A Guide to Citing Images, a new infographic from our friends at NoodleTools, offers a MLA-aligned flow chart to guide researchers through a variety of image citation situations. But it is not just about image documentation.
It asks learners to ask themselves a few important questions before using and documenting images that were born digital.
NoodleTools labels an image born digital if: it was created in digital form, or if you do not know where the image itself is physically stored.
"It is a huge burden (for both teachers and students) to design, write, complete, grade, and absorb the data into an instructional design sequence on a consistent basis. So why not frequent, simple assessments?"
Collaborative writing is a great way to to teach students the writing skill while enjoying it. Now that technology and web 2.0 tools are ubiquitous, you can use a plethora of awesome tools to enhance collaborative writing in your class.
Natalia et al. paper on collaborative writing sheds some light on the importance of this skill for students:
In the classroom, collaborative writing increases student participation, facilitates discussion of readings and enhances critical thinking (Chan, 1996). It encourages students to continually assess their own performance and class work as well as that of their peers (Jacobsen and Mueller, 1998).Students learn to clearly express ideas through writing . Collaborative writing effectively teaches the concept of teamwork.Collaborative writing improves document quality by pooling the strengths of group members. At the same time, individual weaknesses are caught by the group and revised.Ultimately, collaboration can be a form of motivation for students as they become excited about working with a group as well as the prospect of learning from other students.
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