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Fancy a bit of physics? Just take the Dart

Posted on: October 28th, 2013 by admin

eLearning Services comment This is a great initiative from Trinity College’s Physics department. Physics is all around us from the structures we live in, to the cars we drive, to even the tablet computers we use at home and in the classroom, it plays a fundamental role in how many elements in everyday life are […]

Basic broadband available to ‘all EU households’

Posted on: October 21st, 2013 by admin

eLearning Services comment: It is great to see that broadband coverage can now be accessed in all households within the EU. However, there is a divide between rural and urban areas in terms of availability of good broadband speeds, rural areas need at least 30Mbps speeds to get the most out of the internet. In […]

Tablet computers continue to hurt PC industry – Q3 PC sales down 8.6pc

Posted on: October 17th, 2013 by admin

eLearning Services comment: It looks like that Tablet computers are still affecting PC sales. It seems that it is the introduction of tablets into the education sector which is playing a major roll in the shift away from PCs. We think in time that tablets will become more powerful and be able to cater for […]

BYOD to School? 5 Tips for Keeping Student Devices Secure

Posted on: October 7th, 2013 by admin

eLearning Services comment: The following article from the Huffington Post briefly highlights 5 tips for protecting your mobile device. These tips are applicable to our Archos range of tablets. Taking care of how information is transferred on to your Android tablet can reduce the risk of introducing malware and viruses on to the tablet. A […]

Building a “Startup Culture” In Schools

Posted on: October 7th, 2013 by admin

eLearning Services comment: The following is an interesting article from edSurge.com on how some schools in the US are trying to develop, with the help of technology, an entrepreneurial spirit in their students. Is this something we could see develop in Irish schools? While some schools do engage with public bodies and businesses that exist […]