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12 Principles Of Mobile Learning

12 Principles Of Mobile Learning | Learning Technology News | Scoop.it

12 Principles Of Mobile Learning...Another from TeachThought, which is becoming a real go-to site for direct ideas.  This one is one mobile learning, and what learning looks like and what if can afford.

 

 


Via GBS Digital Learning Pilot, Carla Arena
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MimicDotOrg's curator insight, July 19, 2013 8:28 PM

Mobile technology will totally change education in the 21st Century.

 

Pierre GESLiN's curator insight, January 7, 2:46 PM

Learning on the move!

 

Jimena Acebes Sevilla's curator insight, February 2, 3:06 PM

12 Principios para tomar en cuenta sobre m-learning.

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The future of learning - Sugata Mitra

The future of learning - Sugata Mitra | Learning Technology News | Scoop.it

In this talk, Sugata Mitra will take us through the origins of schooling as we know it, to the dematerialisation of institutions as we know them. Thirteen years of experiments in children's education takes us through a series of startling results – children can self-organise their own learning, they can achieve educational objectives on their own, they can read by themselves. Finally, the most startling of them all: groups of children with access to the internet can learn anything by themselves. From the slums of India, to the villages of India and Cambodia, to poor schools in Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, the USA and Italy, to the schools of Gateshead and the rich international schools of Washington and Hong Kong, Sugata's experimental results show a strange new future for learning.

Nik Peachey's insight:

Fantastic plenary from IATEFL 2014. You can see my follow up interview here: http://iatefl.britishcouncil.org/2014/sessions/2014-04-05/interview-sugata-mitra

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Beatriz Olivares's curator insight, May 13, 7:37 AM

Sugata Mitra un gran ejemplo a seguir. Sus aportaciones siempre son de gran utilidad, te invitan a reflexionar y pensar en la necesidad de actuar.

Whitequest's curator insight, May 19, 11:12 PM

Children -or employees- with access to the internet can learn anything by themselves.

Leonardo De Freitas Alves's curator insight, June 6, 4:17 PM

Um novo e estranho futuro da aprendizagem. Crianças que aprendem por si mesmo, com recurso a Internet.

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Educators Need to be 21st Century Learners Too…

Educators Need to be 21st Century Learners Too… | Learning Technology News | Scoop.it

We expect our children to develop these skills. We integrate these skills in our every day lessons so that our students can grow and expand their knowledge. We create spaces so that our students can create and collaborate, whether it is a physical space or a virtual space. We expect our students to be good digital citizens, using devices, programs, and tools responsibly. We want our students to ask questions and explore for answers. We expect our students to learn, grow, and then reflect on that learning.

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Some good points

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E-trucit's curator insight, Today, 2:51 AM

Interesting concept of Personal Learning Network through Twitter as an alternative to Professional training workshop.

Mirta Liliana Filgueira's curator insight, Today, 2:13 PM

Estudiantes del Siglo XXI

Tony Meehan's curator insight, Today, 2:22 PM

"21st century learning is for everyone, not just our students. We must model 21st century learning by growing professionally so that we can better prepare our students for the skills they will need to be successful."


No matter how sceptical we are of new trends in educational technology, we cannot afford to ignore them.  The rate of change is accelerating and educators cannot be caught out playing catch up with our learners.  We need to be "good digital citizens" whether we like it or not.  There is no choice as twitter and blogging now provide a more effective platform for sharing and developing ideas in education.  The days of going off to training and coming back to school brimful of ideas and "cascading" these ideas down to other staff are gone - and it was an inefficient model in any case. There is a huge community of educationalists out there who can do this more effectively, and the willingness to share ideas is remarkable.  

 

We have no idea what the next big idea will be, nor when it will come around.  It may render tweeting and blogging redundant; we cannot know given the pace of change.  For the time being this is as good as it gets.  The least we can do is keep up with what we know works for now.

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The e-textbook transformation

The e-textbook transformation | Learning Technology News | Scoop.it

A new wave of e-textbooks is giving students more than just words and a few hotlinks on a digital page. Publishers over the last few years have been adding video, interactive maps and gamified quizzes designed to engage students more deeply in their learning.

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A well written balanced article.

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John Rudkin's curator insight, July 21, 12:09 AM

Slow revolution. What exactly are the stats?

Mirta Liliana Filgueira's curator insight, July 21, 12:55 PM

El e-libro. Aplicaciones.

Edgar Mata's curator insight, July 22, 7:35 PM

Libros de texto electrónicos, una idea que nos puede ayudar a mejorar considerablemente nuestra forma de trabajo.

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5 Essential Insights About Mobile Learning

5 Essential Insights About Mobile Learning | Learning Technology News | Scoop.it

If she could re-do her rollout she would have included students in the discussions long before devices were chosen or in classrooms. They are stakeholders in their own education, but often aren’t included in the decisions that will directly affect their daily instruction.

