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Science and Technology Rigorous Grading Using Microsoft Word AutoCorrect Authored by Erik Bean Ed.D. This is the Word AutoCorrect booklet you’ve been wanting! Whether you’re a full-time professor, adjunct instructor for a dozen schools or one, Rigorous Grading Using Microsoft Word AutoCorrect: Plus Google Docs contains all the steps necessary to auto include essay feedback, insert rubrics, pictures, audio and video! The Idea of the Digital University: Ancient Traditions, Disruptive Technologies and the Battle for the Soul of Higher Education by Frank McClusky & Melanie Winter The university must come to grips with the way the digital revolution has changed the acquisition, storage and transmission of information. Can the university adapt to these changes and still remain true to its essential mission? This book provides a blueprint of how to do both. High Impact Threats to Critical Infrastructure Edited and Introduced by Charles L. Manto The EMP SIG addresses any high-impact threat that could cause longterm nationwide collapse of critical infrastructure. These threats include EMP, extreme space weather, cyber attacks, coordinated physical attacks or widespread pandemics. Designing, Adapting, Strategizing in Online Education Edited and Introduced by Phil Ice This volume wrestles with the development of technology for teaching. Adapting software to individual learners, social media in the classroom, game theory in teaching and other cutting edge topics are debated. Social Media Writing Lesson Plans for YouTube, Facebook, NaNoWriMo, CreateSpace: Bonus Intro to Blogger by Dr. Erik Bean and Emily Waszak This work features information for online, common core curriculum and higher education. It offers the advantages and benefits of using social media to develop lesson plans that are engaging for students and gives them much needed skills. Avant-Garde Politician: Leaders for a New Epoch by Yehezkel Dror In this iconoclastic book, Dror argues that humanity cascades through a metamorphosis, driven mainly by science and technology. Radical human enhancement, synthesis of viruses, quasi-intelligent robots and molecular engineering illustrate the emerging quantum leap, as do value changes ranging between mass- killing fanaticisms to human “maturation.” 4