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Combining with renovated high school a potential option for expanded SL library - Pilot Tribune

Combining with renovated high school a potential option for expanded SL library - Pilot Tribune | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Combining with renovated high school a potential option for expanded SL libraryPilot TribuneAlternative options for the Storm Lake Public Library expansion project continue to emerge, including a combined, multi-use library at the renovated high...
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What We Can Learn from Unsuccessful Online Students

What We Can Learn from Unsuccessful Online Students | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
There are many studies that look at how online students differ from those in face-to-face classes in terms of performance, satisfaction, engagement, and other factors. It is well-known that online course completion rates tend to be lower than those for traditional classes. But relatively little is known about what the unsuccessful online student has to say about his or her own experience and how they would improve online learning. Yet these insights can be vital for distance educators.

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The 23 Best Game-Based Education Resources

The 23 Best Game-Based Education Resources | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it

The concept of game-based education is one that’s easily dismissed as being frivolous or time-wasting. These go-to resources will help teachers who would like to learn more about the effectiveness of using game-driven approaches in the classroom:


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The MindShift Guide to Digital Games and Learning

The MindShift Guide to Digital Games and Learning | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
The MindShift Guide to Digital Games and Learning explains key ideas in game-based learning, pedagogy, implementation, and assessment. This guide makes sense of the available research and provides suggestions for practical use.

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Professional Librarians: Leaflet | CILIP

This leaflet has been produced by the School Libraries Group of CILIP for all current and potential stakeholders (including parents, governors, teachers and students) in schools. 

 

The leaflet outlines what a professional Librarian, and the Library service they lead, will provide to pupils and the whole school community and why that is important.


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Make your [Library] Website UX ROCK

Make your [Library] Website UX ROCK | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
From the always awesome David Lee King:
Make your Website UX ROCK
http://www.slideshare.net/davidleeking/make-your-website-ux-rock
Make your Website UX ROCK from David King
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Libraries and Digitization archive is available

Libraries and Digitization archive is available | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
ALA Editions and American Libraries publishes resources used worldwide by library and information professionals to improve programs, build on best practices, develop leadership, and for personal professional development.
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Women in Higher Education Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Women in Higher Education Infographic  - e-Learning Infographics | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Women in Higher Education Infographic. Influential Women in Higher Education Infographic.
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The 5 Most Important Things To Come Out of Educational Summits in 2014 | Edudemic

The 5 Most Important Things To Come Out of Educational Summits in 2014 | Edudemic | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Blended learning. Digital literacy. Mobile learning. Game-based learning. When these top educational trends came onto the scene, they sparked a learning revolution.
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What do Academic librarians envy about Public Librarianship? • /r/Libraries

What do Academic librarians envy about Public Librarianship? • /r/Libraries | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
In the great discussion of academic v public librarians us public librarians envy a lot about our colleagues in academia. The pay is better, you...
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University fee deregulation 'unfair to regional students', inquiry told

University fee deregulation 'unfair to regional students', inquiry told | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Ballarat Grammar headmaster expresses concern that current students are applying to universities with no idea of the cost The Coalitions plans to deregulate university fees are unfair and would price tertiary education out of reach of rural and...
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6 Powerful iPad Apps to Create A Classroom Library

6 Powerful iPad Apps to Create A Classroom Library | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
October, 2014
The collection of iPad apps I have for you today will enable you to create, organize, and maintain a virtual classroom library. Using these apps will also help you track your personal...
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How much do you know about women in science? quiz

How much do you know about women in science?  quiz | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
To mark Ada Lovelace Day, a celebration of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (Stem), find out how much you know about women's scientific achievements and the barriers they face Why women leave academia Inspiring women in...
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Digital vs. Information Literacy

Digital vs. Information Literacy | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Have you ever wondered just what the difference is between digital and information literacy? Or how they are connected to each other? Those are important questions because for librarians, the conve...
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Six tips for classroom technology success | eSchool News

Six tips for classroom technology success | eSchool News | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
An industry advisory panel of educators shares strategies to help teachers implement education technology in the classroom.

