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2014-10-30 20:24:37

Self-paced eLearning Revenues in China Reached $3.3 Billion in 2013 According to a New Ambient Insight Report SEATTLE, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- China will be the top buying country for Self-paced eLearning in Asia throughout the forecast period, according to a new report by Ambient Insight called "2013-2018 China Self-paced eLearning Market." The five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) is 12.2%. Revenues reached $3.3 billion in 2013 and will spike to $5.9 billion by...

2014-10-29 12:34:38

Latest Innovation Improves Grading Workflow and Alerts Faculty to Student Progress WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard Inc. today announced the availability of a tablet app designed to improve faculty workflow around assignments and easily track student submissions. Specifically designed for teachers, the app marks the latest step in Blackboard's revamped product strategy that is focused on providing the best experience for end users. Through Bb Grader(®), teachers...

2014-10-29 12:27:32

Higher Education Industry Leader XanEdu Introduces Cloud-Based Platform for Rapid Aggregation, Remixing, and Secure Digital/Mobile Deployment of Commercial Training Content ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- XanEdu, Inc.(TM), a leading and award-winning provider of custom digital and printed course materials for higher education, today unveiled its new content control and digital/mobile delivery platform, NimbleWerx (SM). NimbleWerx (www.nimblewerx.com) provides the...

2014-10-29 08:28:03

newrow_ for Education Extends Synchronous Mobile Video Learning to Leading LMS Offerings, Improving Engagement for Instructors and Students ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the 20(th) annual Online Learning Consortium International Conference, newrow_ (formerly Watchitoo) launched the industry's first mobile learning platform to allow 25 or more students and instructors to work simultaneously in a live video classroom environment from any mobile device. The newrow_ for...

2014-10-23 23:04:05

This unique new partnership allows administrators, teachers, and families to enjoy a convenient and fully integrated school management experience. Lincoln, NE (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Earlier this year, FACTS Management, the leader in payment plan solutions for K–12 schools, acquired RenWeb School Management Software, one of the leading school information systems for private schools. They now serve a total of more than 9,000 schools across the country. With their resources and...

2014-10-23 23:01:45

The internet marketing and web design group iMark Infotech Pvt. Ltd. has innovative ideas for customers, and they are seeing huge growth in response to their business model and practices. They have launched their second virtual office in San Francisco, According to iMark Infotech’s CEO Ishan Gupta. Chandigarh, India (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 iMark Infotech, is an online leader based in IT Park, Chandigarh, India, that is making waves with their inventive services and products that are...

2014-10-22 23:10:23

CEU360.com, with the most advanced team learning solution available, announces the release of 20 new premium online continuing education courses for their corporate clients. Plano, Texas (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 CEU360.com’s corporate clients who currently take advantage of online continuing education courses for their licensed healthcare employees now have access to 20 brand new Seminar-on-Demand® CE videos. The courses have been added to CEU360.com’s robust learning management...

2014-10-22 12:35:40

Online university celebrates achieving 50,000 in enrollment with fifty $1,000 scholarships for bachelor's or master's degree students SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Western Governors University (WGU), which recently surpassed enrollment of 50,000 students, is marking this important milestone with the WGU 50K Scholarship Program. The competency-based, online university will award 50 scholarships of $500 per six-month term for up to two terms to new students...

2014-10-22 08:39:47

First of its kind program provides inmates the opportunity to earn accredited high school diplomas and career certificates TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Florida Department of Corrections (FDOC) officially announced recently the expansion of the FDOC Online Campus program from eight correctional facilities to 15 in the next few months, providing inmates the opportunity to complete their high school education and earn a fully accredited diploma and career...

2014-10-21 23:08:12

SunGard K-12 Education today announced two of its solutions, the eSchoolPLUS student information system and the PerformancePLUS assessment and curriculum management system, were named Best Online School Management Solution and Best Online District Management System, respectively, in the 19th Annual Education Software Review Awards Program (EDDIE Awards). Bethlehem, PA (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 SunGard K-12 Education today announced two of its solutions, the eSchoolPLUS student information...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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