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We all sometimes struggle calculating simple percentages in our head, whether it is to find how much we could save on a discounted sale or in calculating simple percentage returns on any investment we are likely to make. Nevertheless, this trick from a self-confessed “maths wizard” Ben Stephens, might make it easier than we think. […]

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Can you predict who would be interested in buying a caravan insurance policy and give an explanation why? I will use CoIL 2000 challenge dataset, which contains information on customers of an insurance company. The data consists of 86 variables and includes product usage data and socio-demographic data derived from zip area codes.  I will […]

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The effect of social media, especially Facebook (FB) on college students’ engagement: Junco, R., 2012. The relationship between the frequency of Facebook use, participation in Facebook activities, and student engagement. Computers & Education, 58(1), pp.162-171.   In order to determine the link between frequency of Facebook use, participation in Facebook activities, and student engagement, Junco, investigates […]

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05 Oct 2018

O’Callaghan, F.V., Neumann, D.L., Jones, L. and Creed, P.A., 2017. The use of lecture recordings in higher education: A review of institutional, student, and lecturer issues. Education and Information Technologies, 22(1), pp.399-415.   Online lectures are being utilised progressively in our higher education, thanks to tools like Panopto. One generally utilised technique is the recording of lectures […]