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Big Bang Theories: Critics Address Violence on Screen

Big Bang Theories: Critics Address Violence on Screen | Media education | Scoop.it
As violence permeates what we see on movie, TV and video-game screens, critics for The Times consider the impact.
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Sex and violence are the twin engines that have long fired up American movies. No wonder that the American Dream is in tatters.

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Another Open Letter To Betsy DeVos From A Public School Teacher

Another Open Letter To Betsy DeVos From A Public School Teacher | Media education | Scoop.it
Who are you serving?
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What Trump’s Win Can Teach Progressives | The Tyee

What Trump’s Win Can Teach Progressives | The Tyee | Media education | Scoop.it
Trump tapped emotion to claim the presidency; how can we harness it to elect decent people?
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Classroom Poster: 8 Phrases That Nurture Growth Mindset

Classroom Poster: 8 Phrases That Nurture Growth Mindset | Media education | Scoop.it
This year, help students learn the importance of growth mindset and taking risks by establishing your expectations for how students talk about themselves and their work.
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What happens to economies when education levels increase?

What happens to economies when education levels increase? | Media education | Scoop.it
New reseach suggests that balanced economic growth results from increasing schooling levels.
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Deteriorating Protection of Journalists’ Sources a Global Problem | Inter Press Service

Deteriorating Protection of Journalists’ Sources a Global Problem | Inter Press Service | Media education | Scoop.it
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What is Media Literacy?

What is Media Literacy? | Media education | Scoop.it
How is Media Literacy defined? What is Digital Citizenship? What are media literacy terms? What about media literacy concepts? MLN provides an introduction to
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Honderd dagen na het nieuws over Keulen: de feiten

Honderd dagen na het nieuws over Keulen: de feiten | Media education | Scoop.it
Jonge mannelijke vluchtelingen kregen algauw de schuld in de schoenen geschoven van het drama in Keulen. Maar wat gebeurde er nu echt? In deze reconstructie leggen we de beeldvorming naast de feiten. Hoe kijken slachtoffers, getuigen, politie en media terug op deze nacht en de nasleep daarvan?
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What really happened in Cologne on New Year's Eve (in NL)
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Secret Teacher: I have no idea how to mark students’ work

Secret Teacher: I have no idea how to mark students’ work | Media education | Scoop.it
The abolition of levels has created Frankenstein’s monster of assessment – it’s impossible to judge if pupils are achieving their potential or tell them how to improve
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Study finds continued large gaps in faculty salaries, based on discipline

Study finds continued large gaps in faculty salaries, based on discipline | Media education | Scoop.it
Survey finds 2.2 percent median salary increase for tenure-track faculty members at four-year colleges and universities in 2015-16, but wide variation by discipline.
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Communication and journalism --Professor 92,241 93,285 90,946 --Associate professor 70,967 70,994 70,935 --Assistant professor 59,924 59,090 60,993 --New assistant professor 59,842 58,781 61,910 --Instructor 49,087 48,679 50,164
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Recruiting top talent is key to building your university’s reputation

Recruiting top talent is key to building your university’s reputation | Media education | Scoop.it
Creating an attractive research environment
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Stanford researchers find students have trouble judging the credibility of information online | Stanford Graduate School of Education

Stanford researchers find students have trouble judging the credibility of information online | Stanford Graduate School of Education | Media education | Scoop.it
RT @ThinkMexican: 80% of students couldn’t tell difference between ad and a news story, @Stanford study reveals

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Information Literacy
This is the obstacle that many learners face when having to reference and access credible information on the internet. 
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UNESCO Office in Bangkok: Directory of Free Educational Resources for Teachers

UNESCO Office in Bangkok: Directory of Free Educational Resources for Teachers | Media education | Scoop.it
Since its inception in 2002, the ICT in Education Programme at UNESCO Bangkok has created various tools and resources including a teachers’ portal on useful online resources, as well as seven packages of teaching and learning resources. To cater to the needs and infrastructure readiness of the marginalized [...]
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Metric Reloaded-Measure your content | Get Innovative Output

Metric Reloaded-Measure your content | Get Innovative Output | Media education | Scoop.it
Many of us know how to make a campaign, how to create content for their website, blog and social channels. But do you know how to measure th
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Europe's Most Innovative Universities

Europe's Most Innovative Universities | Media education | Scoop.it
At first glance, the most innovative universities in Europe don't appear to have much in common. Some are Catholic schools, some are secular, others are state-run and some are private. One is 920 years old. Another has been an independent institution for less than a decade. They’re scattered across the continent, some in large cities, others in rural areas.
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Student evaluations of teaching are not only unreliable, they are significantly biased against female instructors.

Student evaluations of teaching are not only unreliable, they are significantly biased against female instructors. | Media education | Scoop.it
A series of studies across countries and disciplines in higher education confirm that student evaluations of teaching (SET) are significantly correlated with instructor gender, with students regula…
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How the Banks Stole Higher Education | VICE | United Kingdom

Student debt is big business for the banks, and it's fucking us all over.
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World Bank Group to Invest $2.5 Billion in Education Projects Benefiting Adolescent Girls

World Bank Group to Invest $2.5 Billion in Education Projects Benefiting Adolescent Girls | Media education | Scoop.it
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim today announced that the World Bank Group would invest $2.5 billion over 5 years in education projects that directly benefit adolescent girls, whose empowerment is central to the Bank Group’s development efforts.
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We Need A Decolonized, Not A "Diverse", Education

We Need A Decolonized, Not A "Diverse", Education | Media education | Scoop.it
"Diversity is antithetical to critical education, to any politics that ultimately seek to dismantle oppressive systems."
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Digital Literacy: Unlocking Technology's Potential | The Spark

Digital Literacy: Unlocking Technology's Potential | The Spark | Media education | Scoop.it
Eric Sheninger explains the challenges behind teaching digital literacy and suggests ways for educators to more effectively teach the subject.
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Why Are Some Academics So Unprofessional?

Why Are Some Academics So Unprofessional? | Media education | Scoop.it
Calls go unreturned, emails are ignored. That’s the way business is conducted too often in higher education.
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Sounds very familiar to my own experience ...
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"Get Me Off Your Fucking Mailing List" is an actual science paper accepted by a journal

"Get Me Off Your Fucking Mailing List" is an actual science paper accepted by a journal | Media education | Scoop.it
It's literally just those seven words, over and over again.
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