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2014-10-07 12:37:15

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The rapidly growing literature on teamwork and collaborative problem solving suggests that these skills are becoming increasingly important in today's organizations. However, significant developments in the evaluation of these skills are occurring within different research communities, often independently of one another. For this reason, ETS will gather experts working in these areas to share their innovative approaches Nov. 3-4....

2013-09-03 23:21:23

CODiE Award Winner releases Badges via an in-depth integration with Credly, the leader in digital credential and badge services for recognizing lifelong achievement. Badges offer data-rich, sharable and immediate evidence of success across the learning landscape. Virginia Beach, VA (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 Edvance360, a leading provider of eLearning solutions, one of the top ten tools for online teaching, as well as 2011 winner and five-time-finalist for the CODiE Award for Best Course...

The Next Generation Of School Desks
2012-11-23 09:41:44

Durham University Researchers designing and testing the 'classroom of the future' have found that multi-touch, multi-user desks can boost skills in mathematics. New results from a 3-year project working with over 400 pupils, mostly 8-10 year olds, show that collaborative learning increases both fluency and flexibility in maths. It also shows that using an interactive 'smart' desk can have benefits over doing mathematics on paper. Using multi-touch desks in the new classroom, the...

2012-01-22 08:00:00

SMARTdesks launches iGroup® Collaborative Learning Furniture January 24th at the School and College Building Expo 2012 at the Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. This innovative computer table system is based on triangular iGroup elements® that go together to form a myriad of interactive shapes. Calling it “The Origami of interaction,” iGroup gives a creative, fun approach supporting collaborative learning in K-12 classrooms. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) January 22, 2012...

2011-04-26 19:05:00

EFFINGHAM, Ill., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NOVA Solutions has introduced a new product designed for collaborative learning. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110426/NY90065 ) The Collaboration Table features technology integration using NOVA's Trolley E-Class monitor lifts that can be controlled with the NOVALinked(TM) system via Crestron, Extron, AMX, or other brand controller. The table features seating for up to five, plus a mount for a large LCD screen, making it...

2011-03-19 00:00:29

In answer to universities' demand for furniture to support a new paradigm in education"”collaborative learning studios"”SMARTdesks® announces the launch of Exchangeâ“ž¢ Collaboration Furniture"” a conference table system that permits different collaboration shapes to be configured using unique modular table elements. Progressive universities are creating collaborative learning studios to enable faculty to make the transition from "sage on...

2009-01-07 12:47:00

Academic Q&A with Videos, Pictures, Wiki Flashcards, Student Profiles, and Study Groups Brings Learning Alive LOS ANGELES, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- FunnelBrain, LLC announced the private beta launch of www.funnelbrain.com, a new academic question and answer website devoted to collaborative online learning. FunnelBrain, founded by seasoned Internet executives from Move, Inc. and education experts, has been quietly developing the new site for a year. "Our focus is on fostering online...

2008-11-11 09:00:35

Wimba(R), Inc., the education technology company that helps people teach people, today announced that New Mexico's Innovative Digital Education and Learning program (IDEAL-NM) has selected the Wimba Collaboration Suite(TM), the education industry's leading multi-modal solution for virtual and blended learning, to pilot as its statewide collaborative learning platform. IDEAL-NM will deploy Wimba's comprehensive solution across its statewide network of higher education and K-12 institutions,...

2008-07-15 09:01:16

HERNDON, Va. and MENLO PARK, Calif., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- During the ePals Globally-Connected Classroom Conference in Boston, MA, Studywiz Spark, the first and only Dynamic LearnSpace for K-12 education, and ePals (http://www.epals.com/), the largest and fastest growing social network for meaningful learning, announced a business alliance to provide Studywiz Spark schools, teachers and students with unique experiences based on richly integrating capabilities of ePals' safe and protected...


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  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
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