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Elon student creates interactive games for children


Peter Traunfeld, a senior Computer Science major, has been researching a way to offer parents a technology that can teach, entertain, and potentially therapeutic benefits to their children. It’s cheap, it can be used at home, and it’s ideal for children that are sensory-seeking. With his own personal code, a Leap Motion sensor, and a Microsoft Kinect, Traunfeld has …

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 A quick hello and an app to help you cope with PDFs

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My name is Jess and I’m thrilled to be one of the new bloggers here at the Elon Technology Blog. As a senior Biology major with a minor in Communications, it likely comes as no surprise that I adore any opportunity to chat about science. I believe that science in the media is a societal …

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Mendeley vs. iAnnotate: What works for research

There are two types of students: those that wonder why on earth Elon would give us forty print dollars every semester, and those that inevitably burn through that money and must resort to printing in page groups of three by mid-November. I’m definitely in the latter category—that person who has to advise the people in …

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2 premium apps available for free to Elon faculty and students

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Last time we spoke to library staff members Lynne Bisko and Vicky Siler, they recommended Zotero as a way to organize and collaborate with your research. Now, they suggesting to other tools to benefit Elon students: BrowZine for find the newest and most relevant research articles and Mango for modernizing the way to learn languages. BrowZine BrowZine is …

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Organize your research with Zotero

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The beginning of the new school year is the best time to create new habits, and our Belk librarians are here to help. Library staff members Lynne Bisko and Vicki Siler believe that organization is key during the research process of major papers or presentations. That is why they suggest Zotero as your new research …

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