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Educational Video Games Boost Learning Motivation
2013-11-07 17:06:31

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Playing competitive or collaborative math video games enhances students’ learning, performance and motivation, according to a new study by researchers at New York University and the City University of New York. The study found students who play these games competitively or collaboratively with another player – as opposed to alone – adopted a mastery mindset that is highly conducive to learning. Furthermore, students'...

2013-10-17 23:22:48

Free online video editor allows students to remix copyrighted content in an educational setting according to fair use guidelines. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 The LAMP (Learning About Multimedia Project ) a non-profit organization educating and equipping people to shape the media landscape through hands-on training, today announces the official launch of Media Breaker at New York University’s Engelberg Center on Innovation Law & Policy on Tuesday, October 29 from 4:00 to...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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