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W. Ian O'Byrne

A graduate researcher at the New LIteracies Research Lab @ the UConn


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Networking the learner: computers in ... Articles: A Tale of Differences. A Tale of Differences: Comparing the Traditions, Perspectives, and Educational Goals of Critical Reading and Critical Literacy Gina Cervetti Michael J.

Articles: A Tale of Differences

Pardales James S. Damico Philosophical Roots | Critical Reading and Liberal Humanism | Critical Reading Classrooms | Critical Literacy Approaches | A Critical Literacy Example | Comparing Examples | References Critical Reading in the Liberal-Humanist Tradition The empiricist belief that the world can be directly experienced and known through the senses is at the root of liberal-humanist approaches to reading. While liberal-humanist views of reading rest on the understanding that individuals can encode their thoughts and intentions in texts which can be understood by readers and which reflect a directly knowable reality, they also hold that, as rational thinkers, we can make inferences and judgments about those meanings. The notion of critical reading gained prominence in literacy instruction and research during this period. Google Releases API for Website Optimizer: A/B & Multivariate Te. Google Website Optimizer, a powerful tool that allows website owners to split traffic and test the effectiveness and conversion rates for an array of variables, has traditionally required a lot of back-and-forth between any given site and the Website Optimizer interface.

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With the release of a new API, announced today, Google is allowing site owners to conduct multivariate and A/B testing from their own platforms. Page to screen: taking literacy into ... Asthma Quiz. Asthma Quiz Asthma Quiz Please take a look at the following websites.

Asthma Quiz

All of the websites contain basic information about asthma. On the worksheet that your teacher gives you, rank them in order of the most useful and truthful, to the least truthful and useful. Website A> Website B> Website C> Website D> Text Analysis Tools. Definition: Text analysis software enables users to determine the frequency with which words or phrases are used, create concordances, view words in context, and otherwise study patterns in texts.

Text Analysis Tools

Tools: Resources: caqdas Networking Project: "We provide practical support, training and information in the use of a range of software programs designed to assist qualitative data analysis. "KDNuggets: A text analysis software directoryTAPoR Text Analysis Recipes: Straightforward, step-by-step instructions for using text analysis tools to accomplish particular research tasks.WikiTADA: The collaborative website of the Text Analysis Developers Alliance. Colin lankshear and michele knobel. Wireframes on the fly. Explorer. The Blueprints, reference image database, with more than 37000 b. Social Constructivism - Emerging Perspectives on Learning, Teach. From Emerging Perspectives on Learning, Teaching and Technology Beaumie Kim The University of Georgia Review of Social Constructivism Social Constructivism Vignette Vignette By Roy Jackson, Jessica Karp, Ellen Patrick, Amanda Thrower (2006) Mrs.

Social Constructivism - Emerging Perspectives on Learning, Teach

Instead of reading the play aloud in class, allowing the students to remain passive and uninvolved with the text, Mrs. The class was divided into groups of four. Professional Portfolio. You Publish. 12 Top Notch Online Presentation Tools. With more long-distance meetings going on due to increasing travel costs and decreasing expense accounts, you need to be able to show your work to clients and co-workers so they can easily see your point.

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These 12 tools will help you create all of the online presentations you need, set them to music, add links and videos and then embed them or share them as you see fit. authorSTREAM: authorSTREAM allows you to upload your PowerPoint presentations to unique URLs that can be shared with others. You can also download them as videos that can be placed on YouTube or burned to a DVD, embed your presentations in sites, create channels to showcase your work and more. They offer a free account and two levels of premium accounts that increase the number of presentations you can upload.

Cyberactivism: online activism in ... Networking the learner: computers in ... Newlits. EDR 211 - Reading in the Content Areas by Dr. Main Page - Emerging Perspectives on Learning, Teaching and Tech. Easy Presenter: Electronics. Pages and Clips. How to normalize your MP3 volume levels (the right way) Most audio software these days offer either built-in or plugin functionality that will attempt to level the volume of your MP3 files so that you aren't turning the volume up to hear soft songs, then getting blasted by louder ones.

So why is it that even after turning that option on, you sometimes notice a significant volume difference between some songs? What's worse is when you're listening to songs from the same album, and the volumes jump around abnormally after applying volume normalization. The problem is that the vast majority of audio player programs use peak amplitude analysis to determine how "loud" a song is and normalize based on that, rather than doing a more comprehensive analysis of the frequencies that impact how loud the music actually sounds.

But even those that do a more comprehensive analysis fail to consider songs within the context of the album they belong to. Draft, ThanhTruc Nguyen, Dept. of Educational Technology, UH-Man. Page to screen: taking literacy into ... Bill Watterson, creator of beloved 'Calvin and Hobbes' comic str. The only part I understand is what went into the creation of the strip. What readers take away from it is up to them. Once the strip is published, readers bring their own experiences to it, and the work takes on a life of its own. Everyone responds differently to different parts.