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October 11, 2017

The moving target of Network Literacy

Wikipedia defines Network Literacy as “an emerging digital literacy that deals with computer network knowledge and skills. It is linked to computer literacy and information literacy. Network literacy relates to the basic knowledge and skills required for citizens to participate in the networked society.”

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October 8, 2017

LiveNote app – a model for conference keynotes?

The Philadelphia Orchestra uses a mobile app to change the way audiences experience musical performances. Could this app be a model for helping audiences engage with scientific lectures?

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September 13, 2017

Canada’s Science Literacy Week and National Science Reading Day

A week-long celebration of science in Canada, September 18-24, 2017

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August 27, 2017

Breaking the ice with truths and a lie

Bring the party to the first day of class with this party game to break the ice with and between students

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August 22, 2017

State of the Climate should have you #Teach4Climate

The State of the Climate Report for 2016 is out. Now, it’s time to enhance climate literacy through #Teach4Climate.

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August 15, 2017

Five items for Fall Semester 2017

Here are five topics on the minds of faculty as we gear up for the start of the Fall 2017 semester. What direction will you go with these issues?

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August 9, 2017

AAAS puts Science in the Classroom with primary literature

Education standards and frameworks are moving away from memorizing scientific content and toward engaging students with the nature & practices of science. Primary literature can be powerful tool for teaching with emphasis on real science, and AAAS Science in the Classroom can help make this happen.

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August 3, 2017

Help NASA collect 2017 Solar Eclipse data

The 2017 solar eclipse presents many opportunities for everyone to get involved in doing science before/during/after the eclipse. NASA has collected a number of citizen science programs at every level from the most basic observations to publishable research opportunities in partnership with NASA and university scientists.

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July 27, 2017

Results from Campus Technology’s 2017 Teaching with Technology Survey

Campus Technology asked faculty on their use of technology, likes and dislikes, views of the future and more. Read the survey results.

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July 25, 2017

CUR’s Code of ethics for undergraduate research

The CUR Code of Ethics for Undergraduate Research covers areas such as personal conduct of faculty members and students, organizational and institutional conduct, conflict of interest, and relationship of mentors and mentees

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