Improving AI’s ability to identify students who need help

Researchers have designed an artificial intelligence (AI) model that is better able to predict how much students are learning in educational games. The improved model makes use of an AI training concept called multi-task learning, and could be used to improve both instruction and learning outcomes.advertisement Multi-task learning is an approach in which one model […]

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Internet use reduces study skills in university students

Research conducted at Swansea University and the University of Milan has shown that students who use digital technology excessively are less motivated to engage with their studies, and are more anxious about tests. This effect was made worse by the increased feelings of loneliness that use of digital technology produced.advertisement Two hundred and eighty-five university […]

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College students use more marijuana in states where it’s legal, but they binge drink less

Marijuana use among college students has been trending upward for years, but in states that have legalized recreational marijuana, use has jumped even higher.advertisement An Oregon State University study published today in Addiction shows that in states where marijuana was legalized by 2018, both occasional and frequent use among college students has continued to rise beyond the […]

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Students do better in school when they can understand, manage emotions

Students who are better able to understand and manage their emotions effectively, a skill known as emotional intelligence, do better at school than their less skilled peers, as measured by grades and standardized test scores, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.advertisement “Although we know that high intelligence and a conscientious personality are […]

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Student attitudes toward cheating may spill over into their careers

A recent study authored by professors at two California State University campuses, including San Francisco State University, found that students’ tolerance for cheating has a high probability of bleeding over into their careers later on. That’s concerning to San Francisco State Professor and Chair of Marketing Foo Nin Ho, a co-author of the study. “If […]

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