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Learning in fewer than 140 characters on Twitter

Twitter can be an engaging communication tool for building a learning community according to research just published in the International Journal of Social Media and Interactive Learning Environments. Scott Warren of the ...

dateJun 08, 2016 in Internet
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Obama, inventors check out electric giraffe (Update)

If President Barack Obama is mingling with inventors, sooner or later there has to be a robot. On Wednesday, it was Russell, the 17-foot (5-meter) electric giraffe towering in the South Lawn of the White House, a symbol of ...

dateJun 18, 2014 in Other
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Easy way to keep track of favourite wines

University of Adelaide wine staff and students have developed a free iPad app that will help consumers learn more about the wines they are drinking and keep track of their favourites.

dateSep 17, 2013 in Software
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Tynker brings programming lessons into the home

( —Tynker announced last week that its educational system for teaching programming to students in elementary and middle schools will take on a new offering, and it is now for home use too. The Tynker for Home system ...

dateAug 12, 2013 in Other report
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E-learning goes mobile

E-learning and 'edtech' are current buzzwords in education. The digital revolution, already firmly ensconced in European homes and businesses, is now spreading into classrooms and universities. From class blogs and school ...

dateMar 14, 2013 in Social Sciences
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