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22 Handy Slack Hacks Everyone Should Know — ReadThink (by HubSpot) 22 Handy Slack Hacks Everyone Should Know By: Carly Stec A couple months ago, the HubSpot team made the switch to Slack (one of the hottest real-time messaging apps on the market). Initially, it was hard to get used to uttering phrases like “Just Slack me” or “We were Slacking” in passing. try.wrike Too many emails? Missing deadlines? Great companies rely on Wrike Bridge the gap between your project plans and actual work with Wrike! Wrike takes project management to a new level It connects discussions, tasks, and emails to your project plan.

Reading Tools Conducted in conjunction with an institute on open textbook adaptation, this study compares textbook evaluations from practicing K-12 classroom teachers (n = 30) on three different types of textbooks utilized in their contexts: copyright-restricted, open, and open/adapted. Copyright-restricted textbooks consisted of those textbooks already in use by the teachers in their classrooms prior to the institute, open textbooks included alternatives from CK-12 and OpenStax, and open/adapted consisted of open textbooks that the teachers devoted time to adapting to their individual needs. Results indicate that open/adapted textbooks were evaluated as having the highest quality, and that open textbooks were of higher quality than copyright-restricted textbooks.

Customers - iDoneThis iDoneThis is an incredible management tool which has provided me with unprecedented visibility into our productivity and the areas where we need to improve. Harley Finklestein Chief Platform Officer at Shopify As the manager of a large multidisciplinary team that benefits from a daily overview, I LOVE the product! Alex Rainert Head of Product at Foursquare Magic Quadrant for Social Software in the Workplace 26 October 2015 ID:G00270286 Analyst(s): Mike Gotta, Nikos Drakos, Jeffrey Mann The market for social software in the workplace is coming under the increasing influence of adjacent markets, which has long-term implications that favor vendors with solutions spanning beyond social software itself. We assess 14 vendors to help IT leaders find the right one for their needs. Market Definition/Description The market for social software in the workplace includes vendors whose software products are used primarily to support people working together in teams, communities or networks.

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Google Apps Smartsheet is seamlessly integrated with Google Apps, giving you the power to collaborate, track and manage using the tools that work best for you. Single Sign On: Hassle-free sign-on so your team is instantly productive - collaborating on project tasks, files and discussions. Google Drive: Attach any type of file or Google doc directly to each row and create a new Smartsheet directly from Drive. Premium - Whaller Enhanced roles and profiles You can allocate different roles to members. These roles allow you to differentiate from specific profile fields, known as "enhanced profiles". Enhanced roles are created by the organization manager and are specific to that organization. They can be text, list or document (CV, for example) types, etc. Your members may forget to update some profile fields, their contact information, their diplomas, their CV etc.

Open educational resources (OERs) There is no one, standard definition of open educational resources. However, the following broad definition of OERs from OER Commons seems to be generally accepted by the community: 'Open educational resources are teaching and learning materials that are freely available online for everyone to use, whether you are an instructor, student or self-learner. Examples of OER include: full courses, course modules, syllabi, lectures, homework assignments, quizzes, lab and classroom activities, pedagogical materials, games, simulations, and many more resources contained in digital media collections from around the world.' OERs exist within a wider ‘open’ movement and context, explored below. The open movement 26 Tips for Teaching with Google Apps This guide will teach you to be as tech-savvy as your students. It is meant to acquaint you with Google Apps’ major features and is loaded with best practices and lots of helpful, actionable tips to optimize your investment in Google Apps and improve your students’ learning experience. It’s appropriate for school IT admins, teachers, principals, and anyone else interested in learning more about Google Apps for education. Start implementing these tips today! Gmail

Finding OERs Search engines A number of search engines exist to search Open Educational Resources. These include: DiscoverEd - "Discover the Universe of Open Educational Resources"Jorum - "free learning and teaching resources, created and contributed by teaching staff from UK Further and Higher Education Institutions"OCWFinder - "search, recommend, collaborate, remix"OER Commons - "Find Free-to-Use Teaching and Learning Content from around the World. Organize K-12 Lessons, College Courses, and more." Overview - Welcome to Flubaroo The grades created by Flubaroo will be located in an adjacent worksheet called "Grades", as shown: For each submission, Flubaroo will show which questions were answered correctly ("1" point"), which incorrectly ("0" points), and which were not graded. If less than 60% of students got a question correct, the question will be highlighted in orange to alert you.

The Role of Open Access and Open Educational Resources: A Distance Learning Perspective, Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 2015 The paper explores the role of Open Access (in licensing, publishing and sharing research data) and Open Educational Resources within Distance Education, with a focus on the context of the University of London International Programmes. We report on a case study where data were gathered from librarians and programme directors relating to existing practice around Open Access; the major constraints in using Open Educational Resources and the main resource implications, when adopting Open Educational Resources, were also investigated. Our aim was to (a) raise awareness and understanding of what is possible to achieve in higher education by embracing the Open Access movement (b) identify next steps and actions that could be taken to improve institutional use of Open Access materials, including Open Educational Resources, (c) examine the implications of such actions for Open Distance Learning and generally the higher education sector. Academic Conferences Limited.

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