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Climate change is bringing rain to Africa, 30 years after Live Aid

Climate change is bringing rain to Africa, 30 years after Live Aid | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Researchers at Reading University say that an increase in man made greenhouse gases in the atmosphere has triggered a return of crucial seasonal rains to the Sahel region of Africa.
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How flipped learning works in (and out of) the classroom

How flipped learning works in (and out of) the classroom | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it

Flipped learning is more than just having students do homework during the school day. It’s more than just putting the onus on students to teach themselves. In fact, it’s neither of those things. Don’t be fooled by simple explanations of flipped classrooms that simplify a highly complex undertaking.


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Luis Fernando Correa's curator insight, May 27, 5:27 PM

Excelente síntesis de la clase invertida

Richard Whiteside's curator insight, May 29, 5:35 AM

Basic overview of flipped classroom learning. Infographic and explanation.

Gust MEES's curator insight, May 31, 3:17 PM

Flipped learning is more than just having students do homework during the school day. It’s more than just putting the onus on students to teach themselves. In fact, it’s neither of those things. Don’t be fooled by simple explanations of flipped classrooms that simplify a highly complex undertaking.


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27 Killer Strategies for Brainstorming Blog Post Ideas

27 Killer Strategies for Brainstorming Blog Post Ideas | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
If you are struggling to come up with blog post ideas, learn 27 tactics that will fill your content calendar and remove the stress of blogging.

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Venkatesh Iyer (venkyiyer.com)'s curator insight, May 30, 1:33 AM
At least two strategies here that I haven't thought about.
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27 Killer Strategies for Brainstorming Blog Post Ideas

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New Case Study: “University Faculty Awareness and Attitudes Towards Open Access Publishing and the Institutional Repository

New Case Study: “University Faculty Awareness and Attitudes Towards Open Access Publishing and the Institutional Repository | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it

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Yu Li, Texas A&M University . survey  of Texas A&M university. Suggests ideas to increase engagement. full text at

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Are You A Whole Teacher? A Self-Assessment To Understand

Are You A Whole Teacher? A Self-Assessment To Understand | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Are You A Whole Teacher? A Self-Assessment To Understand by TeachThought Staff Whole Child Learning is a thing; Whole Teaching should be a thing too, no? Here at TeachThought, Jackie Gerstein’s usergeneratededucation is at the top...

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5 Questions E-learning Courses Developers Should Ask Themselves – An Infographic

5 Questions E-learning Courses Developers Should Ask Themselves – An Infographic | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
“People expect to be bored by eLearning – let’s show them it doesn’t have to be like that!” – Cammy Bean
How can you develop a top-notch online course that enthralls your people? What are the aspects you need to focus on to create learner delight?

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Some Very Good iPad Apps for Fighting Writer's Block ~ EdTech & MLearning

Some Very Good iPad Apps for Fighting Writer's Block ~ EdTech & MLearning | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Writer's block is  a crippling condition in which one's creative process slows down to the minimum. It's a symptom of 'creativity blockage' which hits writers. People differ in how they deal with their writer's block but one effective way we have at our hands is the use of technology. There are several iPad apps that can provide writers with all kinds of prompts and incentives to write creatively.  Below is a sample of some of the best iPad apps to help you with writer's block. We invite you to check them out and share with us if you have other suggestions:

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Great ways to encourage student writing in all areas.

 

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Indigenous and exogenous knowledge: Application of knowledge management approaches and information and communication technologies for agricultural development in Tanzania

Indigenous and exogenous knowledge: Application of knowledge management approaches and information and communication technologies for  agricultural development in Tanzania | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Indigenous and exogenous knowledge: Application of knowledge management approaches and information and communication technologies for agricultural development in Tanzania Offer Price $89.10 ISBN:3639258053 Authors Edda Tandi Lwoga List Price :...
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Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Why the modern world is bad for your brain | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Multitasking is an essential skill in the era of email, text messages, Facebook and Twitter. But, argues neuroscientist Daniel J Levitin, it’s actually making us less efficient
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Innovation Starts in the Classroom

Innovation Starts in the Classroom | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
A Teacher-Driven Approach to 21st-Century Learning in Meridian

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, December 23, 2014 9:22 PM

I agree that teachers have much to offer and innovation begins with their work and voices. Is it driven? Or is it an invitational and vulnerable approach?

 

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Medical Kidnapping in the U.S. – Kidnapping Children for Drug Trials

Medical Kidnapping in the U.S. – Kidnapping Children for Drug Trials | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
The U.S. federal government has mandated drug research with children. The need for children to participate in drug company research is high, and the temptation to overstep parental rights to force children to participate is great.

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In the age of disruptive innovation, adaptability is what matters most

In the age of disruptive innovation, adaptability is what matters most | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Disruptive innovation, driven by new technology, has always been integral to human progress.
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17 of the Best Content Curation Tools to Use in 2015

17 of the Best Content Curation Tools to Use in 2015 | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Creating content for multiple platforms each and every day can be taxing for even the most skilled copywriter. It means coming up with fresh, interesting content constantly to provide great resources
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e-Jobs: Virtual Academic Writing Coach/Developmental Editor

e-Jobs: Virtual Academic Writing Coach/Developmental Editor | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
QUALIFICATIONS
PhD in English, Communications or equivalent.
Demonstrated ability to write clear and compelling communications and utilize a variety of communication channels.
Experience teaching writing and/or scientific communication skills.
Advanced technology skills.
Proven writing and editing skills.
Experience working with faculty authors.
Experience with developmental and structural editing of academic manuscripts such as dissertations, books, journal articles, grant proposals, CVs and academic job portfolios.
Strong leadership and interpersonal skills. Team player attitude.
Willingness to become certified as a professional coach.

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