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Some interesting insights here.

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The 6-step guide to flipping your classroom - Daily Genius

The 6-step guide to flipping your classroom - Daily Genius | Learning Technology News | Scoop.it

The handy graphic below synthesizes the overwhelming to-do list of flipping your classroom into 6 easy steps that make the whole process a little less daunting

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This is a simple step by step guide with a useful infographic.

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juandoming's curator insight, July 18, 2:10 AM

add your insight...

Mary Starry's curator insight, July 18, 7:38 AM

Six basic, but important, steps to take when flipping your class., with an info graphic  for visualization.

Carlos Rodrigues Cadre's curator insight, July 19, 11:10 AM

adicionar a sua visão ...

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Traditional publishing is 'no longer fair or sustainable'

Traditional publishing is 'no longer fair or sustainable' | Learning Technology News | Scoop.it

Chief executive of 9,000-member UK group argues that while 'authors' earnings are going down generally, those of publishers are increasing. 

After figures released this week showed professional authors' median annual incomes have collapsed to to £11,000, The Society of Authors' chief executive has claimed that traditional publishers' terms "are no longer fair or sustainable".

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No surprises here.

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Randy Nichols's curator insight, July 14, 7:16 AM

The "Book of the Future" awaits? And will it not be digital?

Stewart-Marshall's curator insight, July 14, 7:35 AM

All the more reason that all universities should move open access publishing of their research - using an open source system such OJS - https://pkp.sfu.ca/ojs/ - with automatic listing in Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) - http://doaj.org/ ; :-)

Michael MacNeil's curator insight, July 15, 7:16 AM

Commerce 1, Creativity 0 .  

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elearn Magazine: How to Help Teachers Use Technology in the Classroom

elearn Magazine: How to Help Teachers Use Technology in the Classroom | Learning Technology News | Scoop.it

Despite access to technology and despite the fact that novice teachers are entering the classroom with far more advanced technology skills than their counterparts of an earlier age, only 39 percent of teachers report "moderate" or "frequent" use of technology as an instructional tool

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A sound article with some useful suggestions.

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Jorge Leal's curator insight, July 11, 3:44 PM

very interesting..!

Connie Baques 's curator insight, July 11, 9:08 PM

Good ideas for PD !

Ludmila Smirnova's curator insight, July 12, 1:56 PM

Always interesting to read and learn from Nik Peachey!

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iTunes U update with iPad Course Creation, Student Discussions & more

iTunes U update with iPad Course Creation, Student Discussions & more | Learning Technology News | Scoop.it

The new features will begin rolling out July 8 with the ability for teachers to create and manage previously uploaded lessons directly from the iPad. Apple says the course creation features will let teachers grab content from iWork, iBooks Author or “any of the over 75,000 educational apps available for iPad.” It will also let teachers use the iPad’s camera to include shots and video of real-world items in courses. The course creation feature will be available to educators in all 69 with the materials they create distributed in up 155 countries.

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Fantastic new from Apple.

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sobrie01's curator insight, July 10, 12:07 PM

Picture creating your own async classroom and having the abilty to have different instructor contribute to the lessons. Very cool functions that are easy to use. Well Done Apple!

Ruby Rennie Panter's curator insight, July 11, 3:12 AM

The addition of discussions moves iTunesU from an elaborate textbook to something that involves collaboration - a good move. Pity it's only for private courses.

Fiona Price's curator insight, July 11, 9:18 AM

Exciting news!

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The Most Popular Social Network for Young People? Texting

The Most Popular Social Network for Young People? Texting | Learning Technology News | Scoop.it

What are the most popular social networks, apps, and websites for high schoolers? Niche asked. Seven thousand teenagers answered.

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Interesting survey results.

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How technology rewrites literature

How technology rewrites literature | Learning Technology News | Scoop.it

Fom typing on a rolling stream of white space to editing in a cloud, shifts in hardware have altered the way writers research, draft, refine and, ultimately, conceive of their work. The basic mechanism may stay the same, but new tools have led to new relations between authors and the words they use. With the internet, the barrier between the writer and the world has become as thin as skin.

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Interesting perspectives on how technology has impacted on the creation of literature.

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flea palmer's curator insight, July 7, 7:04 AM

Interesting account of how technology has changed the writing process although it seems pen and paper is still used often!

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Games Can Advance Education: A Conversation With James Paul Gee

Games Can Advance Education: A Conversation With James Paul Gee | Learning Technology News | Scoop.it

In school, we give people texts when they have not had enough experience in the worlds the texts are about, the experiences that give the texts meaning. It is as if we were to give kids game manuals without the games. It only works for kids who are getting a lot of experiences at home—backed up by lots of talk with adults about these experiences, talk which helps the kids learn to map language on to experience and vice-versa—but it is disastrous for less advantaged kids.

