Hot Consumer Trends 2018 Part 2: to create bridges and walls to communication

Augmented hearing is one of the trends that is identified in Ericsson ConsumerLab’s report 10 Hot Consumer Trends 2018. The 63% of the respondents of the survey that form the basis of the report think that earphones that translate languages are a good idea. And as many smartphones makers now build their devices with digital multi-function ports the wired headphone is becoming a thing of the past. With this new form of mobility, you can… Continue reading

20 European Universities by 2024 and introducing a European Student Card

eLearningworld News At the European Council meeting 14 December higher education was one of the most prioritised areas on the agenda. Besides declaring the efforts to boost mobility and student exchange with the Erasmus+ programme, a European Student Card was introduced with purpose to develop student participation in cultural activities across Europe. Another agreement at the meeting was the intention of creating 20 European Universities in order to further simplify the process of combining studies… Continue reading

Bilingual people using different approaches in math depending on which language used

eLearningworld News As the labour market speeds up its globalization, the mobility of students continue to increase and migration in general follow on the same path, bilinguality, meaning speaking more than one language on advanced level, will be more and more common. New research from University of Luxembourg shows that calculatory processes in math are directly affected by language. That the students use different approaches to solve more advanced tasks depending on which language they… Continue reading

The eBook Market is characterized by its differences, new global report shows

eLearningworld News The annual Global Ebook Report from the Vienna-based company, Ruediger Wischenbart Content and Consulting, shows fundamental differences on the global ebook market, e.g. when it comes to business models, developments and consumer preferences. For the European eBook Market a new in-depth analysis method is used as the current trends are analyzed by data from book distributors in the UK, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, the Netherlands, and Slovenia. The main outcome of the research… Continue reading