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School audio systems improve noise and engagement

March 29, 2017

Noise and engagement can be improved in classrooms to address concerns of Australian Federal Education Minister NSW newspaper The Daily Telegraph reported on 15 March 2017 that international reports about the state of Australian education determine “44% of (NSW) students don’t listen to what the teacher says the majority of the time”. Background noise in…

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Central Auditory Processing Disorder and classroom sound systems

March 8, 2017

The Federal Government’s National Acoustic Laboratories (NAL) has extensively investigated auditory stream segregation deficits as one important cause of Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD). Auditory stream segregation is the process by which a listener is able to differentiate the various auditory signals which arrive simultaneously at the ears and form meaningful representations of the incoming…

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