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» 5 Tips for Effectively Managing a LinkedIn Group | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Stephanie Sammons at the Social Media Examiner offers a list of 5 Tips for Effectively Managing a LinkedIn Group. Have any iLibrarian readers created LinkedIn Groups for their libraries or professional organizations?
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Archaeologists dig into Glasgow School of Art’s Mackintosh library

Archaeologists dig into Glasgow School of Art’s Mackintosh library | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Forensic specialists look for treasure amid the debris after the catastrophic fire that destroyed an art nouveau gemDust sparkles in the afternoon sunshine that floods through the high, empty window frames of Glasgow School of Art’s Mackintosh...
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Survey: Library Ebook Growth Slowing but Still Substantial

Survey: Library Ebook Growth Slowing but Still Substantial | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Survey: Library Ebook Growth Slowing but Still Substantial   http://www.thedigitalshift.com/2014/10/ebooks/survey-library-ebook-growth-slowing-still-substantial/ “Ninety-five percent of public libraries currently offer ebooks to patrons, up from 72...
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How to Turn a Classroom Research Project into an Infographic

How to Turn a Classroom Research Project into an Infographic | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Conveying information in a striking, concise way has never been more important, and infographics are the perfect pedagogical tool with which to do so. Below, you’ll find my experience with designing an infographic-friendly classroom research...
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9 Tips To Apply Adult Learning Theory to eLearning - eLearning Industry

9 Tips To Apply Adult Learning Theory to eLearning - eLearning Industry | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Apply Adult Learning Theory to eLearning. Applying Adult Learning Assumptions and Adult Learning Principles to eLearning. Apply Andragogy to eLearning!
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Great Classroom Poster on Facebook Safety Tips

Great Classroom Poster on Facebook Safety Tips | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
November 16, 2014
Each time we post something about Facebook here we get some negative feedback from individuals claiming that Facebook is no good for students. While we do understand some of the...
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Assistive Technology: Resource Roundup

Assistive Technology: Resource Roundup | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Discover websites, blogs, articles, and videos that provide information and tools related to understanding, selecting, and assessing assistive technology and accessible instructional materials.

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The 11 Skills Underlying The 21st Century New Literacies

The 11 Skills Underlying The 21st Century New Literacies | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
November 19, 2014
Historically speaking, studies of literacy have undergone two major shifts over the last four or five decades. The first shift took place in early seventies and eighties with the...
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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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Taylor & Francis white paper on social media use in libraries

Taylor & Francis white paper on social media use in libraries | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Taylor & Francis white paper on social media use in libraries http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/access/white-paper-social-media.pdf "88% of librarians think that social media will become more important in the future Do you agree? How has social media impacted your library? Do you think it’s a worthwhile investment of time, or an unnecessary distraction? To investigate exactly how libraries are…
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How to Focus Attention in Adult Learning and E-learning - eLearning Industry

How to Focus Attention in Adult Learning and E-learning - eLearning Industry | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
How to Focus Attention in Adult Learning and E-learning. Pay Attention! Effective Techniques for Improving Focus and Attention in Adult Learning.
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10 hottest IT skills for 2015 - Computerworld

10 hottest IT skills for 2015 - Computerworld | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Programmers and project managers rejoice: Your skills are bankable assets.
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The Difference Between Google And A Library

The Difference Between Google And A Library | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
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The Difference Between Google And A Library
by Terry Heick
Ed note: This republished post is part 2 of 2 in a mini-series on Google and student inquiry.
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10 Best TED Talks of 2014 for Educators

10 Best TED Talks of 2014 for Educators | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
TED Talks are a major source of inspiration for educators who need a morale boost, a discussion starter, or a new perspective.
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8 Ways to Help Introverts Brainstorm for Creative Projects

8 Ways to Help Introverts Brainstorm for Creative Projects | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Here’s a little scenario that will be familiar to most teachers. There you are leading a brainstorm for a creative project, when you notice several students haven’t contributed a single word.
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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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