The faculty at Princeton have made a great step forward in opening up scholarship to the public. When will publicly-funded, land-grant universities start their move toward free and open access to research and writing the public helps pay for?
So we end up with a situation where organisations whose principal resource is their staff are effectively encouraging those staff to publish outside of the university. What’s more the conversation that is part and parcel of blogging happens outside of the university. A university administrator ought to be horrified at this loss of intellectual capital.
As Associate Professor in Learning Technology at the University of Plymouth (UK), Steve Wheeler convenes the University's e-learning research network and co-ordinates technology mediated learning for the Faculty of Education. He serves on the editorial boards of ten international journals, writes his own blog and tweets regularly. We talked with him about what the future will bring for learning.
The "science of happiness at work" is not soft new age touchy-feely nonsense says the iOpener Institute. Their research shows that it is a key element within successful firms. Take their survey to see how happy you are at work.
ORONO, Maine — Scientists from organizations across the state, including the University of Maine, will attend the 2011 Northeast Private Well Symposium on Nov. 14-15 in Southbury, Conn., to present research on water quality issues.
These are great tools for extension educators as well. Think about how you might use them for online workshops or trainings, and also for extending face-to-face workshops. I use some of these in my training efforts, especially Jing. I am anxious to try more.
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"In this new world of business, companies and leaders will have to show authenticity, fairness, transparency and good faith. If they don’t, customers and employees may come to distrust them, to potentially disastrous effect. "
David Kelly relies on search engines for low-impact searches, but trusts his Personal Learning Network (PLN) for information with more impact. PLNs are critical to getting the most out of your online network.
The 2011 National eXtension Virtual Conference brings together an outstanding lineup of speakers for More Mind Reach, October 17, 18, & 19, 2011. Anyone working to reach and interact with the public will be interested in this active and reactive virtual conference designed to build your knowledge skill set about the changing world of information today and for the future.
"a new study that shows “casual games” make most employees feel “more relaxed and less stressed out,” and more than half said that led to feeling “more confident, more energetic, more productive and/or mentally focused.”"
The Master Marketer program from Texas Agrilife Extension is a marketing education course on marketing techniques, marketing plans, technical analysis, futures and options, and many other marketing related skills.
Beginning in April, the course has been extended through the use of The Master marketer Facebook page.
Sharing your scoops to your social media accounts is a must to distribute your curated content. Not only will it drive traffic and leads through your content, but it will help show your expertise with your followers.
How to integrate my topics' content to my website?
Integrating your curated content to your website or blog will allow you to increase your website visitors’ engagement, boost SEO and acquire new visitors. By redirecting your social media traffic to your website, Scoop.it will also help you generate more qualified traffic and leads from your curation work.
Distributing your curated content through a newsletter is a great way to nurture and engage your email subscribers will developing your traffic and visibility.
Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.