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Magazine on communication related to work and civic activity.
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Data Scientist: The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century

Data Scientist: The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
Meet the people who can coax treasure out of messy, unstructured data.
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How Typography Affects Readers

How Typography Affects Readers | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
Often times we find ourselves spending hours crafting articles, making sure that each word we select is the perfect one to project the story we are trying to paint. But there is another factor, oft...
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Cómo cuidar tu cuerpo en el trabajo si pasas horas frente al ordenador

Cómo cuidar tu cuerpo en el trabajo si pasas horas frente al ordenador | Professional Communication | Scoop.it

Te damos algunos consejos prácticos que puedes implementar ya mismo para cuidar tu cuerpo en el trabajo si eres de los que pasa muchas horas frente al PC.


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Mapping Cultural Diversity

Mapping Cultural Diversity | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
London is one of the most linguistically diverse cities in the world. Almost two million people speak English as a second language, and across the city, Londoners speak about 300 different language...
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27 Presentation Software & Powerpoint Alternatives For 2015

27 Presentation Software & Powerpoint Alternatives For 2015 | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
At CustomShow, we decided to list some powerpoint alternatives that could help solve your overall presentation software problems. These programs serve many purposes.
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Meet Pecha Kucha, the Japanese presentations changing everything about PowerPoint

Meet Pecha Kucha, the Japanese presentations changing everything about PowerPoint | Professional Communication | Scoop.it

As I prepare for my presentation this week at the Florida Educational Technology Conference (FETC) on “Presenting with Pecha Kucha,” my colleagues have repeatedly asked me, “What is Pecha Kucha?” The short answer is it’s a great presentation style that gets students thinking and learning, not reading slides.


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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, January 23, 12:01 PM

An interesting post about how Pecha Kucha type of presentations is used in education.

Anu Ojaranta's curator insight, January 24, 12:15 AM

I know peche kucha from conferences' but this would be brilliant with my students! 

Dennis Danielson's curator insight, January 26, 5:02 PM

Death to long PowerPoints !

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Think Again: Big Data

Think Again: Big Data | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
"Big data" is the jargon du jour, the tech world's one-size-fits-all (so long as it's triple XL) answer to solving the world's most intractable problems. The…
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World Digital Library Home

World Digital Library Home | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
The World Digital Library provides free access to manuscripts, rare books, maps, photographs, and other important cultural documents from all countries and cultures, in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.
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Asking Questions to Improve Learning | The Teaching Center | Washington University in St. Louis

When you prepare for class, office hours, and help sessions, compose specific questions that you will ask your students (or that you anticipate they will ask you). Doing so will help you increase student participation and encourage active learning. The strategies below will also help you formulate questions for exams and paper assignments.

Active learning extends beyond the classroom. When you ask questions in the classroom, you are modeling a process that students can and should use themselves; encourage your students to use the following questioning strategies to assess what they have learned, to develop their thinking skills, and to study for exams.

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Happy maps

Happy maps | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
Mapping apps help us find the fastest route to where we’re going. But what if we’d rather wander? Researcher Daniele Quercia demos “happy maps” that take into account not only the route you want to take, but how you want to feel along the way.
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Ignorance: How It Drives Science | Columbia College Today

Ignorance: How It Drives Science | Columbia College Today | Professional Communication | Scoop.it

In the following excerpt from his book, IGNORANCE: How It Drives Science,Firestein argues that human ignorance and uncertainty are valuable states of mind — perhaps even necessary for the true progress of science. “Scientists do reach after fact and reason,” he asserts. “But it is when they are most uncertain that the reaching is often most imaginative.”

