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Research as a Second Language: Academic Reading

Academic writing communicates the ideas of knowledgeable people to other knowledgeable people. When you are reading academically, therefore, you are confronting a text with what you know (not what you don't know); ...
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A writing tool for commencement speakers

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A writing tool for commencement speakersBurlingtonFreePress.com (blog)“Too lazy to write it yourself? Let the Virtual Academic do it for you,” beckons a website, Write Your Own Academic Sentence, set up by the University of Chicago writing program.
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Why Students Need Video Literacy Skills - Online College Courses

Why Students Need Video Literacy Skills - Online College Courses | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it

What about video skills - is the term "literacy" really justified here?

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Procrastination — The Writing Center at UNC-Chapel Hill

Procrastination — The Writing Center at UNC-Chapel Hill | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it

Reasons and solutions for procrastination

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GOOGLE DOCS WILL FREE LIBRARIANS (to engage students ...

GOOGLE DOCS WILL FREE LIBRARIANS (to engage students ... | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Imagine an overlay to Google Docs with citation management and project management functionality. Imagine ... Imagine being able to invite in library support and others, such as the writing center, directly into the digital workspace.
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Job vacancy : Literacy and Impact Specialist (Washington, DC)

Job vacancy : Literacy and Impact Specialist (Washington, DC). Wednesday, March 14, 2012; Upper Management / Consulting. Overview: AARP Experience Corps, an award-winning national program, engages people over 55 in meeting their ...
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Writing Power Tools: Text Editors - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Writing Power Tools: Text Editors - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it

Text editors as writing power tools - who needs MS Word, anyway? The only pity is that publishers won't stop asking for ".doc" or ".docx" files...

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How to write for digital media: Techniques for web writing | Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas

How to write for digital media: Techniques for web writing (How to write for digital media: Techniques for web writing - Knight Center for Journalism in… http://t.co/PplJqIxX...)...
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Writing Project | Academic Writing

Writing Project | Academic Writing | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Respects to all, Chosen candidate will have to write a short oration.
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Welcome - foliofor.me - a free ePortfolio site for YOU

Welcome - foliofor.me - a free ePortfolio site for YOU | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it

Mahara ePortfolio by Dr. Helen Barrett

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Academic Writing and Creative Writing (yes, there is a difference)

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The difference between Academic Writing and Creative Writing from a student perspective.

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Writing Accountability Part 1 by Jennifer Lim: How it works ...

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Academic writing projects are usually longer and more time consuming and no matter how much I love writing, when it comes to writing academically, the process can become overwhelming. Most of the time, writing just ...
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“Mapping Knowledge-Making in Writing Center Research”

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I've been wading around in writing center research for the past couple weeks and wanted to share one of the articles that I found most helpful for thinking about writing center research. Unlike other helpful texts about writing ...
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Raise literacy target in primary schools, says Ofsted chief

Raise literacy target in primary schools, says Ofsted chief | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
The GuardianRaise literacy target in primary schools, says Ofsted chiefThe GuardianHundreds of primaries are failing to reach the existing target, and those that have been underperforming for years face a change of management.
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AAEEBL - ePortfolio Webinars [session recordings]

Three leading organizations in the eportfolio community have teamed up to develop and produce a webinar series for eportfolio practitioners and consumers. EPAC, ePortfolio California and AAEEBL will present Exploring ePortfolio Technologies: Reviewing Platforms and Approaches for Teaching, Learning and Beyond. The series offers an opportunity for eportfolio providers and academics to discuss how various eportfolio platforms serve the needs of educators and learners in the knowledge economy.

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Writing Across Boundaries

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Today's post, which includes some useful links to blogs about academic writing in the social sciences, introduces an exciting writing initiative currently being run by Project Leaders Bob Simpson [Durham University] and Robin ...
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Directed Learning Activities–”Just in Time” for the ... - Writing Center

Directed Learning Activities–”Just in Time” for the ... - Writing Center | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
By David Charbonneau, Director, Writing Center, Mt. San Antonio College. When I first came to my current position at Mt. San Antonio College, the largest single-campus community college in California, my experience in ...
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Helen Barrett: My Philosophy of ePortfolio Development

As I work with others on the implementation of ePortfolio Development, I need to articulate my own philosophy.

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Texting habits hard for students to break - LaSalle News Tribune

Texting habits hard for students to break - LaSalle News Tribune | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Texting habits hard for students to break LaSalle News TribuneBy Allison Ryan Thanks to technology, teens get a lot of practice writing, but it isn't always five-paragraph essay format: According to a 2010 study by Pew Research Center, one-third of...
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Twitter gains as academic source

Twitter gains as academic source | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Twitter gains as academic sourceThe TennesseanThe first time Tennessee State University junior Kristi Roberts wanted to cite a tweet, she was writing a paper on the poem The Revolution Will Not Be Televised.
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Why women need to take control of their digital literacy (and a ...

Why women need to take control of their digital literacy (and a ... | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Knowledge is power and here are two things you can do to improve your digital literacy today: Actively manage your online profile and personal brand. Don't wait for others to define who you are and what you've achieved, ...
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Bridges that outlast their builders: creating ongoing partnerships through Outreach

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How to cite tweets in academia - ZDNet (blog)

How to cite tweets in academia - ZDNet (blog) | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
How to cite tweets in academiaZDNet (blog)Its academic value is debatable, and although it probably will not take the place of a journal or full research publication in terms of academic value, a tweet can offer value in a number of other ways.
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