Articles tagged E-Learning
Friday, 9th November 2012
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Friday, 5th October 2012
The Dark Side Of The Online Struggle Against Plagiarism
College students are under a lot of pressure, what with classes, resident activities, helicopter parents and a none-too-rosy job market waiting for them after graduation. Add the ease of cut-and-paste to the need to grab the almighty A and it's no surprise that many students turn to plagiarism. Unfortunately, I've seen that the technological war…
Tuesday, 25th September 2012
Brain Training: Taking A Look At Lumosity
An unusual idea for improving mental capabilities continues to gain investments and fans. I might be one of the new fans, too. A small firm called Lumosity says that in the last year, it has doubled -- to 25 million -- the number of people subscribing to its cognitive games.
Thursday, 20th September 2012
Wednesday, 12th September 2012
Why Wikipedia Doesn't Belong In The Classroom
Wikipedia's stated goal to be a neutral fact-based encyclopedia has enabled it to accumulate an incredible amount of useful information. But the service's very nature makes it unsuitable for classroom use in the minds of many teachers and professors - no matter how much students want to rely on it.
Tuesday, 10th July 2012
Microsoft's Imagine Cup Student Software Contest Holds Lessons for Startups
The 10th annual student software contest, Microsoft's Imagine Cup, is wrapping up in Sydney, Australia, and there are some important lessons that all entrepreneurs, young and old, can glean from the process. The contest challenges hundreds of thousands of people - mostly college students - from around the world to come up with a new idea, code it…
Friday, 29th June 2012
ReadWriteWeb DeathWatch: Barnes & Noble
Barnes & Noble remains a big player in a growing industry, and until Google changed everything this week, it made fantastic hardware for the money. But as with Nokia, a changing market and financial problems are driving a proud Number Two into a subordinate role that threatens to choke it out of existence.
Thursday, 7th June 2012