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Interesting interview with James Paul Gee

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Julia Echeverría's curator insight, July 5, 2:24 AM

Interesante planteamiento de una problemática

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Ebooks v paper - FT.com

Ebooks v paper - FT.com | Learning Technology News | Scoop.it

Yet research has already told us a lot about how we read now. First and foremost, it emphasises that even using paper, there are many different approaches. Most of us probably have a settled style: you might be a skimmer, a skipper, a front-to-back completist, a keeper of the pristine page or an obsessive writer of marginalia. Whatever the case, our habits have probably been created largely as combination of childhood experience and how the medium we read in is nudging us.

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Some interesting links to research.

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Nataliasterns's curator insight, July 3, 12:20 PM

lectura papel vs tablet

Mirta Liliana Filgueira's curator insight, July 5, 2:15 PM

Ebooks versus papel.

Debra Evans's curator insight, July 10, 3:28 PM

Definitely worth reading this article. I have heard many teachers proclaim that reading a "book" is more beneficial than an ereader, etc. I have not necessarily bekieved what they say, but the evidence is just not there yet, however it is beginning to come and my own anecdotal evidence seems to resonate with what is being stated here. 

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What’s Lost as Handwriting Fades

What’s Lost as Handwriting Fades | Learning Technology News | Scoop.it

The researchers found that the initial duplication process mattered a great deal. When children had drawn a letter freehand, they exhibited increased activity in three areas of the brain that are activated in adults when they read and write: the left fusiform gyrus, the inferior frontal gyrus and the posterior parietal cortex.

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Interesting, though I tend to think most computer input will be from voice pretty soon.

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The Neuroscience Behind Stress and Learning

The Neuroscience Behind Stress and Learning | Learning Technology News | Scoop.it

The highest-level executive thinking, making connections, and "aha" moments of insight and creative innovation are more likely to occur in an atmosphere of what Alfie Kohn calls exuberant discovery, where students of all ages retain that kindergarten enthusiasm of embracing each day with the joy of learning.

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Well worth thinking about regardless of what you teach.

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The Myth of Device fatigue

The Myth of Device fatigue | Learning Technology News | Scoop.it

In my observations around my school, it’s those same students claiming device fatigue in the classroom that are not hesitating to turn to their device for ‘life updates’ as they leave that very same room. I would propose that it’s not fatigue caused by device use but that caused by the pain of trying to carry out conventional, 20th century classroom tasks on devices that are designed for a world that conducts itself very differently.

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Some valuable insights here.

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Poor technology leadership is usually just poor leadership | Dangerously Irrelevant

Poor technology leadership is usually just poor leadership | Dangerously Irrelevant | Learning Technology News | Scoop.it

When a school leader refuses to remove internal policy and filtering barriers that get in the way of students and teachers actually using purchased technologies, that’s not poor technology leadership, that’s just poor leadership.

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I can certainly agree with this.

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Marian Royal Vigil's curator insight, July 18, 7:38 AM

I think uninformed and worse, unwilling to be informed leadership is frequently the barrier to effective technology integration in the library and classroom.

Gary Harwell's curator insight, July 18, 10:14 PM

This is very true.

Gerardo Varela's curator insight, July 19, 9:40 AM

Lo que necesitan los líderes de tecnología en las escuelas

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How to motivate your students

How to motivate your students | Learning Technology News | Scoop.it

If teachers try to demand respect and are always dictating to the students, what they should and shouldn’t do, students switch off and lose motivation.

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Some useful tips and insights

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How Much Multitasking Should Be Done In The Classroom? - Edudemic

How Much Multitasking Should Be Done In The Classroom? - Edudemic | Learning Technology News | Scoop.it
“Ability to multitask”. That phrase is seen on nearly every job description that I’ve ever read. It doesn’t matter what industry you’re in or what job you’re applying for – everyone expects everyone to be able to multitask. But what does that mean, exactly? Does it mean being able to work on three things at …
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This research shows the negative side of multitasking.

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, July 14, 4:38 PM

Multi-tasking stands in the way of creativity, learning, and getting the job done well.

Marian Royal Vigil's curator insight, July 15, 12:49 PM

Some of the findings here are alarming.  I know that technology has made it much harder for me to focus make the most efficient and effective use of my time.  We don't really "multitask", weflit between things sequentially and usually don't do any of them as well as we would if we did only one thing at a time. 

