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We relaunched our Global Learning Flipboard magazines to expand our global curation of outdoors learning, travel with a learning purpose, and global Scouting. We also have one in Spanish (Aventura Global) that integrate all of the others in English. Use your laptop or download Flipboard app in your tablet or smartphone. Start flipping.
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News Websites: Real-Time News to Enhance Classroom Presentations | International Conference on College Teaching and Learning | Dr. Jose G. Lepervanche

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The Web is an additional medium used by major TV cable news networks to expand and complement the dissemination of international, national, local, or other news that help users improve their knowledge and make informed professional and personal decisions. News websites provides an excellent way to present news to users who are willing to accept this technology and perceive that it is useful and easy to use. News websites allow professors to bring current events to the classroom in real time.

The Fact

Mayor TV cable networks, TV broadcast networks, local stations, newspapers, news agencies, radio and web-only news provides have been developing news websites.

The Benefit

News websites bring extensive detail and coverage of the news, allowing users to go beyond regular television programming.

The Issue

Web design, navigation scheme, and news content organization may affect the capability of these news websites to reach major users due to lack of usefulness or difficulty in navigating the sites to find the desired news. Usefulness and ease of use are two of the major problems encountered by web developers when creating and maintaining informational websites.

The News Web Sites

Visit msnbc.com for Breaking NewsWorld News, and News about the Economy

The Bottom Line

  • Content, content organization, and navigation scheme could have impact on users.
  • Perceived usefulness is the factor that predicts user’s acceptance and intended usage.

CNN iReport: Venezuelan Elections in New Orleans | #CitizenReporters

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April 2013. CNN reporter outside site of Venezuelan elections in New Orleans. Picture published by CNN iReport.
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April 2013. Bus returning from Venezuelan elections in New Orleans to Florida. Family and friends in Venezuela sharing the news. Picture published by CNN iReports.

Partial interview by reporter Joelle Engolia from CNN:
When were these photos taken? New Orleans during Venezuelan presidential elections.

So this movement of “Worldwide Venezuelans” was created to unite Venezuelans in foreign countries in order to vote? Tell me more about it. I created the hashtag #worldwidevenezuelans to start looking for way to identify all veneuelans who live outside Venezuela for many reasons. The most difficult in life is to emigrate and we are venezuelan citizen ambassadors to the world. I started blogging about how worldwide venezuelans are sharing what is going on en Venezuela and how they keep venezuelan traditions and culture wherevever are.

Are you a Venezuelan voter? Yes, I have voted in Miami, New Orleans on Octobetr 2012 and now under stormy conditions in New Orleans.

What do you and your fellow Venezuelans of the “Worldwide Venezuelans” think of the outcome of the election? Our sentiment in the bus from New Orleans to florida last night was that the election was robbed due to many ways to control the results including technicalities, programming, intimidation and fear. We all in the bus wanted 100% count of votes.

10. Do you all think that the new president will be a good one? No, Maduro got the numbers for a very narrow margen. In other countries, this situation is “too close to call”. A 100% recount of votes is needed. They are going to officially name a president elect and my vote in the US is not being counted.

How did it feel to be voting outside of your native country? As an US citizen by choice I really value the power of one vote. I was proud to participate in my first US election in the US where I know my vote counts. Voting in a Venezuelan election outside Venezuela is my right and responsibility. I expect that my vote is as important as the ones inside Venezuela.

Is there anything else you’d like to add? We are Worldwide Venezuelans because one day we decided to move to another country to bring a better life to our children and grandchildren. Now that I am a grandfather I understand the motivations of my own great grandparents. They came to the Americas for a better life but never forgot their roots. We are doing the same, we are US citizen and citizens of the world but we share our passion and our culture. We are Venezuelans wherever we are.

 Link to CNN iReports:

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News Websites: Real-Time News to Enhance Classroom Presentations

20th International Conference on College Teaching and Learning

Dr. Jose G. Lepervanche. Professor of Supervision and Management. Florida Community College at Jacksonville

The Web is an additional medium used by major TV cable news networks to expand and complement the dissemination of international, national, local, or other news that help users improve their knowledge and make informed professional and personal decisions. News websites provides an excellent way to present news to users who are willing to accept this technology and perceive that it is useful and easy to use. News websites allow professors to bring current events to the classroom in real time.

The Fact

Mayor TV cable networks, TV broadcast networks, local stations, newspapers, news agencies, radio and web-only news provides have been developing news websites.

The Benefit

News websites bring extensive detail and coverage of the news, allowing users to go beyond regular television programming.

The Issue

Web design, navigation scheme, and news content organization may affect the capability of these news websites to reach major users due to lack of usefulness or difficulty in navigating the sites to find the desired news. Usefulness and ease of use are two of the major problems encountered by web developers when creating and maintaining informational websites.

The News Web Sites

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Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy

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The Bottom Line

  • Content, content organization, and navigation scheme could have impact on users.
  • Perceived usefulness is the factor that predicts user’s acceptance and intended usage.