Category Archives: Technology

Do cell phones distract us from interacting with our kids?

UD professor Roberta Golinkoff publishes new study on the influence of cell phones on parent-child interactions.

Over the last several years, many researchers in early childhood education have focused on the amount of screen time that children receive each day and how it may affect their learning or development. But, what about the amount of time that a parent or caregiver spends in front of a screen while playing with a child? How might a parent’s distraction by a cell phone affect a child’s learning? (more…)

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Age of Empires IV Players Eligible for UArizona Credit Through History Department Collaboration

UArizona history faculty members developed educational content for the popular real-time strategy game. Engaging with the content can earn current and future UArizona students one hour of academic credit. (more…)

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Smartphone Technology in 2021: How to Use it to Enhance Your Online Business

Smartphones are all pervasive today. You could say that 2021 has been the year of the smartphone, and you certainly would not be far off the mark. Since the global coronavirus pandemic has seen thousands of employees transition from in person to remote and work from home digital work platforms, smartphone use has evolved. (more…)

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Promoting Technology Based Learning via Online Classes

Online classes offer a great way to promote technology-based learning. This is because they are able to provide students with the opportunity to learn at their own pace, in an environment that is more convenient for them. Furthermore, online courses have become increasingly popular over the years as they have grown in number and quality. (more…)

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The Best 10 Apps for Helping Kids Learn

As much as we complain about the amount of screentime kids get, the truth is that nowadays, they’re pretty much born with a smartphone in their hands, so might as well make the most of it and ensure that the time they spend on these devices helps them develop and educates them, as well as entertains them. (more…)

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The 5 Best Smartphone Apps to Use When Traveling

Traveling is very exciting for everyone, but it can also be expensive, stressful, and time-consuming. Did you know that apps can help make your travels smoother? No, not apps like Instagram or Facebook. Apps that are specifically created to come to the aid of travelers everywhere. (more…)

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Twitter als Ratgeber-Medium bei Corona-Schulschließungen

Studie der Universität Tübingen zeigt Potenzial von Online-Communities und legt Defizite des Digitalisierungsprozesses in Schulen offen

Lehrkräfte haben während der Schulschließungen aufgrund der Corona-Pandemie verstärkt Social-Media-Plattformen wie Twitter als Informationsquelle und zur Fortbildung genutzt. Sie vernetzten sich in der Online Community und tauschten sich über die Herausforderungen bei der Umstellung auf den digitalen Unterricht aus. (more…)

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