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How To Find Openly Licensed Educational Resources You Can Use [Infographic]

How To Find Openly Licensed Educational Resources You Can Use [Infographic] | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Most of us turn to the internet when we are looking for resources to use for a presentation, report or article. The internet holds the key to so many robust resources.

Yet how many of these resources can you legally use for free? How many of them can you adapt?

That’s where Open Educational Resources (OER) can help. Here’s an infographic from the Center for Open Educational Resources and Language Learning (at the University of Texas at Austin) that can help.

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Iolanda Bueno de Camargo Cortelazzo's curator insight, February 19, 2015 12:00 PM

Bastante úteis estas informações para professores e gestores educacionais.

NancyEvans@ATS-LU's curator insight, March 30, 9:14 AM

OER is a powerful concept.  Help yourself and your students by grabbing this concept with both hands. 

NancyEvans@ATS-LU's curator insight, March 30, 9:40 AM

OER is a powerful concept.  Help yourself and your students by grabbing this concept with both hands. 

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8 Reasons You Need an SEO Content Strategist

8 Reasons You Need an SEO Content Strategist | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it

“Content is the new SEO” has been one of the resounding slogans guiding marketers in 2014. As you know, it’s not just enough to churn out content — writing about whatever is on your mind… often. You need to have an overall strategy in mind, too....Still not convinced? Here are 8 reasons to hire an SEO content strategist....


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Robin Carley's curator insight, October 24, 2014 8:50 AM

We found this to be very effective in reaching our customers and providing them with the information they need in their buyer's journey.

Jeff Domansky's curator insight, October 24, 2014 9:54 AM

Here's why SEO and content are a perfect partnership.

Marco Favero's curator insight, October 24, 2014 5:57 PM

aggiungi la tua intuizione ...

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The Anatomy of a Highly Shareable Infographic

The Anatomy of a Highly Shareable Infographic | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Make sure your infographics don't fall flat. Learn what essential elements you need to increasing sharing.

The hard truth about creating content online is the amount of time you put into it isn't always proportional to what you get out of it. We all hope that everything we do is a grand slam resulting in traffic, leads, and reporters clamoring to talk to you. 

But that's not always what happens.

Luckily, there are few things we can do to infographics to hedge our bets a bit. So, we put together the following infographic on making highly shareable infographics -- helping you rake in more views and conversion opportunities. Follow these tips, and your infographic will be much more likely to get shared. 


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massimo scalzo's curator insight, July 4, 2014 3:11 AM

The Essentila Elements of Infographic, piece by piece...

ManufacturingStories's curator insight, September 23, 2014 11:47 AM

For more resources on Social Media & Content Curation visit http://bit.ly/1640Tbl

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A Roadmap to Online College Student Decision Making

A Roadmap to Online College Student Decision Making | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, in 2012 approximately 2.6 million students were enrolled in fully-online degree programs, while 5.5 million were taking at least one online course.  For institutions to fully understand how to best serve this growing population, it is critical to understand who is studying online and what they are looking for in from their degree program.


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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, October 29, 2014 9:18 PM

I work with those who have already made their online college choice. It's fascinating to get a glimpse of the process that brought us together. 

ajinugraha's curator insight, November 1, 2014 12:09 AM

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10 Tools to Create Beautiful Infographics and Visualize Data

10 Tools to Create Beautiful Infographics and Visualize Data | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
They used to say content is king. But what really makes up content? Gone are the days when “content” meant purely text. Today, if you want to engage and en

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Peg Corwin's curator insight, September 15, 2014 1:49 PM

Learn about the capabilities of various tools to create infographics and marketing graphics.

Erik Larson's curator insight, October 6, 2014 12:11 PM

Great tools for creating some really high value content.

Elena Savina's curator insight, June 13, 2015 4:18 PM

Инструменты создания инфографики!

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Anatomy of a Smart City

Anatomy of a Smart City | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it

The 19th century was a century of empires, 20th century was a century of nation states and the 21st century will be a century of cities...

 

This outstanding infographic (courtesy of postscapes.com) begins with some information about our current state of urbanization.

 

Did you know that 1.3 million people are moving to cities each week?! It then explains the need for smart cities and delves into what is required to establish these intelligent connected environments, how the smart city may take various forms in the developing worlds and what specific technologies are necessary to achieve such grand goals in practice.


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luiy's curator insight, December 18, 2014 4:31 AM

We have been grateful to the wide array of planners, architects, techies, entrepreneurs and students of the built environment who have joined us on this journey. And the ‘Smart City‘ has featured again and again, whether it be a futurologist’s insights into the bionic, nature-centric adaptable cities of the future, or an economist’s keen ideas on instilling happiness in the built environment.

Eli Levine's curator insight, December 18, 2014 10:45 AM

There is an evolution taking place where politics, policy, technology, the environment, and the economy all intersect. This movement towards technical, empirically driven local policy making could be our saving grace.This could be the future of government.

Paul Aneja - eTrends's curator insight, December 22, 2014 6:51 PM

What do you think makes a smarter city?