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Student-Data Privacy Guidelines: An Overview - Education Week

Student-Data Privacy Guidelines: An Overview - Education Week | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
The association's “Best Practices to Safeguard Student Information Privacy and Data Security and Advance the Effective Use of Technology in Education” is intended for education service providers to inform the contracts that ...
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Top African business schools collaborate on entrepreneurship - UCT Graduate School of Business

Top African business schools collaborate on entrepreneurship - UCT Graduate School of Business | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Six of Africa's top business schools form a new academic association to boost entrepreneurship and job creation on the continent.
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Free Training Video Reveals

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The Biggest Recruiting Breakthrough of the decade. This simple system is very easy for your team to duplicate. Click here to watch now!

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Where Should I Send It? Optimizing the Submission Decision Process

Where Should I Send It? Optimizing the Submission Decision Process | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
How do scientists decide where to submit manuscripts? Many factors influence this decision, including prestige, acceptance probability, turnaround time, target audience, fit, and impact factor.
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Six Powerful Motivations Driving Social Learning By Teens

Six Powerful Motivations Driving Social Learning By Teens | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it

Despite cautionary tales of teens and social networks, students have a lot to gain from incorporating what they learn in their personal digital space to the classroom.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, March 25, 10:22 AM

Interesting article.

junewall's curator insight, March 28, 12:50 AM

David Price talked about these "Do it's" recently in relation to the whole concept of open learning. Perhaps use them as a check-list to see what you currently include in your teaching?

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F1000Research Article: The culture of scientific research.

Read the latest article version by Catherine Joynson, Ottoline Leyser, at F1000Research.

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MH's curator insight, March 23, 4:23 AM

Sur les effets pervers de la concurrence entre laboratoires

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Is social media really a waste of time? Harvard professor gets it wrong | ZDNet

Is social media really a waste of time? Harvard professor gets it wrong | ZDNet | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
A prominent author tells brands that social media will not help their bottom line. Marketing leaders think differently.

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Joseph McCaleb's curator insight, March 10, 9:48 AM

social media has value "in building relationships with customers, offering responsive technical support, and engaging efforts to establish a sustainable base of consumer advocates."

Alex Grech's curator insight, March 11, 6:01 PM

As usual, these things are never in black and white.  Looking for a direct, linear relationship between social media 'marketing' and the bottom seems equally flawed. 

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Rwanda ranked first globally for ICT promotion

Rwanda ranked first globally for ICT promotion | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
The Global Information Technology Report (GITR) 2015 has ranked Rwanda first globally for Government Success in ICT promotion to drive social and economic transformation.
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The evolution of peer review as a basis for scientific publication: directional selection towards a robust discipline? - Ferreira - 2015 - Biological Reviews - Wiley Online Library

The evolution of peer review as a basis for scientific publication: directional selection towards a robust discipline? - Ferreira - 2015 - Biological Reviews - Wiley Online Library | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
The evolution of peer review as a basis for scientific publication: directional selection towards a robust discipline?http://t.co/jn9ERz0XRw
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The seven sins of peer review | Technologist

The seven sins of peer review | Technologist | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
The seven sins of peer review http://t.co/zIOXUrvuyX
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Does Fast Track Peer Review Help a Researcher? - Enago Blog: Scientific Publication Help

Does Fast Track Peer Review Help a Researcher? - Enago Blog: Scientific Publication Help | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Fast track peer review can decrease the overall publication time by at least half, thereby help professionals in the scientific, medical and academic communities achieve career success.
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Ten Years Later: Why Open Educational Resources Have Not Noticeably Affected Higher Education, and Why We Should Care (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE.edu

Ten Years Later: Why Open Educational Resources Have Not Noticeably Affected Higher Education, and Why We Should Care (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE.edu | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
EDUCAUSE Review Online

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The OER Workshop at OUM!

The presentation slides for the 2-day OER workshop at OUM (5-6 March, 2013). It explores OER and how we can find, reuse, remix, create and share them. It provid

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Top 10 Academic Library Issues for 2015 | From the Bell Tower

Top 10 Academic Library Issues for 2015 | From the Bell Tower | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
The beginning of the year brings many “top” lists for what to look for in 2015. So far there’s not much predicting for what looks big for the academic library world. Here’s a shot at it.

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, March 31, 9:36 PM

I wonder what competence-based education is? Were we churning out incompetent people and now think that is not a good idea?

 

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Top African business schools collaborate on entrepreneurship - UCT Graduate School of Business

Top African business schools collaborate on entrepreneurship - UCT Graduate School of Business | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Six of Africa's top business schools form a new academic association to boost entrepreneurship and job creation on the continent.
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The world’s languages, in 7 maps and charts | d...

The world’s languages, in 7 maps and charts | d... | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
"These seven maps and charts, visualized by The Washington Post, will help you understand how diverse other parts of the world are in terms of languages." Tags: language, culture, infographic.
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ESL lesson plans for the digital world

ESL lesson plans for the digital world | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it

I think if you asked most teachers, especially in their first few years of teaching, what would make their lives easier, the single most common answer you would get, would be ready made lesson plans and materials.



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Robin Yu's curator insight, March 27, 6:01 AM

Nik Peachey's review of Off2Class is clear and comprehensive, as ever. 

Robin Yu's curator insight, March 27, 6:02 AM

Nik Peachey's review of Off2Class - online lessons.

Eve Lackman's curator insight, April 9, 8:30 PM

Well thought out lessons created by real teachers who have a passion for elearning.