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International Literacy Day to focus on women's education: UNESCO

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A day-long conference in Dhaka on International Literacy Day Sep 8 will focus on the importance of girls and womens literacy and education for sustainabl (International Literacy Day to focus on women's education: UNESCO
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Ghana's Intellectual Property to be reviewed - spyghana.com

Ghana's Intellectual Property to be reviewed - spyghana.com | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
The Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Mrs Marrieta Brew Appiah-Oppong on Wednesday said the country was modernising its intellectual property regime to
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In Connectivism, No One Can Hear You Scream: a Guide to Understanding the MOOC Novice - Hybrid Pedagogy

In Connectivism, No One Can Hear You Scream: a Guide to Understanding the MOOC Novice - Hybrid Pedagogy | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
This article is an attempt to address a possible gap in Connectivist thinking, and its expression in cMOOCs. It’s to do with the experience of technology novices, and unconfident learners...

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Murty Library aims to publish new editions of great Indian literature from 20 languages

Murty Library aims to publish new editions of great Indian literature from 20 languages | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Listen to this woman speak: "The hairs on my head were once curly,/ black like the colour of bees./ Now because of old age/ they are like jute." Feature by feature, she itemises a once-gorgeous but now-dilapidated body, "like an old house, the...

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New Models of Knowledge Production. Open Access Publishing and Experimental Research Practices (Part I)

New Models of Knowledge Production. Open Access Publishing and Experimental Research Practices (Part I) | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Chapter 5 of my thesis focuses on opportunities to intervene in the current cultures of knowledge production in academia and publishing, exploring efforts to rethink and re-perform the institutions...

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Librarians prevalent in use of social media - Analysis & News - Research Information

Librarians prevalent in use of social media - Analysis & News - Research Information | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
RT @joycevalenza: Librarians prevalent in use of social media Research Information http://t.co/B8HK5vEb6B #tlchat #RU587 #libraries #RU575
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Is the journal ratings game good for researchers? - Times Higher Education

Is the journal ratings game good for researchers? - Times Higher Education | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
The Association of Business Studies has released its latest ranking of periodicals, but not everyone welcomes it
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Plagiarism decreases value of a UT education - UT The Daily Texan

Plagiarism decreases value of a UT education - UT The Daily Texan | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
UT students who plagiarize are only hurting themselves.
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Montclair Public Library Introduces RFID Checkout Technology

Montclair Public Library Introduces RFID Checkout Technology | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
The E-ZPass-like technology will make for quicker checkout and help the library keep better track of inventory.
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Spreading messages on Twitter: Research on best practices for wording and rhetorical craft

Spreading messages on Twitter: Research on best practices for wording and rhetorical craft | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
2015 review of studies and data relating to the spreading of messages on Twitter, the microblogging platform, indicating some core best practices for inducing people to share information.
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What to know about new research on babies, peanut allergies - WMC Action News 5

What to know about new research on babies, peanut allergies - WMC Action News 5 | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer Children at high risk of developing peanut allergies are far less likely to do so if they are given peanut-containing foods before...
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'Invest more' in protected areas

'Invest more' in protected areas | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
The world's national parks and nature reserves receive eight billion tourist visits a year, generating around $600bn of spending, according to research.
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Why science teachers sow doubt about evolution (even when they don't mean to) - Washington Post (blog)

Why science teachers sow doubt about evolution (even when they don't mean to) - Washington Post (blog) | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Science teachers don't always have a deep enough knowledge of evolution itself.
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What Drives Academic Data Sharing?

What Drives Academic Data Sharing? | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Despite widespread support from policy makers, funding agencies, and scientific journals, academic researchers rarely make their research data available to others.
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Connectivism Chart

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Trends in distance education research: A content analysis of journals 2009-2013 | Bozkurt | The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning

Trends in distance education research: A content analysis of journals 2009-2013 | Bozkurt | The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Trends in distance education research: A content analysis of journals 2009-2013

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How Africa’s youth are driving the continent forwards

How Africa’s youth are driving the continent forwards | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
If Africa's GDP progress is to last, African citizens are going to have to drive much of this innovation for themselves says Patrick Awuah Jr.

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What is intellectual privacy, and how yours is being violated - Christian Science Monitor

What is intellectual privacy, and how yours is being violated - Christian Science Monitor | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
It's the notion that in a free society, anyone should be able to read, learn, and debate without being monitored and recorded.
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New Research Article: “Bridges and Barriers: Factors Influencing a Culture of Assessment in Academic Libraries” | LJ INFOdocket

New Research Article: “Bridges and Barriers: Factors Influencing a Culture of Assessment in Academic Libraries” | LJ INFOdocket | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
The following full text article is published in the just released issue (March 2015) of College and Research Libraries.
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Commercialization of biotechnology - potential for industry links -Dr. Vijayaraghavan

K. Vijayaraghavan (Vijay), the chairman of Sathguru Management Consultants, founded the firm in 1985 to integrate proficiencies in science and management to ...
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Isis burn hundreds of years of human knowledge to the ground

Isis burn hundreds of years of human knowledge to the ground | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Isis militants have reportedly ransacked Mosul library, burning over a hundred thousand rare manuscripts and documents spanning centuries of human learning.
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