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July 18, 2014

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6:41 AM | SSRN Top Downloads For Cognition & Culture: Culture, Communication, Design, Ethics, Morality, Religion, Rhetoric, & Semiotics eJournal
Ethical and Unethical Methods of Plagiarism Prevention in Academic Writing Kaveh Bakhtiyari, Hadi Salehi, Mohamed Amin Embi, Masoud Shakiba, Azam Zavvari, Masoomeh Shahbazi-Moghadam, Nader Ale Ebrahim and Marjan Mohammadjafari University of Duisburg-Essen, Islamic Azad University, Najafabad Branch, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia - Faculty of Education, National University of Malaysia, National University of Malaysia, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Department of

July 17, 2014

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8:00 PM | An MIT Learning Program Challenges Many Ed-Tech Assumptions
A low-tech teaching technique used by a MIT researcher calls into questions many of the maxims about personalized, student-driven learning upheld by the education technology industry. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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2:00 PM | How Teachers Can Use Video Games In The Humanities Classroom
What if teachers used video games as texts? How can educators teach kids to think critically about the underlying messages in commercial games and leverage video games for their ability to engage... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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1:00 PM | #Extant S1, S2: Float On
 On the first two episodes of CBS's Extant, astronauts float inside of the show's space station. How is this possible?  Floating happens because the space station is traveling extremely fast (about 5 miles a second) while constantly falling towards the Earth due to gravity.  The only force on the station is gravity towards the Earth, but its "sideways" speed of 5 miles a second is just enough so that it balances out the Earth's pull and the […]

July 16, 2014

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10:54 PM | #Apollo45 Where were you when Apollo 11 Landed on the Moon?
In recognition of the 45th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, the first moon landing, everyone is invited to participate in sharing their moon landing stories by uploading them to YouTube and... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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5:32 PM | Mysteries of Nature: Can you Twidentify?
You may see the staff and volunteers of the Naturalist Center wearing these silly buttons and wonder…”What are those crazy nature nerds up to now?” Well, we love answering questions from visitors and helping them identify plants, animals, insects, rocks and fossils.  And now there’s a new way to contact us with your questions via […]
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4:34 PM | Amazing new Eminem Parody Music Video from A Capaella Science
The genius that is Tim Blais has come up with a fantastic new parody video to the tune of Eminem’s ‘Lose Yourself’. Called ‘Eminemium – Choose Yourself’, the video... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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4:00 PM | Itching to Understand Dynorphin
Bzzzzzz!  Splat!  Ugh!  Anyone who has ever been around a campfire during the summer months is familiar with this progression of noises.  Mosquito bites and the resulting welts provide unwelcome souvenirs of time spent outdoors.  We all know we shouldn’t scratch.  Itch like pain is an aversive stimulus that alerts us to threats to the … Continue reading →
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2:00 PM | New Research: Students Benefit from Learning That Intelligence Is Not Fixed
New research from Stanford is helping to build the case that nurturing a “growth mindset” can help many kids understand their true potential. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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11:56 AM | Summer reading on teaching – and Teaching Naked
“I firmly believe that if every teaching faculty member could carve out the time to read one or two great books on teaching and learning every year, we would collectively serve our students much better than we do already.”  –  James Lang (Top 10 Books on Teaching, June 11, 2014) I think it is safe to say that each of us are challenged to find time to read a book …
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2:54 AM | What Happened When Two Chimps Watched the New Planet of the Apes Movie? (Video)
The two chimps above, Vali and Sugriva, attended the premier of the new Dawn of the Planet of the Apes film along with a thousand other movie-goers in the BigD Auditorium at Carmike Cinema, in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The two chimps are highly intelligent, and often watch other movies, like Lord of the Rings, on televisions […]
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1:53 AM | True/False: The Last Time A President Signed Executive Orders Less Often Than Obama Was in the 1800s
In recent months, right-wing media outlets have been pushing the narrative of Obama as a dictator who simply signs an executive order whenever he can’t get Congress to do what he wants. I disagree with plenty of Obama’s politics, but I decided to look into the numbers for myself. Here’s what I found, courtesy of […]
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12:37 AM | "UNDERSTANDING THE MEDIATING ROLE OF SOCIAL MEDIA IN VIRTUAL TEAM CONF" by Hritik Gupta and Stephen C. Wingreen
UNDERSTANDING THE MEDIATING ROLE OF SOCIAL MEDIA IN VIRTUAL TEAM CONFLICTSHritik Gupta, University of CanterburyFollowStephen C. Wingreen, University of CanterburyFollowAbstractCommunication technology is recognized as an important component of a virtual team (VT). Communication technologies other than social media have been linked to VT conflicts by prior research. This research in progress explores using social media to see if any improvements can be made to conflicts in VTs. The researchers […]
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12:28 AM | The Virtual Simulation: A Tool for Leadership Education in Global Corporations
Global Business and Organizational ExcellenceVolume 33, Issue 5, July/August 2014, Pages 17-28The Virtual Simulation: A Tool for Leadership Education in Global Corporations  (Article)Conine, T.E.ab a TRI Corporation, Beaverton, OR, United Statesb Fairfield University, United StatesAbstractForward-thinking business leaders have realized the wisdom of staging virtual simulations-team-based education that can be conducted in a cost- and time-effective manner-to prepare […]
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12:28 AM | How much "Group" is there in online group work?
Journal of Asynchronous Learning NetworkVolume 18, Issue 1, April 2014How much "Group" is there in online group work?  (Article)Lowes, S.  Institute for Learning Technologies, Teachers College/Columbia University, United StatesView references (20)AbstractThe ability to work in groups across time and space has become a frequent requirement for the workplace and is becoming increasingly more common in higher education, but there is a surprising lack of research on how online groups […]
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12:19 AM | Communication management within virtual teams in global projects
dc.contributor.advisorTaaffe, Paulendc.contributor.authorBilczynska Wojcik, Anetaendc.date.accessioned2014-07-08T14:14:02Zdc.date.available2014-07-08T14:14:02Zdc.date.issued2014dc.identifier.citationBilczynska Wojcik, A. (2014). Communication management within virtual teams in global projects. Masters Thesis, Dublin Business School.endc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10788/1794dc.description.abstractThe increasing global nature of IT projects and the virtual nature of project teams create […]

