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Computer Vision App Allows Easier Monitoring of Diabetes

A computer vision technology developed by engineers has now been developed into a free mobile phone app for regular monitoring of glucose levels in people with …

AI Teachers Must Be Effective and Communicate Well to Be Accepted

The increase in online education has allowed a new type of teacher to emerge — an artificial one. But just how accepting students are of an artificial instructor remains to be seen. That’s why …

Divide and Conquer: A New Formula to Minimize Mathematics Anxiety

Mathematics — it’s the subject some kids love to hate. Yet despite its lack of popularity, mathematics is critical for a STEM-capable workforce and vital for current and future productivity. …

Study Uses Mathematical Modeling to Identify an Optimal School Return Approach

A new mathematical model has been developed to identify the number of days students could attend school to allow them a better learning experience while mitigating infections of …

Applying Artificial Intelligence to Science Education

A new review highlights the potential of machine learning–a subset of artificial intelligence — in science …

Online Training Helps Preemies

An international team of researchers has now found that computerized training can support preterm children’s academic success. In their randomized controlled study ‘Fit for School’, …

How Do People Prefer Coronavirus Contact Tracing to Be Carried Out?

New research shows that people prefer coronavirus contact tracing to be carried out by a combination of apps and …

Lecturer Takes Laptops and Smart Phones Away and Musters Student Presence

A Danish university lecturer experiments with banning screens in discussion lessons. A new study looks at the results, which include greater student presence, improved engagement and deeper …

A How-to Guide for Teaching GIS Courses Online With Hardware or Software in the Cloud

Geographers offer first-hand accounts of what is required for GIS instructors and IT administrators to set up virtual computing specifically for providing state-of-the-art geographic information …

Social Connection Boosts Fitness App Appeal

Apps alone don’t motivate most people to exercise but interacting with an online exercise community as well provides the impetus for exercisers to do more — and enjoy what they are …

Engaging Undergrads Remotely With an Escape Room Game

Researchers describe an alternative way to engage students: a virtual game, modeled on an escape room, in which teams solve chemistry problems to progress and …

Quantum Physics Provides a Way to Hide Ignorance

Students can hide their ignorance and answer questions correctly in an exam without their lack of knowledge being detected by teachers — but only in the quantum …

Cyberbullying Linked to Post Traumatic Stress for Victims and Perpetrators

Cyberbullying — bullying online rather than face to face — is linked to various types of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms, both for victims and perpetrators, suggests new …

Tool to Protect Children’s Online Privacy

A new study of 100 mobile apps for kids found that 72 violated a federal law aimed at protecting children’s online privacy. Researchers developed a tool that can determine whether an Android …

Achievement Isn’t Why More Men Are Majoring in Physics, Engineering and Computer Science

Researchers have found that the reason there are more undergraduate men than women majoring in physics, engineering and computer science is not because men are higher achievers. On the contrary, the …

Using LEGO to Test Children’s Ability to Visualize and Rotate 3D Shapes in Space

Researchers have developed a test that uses children’s ability to assemble LEGO pieces to assess their spatial visualization ability. Spatial visualization is the ability to visualize 3D shapes …

How Effective Are Language Learning Apps?

Researchers recently conducted a study focusing on Babbel, a popular subscription-based language learning app and e-learning platform, to see if it really worked at teaching a new …

For University Classrooms, Are Telepresence Robots the Next Best Thing to Being There?

Telepresence robots help university students learning remotely to feel more a part of the class, new research …

Video Game Experience, Gender May Improve VR Learning

Students who used immersive virtual reality (VR) did not learn significantly better than those who used two more traditional forms of learning, but they vastly preferred the VR to computer-simulated …

Deep Learning Can Fool Listeners by Imitating Any Guitar Amplifier

A study demonstrates that digital simulations of guitar amplifiers can sound just like the real thing. The implications are that as the software models continue to improve, they can replace …

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