News tagged with student mobility

Research examines how technology can break down barriers

A small, pilot study is examining how mobile technology might support deaf and hard-of-hearing college students when an interpreter can't physically be present at the time the services are requested. The University of Cincinnati ...

Jun 17, 2013
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New app helping Venezuelans find scarce items

Harried Venezuelans who devote hours scouring supermarkets for increasingly scarce food basics and toilet paper have just received some digital help thanks to a young software developer.

Jun 09, 2013
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Students prefer apps to the Web when using smartphones

Students prefer using apps on their smartphones instead of being pointed to mobile app sites, according to a survey of Purdue University students. This runs counter to a move toward mobile Web development using HTML 5 by ...

Sep 26, 2012
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Technology, costs, lack of appeal slow e-textbook adoption

Textbooks are often a luxury for college senior Vatell Martin. The accounting major at Virginia State University got by in several courses with study groups and professors' lectures. "It's not that I didn't want to buy," ...

Jan 18, 2012
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SAfrican students study math via cell phone

(AP) -- A South African think tank said Thursday they have lined up volunteers to tutor on a popular mobile phone platform after a nationwide teachers' strike left students unprepared for final exams.

Sep 23, 2010
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