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The Best Tools for Finding Information When Google Isn't Enough

The Best Tools for Finding Information When Google Isn't Enough

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Should I cut the cable cord? Decide on streaming services with this calculator of streaming services. Photo illustration by Slate, images by iStock. Update, March 18, 2015: This calculator, originally published on Jan. 15, has been updated to include new information about the Playstation Vue and Apple's unannounced streaming service. With the announcement of Sling TV at the Consumer Electronics Show in January, it’s become clear: The era of cord cutting is here to stay. The new service will provide consumers who’d rather not pay for cable TV with live streaming of ESPN, TNT, TBS, CNN, and some other cable channels for $20 a month. Together with two other services that will launch this year, PlayStation Vue and HBO streaming, Sling TV will expand the universe of à la carte digital-media consumption beyond Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime.

14 Alternatives to Google Analytics Analytics platforms are essential for merchants to glean insight into what drives their traffic. Google Analytics is the popular choice, but there are many other analytics tools available. Here is a list of analytics tools to help you collect and measure your customer data.

The Design Studio / Developing digital literacies in the curriculum This resource set is for: teachers and other professionals involved in curriculum design Students develop digital capabilities and confidence mainly in the context of their courses of study. They are more likely to adopt digital practices that are clearly relevant to the course they have chosen and the life chances that interest them.

Digital and Information Literacy Framework What is digital literacy and how is it different from information literacy? Digital literacy includes the ability to find and use information (otherwise known as information literacy) but goes beyond this to encompass communication, collaboration and teamwork, social awareness in the digital environment, understanding of e-safety and creation of new information. Both digital and information literacy are underpinned by critical thinking and evaluation. What does the DIL framework cover and how is it structured? For the purposes of the DIL framework, digital literacy refers to the skills, competences, and dispositions of OU students using digital technologies to achieve personal, study, and work-related goals.

The Internet Health Test Frequently Asked Questions Pressing "start test" runs a series of individual measurement tests, each to a different place on the Internet. These individual tests are named "steps" in the current interface. Location Is Your Most Critical Data, and Everyone's Watching A few years ago, one foolproof way of saving the battery on you phone was to turn off GPS. You didn’t really need it. At most, it was an added convenience in a few apps. But it’s time to turn GPS back on. Your location has become one of the best things about your phone, your smartwatch, and every other connected device you carry. Our tech is learning to adapt to us, nestling into every aspect of our lives so it is more responsive, more useful, and more intuitive.

Bloom's Taxonomy Blooms Digitally 4/1/2008 By: Andrew Churches from Educators' eZine Introduction and Background: Bloom's Taxonomy In the 1950's Benjamin Bloom developed his taxonomy of cognitive objectives, Bloom's Taxonomy. How to Mine the Invisible Web: The Ultimate Guide Updated March 02, 2016. The Invisible Web refers to the vast amount of content and information that is not easily discoverable in a general search engine query, such as databases, private networks, or password-protected information. However, there are a wide variety of high quality Invisible Web search tools, search engines, and directories that can help you mine this fantastic resource that is considered to be at least 500 times larger than the visible Web. The following Invisible Web resources will connect you to a virtual goldmine of knowledge, anything from medical dictionaries to moving picture archives to academically vetted articles and journals.