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Taking Notes by Hand Benefits Recall, Researchers Find


by Dana Perez-Hernandez, Wired Campus

Why this matters:
Laptops can be a distraction in the classroom, but some students insist on the devices for note taking. While tech can facilitate speedy lecture transcription for fast typists, a pencil and paper may actually provide stronger learning outcomes according to this study.


Conservatory Tech Makes Music


by Jacquelyn Bengfort, EdTech Magazine

Why this matters:
From streaming music lessons to software-based accompaniment, technology is helping performing arts programs at conservatories hit all the right notes.


Arizona State Launches Learning Platform for Search for Intelligent Life


by Dian Schaffhauser, Campus Technology

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