What Is Engaged Scholarship and How Can It Improve Your Research?

Community-engaged scholarship is increasingly viewed as a valuable strategy for strengthening the quality and impact of academic research. This approach involves partnering with relevant groups or communities—those who are the focus of a research study or who may be directly affected by its findings—over the course of a research project. It represents a departure from the traditional top-down, ivory tower ... Read More »

21 Of The Best Phone Apps For Bloggers

Apps that allow bloggers to blog more often, write better and track their website and social media success. Blogging Apps that enable bloggers to manage their time better and get more done! With technology changing, it is sometimes tough to keep up with all the new apps. Plus smart phones quickly become obsolete and phone applications are constantly being updated. In ... Read More »

5 Best Writing Apps For Bloggers (2021 Edition)

If you are a blogger, chances are you have to churn out content on a regular basis. That means having to sit in front of a word processing package – usually the WordPress editor or Microsoft Word for most – for more hours than most people would on average. What you might not know is that you can make your experience with creating ... Read More »

Our 9 Favorite Education Blogs

Education is, at heart, a community effort. In our community, we share our learned experiences and resources as well as offer up opinions on current events. Each voice adds to the body of pedagogy and learning. This happens within classrooms, at conferences, in teacher break rooms, and it happens on blogs. So we at Turnitin want to recognize blogs that ... Read More »

Decentralised Social ‘DESO’ Crypto Tokens Are Now Listed on Coinbase

Decentralised Social (DESO), the native cryptocurrency that powers the blockchain platform designed to support a wide variety of decentralised social media applications is now available on Coinbase. As per a blog post, Coinbase customers can now essentially trade, send, receive, or store DESO and use it to purchase “social tokens” and non-fungible tokens (NFTs), and to create profiles and posts ... Read More »

5 Apps To Start And Run A Blog Entirely From Your Phone

Blogging is a great way to share your experiences, adventures, wisdom and musings with the rest of the world. With most of us leading busy lives, constantly on the run from one place to another, it can be difficult to set aside time when we get home to update our blogs regularly, which is why many have turned to writing ... Read More »

Is Solutions Journalism the Solution?

Journalists make careers out of covering the symptoms and causes of bad urban public schools, writing tragedies about students falling through the cracks, scoring scoops from school board investigations, and chasing scandals alongside concerned parents, angry teachers unions, and others. The Seattle Times and the Solutions Journalism Network took a different approach. Reporters and editors at the Times’ Education Lab team felt ... Read More »

9 apps to help kids sharpen their coding skills

Coding is a skill that’s now part of just about every discipline — and what’s more, it’s fun for kids to learn, and easy for parents and teachers to add to lessons at home or school. As kids get ready to go back to school and Chromebooks are once again on desks at home and in the classroom, it’s a ... Read More »

No plans to close schools early before Christmas, says Department of Education

There are no plans to close schools early ahead of the Christmas break, according to the Department of Education. Some health experts and school principals have suggested that early closure could limit the spread of Covid-19 . However, a spokesman for the department said the scheduling of school holiday periods are not due to change. “There are no plans to ... Read More »

Application of CRISPR/Cas9-Based Gene Editing in HIV-1/AIDS Therapy

Despite the fact that great efforts have been made in the prevention and therapy of HIV-1 infection, HIV-1/AIDS remains a major threat to global human health. Highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) can suppress virus replication, but it cannot eradicate latent viral reservoirs in HIV-1/AIDS patients. Recently, the clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeat (CRISPR)/CRISPR-associated nuclease 9 (Cas9) system has been ... Read More »

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