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2014-05-21 23:06:37

Steve Pappageorge and Tom Caswell Bring Expertise in Competency-Based Education Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Helix Education, a world class provider of student lifecycle technologies and services, has hired seasoned education leaders Steve Pappageorge as Chief Product Officer and Senior Vice President, and Tom Caswell as Director of Instructional Design. Pappageorge most recently served as Dean of the College of Continuing Education, New Programs and Outreach at DeVry...

2014-05-21 23:02:29

Internationally Recognized Consultant, Keynote Speaker and Best-Selling Author of Three Books Oceanside, CA (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 The Enterprise Learning! Conference (ELC) announced today that Jeanne Meister will be the closing keynote speaker on opening day. Jeanne Meister is a best-selling author of three books, an internationally recognized consultant and keynote speaker on the topic of the future of work. Jeanne is also a partner of Future Workplace, LLC, and together with her...

2014-05-21 23:02:15

EI Design celebrates over a decade of business with a themed celebration. Bangalore, KA (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 EI Design celebrated an important anniversary with an event designed to inspire creativity, recognise employee achievements and, of course, have a great time. Named "Ignite 2014," the event, which took place at the Hotel City Centre Residency, included cultural entertainment, an award ceremony, dinner and short movies created by EI Design staff. "EI Design has been...

2014-05-20 12:39:47

Online Professional Learning Tools Used to Support more than 60,000 Educators Statewide WASHINGTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Arizona Department of Education (ADE) has selected Blackboard to deliver a statewide solution for professional learning and collaboration that will further its mission of providing service and support to more than 60,000 educators in over 2,000 public schools in districts across the state, the company announced today. Through this collaborative...

2014-05-20 12:38:52

Flat-rate tuition at online university has not increased since 2010 inception INDIANAPOLIS, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As college costs continue to increase at several times the rate of inflation, WGU Indiana is committing to holding the line on tuition and fees for another 12 months. WGU Indiana's tuition has remained flat since the state of Indiana launched the non-profit, online university in June of 2010. WGU Indiana's tuition is charged at a flat rate of $2,890 per...

2014-05-17 16:20:16

State-endorsed online university awards record number of degrees during its third commencement ceremony SEATTLE, May 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WGU Washington awarded more than 1,000 bachelor's and master's degrees - a record number for the three-year old university - to students from across the state today at its commencement ceremony. Students, family members, mentors and community supporters packed McCaw Hall to celebrate the online university's largest class of...

2014-05-15 16:32:30

Effort Will Improve Communication Efforts Between the District and its Students, Parents and Teachers WASHINGTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Miami-Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS) has selected Blackboard to enhance district-wide communications through the selection of its advanced mass notification capabilities, the company announced today. Through this continued partnership, Blackboard works with some of the largest school districts in the country providing their communication...

2014-05-15 16:32:22

Delivers enhanced learning and teaching standards across Malaysia KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 1BestariNet, a virtual leaning environment (VLE) initiative rolled out by the Ministry of Education (MoE) in partnership with Xchanging Malaysia and YTL Communications, has successfully connected a total of 5.5 million students, 500,000 teachers, 10,000 schools and 4.5 million parents. This has made Malaysia the first country in the world to deliver a single,...

2014-05-13 23:15:21

The Global Teenager Project, an educational initiative that uses the internet to bring together students from around the globe, gets free access to Cogneeto to support an ever richer learning experience.News Source: Advanced Learning Technologies Lab, University of Toronto Toronto, Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 The Global Teenager Project began in 1998, and has since connected 1000s of international schools, bringing together well over 250,000 students via the internet. Students...

2014-05-13 23:12:41

Company Supports Personalized Learning with 127-Point Resource Certification Process Cincinnati (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 An evaluation completed by the Center for Educational Leadership and Technology (CELT) finds that the 127-point Resource Certification Process for Knovation’s Learning Resource Library effectively addresses the challenges school districts face when integrating digital resources into their curriculum. As a leader in research, planning and implementation services for the...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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