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Wikis: Why and Why Not? Can we use Wikis for Academic Research ...

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In my presentation to the IJAS at Harvard Medical School on May 26, 2013, I presented an argument that we should allow wikis, especiallyWikipedia, to be used for some undergraduate research, at least as starting points for ...

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I didn't convince everyone listening to my talk, but perhaps I planted a seed somewhere.   Wikis are here to stay, folks.     ; - )  

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Here is more detail about using wikis for undergraduate research.  Stay tuned!     

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NOAA National Weather Service

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Bookmark/Save to Favorites the page that has your local weather forecast for the week.  The page has links and tabs for checking weather and other conditions all over the U.S. and the world.    Fast and fascinating!  

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The Clute Institute - San Francisco 2014 Conference

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Our August 2014 Clute Institute International Academic Conference will be hosted at Sheraton Fisherman’s Wharf Hotel in San Francisco, California. Six conference tracks will be offered: Arts & Humanities, Business & Economics, Education, Energy Policy, Engineering Education, and Health Sciences.
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Critical Thinking Logic Puzzles

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You may find the subscription price well worth it for a ton of hands-on materials.  This is a great site with puzzles and games on many subjects for various ages; the site includes templates and print-outs, too.     I wish I had more of these "make it fun" puzzles and memorization tips when I was in K--12.   Now, in my fifties, I'm trying to do more puzzles to sharpen my brain to a well-honed point.   Ha, ha.  

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