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6 links that will show you what Google knows about you

6 links that will show you what Google knows about you | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Want to find out all the things Google knows about you? Here are 6 links that will show you some of the data Google has about you.


1. Find out how Google sees you


Google attempts to create a basic profile of you, your age, gender, interests. They use this data to serve you relevant ads. You can review how Google sees you here: 


https://www.google.com/ads/preferences/





2. Find out your location history


If you use Android, your mobile device may be sending your location as well as velocity data to Google. You can see your entire location history and export it here:


https://maps.google.com/locationhistory



3. Find out your entire Google Search history


Google saves every single search you have ever done. On top of that, they record every Google ad you have clicked on. This log is available to you here:


https://history.google.com



4. Find out every device that has accessed your Google account


If you worry that someone else might be using your account, you can find a list of all devices that have accessed your Google account, their IP address and approximate location here:


https://security.google.com/settings/security/activity



5. Find out all the apps and extensions that are accessing your Google data


This is a list of all the apps that have any type of access to your data. You can see the exact type of permissions granted to the app and revoke access to your data here:


https://security.google.com/settings/security/permissions



6. Export all of your data out of Google


Google lets you export all your data: bookmarks, emails, contacts, drive files, profile info, your youtube videos, photos and more here:


https://www.google.com/takeout ;

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An introduction to the basics of Research Data - YouTube

An animated video explaining the basics of research data. This video is recommended background material for students planning to attend a workshop on researc...

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A Critical Look at Blended Learning

A Critical Look at Blended Learning | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Higher education leaders consider some of the challenges with blended learning and what to do about them.

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[Infographic] The Right Ways to Be a 21st Century Educator - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

[Infographic] The Right Ways to Be a 21st Century Educator - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Check out this infographic to know what it takes to be the 21st century educator.
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Oh my goodness that is a lot "to be".

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Teaser: Trends in Information Literacy: A Comparative View (2012-2014) - YouTube

Get the report here: http://goo.gl/7LdCGp We surveyed 1,200 librarians and educators and over 10,000 students to assess some of the major trends in the infor...

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EasyBib on Trends in Information Literacy: comparative view 2012-2014 [video] #IL #Informationliteracy

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The 430 Books in Marilyn Monroe’s Library: How Many Have You Read?

The 430 Books in Marilyn Monroe’s Library: How Many Have You Read? | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
If you’re a reader and user of social media, you’ve likely tested your lifetime reading list against the BBC Book Quiz.

Or perhaps you've allowed your worth as a reader to be determined by the number of Pulitzer Prize winners you've made it through.
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7 Skills New Marketers Need to Succeed | Marketing Darwinism

7 Skills New Marketers Need to Succeed | Marketing Darwinism | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Checkout “7 Skills Marketers Need to Succeed.” They studied the trends and crunched the numbers to help digital marketers prioritize their goals.
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Redefining What Discovery Means | Peer to Peer Review - Library Journal

Redefining What Discovery Means | Peer to Peer Review - Library Journal | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
A recent Ithaka report by Roger Schonfeld asks “Does Discovery Still Happen in the Library?” My immediate thought was “did it ever?” quickly followed by “why do we assume it should?
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Studying With Quizzes Helps Make Sure the Material Sticks

Studying With Quizzes Helps Make Sure the Material Sticks | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Neuroscientists have known for a long time that regular quizzing on information helps make it stick, but students and teachers don't always know how to apply that research to classroom practice or study habits.

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Coding in Kindergarten Teaches 21st Century Skills, Experts Say - Education World

Coding in Kindergarten Teaches 21st Century Skills, Experts Say - Education World | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
When it comes to coding in the classroom, starting students out in kindergarten may be extremely effective.
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UNESCO’s Overview of Information Literacy Resou...

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UNESCO's Overview of Information Literacy Resources Worldwide 2nd ed. 2014-2015 via @mjspinto http://t.co/MP2MxUFEyi
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