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2014-06-17 13:43:29

University of Eastern Finland Non-vocational adult education drawing on a person's own motivation comes with a variety of benefits that are also reflected on the person's close friends, family and work. Studying boosts self-confidence and well-being, and expands social networks. Furthermore, motivation to pursue other studies also increases. Thanks to participation in adult education, tolerance towards and confidence in other people grows, and adult learners pay increasing attention to...

2014-03-26 12:24:19

BOSTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Baseball may be America's pastime, but in the Dominican Republic, it's a way of life. Road Scholar's new educational adventure, The Best Baseball in the World: Life and the Great Game in the Dominican Republic, amid the Caribbean coastline, colonial architecture and the welcoming landscape of Santo Domingo, offers the opportunity to experience the game as an element of the Dominican identity. The Dominican Republic sends more baseball...

2014-02-20 12:31:38

- Free Canvas Program, myPLACE Online, Will Help Adult Learners in Philadelphia Improve Basic Literacy and Work-Readiness Skills as Part of Mayoral Initiative SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Instructure today announced that it has partnered with the Philadelphia Mayor's Commission on Literacy to curb the city's poverty rate through an adult literacy program offered on the Canvas learning management system. The program, myPLACE Online, seeks to reduce...

2012-09-10 23:14:50

In Focus with Martin Sheen will highlight groups that are working to reverse alarming literacy rates in the United States. Only one in five Americans have the highest level of reading comprehension. Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) September 10, 2012 The producers of In Focus Martin Sheen are pleased to announce a new effort to highlight programs around the country that are helping adults learn the essential skill of reading. In Focus with Martin Sheen is an independently produced television program...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.