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Demystifying the Links Between Feedback and Revision: Ideas for Teachers of Writing Enriched Courses

<i>by Tim Gustafson and Jules Thompson</i> <i><br>Center for Writing, University of Minnesota</i><p>Students don’t always make use – good use or any use – of peer feedback …

Teenagers say goodbye to Facebook and hello to messenger apps

Facebook made a startling admission in its earnings announcement this month: it was seeing a "decrease in daily users, specifically among teens". In other words, teenagers are still on Facebook; they're just not using it as much as they did. It was a landmark statement, since teens are the …

12 TED Talks for people who love words

As Wittgenstein wrote, "The limits of my language mean the limits of my world." Watch talks by linguists, data analysts and word nerds.

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Voluntary euthanasia clinic set to open in Adelaide as Dr Philip Nitschke plans to advise the terminally ill on options

Voluntary euthanasia campaigner Philip Nitschke is planning to open a clinic in Adelaide.<p>Dr Nitschke has bought a property in the inner northern …

Bilingual brain boost: Two tongues, two minds.

<b>WHEN I was just a newborn baby, my mother gazed down at me in her hospital bed and did something that was to permanently change the way my brain</b> …

Demand Increases for Modern Language Professors

According to the Modern Language Association (MLA), there will probably be more full-time jobs in 2012-13 in the U.S. for foreign-language professors …

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Bilingualism delays dementia in India, too

Objectives: The purpose of the study was to determine the association between bilingualism and age at onset of dementia and its subtypes, taking into …

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Learn another language to delay three dementias

Speak more than one language? Bravo! It seems that being bilingual helps delay the onset of several forms of dementia.<p>Previous studies of people with …

Language Learning

Why the first 3D-printed gun shouldn’t freak people out

When University of Texas law student Cody Wilson 3D successfully fired a 3D printed plastic gun earlier this year, people freaked out. And rightly …

Motorola Patent Points To Electronic Neck “Tattoos” That Double As Microphones

You’ve got to give Motorola credit these days: it’s certainly not your average smartphone player any more. The company is trying to upend the traditional notion of a smartphone with Project Ara, and behind closed doors it’s building a new group devoted to designing and developing “world-class” …

25 Apps You'll Need to Survive College

College isn't all fun and games (unless you want it to be.) Don't sweat it, though. Take a look at these 25 apps — they'll give you a smoother …

Guess which of these identical twins is the smoker

Smoking: It'll wreck your face.<p>Recently, researchers at Case Western University's Departments of Plastic Surgery and Otolaryngology set out to …