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Farewell Nokia: The rise and fall of a mobile pioneer - CNET

Farewell Nokia: The rise and fall of a mobile pioneer - CNET | Flexible Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Nokia was once a dominant force in the wireless world. CNET takes a look at its successes -- and what went wrong.
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Social Media Statistics Australia - March 2014

Social Media Statistics Australia - March 2014 | Flexible Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Monthly Social Media Report showing the most active social networking websites in Australia over March 2014
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Writing Speeches That Grab Your Audience from the Opening Sentence - Tuts+ Business Article

Writing Speeches That Grab Your Audience from the Opening Sentence - Tuts+ Business Article | Flexible Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Writing a presentation is a daunting task. You wonder: Will anybody listen to me? Will anyone remember the ideas I share? Can my presentation really make a difference? The answer to these questions is yes, yes and yes. That is, as long as you've got to grips with basic presentation skills and you give your presentation a solid structure. Let's look at the structure you can use in your presentations to grab attention from your opening line. | Tags: Communication
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A Concussion Monitor to Measure Hard Knocks

A Concussion Monitor to Measure Hard Knocks | Flexible Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
New impact sensors in helmets promise to warn coaches and parents when a young athlete has sustained a blow that might have caused a concussion.
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Prezi - Blog - 10 Most Common Rookie Mistakes in Public Speaking

Prezi - Blog - 10 Most Common Rookie Mistakes in Public Speaking | Flexible Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
In this guest post, Terry Gault, Managing Partner and Vice President of The Henderson Group , p...
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The End of Theory in Digital Social Research? | DMLcentral

The End of Theory in Digital Social Research? | DMLcentral | Flexible Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Computer code, software and algorithms have sunk deep into the “technological unconscious” of our contemporary “lifeworld.” How might this affect academic research in the social sciences and the formation of the professional identities of academics?
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careNET | Building ICT competencies

careNET | Building ICT competencies | Flexible Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Present Your Initiative and Participate at the CareNET Conference: ICT and eSkills for Social Care (click) Read about the latest news and events below! To learn more about the project, click ‘About‘ on the Menu bar above.
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2009 NUS Lunchtime Forum - Increasing Children's Capacity to Learn and Experience Life Part 1 - YouTube

SPEAKER : Susan Kaiser Greenland JD SYNOPSIS : Listen to Susan Kaiser Greenland JD who developed the InnerKids mindful awareness program for children and tee...
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Mindful Schools: Online Courses for Learning Mindfulness and Teaching Mindfulness to K-12 Children and Adolescents

Mindful Schools: Online Courses for Learning Mindfulness and Teaching Mindfulness to K-12 Children and Adolescents | Flexible Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Our mission is to help lead the integration of mindfulness into education.
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One in five adults not online: CSIRO

One in five adults not online: CSIRO | Flexible Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Colin Griffith, director of CSIRO's Centre for Broadband Innovation, says research shows several Australians aren't part of the digital ecosystem.
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National Institute for Digital Learning opens at DCU

National Institute for Digital Learning opens at DCU | Flexible Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
A new centre of excellence to pioneer major developments in online, distance and blended learning, the National Institute for Digital learning, has been officially opened today at Dublin City University (DCU) by Education Minister Ruairi Quinn, TD.
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Our love-hate relationship with Facebook

Our love-hate relationship with Facebook | Flexible Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
By David Holmes and Anna MatwijiwMore than 50% of young Australians have seriously considered shutting down their Facebook accounts, even while many of them check the site compulsively through the day…...
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Online proctoring raises privacy concerns

Online proctoring raises privacy concerns | Flexible Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Some online courses require a proctoring service that watches students take tests through their computer's webcam, privacy concerns have arisen.
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Peace of mind at your fingertips

Peace of mind at your fingertips | Flexible Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Apps that record sleep and exercise habits may have the side-effect of improving mental health.
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Nurses’ tablets tame the tyranny of distance

Nurses’ tablets tame the tyranny of distance | Flexible Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
TABLET computers with high-speed wireless broadband connectivity and video capabilities have been credited with saving time and money for healthcare provider Silver Chain.
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The Monitored Man

The Monitored Man | Flexible Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
After six months of heavy use of activity-monitoring gadgets — sometimes wearing four at a time — the author reports back.
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A guide to choosing journals for academic publication

A guide to choosing journals for academic publication | Flexible Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
The key is the match between your paper and the journal Choosing a journal for your paper is a complex and nuanced process. Don’t expect to be able to ask anyone else off the cuff and get a sensibl...
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Why You Need to be on Social Media

Why You Need to be on Social Media | Flexible Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
If you are a private citizen with no business concern at all, then there is no great need for you to be on social media. The main reason that many private citizens are on it is because it is fun. You get to communicate with your friends and complete strangers. It is also loaded with brand new content every day, including content that your friends and family have posted. It allows people to see family photographs that were uploaded by distant relatives. It also allows you to share things between friends that will make them laugh. If however you are running a website, blog, business, or all three, then it is vitally important that you are on social media. Continue reading →
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2008 NUS Lunchtime Forum Featuring Dr Alan Wallace : Mental Resilience in Times of Crisis - Part 1 - YouTube

SPEAKER : Dr Alan Wallace, Founding President, Santa Barbara Institute for Consciousness Studies. SYNOPSIS : In these challenging times, how can we build up ...
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ICA Brisbane 2014 Conference | International Communication Association Brisbane 2014

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The 8 Digital Skills Students Need for The Future ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The 8 Digital Skills Students Need for The Future ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Flexible Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
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NSW allows BYO devices into public schools

NSW allows BYO devices into public schools | Flexible Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Policy document sets clear expectations for admins, students.
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