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There is plenty of research and press linking the effects of social media to academic performance, but what about the other way around? Could the way a college student is performing in school play a role in his or her engagement on social media? And which claim is better supported by data? Researchers from California State University sought to develop a better understanding of the way college students use social media an...
When preparing for a soccer game, a team will scrimmage to try out different plays and rosters until they find the best possible lineup for the real thing. In a similar vein, the Front Range Board of Cooperative Educational Services offers a program called Schoolyard Scrimmages, where school leaders are led through a day-long rapid prototyping process to solve challenges in education. The concept behind rapi...
As the scope of technological capabilities continues to grow, the concern about data collection and privacy has been increasing as well. More companies have been utilizing location-based services (LBS) in their apps and software to allow users to meet people in their area or find points of interest nearby. However, LBS adoption has been slower than expected, and researchers are attempting to isolate the reasons for this low rate. How do people’s privacy concerns affect t...
5 years ago
First off, I'd like to say hello to everyone at EdLab! My name is Jenny and I just started earlier this week in the publishing division. I wanted to also say thank you to everyone who's been so kind and welcoming during this first week here. I guess I'll start off with a little about me: I'm originally from Ann Arbor, Michigan (Go Blue!), did my B.Sc. at McGill University in Montreal, and am currently in the M.A. Initial Certification program at TC for Biology 7-12. I'm also really into musical theater, comedy shows, and creative writing, and I am a firm believer in being able to eat breakfast...