Shannon Stokes

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Nine Ways to Encourage Faculty Experimentation with New Online Teaching Technologies « Online Learning Update

<b>By Vickie Cook, Evolllution</b><p>Creating an environment where faculty are excited about innovation is critical to institutional growth. Teaching online …

The winning of the carbon war

Writer, campaigner and social entrepreneur, Dr Jeremy Leggett is the founding director of Solarcentury - the UK's largest independent solar electric …

Social Entrepreneurship

JavaScript for Geospatial: Getting Started

JavaScript is constantly ranked as the <i>numbero-uno</i> programming language by several organizations and research groups including our own open-data …

Study predicts global warming will see Australian deserts grow bigger - ABC Rural - ABC News

A United States climate study says global warming will cause Australian deserts to get bigger and expand to the south.<p>The study's lead researcher …

Deadly diarrhea disease C. difficile infects almost 500,000 in U.S. each year

<i>Clostridium difficile</i>, a bacterium that causes swelling of the colon and potentially deadly bouts of diarrhea, infects almost half a million people each year and contributes to the deaths of 29,000, according to new research.<p>In a paper published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine, …

US sea level north of New York City 'jumped by 128mm'

<b>Sea levels along the northeast coast of the US rose by record levels during 2009-2010, a study has found.</b><p>Sea levels north of New York City rose by 128mm in two years, according to a report in the journal, Nature Communications.<p>Coastal areas will need to prepare for short term and extreme sea level …