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Infographic: Responsive Web Design

Responsive Web Design

http://www.coolinfographics.com/blog/2014/11/12/responsive-web-design.html

Responsive Web Design infographic

Stephen

Posted on: November 22, 2014, 6:54 am Category: Uncategorized

These Charts Show Just How Far The Newspaper Industry Has Fallen In 10 Years

These Charts Show Just How Far The Newspaper Industry Has Fallen In 10 Years

http://www.businessinsider.com/brookings-essay-on-decline-of-newspapers-2014-10

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Stephen

Posted on: November 22, 2014, 6:33 am Category: Uncategorized

Top 5 problems with library websites – a review of recent usability studies

Top 5 problems with library websites – a review of recent usability studies

“What are the most common UX problems with academic library websites and library tools?  I looked at 16 studiesconducted over the past two years, and here is what I learned:

1NumberOneInCircleWhat does that mean?  Library jargon

 

2NumberTwoInCircleWhat am I searching?  Understanding search tools

 

128px-3NumberThreeInCircle.svgWhere am I? Getting lost in silos

 

4NumberFourInCircleWhat is it? Understanding bibliographic formats and relationships

 

5NumberFiveInCircleHow do I get it?  Difficulty Finding Full-Text

 

And one bonus problem: 

6NumberSixInCircleWhere is it?  Navigating with tabs”

 

 

Read the details: http://emilysingley.net/top-5-problems-with-library-websites-a-review-of-recent-usability-studies/

Stephen

 

Posted on: November 21, 2014, 6:51 am Category: Uncategorized

Seven Reasons the Flipped Classroom Matters

Seven Reasons the Flipped Classroom Matters

http://blog.cengage.com/seven-reasons-flipped-classroom-matters/

“These principles, and your future flipped class, look like this…

1. Faculty spend less time answering basic questions and more time engaging in activities and discussions that accomplish higher-level learning goals.
2. Students help each other to fill in knowledge gaps using language that makes sense them as peers, and defend their solutions to challenging real-world problems.
3. Structured readings, activities, and discussions enable students to focus more quality time on learning.
4. Students receive consistent feedback during every course meeting and can more readily adapt to achieve success.
5. Students come to class having done the reading, ready to work and become responsible for their own learning.
6. Students spend class time actively and collaboratively solving problems and practicing discipline-specific skills.
7. Working in teams during class enables students to hear alternative viewpoints and bring their individual talents to the discussion.”

Stephen

Posted on: November 21, 2014, 6:38 am Category: Uncategorized

Time spent on IOS and Android Connected Devices

Time spent on IOS and Android Connected Devices

http://www.businessinsider.com/the-future-of-the-mobile-industry-2014-11

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Stephen

Posted on: November 20, 2014, 6:52 am Category: Uncategorized

How to give feedback to the people who take it the worst

How to give feedback to the people who take it the worst

http://mashable.com/2014/10/28/giving-feedback/

Giving constructive feedback is an essential management tool. Hopefully, your employees know this — and when you critique them, understand that it’s because you care enough to want them to do their best.

Unfortunately though, not everyone has perfected the art of taking constructive criticism in stride. Read on for the employees who take it the worst, and how to best reach them.

1. The employee with the emotional response

2. The employee who gets defensive

3. The employee who doesn’t get it”

SEE ALSO: 15 Tips for Getting More Out of Constructive Criticism

Stephen

Posted on: November 20, 2014, 6:29 am Category: Uncategorized

What’s the most cited research paper ever? You’ll be surprised.

What’s the most cited research paper ever? You’ll be surprised.

http://boingboing.net/2014/11/03/most-cited-research.html

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“The most frequently-cited paper, with 305,148 citations, is “Protein measurement with the folin phenol reagent,” by Lowry, Rosebrough, Farr and Randall. Be prepared for excitement!”

Stephen

Posted on: November 20, 2014, 6:26 am Category: Uncategorized