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Cyberlearning Research Study

Cyberlearning Research Study

Image Source: Pixabay Cyberlearning, which is still a relatively new field of research, focuses on teaching methods that prepare learners of all ages to function in innovative technological environments. In a recent report, researchers of the Center for Innovative Research in Cyberlearning explore major trends in the field of educational technology to help educators and students understandRead more about Cyberlearning Research Study[…]

Digital Diplomas with Blockchain Technology

Digital Diplomas with Blockchain Technology

Image Souce: Pixabay Thanks to blockchain technology, students at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) will soon be able to share the credentials of their transcript with future employers, campuses, and/or anyone else they want with 100% legitimacy. In addition to earning a traditional, paper diploma or certificate, students of MIT will also be granted aRead more about Digital Diplomas with Blockchain Technology[…]

The Hemingway App: An Essential Guide for Better Writing

The Hemingway App: An Essential Guide for Better Writing

Image Source: Pixabay StudySoup, a research group, conducted a study on the writing skills of 20 different universities across the United States and discovered that more than half of the college students were writing below a 12th grade level. Their experiment concluded that the decrease in writing skill had a strong correlation to the increaseRead more about The Hemingway App: An Essential Guide for Better Writing[…]

Five Useful Mobile Apps for College Students

Five Useful Mobile Apps for College Students

Image Source: Pixabay Mobile web applications like Facebook and Twitter conveniently bring the values of real-time news and social interaction defined through global, personal, and professional scopes; suggesting how mobile technology illustrates a constructive network that links one user to many. In context to higher education, a 2016 Nielsen study indicated “98 percent of peopleRead more about Five Useful Mobile Apps for College Students[…]

Colleges Step up Security Efforts to Avoid Hackers

Colleges Step up Security Efforts to Avoid Hackers

Image Source: Pixabay Microsoft Word users found the scariest thing hidden in their software, an authentic-looking word documents booby-trapped with malicious code, in April. There’s a harmful code infiltrating the system once the user open the rich text format file. Students in college are the target where hackers steal their vulnerable private information. A monthRead more about Colleges Step up Security Efforts to Avoid Hackers[…]