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Volume 2 • Number 1 • 2014

Volume 2 • Number 1 • 2014 | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
2(1) issue  (3.5 MB) From the editors Rosário Durão and Kyle Mattson A more complete experience: Revisiting digital production as connexions (pp. 3–4) Research articles Claudia Grinnell and Sandra ...
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Free Stock Images & Videos

Free Stock Images & Videos | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
AllTheFreeStock.com is a curated list of free stock images, graphics and videos. Find all the best free stock images and videos in one place.
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11 Tools for Online Presentations, Videos, Animations

11 Tools for Online Presentations, Videos, Animations | Professional Communication | Scoop.it

Presentation tools can be helpful for creating content, such as product demonstrations to enhance a shopping experience. Oftentimes, slide presentations can be repurposed from your existing content. And, you can share short presentations on social media sites.

Here is a list of online tools to create and distribute presentations. There are tools to make slides, incorporate video, and utilize animation. All of the tools are simple to use.


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rodrick rajive lal's curator insight, February 19, 10:47 PM

The online tools in this articele can prove to be a boon to writers. While one of these helps with editing and correcting syntactical errors, the other helps provide an idea about the popularity of a particular topic or idea. Another provides information on adwords. I have personally used a few of these online tools, and sure they helped give me an sinsight into the mechanics of writing and publishing. Would certainly recommend these tools to aspiring writers!

Dean Ryan G. Martin's curator insight, February 20, 12:58 AM

Digital marketing is 80% visual. Your website attracts attention when you regularly upload video and slide presentations in your social media channels.  

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Great information you share,thank u for sharing.......!

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RSA Spotlight: Self Employment Summit - YouTube

We've made a little adjustment to the video we released yesterday - check out the new version! RSA Spotlights – taking you straight to the heart of the event...
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David McCandless on Knowledge is Beautiful - YouTube

Data journalist, designer and founder of the blog sensation 'Information is Beautiful' (http://www.informationisbeautiful.net/) David McCandless visited the ...
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Applying Information Design Principles to Project Planning

Applying Information Design Principles to Project Planning | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
Project planning is a big task in the problem-solving process, often not given the attention it deserves or misunderstood. For some people, project planning can be hard and time-consuming, while fo...
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Easily create an eBook with these 3 powerful apps - Daily Genius

Easily create an eBook with these 3 powerful apps - Daily Genius | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
Digital books are transforming the way students of all ages learn today. The interactive elements of digital books enhance the learning experience, making it far more informative and interesting than before. Many teachers today are embracing this new media and producing some high quality student-made eBooks in their classrooms. One of the most fascinating ways …
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Excellent Speech to Text Tool Integrated with Google Drive

Excellent Speech to Text Tool Integrated with Google Drive | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
January 22, 2015
Voice Recognition (former Dictation) is one of the most popular speech recognition apps in the Chrome store. The app, which works right from your Chrome browser, makes use of...

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How To Create Transparent Pictures in PowerPoint

How To Create Transparent Pictures in PowerPoint | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
Creating picture transparency is one of those zany things in PowerPoint that is technically impossible…you cannot directly add a transparency to a picture…but there just happens to be a workaround....

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, January 16, 2:04 AM

A useful tutorial on working with images in your presentations.

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How to Test Anything on Social Media

How to Test Anything on Social Media | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
A complete list of social media tests to try in order to raise your social media marketing results.
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5 Powerful Questions Teachers Can Ask Students

5 Powerful Questions Teachers Can Ask Students | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
To inspire more inquiry in the classroom, blogger Rebecca Alber offers up five questions to routinely ask students.
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London: The Information Capital, book review: Data visualisation done right | ZDNet

London: The Information Capital, book review: Data visualisation done right | ZDNet | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
This gorgeous atlas of a modern city does what most infographics only aspire to: it takes a vast amount of information and makes it clear and understandable.
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7 Steps to create and give better presentations

7 Steps to create and give better presentations | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
A great how to guide using seven Steps to help you create and give better presentations - Present better for your audience with these simple points that will
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53+ Free Image Sources For Your Blog and Social Media Posts

53+ Free Image Sources For Your Blog and Social Media Posts | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
In social media, we're all increasingly thinking about visual content. But there's one question we get asked quite often: Where can you find free, good quality images that are cleared to use for your blog posts or social media content?...
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