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News Update: April

1. UK students suffer from ICT budget cuts 2. IT industry must stop over-selling to schools 3. Impact of New Technologies’ research 4. Skype in the Classroom 5. New Educational Mobile App 6. Online Career Map

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27/04/2011
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Product Update: April

1. Casio Expands Range of Laser & LED Projectors 2. Office Multifunction Systems with Finger-Swipe Touch Control 3. Adobe Delivers Technical Communication Suite 3 4. Free VoIP / SIP phone for iPhone

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27/04/2011
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Motion video games for Special Needs

Xbox Kinect and Nintendo Wii have led innovation in interactive gaming software in recent years, adding more immersive functionality to the overall experience. While both systems are popular with a wide range of users, the ability to use movement as a control device has a special signifcance for children with disabilities. Here, Sarit Tresser talks about Wii-style gaming to aid child rehabilitation.

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27/04/2011
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Saving money with a Managed Print Solution (MPS)

In this day and age of austerity all areas of the public sector are under pressure to spend their money more effciently and deliver value for money. Here, Graham Lowes discusses how a Managed Print Solution can help schools to save money.

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27/04/2011
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Interactive Technology: Shaping Classrooms of the Future

Brennan Peyton demonstrates the value of interactive technology in the classroom and explains why schools and training centres should embrace it.

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27/04/2011
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Training skills through videogames - Product Focus

Here, psychologists, Agnès Corcoll-Champredonde and Mónica Fernández Anguiano - responsible for developing Baobab Planet - discuss the factors involved in designing a video game to develop children’s skills and abilities for use in the real world...

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27/04/2011
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Seizing The Opportunity Of Online Learning

A strategic approach to online learning is essential for higher education that meets student needs, according to the report published by the Online Learning Task Force.

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27/04/2011
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Survey of ICT Managers

This research found that two thirds of ICT managers in schools are concerned about the lack of investment in their school IT systems and the detrimental effect on IT skills being taught in the classroom. The survey was carried out in March 2011 by Equanet and polled 1,461 ICT managers in schools throughout the UK.

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27/04/2011
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E-Learning Update April Issue

Download the complete E-Learning Update April issue here.

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27/04/2011
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