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Wikipedia Book Maker – Great for Making Travel Books

As I started getting ready for our upcoming trip to Mexico, I decided that it would be interesting to learn more about the history of Mexico in general and about the area around Cancun in particular, and turned to my

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Qualitative Research & The Elephant

Because I’ve been reading about qualitative research for the past week, and because I’m going to be talking about it now, I feel like I should start by disclosing my biases before going any further. My undergraduate degree is in

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Is it Ethical for Human Research Ethics Boards to Discourage Open Data?

I’ve just finished filling out my Human Research Ethics application form (with many revisions to come I’m sure), and I can’t help but think that given how much talk there is about the need for more open research data, it

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UVic Law Student Technology Survey 2013

Introduction to the Survey Results The 10th annual law student technology survey results are now in.  I’m happy to also announce that the survey will be administered to a wide range of students in different faculties across campus this fall.

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Flipped Classroom Benefits – My Summary

For anyone who’s interested, here are the Prezi slides from my “Flipped Classroom” presentation in the Library this week: Flipped Classroom Benefits. The 2010 University of Illinois study I refer to near the end of the presentation, shows pre-class quiz

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One World Schoolhouse – Book Review

As Sal Khan admits in his book, One World Schoolhouse, that he has not proposed anything particularly new, but the popularity of his non-profit Khan Academy website has given him a prominent platform to advocate for educational change in the

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A Flipped Class: Audio Recording Interviews

Instead of lecturing and having a little bit of time devoted to using the Library’s audio recorders, we moved the lecture portion into 15 minutes of video, and then devoted the whole 50 minutes of class time to working with

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