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2012-01-30 09:05:13

According to one University of Alberta researcher, people looking to further their education through e-learning may want to look carefully at the conditions under which online coursework will give them the biggest academic return on their investment. Heather Kanuka, director of the U of A Centre for Teaching and Learning, says that her research shows that online undergraduate classes using a text-based format can make it difficult to reach deeper levels of learning and facilitate a...

2012-01-18 11:00:00

New and Emerging Concepts in the Management of MS, a highly interactive and collaborative blended initiative, is recognized for its small group/team-based concept. Telford, PA (PRWEB) January 18, 2012 MedEdRules, LLC (MEDEDR), the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC), and Nurse Practitioner Alternatives (NPA), has won the 2012 Alliance for CME (ACME) Member Section Great Ideas Award. The award recognizes organizations that have developed original or creative methods, technology,...

2012-01-14 01:57:04

An unconventional grading system shows promise in contemporary classrooms While contracts are an indispensable tool in the modern workplace, a new study has found that they may also be very effective in contemporary classrooms. According to a new article published in SAGE Open, courses in which students design their own course based on a contract lead to both higher grades and higher student satisfaction than traditional points-based courses. The article, "Use of Contract Grading to...

2011-12-19 16:45:00

EdGate Correlation Services, LLC, continues to incorporate powerful enhancements to the Curriculum Matrix®, an online curriculum management tool for teachers, to give districts and teachers greater ability to manage content they have added to the Matrix. Gig Harbor, WA (PRWEB) December 19, 2011 EdGate Correlation Services, LLC, continues to incorporate powerful enhancements to the Curriculum Matrix®, an online curriculum management tool for teachers, to give districts and teachers...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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