Students struggle to hear teacher in new fad open-plan classrooms
Many of us would remember our days in primary school sitting in a classroom with four walls, among 20 to 30 other students, and a teacher instructing us from the front. Recently, some schools have been converting ...
Wikipedia use—nothing to be ashamed about
Academics and students alike should be making better use of Wikipedia, a major study of digital technology use in Higher Education has recommended.
Machines master classic video games without being told the rules
Think you're good at classic arcade games such as Space Invaders, Breakout and Pong? Think again.
Use of 'digital badges' in schools would motivate students, research shows
The blend of digital technology and traditional merit badges, such as those earned by Boy and Girl Scouts, would provide an opportunity to both motivate and measure learning, according to new research by ...