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Authors prefer traditional publishers to self-publishing. Surprised? - Los Angeles Times

Authors prefer traditional publishers to self-publishing. Surprised? - Los Angeles Times | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
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Ebola kills Liberian doctor, 2 Americans infected - Sacramento Bee

Ebola kills Liberian doctor, 2 Americans infected - Sacramento Bee | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Sydney Morning Herald Ebola kills Liberian doctor, 2 Americans infected Sacramento Bee Information Minister Lewis Brown said the taskforce would go "from community to community, from village to village, from town to town" to try to increase...
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Seminar on Resource Description and Access

Seminar on Resource Description and Access | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
  The University of the Philippines School of Library and Information Studies (UP SLIS) announces the offering of its "Seminar on Resource Description and Access” on August 12-13, 2014 at Rooms 3 and 4, UP School of Library and Information Studies,...
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Active and experiential learning in higher education: evaluations from sport, outdoor and spa | Social sciences blog

Active and experiential learning in higher education: evaluations from sport, outdoor and spa | Social sciences blog | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
From the archive: Active and experiential learning in higher education: evaluations from sport, outdoor and spa http://t.co/N6jP54qaqO
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Flipping the Classroom Facilitates Active Learning Methods

Flipping the Classroom Facilitates Active Learning Methods | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Flipped classroom instruction teaching frees up time for Active Learning: Project Problem Constructivist Experiential Inquiry Based Learning Methods & Mastery (Flipping the Classroom Facilitates Active Learning Methods
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College Economics Professor: Florida High School Students Need Separate Financial Literacy Course

College Economics Professor: Florida High School Students Need Separate Financial Literacy Course | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Florida is the first state to adopt standards for teaching kids about personal finance based on the National Standards for Financial Literacy.
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Fruit and vegetables 'out of reach' for Tasmanians, university study | Australian Food News

Fruit and vegetables 'out of reach' for Tasmanians, university study | Australian Food News | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
The price of healthy food is unaffordable for many Tasmanian households and this is partly due to the shopping choices available in Tasmanian towns and

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10 Emaciated Terms That Keep Education In A Box

10 Emaciated Terms That Keep Education In A Box | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
10 Emaciated Terms That Keep Education In A Box

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Germany, UK have most polluting coal plants - EurActiv

Germany, UK have most polluting coal plants - EurActiv | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
EurActiv Germany, UK have most polluting coal plants EurActiv “With the low coal price and the price of CO2 on the international market (in the emissions trading system) and the high gas price, we have a risk, especially with the energy security...
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What Elite Athletes Can Teach You About Dealing With Pressure

What Elite Athletes Can Teach You About Dealing With Pressure | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it

How do competitors deliver top performance when so much is riding on a single movement? Source: www.entrepreneur.com See on Scoop.it – Educational News and Web Tools http://elearningfeeds.com/what-elite-athletes-can-teach-you-about-dealing-with-pressure/


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Learning that lasts: Helping students remember and use what you teach

Learning that lasts: Helping students remember and use what you teach | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it

"How often do you hear the following sentiments from students?

• “I won’t ever use anything I am learning in this class, but I have to take it to graduate.”
• “I don’t care about this class ..."

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A Curated Conversation on British MOOCs

A Curated Conversation on MOOCs in the Uk held at the altMOOCsig at UCL on 27th June 2014. Contributions from various British academics including Diana Laurill…

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How to Understand Consumer Email Behavior. A must Read.

How to Understand Consumer Email Behavior. A must Read. | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it

Since Email is still and probably will be for some time, the most powerful way to reach our customer base, doesn't it make sense to understand how to use this medium to its fullest potential?

 

Late last week Michael Essany and his team of researchers reached out with results from a new survey of 1,000 U.S. internet users on email behavior.

 

The report uncovered a number of interesting findings worth noting for email marketers and digital advertisers everywhere....


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Marketers will benefit from this research study, the importance of mobile and insight into how users read email.

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Evaluating Impacts of Peacebuilding Interventions

Evaluating Impacts of Peacebuilding Interventions | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Author, Copyright Holder: Diana Chigas, Madeline Church and Vanessa Corlazzoli, CDA, Saferworld, Search for Common Ground and DFID Purpose and Intended Use of this Document  DFID's 2009 Peacebuilding and Statebuilding Framework outlined an...

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The Five Steps to Visual Merchandising Planning

The Five Steps to Visual Merchandising Planning | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Visual appeal is an important component in the success of any retail store. Successful business owners understand that the impact of visual appeal cannot be overstated in retailing. Every visual ...
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Global Employment Trends for Youth 2013:
A generation at risk

Global Employment Trends for Youth 2013:<br/>A generation at risk | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Global #employment trends for #youth show a generation at risk, vulnerable to unemployment and low-quality jobs: http://t.co/5zqHFvs5pc
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Report: Classroom Design Improves Student Engagement -- Campus Technology

Report: Classroom Design Improves Student Engagement -- Campus Technology | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Classrooms designed for active learning can improve student engagement, according to new research from Steelcase, a company that provides furniture for use in educational settings. (Can classrooms built for active learning improve engagement?
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New DVD on person centred active support for people with learning disabilities launched

New DVD on person centred active support for people with learning disabilities launched | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
A new DVD has been launched that illustrates how using person centred active support can promote social inclusion, independence and choice and control for people with learning disabilities, including those with complex needs such as autism or...
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Understanding technical jargon in equity research reports - Daily Mirror

Understanding technical jargon in equity research reports - Daily Mirror | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Understanding technical jargon in equity research reports
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We discussed the benefits of working with your investment advisor and familiarizing yourselves on the performance of the company.
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8 Education Technology Books Every Leader Should Read

8 Education Technology Books Every Leader Should Read | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
These 8 education technology books cover technical, cultural and practical ideas and concepts to successfully integrate technology into the classroom.

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Abstracting Geographic Information in a Data Rich World - Methodologies and Applications of Map

Abstracting Geographic Information in a Data Rich World - Methodologies and Applications of Map | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Research in the field of automated generalisation has faced new challenges in recent years as a result of technological developments in web-based processing, new visualisation paradigms and access to very large volumes of ...
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Farming's transformation starts to change Africa - DesMoinesRegister.com

Farming's transformation starts to change Africa - DesMoinesRegister.com | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Farming's transformation starts to change Africa
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Their bold initiative focuses on seed development, soil health, markets, capacity building, credit and public policy across the African continent.
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Researchers target low-cost avatar technology - Voice of America

Researchers target low-cost avatar technology - Voice of America | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it

"According to Ari Shapiro, a research scientist at University of Southern California's Institute for Creative Technologies, that technology is just around the corner ..."


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Novel technology system allows clinicians to increase connectivity with patients - ModernMedicine

Novel technology system allows clinicians to increase connectivity with patients - ModernMedicine | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Novel technology system allows clinicians to increase connectivity with patients
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As a medical professional in the field of dermatology and cosmetic surgery your time is valuable and there are only so many hours in a day.

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Teachers Guide to Creating Rich Interactive Visuals Using ThingLink ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Teachers Guide to Creating Rich Interactive Visuals Using ThingLink ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it

ThingLink is an excellent web tool that allows you to create interactive images online. The images you create can come alive by adding to them text, video, music, and links. ThingLink has also recently rolled out a new feature, which is still in beta, that allows you to add interactive pinmarks to YouTube videos. These pin marks can be links to other videos or websites.


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Case Study Evaluations - World Bank

Case Study Evaluations - World Bank | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
This guide, written by Linda G. Morra and Amy C. Friedlander for the World Bank, provides guidance and advice on the use of case studies.

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