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Academic Literacy Summit at UC Davis Mira Costa High Library Blog

... including my own information literacy lessons in the library. One of the breakout sessions I attended was led by Bill Macauley, Director of the University Writing Center at the University of Nevada, Reno.
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Digital literacy key to success in Canada's growing digital economy ...

Digital literacy key to success in Canada's growing digital economy ... | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
For digital literacy to happen at the business level, there needs to be an open mindset and a company culture that supports it. Instead of saying: 'we shouldn't allow our employees to use Facebook', management needs to say: ...
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Information Literacy Weblog: Information literacy meets E-learning ...

Are there any advantages in teaching information literacy skills using a virtual learning environment (VLE) or course management systems (such as Moodle, Blackboard, WebCT) in a blended learning context?
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Utah Community Literacy and Writing Consortium: UCLAWC Hosts ...

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Check out the links and have fun!

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Call for Applications: CCCC 2012 Graduate Student Travel Grants ...

Call for Applications: CCCC 2012 Graduate Student Travel Grants ... | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Presentations must be related to writing program administration (e.g., writing program/writing center theory and pedagogy, program assessment, WAC initiatives, etc.). Two presenters will be awarded $250.00 each, and five ...
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Creative Writing Can Be Taught: Creative Writing Professors Answer More ... - Huffington Post (blog)

Creative Writing Can Be Taught: Creative Writing Professors Answer More ... - Huffington Post (blog) | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Creative Writing Can Be Taught: Creative Writing Professors Answer More ...Huffington Post (blog)You can judge that as you wish, but that is not what happens in any college classroom I've observed and it is certainly not what happens in our many...
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Foreigners fill up campuses, and pay the freight - Bend Bulletin

Foreigners fill up campuses, and pay the freight - Bend Bulletin | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Foreigners fill up campuses, and pay the freightBend BulletinBut there are deeper issues, like how much latitude professors should give in written assignments.
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Academic Writing is Really Academic Reading-Blogs Vs. Term Papers

Academic Writing is Really Academic Reading-Blogs Vs. Term Papers | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Is a writing a blog as valuable a writing experience as writing an academic term paper? Can the writing of a blog be made academically more rigorous in order to compete with the more traditional te...
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Teach What You Know: How to Make a Living on Skillshare - Mashable

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Teach What You Know: How to Make a Living on SkillshareMashableNate Cooper is an independent academic and co-organizer of Reboot Workshop, an un-conference for nontraditional workers. Skillshare is a platform for instructor-led, in-person classes.
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Academia stronger with new media - UT Daily Beacon

Academia stronger with new media - UT Daily Beacon | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Academia stronger with new mediaUT Daily BeaconIt does seem inevitable in a world of technology and instant publication that such a style of writing would take a foothold, but this does not inherently lend it validity as an academic endeavor.
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Success in Using the Writing Center » The Writing Center

Success in Using the Writing Center » The Writing Center | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Success in the Writing Center is something you will see a lot of discussion about on this blog, specifically when to come in for a visit. This is part of the writing process and depends on each person.
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Study: Writing exercises helps women lose weight

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eMaxHealthStudy: Writing exercises helps women lose weighteMaxHealthHe found the writing exercises continued to help the student's academic performance years later.
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10 ways to make your writing more academic

10 ways to make your writing more academic | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Different ways to make your writing more academic and an IELTS essay on imported food to download.
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Links: Argument as Action, Writing Assignments, Break Writing ...

Links: Argument as Action, Writing Assignments, Break Writing ... | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Lucy Ferriss mentions the University of Chicago sentence generator (which I discussed here) and then evaluates some of the pitfalls of academic writing. I particularly like her decision to direct attention away from jargon ...
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Eye of the Tiger: Teacher emphasizes importance of academic vocabulary - my.hsj.org

Eye of the Tiger: Teacher emphasizes importance of academic vocabularymy.hsj.orgFork has been working with other teachers to make sure the importance of academic vocabulary (the words commonly used in tests questions and writing prompts) is stressed.
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Information Literacy Weblog: Information literacy meets E-learning ...

Information Literacy Weblog: Information literacy meets E-learning ... | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Are there any advantages in teaching information literacy skills using a virtual learning environment (VLE) or course management systems (such as Moodle, Blackboard, WebCT) in a blended learning context?
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PeerCentered[Unplugged] Editorial Board Needed - International ...

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The publication, tentatively titled PeerCentered[Unplugged] will be a collection of essays by peer tutors about their work in writing centers. It will be a physical publication with a limited run, but will eventually be made available ...
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Ideology, survelliance, and the software in our classrooms ...

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I've agreed to write a chapter for a very exciting new collection being edited by Robin Goodfellow and Mary Lea, titled Literacy in the Digital University (Robin's blog on the same subject is here).
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Getting the write start

The Southland TimesGetting the write startThe Southland TimesGETTING STARTED: Helen Campbell-O'Brien and grandson Mark Campbell, 5, practise writing with some of the literacy pack components.
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Handwriting may be a key to success, FIU study says - Sun-Sentinel

Handwriting may be a key to success, FIU study says - Sun-Sentinel | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Sun-SentinelHandwriting may be a key to success, FIU study saysSun-SentinelHandwriting has been in a fight for academic survival and Florida has even considered dropping cursive from the curriculum.
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Literate masses – for a more productive nation - PakistanToday.com.pk

Literate masses – for a more productive nation - PakistanToday.com.pk | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
PakistanToday.com.pkLiterate masses – for a more productive nationPakistanToday.com.pkThen why is it that they shy away from the formal systems of banking and financial management.
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The Talon : A New Start For the Writing Center? Or Is It More of Just ...

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The Writing Center at Mt. Ararat has started up this year with more drive than the past years. For many previous years, Seniors have signed up to go sit in the Writing Center during their study halls, and have gotten class credit ...
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To Improve Your Writing, Talk | UConn Today

To Improve Your Writing, Talk | UConn Today | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Thomas Deans, associate professor of English and director of the Writing Center. The fastest way to improve your writing might be talking. At least that's how improvement begins when you visit the University Writing Center.
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In Academia, Islam Remains A Risky Third Rail - Huffington Post

In Academia, Islam Remains A Risky Third Rail - Huffington Post | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
In Academia, Islam Remains A Risky Third RailHuffington PostMujeeb Khan, a doctoral candidate at the University of California, Berkeley who has written about anti-Muslim hate speech in academia, agreed.
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