Monthly Archives: May 2012

Cool Tool | Mendeley: Changing the Way We Do Research

A free reference manager, academic social network and crowdsourced research catalog, Mendeley helps researchers organize their documents, collaborate and share with others online and discover the latest research. Through both a desktop application and website, this tool lets researchers build … Continue reading

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Interview | The Smart Thing About Pocket Literacy Coach

It pays to have super smart sisters and a good idea. Chris Drew has both. Chris has taught English reading and writing skills at universities and colleges across the country. He has published and lectured about his research on pedagogy … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Bookboon Makes e-Textbooks Free

An e-book publisher offering free e-books? Really. With e-textbooks from Bookboon, a few ads appear in the books matching your work or field of study. Arrive on the homepage and decide between college textbooks (engineering, IT and business), business books … Continue reading

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Constant Connectivity in Life Means More Connectivity in the Classroom

GUEST COLUMN | By Andy Lausch College students have high expectations for technology, digital content, and connectivity inside the classroom – not surprising given their access to technology outside of the classroom. It’s this environment that is driving institutions to … Continue reading

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Interview | Getting Cozy with Nearpod

After just a few seconds you’ll feel it—the wow factor. Some products are like that, and Nearpod is one of those. As a highly-seasoned entrepreneur, Felipe Sommer (pictured, left) co-founded Nearpod, a U.S.-based company focused on developing original mobile applications … Continue reading

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