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Using All Gears

Language Magazine asks developers how technological applications can assist in the teaching of diverse student groups“We’ve seen firsthand how integrating technology into the curriculum can help drive student engagement and lead to improved academic performance. Adobe supports national programs like Globaloria as well as Adobe Youth Voices, the global signature program of the Adobe Foundation. Both bring students from...

Using Smart Technology to Preserve Aboriginal Languages

Recently, the New South Wales (NSW) Aboriginal affairs minister Victor Dominello announced $185,000 in funding for the development of an app to support the maintenance and revitalization of five Aboriginal languages local to New South Wales. Like the U.S., Australia has no official language but is largely monolingual in English. However, before the 18th century the country was home...

Using foreign language increases rationality

A new study from psychologists at the University of Chicago and Pompeu Fabra University (UPF) in Barcelona finds that people using a foreign language take a relatively utilitarian approach to moral dilemmas, making decisions based on assessments of what's best for the common good. That pattern holds even when the utilitarian choice would produce an emotionally difficult outcome, such...