I believe, that is our natural state.
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