UNESCO study points to a "revolution in reading" in developing countries, thanks to mobile devices UNESCO study points to a “revolution in reading” in developing countries, thanks to mobile devices

For their study, “Reading in the Mobile Era,” UNESCO conducted surveys in seven developing countries and found that mobile devices can be an important factor in fostering literacy around theRead more »

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