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Word counts and readability statistics in R markdown documents
r  rstudio  addin  writing  rmarkdown  packages 
november 2017 by jerid.francom
Why Education Needs Augmented—Not Artificial—Intelligence | EdSurge News
Education technology has a public relations problem. In a space where words carry wide currency, our choice of language matters.That’s why I’m troubled by Artificial Intelligence (AI). At a time when educators need assurances that digital innovations will work for them, the fundamental premise of th
dh  highered  datamining  writing  grants 
october 2016 by jerid.francom
Is the Innanet RUINING teh English Language??? ¯(°_o)/¯
There exists a certain paranoia that the web will somehow destroy the English language as we all start communicating solely in LOLs and smileys. But seen another way, the linguistic tricks we've enlisted to portray attitude and action, tone and meaning through text online are just the natural evolution of the written word—a way to adapt to the absence of facial cues and recreate the quirks of IRL conversation in the contextless vacuum of a chat window.
linguistics  380  150  internet  prescriptivist  evolution  writing  speech 
january 2015 by jerid.francom
GitBook · Write & Publish Books
Modern Publishing, Simply taking your books from ideas to finished, polished books.
git  gitbook  book  publishing  writing  r  web-publishing 
january 2015 by jerid.francom
College Readiness: Writing to Learn | Edutopia
Blogger Ben Johnson explains how writing can help students investigate topics and think critically.
flipped-classroom  writing  learning  380  150  pedagogy 
october 2014 by jerid.francom
Edit Central
Online demo for readability metrics.
tools  writing  readability 
october 2012 by jerid.francom

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