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Format & Generate Citations – APA, MLA, & Chicago. AASL LearningStandards. Technology Survey for 4th-5th Grades. COPYRIGHT AND FAIR USE. Literature Map - The Tourist Map of Literature. Format & Generate Citations – APA, MLA, & Chicago. How to Blog Legally. One of the many wonderful things about blogging is that you don’t need any previous experience or education to do it.

How to Blog Legally

You just dive in and go. Unfortunately, it’s also the cause of a lot of problems. Like the fact many bloggers don’t know how to blog legally. Remember when I wrote about how I monetized my blog and I said that blogging is more than just telling stories and taking pretty pictures? This is what I was talking about. Understanding the laws that affect your blog is one of the more complicated parts of blogging. I’ve been in and out of a lot of blogging help groups and the one thing I notice is that many bloggers don’t know to Google things about blogging legally (or don’t know to Google at all). Here’s the thing: none of us starts off knowing everything. Because I see a lot of bloggers doing things that could get them into some legal trouble, let’s talk about how to blog legally. This post applies to bloggers within the US. 1. Ever work with a brand? Their arguments are weak. Classroom Posters and Resources for Teaching Students about Digital Citizenship. August 13, 2014 After posting about the iPad apps you should try in the first week of this new school year and after learning about the 26 questions students should be able to answer during this week, now comes the turn to talk to your students about digital citizenship, a concept of high importance for students overall development as good citizens.

Classroom Posters and Resources for Teaching Students about Digital Citizenship

Here are some resources I specifically curated for you to use during the first week of this school year. What is Digital Citizenship ? Digital citizenship is : etiquette, access, responsibility, using internet effectively, communication, digital literacy, media literacy, search literacy,critical literacy, social media literacy, respect, privacy, appropriate use, sharing, participation, creation, your internet trail, information literacy. Research tools. 8 Web Browser Shortcuts You Should Be Using. OKR. Voice of Literacy. Using a Modeling Language for Supporting University Students' Orienting Activity when Studying Research Methods. The teaching of research methods in higher education has been criticized for the insufficient connection to students’ own research problems (Benson & Blackman 2003; Edwards & Thatcher 2004), and often research methods are not integrated in the overall research process.

Using a Modeling Language for Supporting University Students' Orienting Activity when Studying Research Methods

In addition, the complexity of research methods highlights difficulties in their understanding. University teachers in the field of social and behavioural sciences are nowadays challenged to train “research experts” who are able to incorporate both qualitative and quantitative methods and approaches in their research projects (Tashakkori & Teddlie 2003). This highlights the need of training in qualitative research methods for psychologists and other practitioners (e.g., in the UK, see Forrester & Koutsopoulou 2008).

There is also a growing interest in the efficient ways of teaching these methods in higher education (Hansen & Rapley 2008; Navarro 2005). Theoretical Background The aims of the study Method Participants Setting. Journal of Information Literacy. 5 Tools to Help Students Learn How to Learn. Helping students learn how to learn: That’s what most educators strive for, and that’s the goal of inquiry learning.

5 Tools to Help Students Learn How to Learn

That skill transfers to other academic subject areas and even to the workplace where employers have consistently said that they want creative, innovative and adaptive thinkers. Inquiry learning is an integrated approach that includes kinds of learning: content, literacy, information literacy, learning how to learn, and social or collaborative skills. Students think about the choices they make throughout the process and the way they feel as they learn. Those observations are as important as the content they learn or the projects they create.

“We want students thinking about their thinking,” said Leslie Maniotes a teacher effectiveness coach in the Denver Public Schools and one of the authors of Guided Inquiry: Learning in the 21st Century. A good example is a long term research project. Carol Kuhlthau. In the first stage, initiation, a person becomes aware of a gap in knowledge or a lack of understanding, where feelings of uncertainty and apprehension are common.

Carol Kuhlthau

At this point,the task is merely to recognize a need for information. Thoughts center on contemplating the problem, comprehending the task, and relating the problem to prior experience and personal knowledge. Actions frequently involve discussing possible avenues of approach or topics to pursue. In the second stage, selection, the task is to identify and select the general topic to be investigated and the approach to be pursued.

Feelings of uncertainty often give way to optimism after the selection as been made and there is a readiness to begin the search. The third stage is Exploration characterized by feelings of confusion, uncertainty, and doubt which frequently increase during this time. The ISP presents information seeking as a process of construction influenced by George Kelly’s personal construct theory (2). 2. 3. 4. Less proficient IL skills. College & Research Libraries. Big6 information literacy. The Big6 research model. FINDS Research Model. TRAILS: Tool for Real-time Assessment of Information Literacy Skills. Information literacy standards for teachers.

Critical thinking skills. Medline searching. Writing process. Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) Characteristics of Programs of Information Literacy that Illustrate Best Practices: A Guideline. Approved by the ACRL Board, June 2003, revised January 2012.

Characteristics of Programs of Information Literacy that Illustrate Best Practices: A Guideline

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