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Grant Potter

More great writing from @unbc @docdez Molecular Cell Physiology students http://unbc.biol312.ca/

Grant Potter

Spying on Students: School-Issued Devices and Student Privacy

Lack of transparency - Investigative burdens - Data concerns - Lack of choice - Overreliance on “privacy by policy.” - Need for digital privacy training and education.

Grant Potter

some more politics of open ... BC Liberals will: Continue to expand the program by committing an additional $10 million over the term http://www.bcliberals.com/platform/adding-b-c-s-open-textbooks-saving-students-money/#adding-b-c-s-open-textbooks-saving-students-money

Grant Potter

some more politics of open ... BC Liberals will: Continue to expand the program by committing an additional $10 million over the term http://www.bcliberals.com/platform/adding-b-c-s-open-textbooks-saving-students-money/#adding-b-c-s-open-textbooks-saving-students-money

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Teaching Students to Marshal Evidence and Evaluate Claims https://hypothes.is/blog/teaching-students-to-marshal-evidence-and-evaluate-claims/ via @judell & @hypothes_is

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@gccollab ... to build a more connected, relevant and responsive cohort of public servants, students and academics https://gccollab.ca/about

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http://ai.umich.edu/portfolio/e-coach/ 'a way to create personal connection, advice markets and support for students in introductory physics, chemistry, statistics and biology classes.'

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http://callingbullshit.org/ "the aim of this course is to help students navigate the bullshit-rich modern environment by identifying bullshit, seeing through it, and combatting it with effective analysis and argument."

Grant Potter

"too many students I met were being told that Wikipedia was untrustworthy and were, instead, being encouraged to do research. As a result, the message that many had taken home was to turn to Google and use whatever came up first. They heard that Google was trustworthy and Wikipedia was not." https://points.datasociety.net/did-media-literacy-backfire-7418c084d88d#.5lmt15onj

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via @holden https://hapgood.us/2016/12/19/yes-digital-literacy-but-which-one/ "We need to come down from that Bloom’s Taxonomy peak and teach students basic things about the web and the domains they evaluate so that they have some actual tools and knowledge to deal with larger questions effectively."