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Luxembourgish teachers are more satisfied and motivated at work

eLearningworld news A new survey on quality of life and motivation at work, carried out by the Ministry of Civil Service and Administrative Reform with TNS Ilres, public servants and employees in the educational service generally better results than their colleagues in other sectors. 51% said they were extremely satisfied and very satisfied with their professional situation, compared to only 43% among other civil servants and employees. In all areas, like work entrusted to them,… Continue reading

Robots at your service in future homes

eLearningworld News How can robots be of best service for people at home? This question the Professors Matthias König and Sven Battermann with a multi-disciplinary team are researching. The focus of the research is directed on optimizing the communication and thus the interaction between service robots and the intelligent environment of a building. The other focus is on the user-specific human-machine interaction. The research is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research… Continue reading

Germans see great benefits with digital medical devices

eLearningworld News from Germany According to a survey funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) about people’s opinions of interactive medical technologies, 84% think the research on digital medical devices is important or very important. While 90 per cent could imagine in a serious condition to be using a digital implant. Federal Minister of Education and Research Johanna Wanka comments: “Interactive medical technologies help people after an illness, an accident or old… Continue reading

Latest News: Gamification of products and services leads to health benefits

eLearningworld News from US New research from the University of New Mexico shows significant benefits of including gamification mechanics in products and services. It both triggers inner-motivation as well as health benefits. Professor Nick Flor at Anderson School of Management explains: “Primitive humans evolved an innate affinity for playing games, because games allowed them to practice and develop in a safe environment, those mental and physical skills necessary for survival when actually fighting, hunting or… Continue reading