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Study: Conservatives' Trust of Science Hits All Time Low - US News and World Report

Study: Conservatives' Trust of Science Hits All Time Low - US News and World Report | Literacies: Media, Information, Visual ... | Scoop.it
According to a new study, fewer conservatives than ever have a "great deal of trust" in science.
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The Best Video Clips & Full-Length Movies For Helping To Teach Persuasive Techniques (Help Me Find More) | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

The Best Video Clips & Full-Length Movies For Helping To Teach Persuasive Techniques (Help Me Find More) | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | Literacies: Media, Information, Visual ... | Scoop.it
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Woman Goes To The Gym For 100 Days And Makes This Timelapse Video :)

Woman Goes To The Gym For 100 Days And Makes This Timelapse Video :) | Literacies: Media, Information, Visual ... | Scoop.it
Lakeisha Shurn records a video diary every day for 100 days on her efforts to lose weight and boost her self-esteem.
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Socratic Seminar: Supporting Claims and Counterclaims

Socratic Seminar: Supporting Claims and Counterclaims | Literacies: Media, Information, Visual ... | Scoop.it
Using Socratic Seminars in the classroom is an effective teaching strategy to increase student engagement and individual participation. Learn how one high school English literature teacher gets students involved using a Socratic Seminar.
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Clive Thompson on the New Literacy

Clive Thompson on the New Literacy | Literacies: Media, Information, Visual ... | Scoop.it
Get Wired's take on technology business news and the Silicon Valley scene including IT, media, mobility, broadband, video, design, security, software, networking and internet startups on Wired.com
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Female Service Member Slams Air Force’s Victim-Blaming Sexual Assault Poster

Female Service Member Slams Air Force’s Victim-Blaming Sexual Assault Poster | Literacies: Media, Information, Visual ... | Scoop.it
A flier in the women's bathroom of an Air Force base tells female service members to help prevent sexual assault by "paying attention to your surroundings" and "socializing with people who share your values."...
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What Counts as Writing? | DMLcentral

What Counts as Writing? | DMLcentral | Literacies: Media, Information, Visual ... | Scoop.it
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Eeva Kurttila-Matero's curator insight, May 29, 2013 12:06 AM

Important insight - learning literacies doesn't happen only in school context, and those reading and writing skills of young people are gaining at the Internet and social media are important to be acknowledged. They should be reminded that those skills are relevant and they really are transferable to schoolwork.

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Blogger writes about predatory publishing, is threatened with $1B suit

Blogger writes about predatory publishing, is threatened with $1B suit | Literacies: Media, Information, Visual ... | Scoop.it
Citing India law, firm informs Jeffrey Beall he could face up to three years too.
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Revenge, ego and the corruption of Wikipedia

Revenge, ego and the corruption of Wikipedia | Literacies: Media, Information, Visual ... | Scoop.it
The unmasking of a writer who took extraordinary advantage of online anonymity to pursue old vendettas
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The most-desired skills of 2020 will be… | Pew Internet & American Life Project

The most-desired skills of 2020 will be… | Pew Internet & American Life Project
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When Your Twitter Friend Turns Out To Be The Boston Bomber

When Your Twitter Friend Turns Out To Be The Boston Bomber | Literacies: Media, Information, Visual ... | Scoop.it
What happens when one of your Twitter connections happens to be one of the alleged Boston Marathon bombers?
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Why people believe in conspiracy theories

Why people believe in conspiracy theories | Literacies: Media, Information, Visual ... | Scoop.it
An expert explains the psychology of conspiratorial thinking
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Is It Journalism, or Just a Repackaged Press Release? Here's a Tool to Help You Find Out

Is It Journalism, or Just a Repackaged Press Release? Here's a Tool to Help You Find Out | Literacies: Media, Information, Visual ... | Scoop.it
Today the Sunlight Foundation unveils Churnalism, which will compare any text online to a corpus of corporate, government, and other promotional content.
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News is bad for you – and giving up reading it will make you happier

News is bad for you – and giving up reading it will make you happier | Literacies: Media, Information, Visual ... | Scoop.it
News is bad for you. It leads to fear and aggression. It hinders your creativity and makes you sick. We should stop consuming it, says Rolf Dobelli, who's abstained for years
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Personality Inventory

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This is a fake inventory! Everybody gets the same results!

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This is a fake inventory. Everybody gets the same results.

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11 Essential Ingredients Every Blog Post Needs

11 Essential Ingredients Every Blog Post Needs | Literacies: Media, Information, Visual ... | Scoop.it
11 Essential Ingredients Every Blog Post Needs [Infographic]
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This Is How A Woman's Offensive Tweet Became The World's Top Story

This Is How A Woman's Offensive Tweet Became The World's Top Story | Literacies: Media, Information, Visual ... | Scoop.it
The anatomy of the Twitterstorm that cost media PR pro Justine Sacco her job.
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Brand Logos With Subliminal Messages

Brand Logos With Subliminal Messages | Literacies: Media, Information, Visual ... | Scoop.it
You won't believe it until you see it for yourself.
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Anatomy of a Bogus Obamacare Argument

Anatomy of a Bogus Obamacare Argument | Literacies: Media, Information, Visual ... | Scoop.it
How an irresponsible Forbes writer distorted the debate.
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What Close Reading Actually Means

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What Close Reading Actually Means
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Herbert Richardson v. the World

Herbert  Richardson v. the World | Literacies: Media, Information, Visual ... | Scoop.it
Some librarians say the founder of Edwin Mellen Press is a bully for his legal threats against bloggers who criticize his company. But he says he's the one being bullied.
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Back to the future: What if the 'mass media' era was just an accident of history?

Back to the future: What if the 'mass media' era was just an accident of history? | Literacies: Media, Information, Visual ... | Scoop.it
We are used to thinking of a “mass media” market made up of large newspapers and TV networks as the normal state of affairs in media, but what if that was just a historical anomaly?
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Conceptual Photography - 25 Mind Blowing Examples | AntsMagazine.Com

Conceptual Photography - 25 Mind Blowing Examples | AntsMagazine.Com | Literacies: Media, Information, Visual ... | Scoop.it
Photography is a creative art form that is in huge demand these days. Long back when photography was in its initial phase, it was adopted by people as a pass time hobby. People having a camera used to capture photographs during special occasions.
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A Periodic Table of Visualization Methods

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A Great Guide on Teaching Students about Digital Footprint ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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It Wasn't Sunil Tripathi: The Anatomy of a Misinformation Disaster

It Wasn't Sunil Tripathi: The Anatomy of a Misinformation Disaster | Literacies: Media, Information, Visual ... | Scoop.it
How a terrible misidentification of two people with no connection to the Boston bombing spread so far, so fast
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