July 15, 2014

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11:48 PM | SSRN Top Downloads For AARN: Educational Policies & Equality (Topic)
Ethical and Unethical Methods of Plagiarism Prevention in Academic Writing Kaveh Bakhtiyari, Hadi Salehi, Mohamed Amin Embi, Masoud Shakiba, Azam Zavvari, Masoomeh Shahbazi-Moghadam, Nader Ale Ebrahim and Marjan Mohammadjafari University of Duisburg-Essen, Islamic Azad University, Najafabad Branch, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia - Faculty of Education, National University of Malaysia, National University of Malaysia, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM),
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11:47 PM | SSRN Top Downloads For Anthropology of Education eJournal
Ethical and Unethical Methods of Plagiarism Prevention in Academic Writing Kaveh Bakhtiyari, Hadi Salehi, Mohamed Amin Embi, Masoud Shakiba, Azam Zavvari, Masoomeh Shahbazi-Moghadam, Nader Ale Ebrahim and Marjan Mohammadjafari University of Duisburg-Essen, Islamic Azad University, Najafabad Branch, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia - Faculty of Education, National University of Malaysia, National University of Malaysia, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM),
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11:47 PM | SSRN Top Downloads For CSN: Ethics (Sub-Topic)
Ethical and Unethical Methods of Plagiarism Prevention in Academic Writing Kaveh Bakhtiyari, Hadi Salehi, Mohamed Amin Embi, Masoud Shakiba, Azam Zavvari, Masoomeh Shahbazi-Moghadam, Nader Ale Ebrahim and Marjan Mohammadjafari University of Duisburg-Essen, Islamic Azad University, Najafabad Branch, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia - Faculty of Education, National University of Malaysia, National University of Malaysia, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Department of
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11:46 PM | SSRN Top Downloads For CSN: Ethics, Morality, Religion, Spirituality, Transcendence (Topic)
Ethical and Unethical Methods of Plagiarism Prevention in Academic Writing Kaveh Bakhtiyari, Hadi Salehi, Mohamed Amin Embi, Masoud Shakiba, Azam Zavvari, Masoomeh Shahbazi-Moghadam, Nader Ale Ebrahim and Marjan Mohammadjafari University of Duisburg-Essen, Islamic Azad University, Najafabad Branch, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia - Faculty of Education, National University of Malaysia, National University of Malaysia, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM),
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11:46 PM | SSRN Top Downloads For Decision Making, Organizational Behavior & Performance eJournal
Ethical and Unethical Methods of Plagiarism Prevention in Academic Writing Kaveh Bakhtiyari, Hadi Salehi, Mohamed Amin Embi, Masoud Shakiba, Azam Zavvari, Masoomeh Shahbazi-Moghadam, Nader Ale Ebrahim and Marjan Mohammadjafari University of Duisburg-Essen, Islamic Azad University, Najafabad Branch, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia - Faculty of Education, National University of Malaysia, National University of Malaysia, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Department of
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11:45 PM | SSRN Top Downloads For Cultural Dimensions & Organizational Behavior eJournal
Ethical and Unethical Methods of Plagiarism Prevention in Academic Writing Kaveh Bakhtiyari, Hadi Salehi, Mohamed Amin Embi, Masoud Shakiba, Azam Zavvari, Masoomeh Shahbazi-Moghadam, Nader Ale Ebrahim and Marjan Mohammadjafari University of Duisburg-Essen, Islamic Azad University, Najafabad Branch, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia - Faculty of Education, National University of Malaysia, National University of Malaysia, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Department of
