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Daniel Spielmann
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Interesting taxonomy of impact for scientific papers
Papers extening or reworking theory or meta-concepts have higher impact than purely descriptive papers or such that only apply existing theory. #acwri
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*Trends in #informationliteracy   #infographic *
Survey among over 300 K12 and college  #librarians : What are the current trends in your institution?  What we see is this:
Students now are making use of digital sources, but they (still) struggle with the bigger issues of carving out arguments of their own and with citing their sources properly. Rheingold's "crap detection" is still an important issue and librarians are re-defining their profession in a changed environment, in which #infolit  is hardly thoroughly integrated.
#literacy  
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Everest avalanche leads to cancellation of Joby Ogwyn's #wingsuitflying  project
No "boom - boom - boom" with the "jump of all jumps"
The first live on TV  #wingsuit  jump from the peak of Everest, planned for by Discovery Channel, has been cancelled due to the latest events at the world's tallest mountain. But don't worry. We'll get there.
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Eight strategies to get #writing :
1) Lose the "I'm just not a writer" synrome
2) Don't wait for perfect words
3) Talk to yourself - out loud
4) Move words, sentences, paragraphs around like pieces of a puzzle
5) Crystallize your point into a few words
6) Rid yourself of the internet
7) Don't get stuck by letting yourself think that you have to start at the beginning
8) Set deadlines for yourself

And a ninth worth adding: writing is re-writing...
Hate writing? You're not alone. Here are top tips from writing professionals on how to break through the paralysis and start to put words on the page.
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Too late for #caturday  and just in time for #caturdayeveryday . But what about the speculations the cat craze might end some day? Not til hell freezes over, if you ask me!
They’ve long been thought of as passive, even indolent, pets, but lately it seems felines have been calling the shots. Are we all in danger of becoming cat people?
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The only #screencasting  program that really worked out of the box for me was screencast-o-matic.com. What's your favorite program/app?
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Ooh - never heared of Screen to Video - nice one, thanks +Andreas Schenkel!
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Dry wipe notebooks for - errrm - yeah, well - for whom actually?
Letterform dry erase #notebooks  are notebooks with 30 pages of dry erase technology, to be used with dry erase pens.  Say you need to take notes or you like scribbling in a notebook as a way of #brainstorming .  Not everything on paper needs to be kept, especially now that we have a cazillion #notetaking  apps on all our devices. Therefore, rather than killing trees and creating more clutter, some may benefit from re-usable doodling.  When you’re done #writing , erase and enjoy the clean slate.  This product is certainly nothing for the mainstream market, but some of you may want to check out this kickstarter campaign...
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"Welcome to stay where you'd like to be" is the maxime of this guy who produces *#compost**  and employs chicken to do so - THIS is how chicken should be kept, not in cages!*
Picking up on the interest you showed in #chickens , +Marc Schnau and +Anne Lewis, I highly recommend the full video you'll find on http://geofflawton.com to which this is a teaser - the site is well worth the free registration... #permaculture  
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+Justin Scoggin
You're welcome Justin.
"I hope to post a lot about how this project we will begin soon pans out."
That would be very interesting. :-)
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#permaculture   #food  foresting with Geoff Lawton. Awesome or what?
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+Marc Schnau Thanks Marc! Chickens, when properly cared for, provide benefits and can be an asset to the community.
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#Writing  assignments should offer students some kind of value, but they are probably not as easily designed as standard assignments, plus they are more difficult to write and grade. #acwri  
Dr. Tamara Fudge, Professor, Kaplan University,  School of IT Long, long ago, having a college education indicated that a person had attained a general literacy, which can be defined as the ability...
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Have them in circles
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PhD student within the field of writing process research and the didactics of academic writing.
Employment
  • Alice Salomon University of Applied Sciences, Berlin
    2013 - present
    Teaching the cultural history of writing and writing in digital environments
  • Universität Hamburg
    2008 - 2013
  • TU Dortmund
    Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, 2009 - 2010
  • Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg
    Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, 2009 - 2010
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"Whoso would be a man must be a nonconformist."
"I am ashamed to think how easily we capitulate to badges and names, to large societies and dead institutions." 
(Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Occupation: German as a Second Language, multilingualism, academic writing, cultural history of writing, writing in digital spaces, writing process research, knowledge construction and communication, learning, ePortfolio, coaching

Passions: animal liberation - human liberation, pipe tobaccos, mother nature, ecology, reason, individualism, humanism, transcendentalism, cats (big and small), frogs (fully aquatic), independence and autonomy.

Element: Air.