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Who are Canada’s research stars?

Who are Canada’s research stars? | Social media and education | Scoop.it
A new method of tracking papers and citations aims to create an objective measurement of academic researchers’ performance (Who are Canada’s research stars?
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50 free web design tools that rock! | Feature | .net magazine

50 free web design tools that rock! | Feature | .net magazine | Social media and education | Scoop.it
50 Free Web Design Tools That Rock.http://t.co/407qaKhV #webdesign...
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The Neurology of Gaming | Online Universities

The Neurology of Gaming | Online Universities | Social media and education | Scoop.it
Video games can be used to educate through repetition and feedback, but they can also have some less-than-positive side effects. Learn about how video games can improve the educational experience as well as hinder it.
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What You Can Learn From These 10 Infographics

What You Can Learn From These 10 Infographics | Social media and education | Scoop.it
It has only been the last couple of years that infographics have become the go-to representation on the web for teaching an audience about the numerical, in a sleek and distributable format, which often goes viral when done right.
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The Rise of Digital Influence

Digital Influence is one of the hottest trends in social media, yet is largely misunderstood.

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Why Is Pinterest So Addictive? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Why Is Pinterest So Addictive? [INFOGRAPHIC] | Social media and education | Scoop.it

An infographic which explores the reasons why Pinterest is addictive. 


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7 Reasons To Engage Through Social Media [Infographic]

7 Reasons To Engage Through Social Media [Infographic] | Social media and education | Scoop.it

It's a relatively simple but powerful infographic that spotlights the importance of using social networking through apercentage point of view. 


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The Ultimate SXSW INFOGRAPHIC

The Ultimate SXSW INFOGRAPHIC | Social media and education | Scoop.it

In our recent "Best of: Austin SXSW" breakdown, we asked a few folks why they came to the annual tech conference, which draws Internet lovers from across the globe.


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What You Can Learn From These 10 Infographics | KISSmetrics

What You Can Learn From These 10 Infographics | KISSmetrics | Social media and education | Scoop.it
It has only been the last couple of years that infographics have become the go-to representation on the web for teaching an audience about the numerical, in a sleek and distributable format, which often goes viral when done right.
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50 (mostly) free social media tools you can’t live without in 2012

50 (mostly) free social media tools you can’t live without in 2012 | Social media and education | Scoop.it
A couple years ago, Jay Baer wrote a great blog post called 'The 39 social media tools I'll use today' which was an all-in-one toolkit for social media marketers (and still is).

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Is Conscientiousness Compatible with Creativity?

Is Conscientiousness Compatible with Creativity? | Social media and education | Scoop.it
Creative people are both Conscientious and not Conscientious at the same time.

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Social Media Use: Is It Changing Our Behavior?

Social Media Use:  Is It Changing Our Behavior? | Social media and education | Scoop.it
There is a question of how will this generation will be different growing up electronically, and also the changes to everyone that spends time on social media. (RT @Precision360: Social Media Use: Is It Changing Our Behavior?
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elearn Magazine: Gamification: Using Game Mechanics to Enhance eLearning

elearn Magazine: Gamification: Using Game Mechanics to Enhance eLearning | Social media and education | Scoop.it

Maybe you've heard of the term "gamification," and perhaps you're wondering what it is and how it can be applied to eLearning. In short, gamification is the use of gameplay mechanics for non-game applications. Rather, game mechanics are the construct of rules that encourage users to explore and learn the properties of their possibility space through the use of feedback mechanisms.


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Going Global: Preparing Students to be Citizens of the world

Presentation for Chicago Public Schools Updated information...
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The Ultimate Time Machine: Social Media from 1960 – 2012 [Infographic] - SocialTimes

The Ultimate Time Machine: Social Media from 1960 – 2012 [Infographic] - SocialTimes | Social media and education | Scoop.it

Infographics of social networks from 1960 to 2012. 


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An Educators iPad [eBook]

An Educators iPad [eBook] | Social media and education | Scoop.it
An Educators iPad : eBook for educators and parents who have an interest in mobile learning and especially in the use of Apple's iPad tablet.

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TheirSpace: Educating Digitally Ethical Teens

Slidedeck for SxSWedu 2012 presentation.

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Girls in STEM - Infographic

Girls in STEM - Infographic | Social media and education | Scoop.it
Why America is failing to produce enough stem graduates.

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The History of Cloud Computing [INFOGRAPHIC] | CloudTweaks

The History of Cloud Computing [INFOGRAPHIC] | CloudTweaks | Social media and education | Scoop.it

A nice infographic produced by Salesforce illustrating the history of Cloud Computing.


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Broadband in Europe [INFOGRAPHIC]

Broadband in Europe [INFOGRAPHIC] | Social media and education | Scoop.it

One of the main components to the success of cloud computing is the deliverably and speeds in which to access, retrieve and transfer data files to and from it. Here is a unique infographic which illustrates the digital agenda between Britain and Europe in the race for broadband speed supremacy.


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How Social Media Sites Are Competing Online [INFOGRAPHIC]

How Social Media Sites Are Competing Online [INFOGRAPHIC] | Social media and education | Scoop.it

See how social media sites are competing online...#infographic 


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How To Make An Infographic Of Your Twitter Profile

How To Make An Infographic Of Your Twitter Profile | Social media and education | Scoop.it

Here is an easy free tool that makes it easy and quick to create an Infographic of your Twitter profile in 30 seconds.


Companies like Visual.ly - http://bit.ly/GFD9C5 ; - are making the creation of Infographics easy, a fun example is this free tool on their website  - http://bit.ly/GFDN2x - that takes your twitter profile and turns it into an Infographic.


Data from your Twitter account's tweets (posts) combined with some twitter data from friends over at infochimps. The Twitterize yourself tool will generate an Infographic in an instant based upon your information.


Give it a try and see what it produces! …here is what mine turned out like.

I chose the "faceoff" version using my Twitter handle @maxOz - http://bit.ly/uiyQZo - and @JanlGordon - http://bit.ly/z4ipfs ;


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5 Innovative Mind-Mapping Tools For Education | Edudemic

5 Innovative Mind-Mapping Tools For Education | Edudemic | Social media and education | Scoop.it

Some new fascinating tools included in this list.

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