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11:45 PM | SSRN Top Downloads For ORG: Ethics & Culture (Topic)
Ethical and Unethical Methods of Plagiarism Prevention in Academic Writing Kaveh Bakhtiyari, Hadi Salehi, Mohamed Amin Embi, Masoud Shakiba, Azam Zavvari, Masoomeh Shahbazi-Moghadam, Nader Ale Ebrahim and Marjan Mohammadjafari University of Duisburg-Essen, Islamic Azad University, Najafabad Branch, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia - Faculty of Education, National University of Malaysia, National University of Malaysia, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM),
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11:44 PM | SSRN Top Downloads For PSN: Education (Topic
Ethical and Unethical Methods of Plagiarism Prevention in Academic Writing Kaveh Bakhtiyari, Hadi Salehi, Mohamed Amin Embi, Masoud Shakiba, Azam Zavvari, Masoomeh Shahbazi-Moghadam, Nader Ale Ebrahim and Marjan Mohammadjafari University of Duisburg-Essen, Islamic Azad University, Najafabad Branch, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia - Faculty of Education, National University of Malaysia, National University of Malaysia, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Department of
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11:44 PM | SSRN Top Downloads For ORG: Ethics in Decision Making (Topic)
Ethical and Unethical Methods of Plagiarism Prevention in Academic Writing Kaveh Bakhtiyari, Hadi Salehi, Mohamed Amin Embi, Masoud Shakiba, Azam Zavvari, Masoomeh Shahbazi-Moghadam, Nader Ale Ebrahim and Marjan Mohammadjafari University of Duisburg-Essen, Islamic Azad University, Najafabad Branch, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia - Faculty of Education, National University of Malaysia, National University of Malaysia, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM),
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9:04 PM | Does Reliance on Specific Textbooks Stack the Deck Against Poor Districts?
A Philadelphia mother and journalist digs into why improving state test scores in poor districts can be so challenging. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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7:11 PM | Did You Know… There’s A Rare Medical Condition That Gets People Drunk Off Bread and Pasta
Matthew Hogg is pretty much your average 34-year-old British guy. Except for one thing: eating bread or pasta has the same effect on him that pints of lager and ale have on his friends. Hogg suffers from a rare condition known as auto-brewery syndrome. The condition causes the body to build up high levels of yeast in the intestines. As […]
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4:50 PM | Poverty Is Increasing WAY Faster In the Suburbs Than In the Cities (Infographic)
Poverty is often thought of as a predominantly urban problem. The inner city tends to be the most impoverished with wealth generally increasing as you get further and further out into the surrounding suburbs. However, this trend may be reversing. In the decade between 2000 and 2010, poverty in the suburbs rose a whopping 25% while […]
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3:00 PM | Pharmacist: A Science Career in Patient Health Care
As the number of medications, both over-the-counter and prescribed, continues to rise, pharmacists play an increasingly powerful role in helping ensure patient wellbeing, safety, and quality of life. Is the medication you were prescribed safe for you? Beyond an apple...
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