University of Iowa researchers share their studies on the skill levels of mid-career American workers and community characteristics that make citizens more generous during the American Sociological Association annual meeting Aug. 17 and 18 in San Francisco. Story
A two-day boot camp sponsored by the UI College of Education’s Iowa Center for Assistive Technology Education and Research (ICATER) teaches kids how to use a talk-to-text software program to help them get ahead in school.
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2014.08.14 | By Office of Strategic Communication | 02:07 PM
To help everyone make a smooth transition, the University of Iowa is offering a list of experts who can talk about everything from helping a child get on the right sleep schedule to what a college student should and shouldn’t bring when moving into their dorm room. Story
The UI College of Education's Deborah Linebarger says screen media can be a tool for learning for infants and toddlers, if parents pick the right programs. Linebarger presented her most recent study over the weekend at the American Psychological Association's annual convention.
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Students in classrooms across Iowa and around the globe who use UI science education professor Brian Hand’s teaching approach, not only improve their learning of science and math, but improve their critical-thinking skills, which leads to better jobs and having more success.
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A group of Roosevelt Middle School students in Cedar Rapids will learn how to harness the power of technology and self-advocacy during a two-day assistive technology camp Aug. 12 and 13 led by staff from the UI College of Education’s Iowa Center for Assistive Technology Education and Research (ICATER). Story
Gifts and grants is a roundup of research grants obtained by University of Iowa faculty, staff, and students that spans the spectrum of disciplines—from science and social science to the art and humanities—that will be published in Iowa Now on a regular basis. Story