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May 28, 2016

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May 28, 2016

Breastfeeding App Shows Promise in Supporting First-Time Mothers

Apr. 30, 2016 — A pilot study found that use of a mobile phone app that provided supportive texts and an online community significantly increased the rate of breastfeeding among new ... read more

Apr. 27, 2016 — Imagine a teaching tool so effective that students look forward to using it in class and continue to seek out new information with it after the school day ends. New research offers powerful evidence ... read more

Consumers Reveal Barriers to Brain-Training App-Iness

Apr. 27, 2016 — The preconceptions and concerns of young US consumers about brain-training smartphone apps are examined in a new scientific study. The work investigated why consumers decide to download these apps, ... read more

Does Learning Improve When Every Student Gets a Laptop?

Apr. 26, 2016 — Schools that provide each student with a laptop computer, as well as the appropriate support for both students and teachers, see significant improvement in academic achievement, a new paper ... read more

Videogames Against Malaria: Learn Through Playing

Apr. 25, 2016 — A malaria "Candy Crush" to research new diagnostic tools involving citizen participation has been developed by researchers. Called MalariaSpot Bubbles, the video game not only allows ... read more

Teaching and Learning the Gamified Way

Apr. 6, 2016 — Gamification is an application of game mechanics and game design techniques in learning and teaching, making the process to be more interesting, interactive and ... read more

Students as Teachers Effective in STEM Subjects

Mar. 17, 2016 — In the traditional college learning structure, students enter the classroom and place their focus on the classroom instructor. But researchers are finding that higher levels of academic success may ... read more

Mar. 11, 2016 — A new analytical model for e-sports not only helps game developers better understand how players perform, but can also predict the outcome of the ... read more

What Tech Usage Rules Would Kids Make for Their Parents?

Mar. 8, 2016 — A new study on family technology rules is among the first to explore children's expectations for parents' technology use -- revealing kids' feelings about fairness and ... read more

Are Parents of 'Difficult' Children More Likely to Use iPads to Calm Kids Down?

Feb. 29, 2016 — It may be tempting to hand an iPad or Smartphone to a tantrum-throwing child -- and maybe more so for some parents. A study shows that devices were more likely to be used as a coping strategy to ... read more

Feb. 25, 2016 — Using a high-tech 3-D printer, a student and his professor created sophisticated braille maps to help blind and visually impaired people navigate a local training center. The new maps -- made with ... read more

Feb. 23, 2016 — Free smart phone apps aren't really free. A research finds that mobile apps can leak your personal, sensitive information from personalized advertisements. Researchers found that mobile app ... read more

Feb. 23, 2016 — Computer scientists and electrical engineers have generated Wi-Fi transmissions using 10,000 times less power than conventional methods. With 'Passive Wi-Fi,' signals can be transmitted at ... read more

The Future of Gaming: Create Your Own Character in Just Four Minutes

Feb. 8, 2016 — Want to see the future of gaming? Look in the ... read more

Professor Creates Video Games That Redefine Art

Feb. 2, 2016 — Eddo Stern straddles the world of fine art and game design to ask fundamental questions about what is ... read more

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

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