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What Teachers Want More than New Technologies? PD Opportunities To Learn to Use them Effectively - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

What Teachers Want More than New Technologies? PD Opportunities To Learn to Use them Effectively - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | Learning Technology News | Scoop.it

Without professional development that can give teachers the full practical knowledge on the use of technology, you will not see technology being successfully integrated in the classrooms for better learning.

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Absolutely.

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Tim OBrien's curator insight, Today, 7:44 AM

Teachers, expand your opportunities with a Vocational Graduate Certificate in Digital Education http://digitaleducation.learnr.net.au

Linda Denty's curator insight, Today, 3:43 PM

It has always been the same it seems.

Sally Tilley's curator insight, Today, 4:09 PM

Too true!!!!

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Curation as a tool for teaching and learning

What is curation anyway, and how can it be used as a tool for student and teacher learning? This essay will investigate what curation is and the different contexts it is used in. Why is it important; who are the curators, what motivates them and what makes a great curator? What processes and tools are used for curation and what digital literacies are required for successful curation? It will conclude with an investigation into ways teachers can use curation both with and for their students and as a tool for their own professional learning and a brief look at some curation tools.

Nik Peachey's insight:

Really useful essay on curation, compiled using Storify. Great example of the use of Storify.

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Marian Royal Vigil's curator insight, July 14, 2:22 PM

Helpful insights on curation of information, lots of good source documents and a little video. 

Yvonne Middelkoop's curator insight, July 20, 11:17 PM

Who are the curators, what motivates them and what makes a great curator?

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, Today, 11:01 AM

Nice essay about curation. A useful example of using storify

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A Short Guide to Adaptive Learning in English Language Teaching | The Round

A Short Guide to Adaptive Learning in English Language Teaching | The Round | Learning Technology News | Scoop.it

Adaptive learning software tailors learning materials and tasks to the individuals who are using them, and provides previously undreamt of opportunities for assessment. Promoted by most national governments and education ministries, international bodies such as the OECD or the World Bank, the biggest software companies and huge educational foundations such as the Gates Foundation, adaptive learning is coming your way soon.

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Useful free book on adaptive learning.

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june holley's curator insight, July 9, 5:12 AM

Free book on critical network leadership skill.

Connie Baques 's curator insight, July 12, 9:50 PM

Get ready for 'adaptive learning'!

Yvonne Middelkoop's curator insight, July 20, 11:20 PM

Is adaptive learning coming your way soon?

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EngineHeads and Grannies by Katy Milne – School in the Cloud

EngineHeads and Grannies by Katy Milne – School in the Cloud | Learning Technology News | Scoop.it
School in the Cloud allows learning to happen anywhere by supporting children all over the world to tap into their innate sense of wonder and ability to work together in Self Organized Learning Envrionments.
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Interesting interview with a 'Granny'.

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What is flipped learning?

What is flipped learning? | Learning Technology News | Scoop.it

To counter common misconceptions and bring clarity to discussions about “Flipped Learning,” the governing board and key leaders of the Flipped Learning Network (FLN) announced a formal definition of the term. They also released the Four Pillars of F-L-I-P™ and a checklist of eleven indicators that educators must incorporate into their practice.

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A good detailed definition of flipped learning. Try here if the link doesn't work: http://www.flippedlearning.org/definition 

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Can we read with our ears?

Can we read with our ears? | Learning Technology News | Scoop.it

Many students with weak decoding skills can read: with their ears. As teachers, we can make a strategic choice of differentiating in our lessons in order to allow a poor reader to ‘read with their ears’ in class until the time they can read with their eyes. As long as this occurs alongside additional intervention to address their decoding difficulties, we may be improving his or her life chances by providing this opportunity.

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Interesting article about developing reading skills.

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Frances's curator insight, July 3, 6:22 AM

Using all the resources available to us, while we systematically teach children the skills they need.

Ruby Rennie Panter's curator insight, July 4, 3:08 AM

An interesting article - relevant to literacy skills and accessibility. Helping pupils to be able to access the curriculum despite poor reading skills seems to be a no-brainer.

Randy Kulman's curator insight, July 4, 4:27 AM

reading is reading!

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Technology and Young Children | National Association for the Education of Young Children | NAEYC

Technology and Young Children | National Association for the Education of Young Children | NAEYC | Learning Technology News | Scoop.it

Intentional use requires early childhood teachers and administrators to have information and resources regarding the nature of these tools and the implications of their use with children.

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Some really useful links and resources here.

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UNESCO Office in Bangkok: Educators’ attentive use key to maximizing ICT benefits in early years education

UNESCO Office in Bangkok: Educators’ attentive use key to maximizing ICT benefits in early years education | Learning Technology News | Scoop.it

Creative and innovative applications of ICT have been used as important potential tools by both parents and early childhood educators in order to provide support for children’s early learning at home and within early year settings.

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Interesting article with some useful research references.

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