TextSTAT :: Niederländische Philologie FU Berlin TextSTAT is a simple programme for the analysis of texts. It reads plain text files (in different encodings) and HTML files (directly from the internet) and it produces word frequency lists and concordances from these files. This version includes a web-spider which reads as many pages as you want from a particular website and puts them in a TextSTAT-corpus. The new news-reader, too, puts news messages in a TextSTAT-readable corpus file. TextSTAT reads MS Word and OpenOffice files. No conversion needed, just add the files to your corpus... Documentation: For a first introduction to TextSTAT, please refer to the Quickstart Guide to text analysis with TextSTAT from the 'Humanities Resource Centre' at Princeton University. There is also a nice video tutorial by Zarah Weiß, available via YouTube. NEW: TextSTAT 3 (beta) There are some drastical changes in this new version of TextSTAT, most of them internal. TextSTAT now works with Python 2 (>= 2.7) and - even better - with Python 3 (>= 3.4).
How to Cite Social Media in APA Style (Twitter, Facebook, and Google+) by Chelsea Lee Thanks to developments in technology and feedback from our users, the APA Style team has updated the formats for citing social media, including content from Twitter, Facebook, and Google+. These guidelines are the same as you’ll find in our APA Style Guide to Electronic References, Sixth Edition (available in PDF and Kindle formats). There are three main ways to cite social media content in an APA Style paper: generally with a URL,as a personal communication, andwith a typical APA Style in-text citation and reference list entry. We'll look at each of these along with examples. General Mentions With a URL If you discuss any website or page in general in a paper (including but not limited to social media), it is sufficient to give the URL in the text the first time it is mentioned. Personal Communications In-Text Citations and Reference List Entries Author First, provide either an individual author’s real last name and initials in inverted format (Author, A. Date Title Source
Student Plagiarism, Faculty Responsibility A review by two Ohio University officials has found "rampant and flagrant plagiarism" by graduate students in the institution's mechanical engineering department -- and concluded that three faculty members either "failed to monitor" their advisees' writing or "basically supported academic fraudulence" by ignoring the dishonesty. The report by the two-person review team called for the dismissal of two professors, and university officials said they would bring in a national expert on plagiarism to advise them. Wednesday's announcement by the university was the latest development in an unfolding inquiry that was prompted by a one-man campaign by Thomas Matrka, a former engineering graduate student who complained that his plagiarism accusations against fellow students went largely unacted on for months. The same cannot be said of the review that was released Wednesday, which was conducted by Gary D. Krendl said she did not share Matrka's view that the university had been slow to act.
Teacher Tips, Tools, and Tutorials The Information Seeking Behavior Model supports the teaching of Online Research Models designed by library media specialists in the Baltimore County Public Schools. It is a synthesis of research and/or experience of Carol Kuhlthau, Debbie Abiloch, Jamie McKenzie, Jay McTighe and the library media specialists in the Baltimore County Public Schools. Comments or questions regarding the model should be directed to Della Curtis, Coordinator, Office of Library Information Services. It may be used for educational, non-profit school use only. All other uses, transmissions, and duplications are prohibited unless permission is granted expressly.
5 Free Online Courses For Social Media Beginners Whether you’re new to technology, just getting started with a social network, or looking for some useful tips then these courses are for you. They’re part of a new idea that I’ve been working on with a few friends. We’re calling it Modern Lessons and it’s essentially a ‘Khan Academy for real-world skills’ where a small handful of people build free online courses designed to help you learn some important things. But it’s more than just a few useful videos about Twitter. There are customized certificates, quizzes, prerequisites, and more. For now, let’s focus on how to improve your social media skills. The Beginner’s Guide To Facebook Facebook dominates the web. The Beginner’s Guide To Pinterest Pinterest is one of the fastest-growing social networks in the world. The Beginner’s Guide To Learnist Learnist is one of the hot education-oriented social networks you should know about. The Beginner’s Guide To Twitter In this course, we jump into the world of Twitter feet first.
corpus index L’interrogation de corpus en contexte de traduction a de nombreux avantages. Elle permet : d’examiner les termes en contexte, de repérer des contextes définitoires, explicatifs ou associatifs, dans la langue source ou la langue cible; lorsque les textes composant un corpus bilingue ne sont pas traduits, le corpus est dit comparable : c’est un bon moyen pour rechercher des tournures idiomatiques; lorsque les textes sont traduits, le corpus est dit parallèle : on recherche alors des solutions de traduction. Dans tous les cas, la vigilance s’impose : un texte émane toujours d’un auteur et il est toujours susceptible de contenir des erreurs. Corpus externes avec concordancier Il est possible de trouver sur Internet des corpus interrogeables à l'aide de concordanciers. Autres outils utilisables comme corpus Corpus « maison » Corpus généraux[temporairement inaccessibles] AnaCor : Corpus de textes spécialisés d’anatomie. Corpus thématiques [en construction]
100% Free SEO Tools – online SEO tools How to Stop the Plagiarism Plague Plagiarism. It’s more common than you might think. Three out of ten students, at some point in their school career, have risked it all by copying someone else’s work. How can parents and educators help students avoid this error? The first step is to correct student misconceptions about plagiarism. Copying an entire paper, failing to credit an idea or cite a statistic, quoting without attribution, or even paraphrasing a source too closely are all examples of plagiarism. Cheating in School: Statistics Plagiarism is wide-spread, according to a 2009 survey commissioned by Common Sense Media, a non-profit organization. Perhaps more troubling, 36% said that downloading a paper from the Internet was not a serious cheating offense and 19% said it is not cheating at all. Causes of Cheating At the root of at least some instances of plagiarism is confusion about the writing process. Stolley also suggested that students may be responding to a tone of apathy set by their teachers.
Using Images as Research Prompts to Teach Google Search Strategies Over the last month I've shown the picture that you see to the left during a number of presentations and workshops. I've used the picture to model using pictures to spark students' minds at the beginning of lessons on search strategies. This is a strategy that I've developed by borrowing ideas from Daniel Russell's Search ReSearch activities and Dan Meyer's strategy of using videos and pictures to prompt students to ask math questions. When I show the picture to the left during my workshops (click it to enlarge it and feel to use it yourself) I simply ask people to share the questions that come to mind when they see it. All four of the questions above can be answered by using various search strategies and tools. Create your own image-based search lessons. For pre-made search lesson activities, take a look at the Google Search Education page.
10 awesome apps for K-6 literacy There are SO many incredible apps out there, and I know whatever list I come up with is going to be missing tons of great stuff. But I might as well start somewhere, right? So I thought I’d share 10 iPad and iPhone apps I love for helping elementary students with reading and writing skills. Bluster! StoryBots Starring You StoryBooks : If you’ve ever “elfed yourself” at the holidays, you know how entertaining and hilarious Jib Jab can be. Toy Story : This interactive read-along app allows kids to hear the story being read to them and record themselves narrating the text so they can listen to their own version as they flip through the pages. Puppet Pals allows kids to create their own unique shows with animation and audio so that digital storytelling is simple. Spelling City : Web-based SpellingCity is well known for its engaging spelling and vocabulary practice, and its mobile app doesn’t disappoint. Rocket Speller : Perfect for new spellers and has increasing levels of difficulty.