09 Apr 2012
College students who often text message during class find it difficult to pay attention to classroom lectures and consequently risk having poor learning outcomes, according to a new study.
31 Mar 2014
Patna: In a first, Maoists are using SMS service to appeal to people to boycott the Lok Sabha polls in Bihar and neighbouring Jharkhand, police officials said on Monday.
11 Aug 2015
Kolkata: IIT Kharagpur is now asking its alumni to come back to the classroom once again - for learning new things as well as teaching younger students. Facing shortage of faculty, IIT is launching various distinguished alumni faculty schemes which would allow an alumnus to teach at the alma mater for sometime.
29 Apr 2014
New York: Facebook may not be all that bad for your kids. According to a study, university students who used a Facebook group as part of a large sociology class did better on course assignments and felt a stronger sense of belonging.
31 Aug 2016
Karur (Tamil Nadu): In a shocking incident, a 20-year old engineering student was allegedly beaten to death in her classroom in a private college on Tuesday by her senior for spurning his love.
19 Sep 2014
Washington: Researchers have found a dramatically easier and more cost-effective way to do research on science curriculum in the classroom - and it could include playing video games.
25 Aug 2014
Ahmedabad: Going one step ahead of biometric-based attendance system, the Gujarat Education Department has decided to implement a broader system to monitor physical presence of students and teachers in state-run schools as well as colleges with the help of 'live web streaming' of video or photographs of classrooms.
18 Jun 2014
Washington: Control your web-surfing urge while studying as using smartphones or iPads in the classroom for non-academic purposes may academically harm even the smartest kid.
01 Aug 2015
New Delhi/Mumbai: Yuva Sena President Aditya Thackeray on Saturday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi and invited him to visit the "Virtual Classroom" project in civic schools in Mumbai.
24 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Buoyed by the response to its maiden online admission process this year, Delhi University's School of Open Learning (SOL) is planning to upgrade its teaching methodologies and use 'flipped classroom technology' for its personal contact programme.