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An interesting post from the World’s Strongest Librarian blog – why the humble dictionary is the most important tool to build your knowledge of words and their meanings.  http://worldsstrongestlibrarian.com/2224/why-you-should-read-with-a-dictionary/

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David Head asked this question in his classes and considers what he learned.

http://www.insidehighered.com/views/2011/03/01/essay_on_what_college_students_remember

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…As seen by publishers. Podcast (9 minutes) from the Wired Campus section of the Chronicle of Higher Education, 2/25/11

http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/podcast-the-future-of-the-textbook-as-seen-by-publishers/30026

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The 2001 Horizon Report, an annual look at technology trends affecting higher education, points to mobile devices as one of six technologies to watch. Of the other five trends, game-based learning and learning analytics—using data to track student progress—are new additions for 2011.

Read the full article from the 2/8/11 Chronicle of Higher Education at Six top tech trends on the horizon

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