Thie book "Virtual and Classroom Learning in Higher Education: A Guide to Effective Online Teaching" deals with the effectiveness of the online teaching model due to the ongoing covid-19 pandemic. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced educational institutions and universities across the country to suspend classes and lectures, forcing them to resort to online education to continue educating students.
For the first time since the 11th century BCE, scientists have unwrapped – virtually, using CT scans – the mummy of pharaoh Amenhotep I (r. 1525 to 1504 BCE), the only royal mummy to remain wrapped in modern times. They show that the pharaoh was around 35 years old, 169cm tall, circumcised, and in good physical health when he died, apparently from natural causes
- Frontiers in Medicine
Gamification involves the addition of game-like features (e.g., points or badges) to various activities for achieving the desired outcomes (e.g., user participation or repeat client purchase). Drawing inspiration from the basic principles of physics, researchers at the Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology have identified the gaming elements that can convert ordinary classroom-based quizzing into an extraordinarily engaging and academically rewarding pedagogical activity.
- Japan Society for the Promotion of Science