Educational Technology News
February 14, 2016

Latest Headlines
updated 5:18am EST

More Educational Technology News
February 14, 2016

Feb. 2, 2016 — Computer science has become a new basic skill, essential in order to excel in an increasingly computational and data-intensive world. However, access to computer science (CS) at the K-12 levels ... read more

Super Mario Gets Social Intelligence

Feb. 2, 2016 — Computer scientists help the popular jump ‘n’ run game figures learn to observe, collaborate – and even switch ... read more

Feb. 2, 2016 — Kaizen, a Web-based gaming platform, promotes learning through a mix of education, entertainment and competition. Named for a Japanese phrase meaning "continuous improvement," Kaizen ... read more

Smartphone App Linked to Increase in Contraceptive Use in India

Jan. 28, 2016 — A smartphone app containing motivational videos developed to help married rural women in India better understand contraceptive choices led to a dramatic increase in the number of women using modern ... read more

The Indigenous Internet

Jan. 25, 2016 — Improving computer literacy and building internet and communications technology (ICT) skills in Indigenous communities is more about understanding the opportunities rather than imposing ... read more

Gaming Advances Swedish Teenagers’ English Writing Skills

Jan. 21, 2016 — A new study reveals that there are positive relations between gaming and English writing skills. The study focused on essays that students wrote in 9th grade as part of the national test in English. ... read more

Jan. 12, 2016 — Understanding fractions is a critical mathematical ability, and yet it's one that continues to confound a lot of people well into adulthood. New research finds evidence for an innate ratio ... read more

What Should Be the Role of Computer Games in Education?

Jan. 12, 2016 — Game advocates are calling for a sweeping transformation of conventional education to replace traditional curricula with game-based instruction. But what do researchers have to say about this idea ... read more

Game Apps Underestimate the Motor Skills of Young Children

Jan. 4, 2016 — Most interactive games for tablets aimed at children between two and five years of age do not exploit the full range of their motor skills, new research ... read more

When Apps Talk Behind Your Back

Dec. 3, 2015 — Almost 9 percent of popular apps downloaded from Google Play interact with websites that could compromise users' security and privacy, according to a new study. Researchers are now developing a ... read more

Technology Meets Society: New App Helps Seniors Live Better

Nov. 18, 2015 — A new technological solution developed by researchers is aimed at enhancing the physical health, vitality and brain fitness of seniors residing in independent living ... read more

What's in a Name? More Than You Think...

Nov. 17, 2015 — What’s in a name? In the case of the usernames of video gamers, a remarkable amount of information about their real world personalities, according to research by psychologists. Analysis of ... read more

Framework for Teaching Networks Developed

Nov. 12, 2015 — A new framework could help future scientists improve their understanding of all types of networks, from social media channels to beehives. The work included over 30 network science researchers, ... read more

Think Again Before Tapping the Install Button for That App

Oct. 17, 2015 — Multitasking when using mobile devices creates stress and increases the potential for choosing unsafe apps, new research shows. A new study examined the conditions under which mobile device users are ... read more

Math and Me: Children Who Identify With Math Get Higher Scores

Sep. 30, 2015 — How strongly children identify with math (their math 'self-concept') can be used to predict how high they will score on a standardized test of math achievement, according to a new ... read more

Sep. 30, 2015 — Mobile apps are changing the way brands connect with consumers and have the potential to boost a company's bottom line. According to a new study, there is a direct link between app use and ... read more

Are American Schools Making Inequality Worse?

Sep. 30, 2015 — Schooling plays a surprisingly large role in short-changing the nation's most economically disadvantaged students of critical math skills, according to a a new study. Findings from the study ... read more

Information Handling by Some Health Apps Not as Secure as It Should Be

Sep. 24, 2015 — Some health apps that have been clinically accredited may not have been complying with principles of data protection, according to research. In some instances health apps were found to be sending ... read more

Digital Textbook Analytics Can Predict Student Outcomes, Study Finds

Sep. 23, 2015 — College professors and instructors can learn a lot from the chapters of a digital textbook that they assign students to read. According to a study, digital books provide real-time analytics to help ... read more

Is It Cyberbullying? Parents' Views Differ on How Schools Should Respond

Sep. 21, 2015 — One in five parents say students who post online rumors about sex should be referred to police, a new study shows. The research highlights the differing parental views on how schools should respond ... read more

Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Thursday, January 28, 2016
Monday, January 25, 2016
Thursday, January 21, 2016
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Monday, January 4, 2016
Thursday, December 3, 2015
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Thursday, November 12, 2015
Saturday, October 17, 2015
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Monday, September 21, 2015
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Sunday, August 2, 2015
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Friday, July 24, 2015
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Friday, July 17, 2015
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Friday, July 3, 2015
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Monday, June 29, 2015
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Monday, June 22, 2015
Thursday, June 18, 2015
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Thursday, June 4, 2015
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Monday, May 18, 2015
Friday, May 15, 2015
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Sunday, May 3, 2015
Friday, May 1, 2015
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Sunday, April 26, 2015
Monday, April 20, 2015
Sunday, April 19, 2015
Friday, April 17, 2015
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Friday, April 10, 2015
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Monday, March 23, 2015
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Monday, March 16, 2015
Friday, March 13, 2015
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Monday, February 16, 2015
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Friday, January 30, 2015
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Monday, January 26, 2015
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Sunday, January 11, 2015
Friday, December 19, 2014
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Monday, November 10, 2014
Monday, November 3, 2014
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Monday, October 20, 2014