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February 01, 2022

Using LinkedIn to Network as a Student

So, you’ve decided that it is now time to get signed up to LinkedIn, you’ve followed guides on how to create a perfect profile and ….

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November 30, 2021

An Introduction to LinkedIn for Students

As a student at school, college or university, you are in a very exciting part of your life. Working towards your future goals and ambitions, ….

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August 11, 2021

8 Podcasts for Computer Science Students

Over the past decade, podcasts have become a popular form of media for those looking to learn more about their areas of interest, stay on ….

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August 04, 2021

10 Best Apps for Students in 2021

How many times have your parents, grandparents and teachers made comments about how smartphones can be a terrible distraction? And if we’re being honest with ….

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September 20, 2019

‘Buses Not Sports Cars’: Why We Need to Keep EdTech Simple, by Emily Spicer

  A sports car is tempting, right? Alluring. Sexy, even. Makes you stand out from the crowd. But sports cars don’t work for everyone. As ….

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August 30, 2019

Learning (and Walking) at Your Own Pace, by Emily Spicer

  In June 2017, I walked four days of the Camino de Santiago de Compostela – an ancient Pilgrimage route which runs across Europe in ….

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August 09, 2019

Be Kind to Your Brain: Cognitive Load and Learning, By Emily Spicer

  That feeling of the cogs not moving quite quickly enough, not-able-to process – ‘computer says no’. Sitting in a lecture theatre or classroom, or ….

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July 03, 2019

‘Ed’ Before ‘Tech’: Why Effective Learning Technology Must Be Education-First, by Emily Spicer

  We have all heard the claims that hail software solutions, apps, and technological breakthroughs that will revolutionise education. We’ve heard that students can forget ….

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June 19, 2019

A Virtual Education? by Emily Spicer

  This is the opinion of Stanford Professor, Jeremy Bailenson, as reported by Dan Watson in this week’s TES. But can virtual reality really add ….

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