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The Impact of Augmented Reality in Education

In this first part of our five part series on the impact of technology trends in education, we will take a look at augmented reality. While some are calling it the little brother of virtual reality, augmented reality has the advantage that its use cases are linked to the real world and our surroundings while virtual reality takes the user into entirely digitally created worlds. Continue reading

Lessonface EdTech Startup Profile EDUKWEST

Lessonface – EdTech Startup Profile

Name: Lessonface
Website: www.lessonface.com
Headquarters: New York City, USA
Vertical: K-12, Lifelong Learning
Tech: Web App

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When Will Tech Save us from Learning Languages

One week ago I started to learn a new language. My last attempt to broaden my knowledge of the romance languages was some fifteen years ago when I studied Spanish at an adult education center taking evening classes. So, it’s been a while.

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Five Technology Trends and their Impact on Education

Since 2009 EDUKWEST has been covering education technology startups from across the globe. On the consumer side the main driver for innovation in the field of online learning in the past few years has clearly been the rise of smartphones, tablets and high speed internet connections.And on the business end it has been the rise of cloud based applications and the sinking cost of web hosting.

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Luvo – When a Well-Funded EdTech Startup gets Boarded-Up

If an edtech startup disappears and nobody notices, did it ever exist? Luvo, formerly Flashnotes, seems to have gone into hibernation, or possibly full shutdown. When you are  visiting the website these days, all you see is a wooden texture and a “Thank you from Luvo” note in the browser tab.

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