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Nov 14, 2017

The Reading Brain in the Digital Age: The Science of Paper versus Screens

E-readers and tablets are becoming more popular as such technologies improve, but research suggests that reading on paper still boasts unique advantages. 

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Nov 14, 2017

HSC: NSW government institutes compulsory literacy and numeracy test for all students

The HSC will undergo its biggest overhaul in a generation after NSW Education Minister Adrian Piccoli announced a mandatory literacy and numeracy test, a crackdown on cheats and syllabus changes that will see new science subjects and maths marks being awarded for their level of difficulty.

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Sep 25, 2018

A new study shows that students learn way more effectively from print textbooks than screens

As researchers in learning and text comprehension, our recent work has focused on the differences between reading print and digital media. While new forms of classroom technology like digital textbooks are more accessible and portable, it would be wrong to assume that students will automatically be better served by digital reading simply because they prefer it.

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