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Technology

Touchscreen Technology For Enhancing Education

Touchscreen Technology For Enhancing Education

Education has advanced a great deal since the days of chalk on blackboard. Nowadays, modern schools are making the transition from whiteboards and projector screens to more responsive, adaptive technology. As the world grows increasingly dependent on digital solutions, educators must assess how they deliver their lessons to students. Tablets and mobile devices are immensely [...]

April 5, 2016 Charles F.H. Whitworth Technology 0

Microsoft Wants to Seduce Women into the Tech-World

Microsoft Wants to Seduce Women into the Tech-World

Recently, Microsoft unveiled two new categories in the Imagine Cup, which focus on how technology can directly affect women’s issues in the world. The company’s annual student technology competition allows youth worldwide to use Microsoft technologies to create products that address and combat social issues. [...]

April 10, 2013 Charles F.H. Whitworth Technology 0

Students Give Damning Verdict on Education System and PlayStation Nation Perception

Students Give Damning Verdict on Education System and PlayStation Nation Perception

Young Academic can reveal some damning statistics today that reveak that the vast majority of 12 to 18 year-olds say they don't get to be creative enough at school. Further to this, two thirds say being branded 'Playstation Nation' is unfair as they are more than keen to embrace more creative issues as students. [...]

July 23, 2012 Charles Whitworth Columns, Education News, Gaming, Student News, Technology 10

17 Year Old Student Creates Charitable Search Engine That Donates 100% of Revenue

17 Year Old Student Creates Charitable Search Engine That Donates 100% of Revenue

Seattle teenager Jack Kim has created a search engine that donates all of its revenues to charity. This web-based philanthropy has attracted a lot of attention for the 17-year-old, as well as giving him a crash course in entrepreneurism and web design. [...]

June 19, 2012 Charles Whitworth Student News, Technology 1

Edinburgh Student Releases Meningitis and Septicaemia iPhone App

Edinburgh Student Releases Meningitis and Septicaemia iPhone App

Young Academic has been made aware of a great piece of technology that has been developed by none other than a student from Northern Ireland. The application, which is also a fun game has been created by medical student and Games Artist Ciléin Kearns from Derry and its purpose is to raise awareness of meningitis [...]

June 12, 2012 Charles Whitworth Campus News, Health, Technology 5

Students To Save Up To 40% On Resources With CourseSmart eCommerce Platform

Students To Save Up To 40% On Resources With CourseSmart eCommerce Platform

Young Academic can bring fantastic news for students around the United Kingdom as they can now save up to 40% with rental access to all of their university and college textbooks. As the UK’s number one source of relevant education news, we really can’t extol the virtues of this service enough as it could help [...]

April 16, 2012 Charles Whitworth Books, Education News, Technology 10

How Social Media has Changed Education Forever

How Social Media has Changed Education Forever

In an intriguing student news feature, Young Academic Editor Charles Whitworth takes a look at just how much the social revolution has changed things for young people [...]

March 2, 2012 Charles Whitworth Education News, Features, Student News, Technology, UK News 11

SchoolsWorld Created Following Cessation of Government Funding for Teachers TV

SchoolsWorld Created Following Cessation of Government Funding for Teachers TV

In fantastic education news, Young Academic can bring you news of a splendid new resource by the name of Schools World. [...]

January 23, 2012 Charles Whitworth Education News, Lifestyle, Student News, Student Portal, Teachers TV & SchoolsWorld, Technology 5

Professor Brian Cox Urges Us to Ask Questions Following Discovery of Kepler 22-b

Professor Brian Cox Urges Us to Ask Questions Following Discovery of Kepler 22-b

Following the discovery of a potentially life bearing new planet, Kepler 22-b, Young Academic can bring you the thoughts of celebrity scientist Professor Brian Cox. [...]

December 6, 2011 Charles Whitworth Columns, Features, Science, Student Portal, Technology 7

UcasTv Get 19,000 Hits During First Week of Relaunch

UcasTv Get 19,000 Hits During First Week of Relaunch

Young Academic has an exciting piece of student news for you this afternoon folks with the relaunch of UCAS TV. Fresher's week is now upon us and this platform could provide the perfect window on to student life in the United Kingdom. [...]

September 23, 2011 Charles Whitworth Campus News, Education News, Lifestyle, Student News, Technology, UCAS 1