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2014-06-25 12:35:41

Secondary teacher-preparation program named top in the nation; elementary program ranks 16th SEATTLE, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WGU Washington's teacher-preparation program has earned top honors from the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ). In its Teacher Prep Review 2014, the NCTQ ranked the secondary teacher preparation program at Western Governors University, WGU Washington's parent university, as No. 1 of the nation's 2,400 programs. Additionally, WGU's...

2014-06-24 23:04:15

Smart Education & Learning Market research report majorly focuses on the basis of products, learning modes, applications, various restraints, opportunities and global adoption trend. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/smart-digital-education-market-571.html) (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 The report "Smart Education & Learning Market by Hardware: IWB & SBL, Software: LMS/LCMS, Open Source & Mobile Education Apps, Educational Content: Digital Content, Test And...

2014-06-24 08:36:28

Connections Academy's 2014 Parent Survey highlights virtual schools' top enrollment factors: families want school options, greater flexibility BALTIMORE, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New survey results from Connections Academy, http://www.connectionsacademy.com,one of the country's leading providers of full-time online school for students in grades K through 12, reveals the reasons parents enroll their children in online schools. The results are from the Connections Academy 2014 Parent...

2014-06-18 23:03:49

65 Graduates from 30 States and 4 Countries Continuing their Educations at 45 Different Four-Year Universities and Community Colleges, Pursuing Wide-ranging Career Goals Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 International Connections Academy (iNaCA), an accredited, online private school serving students in grades K-12 in the United States and across the globe, is celebrating the graduation of its senior class at the end of this 2013-2014 academic year. Some 65 graduates from 30 states and 4...

2014-06-18 23:01:19

Troy Avidano Facebook’s Global Systems Learning Manager to Speak at ELC 2014 (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Elearning! Media Group (EMG) announced today Facebook’s global systems learning manager, Troy Avidano will speak at the Enterprise Learning! Conference (ELC), the exclusive learning and workplace technology marketplace, August 26, 2014 in Anaheim, CA. Troy Avidano has lead the way at Facebook, launching a new sales program in 30 days that exceeded all prior participation rates. Avidano...

2014-06-18 23:01:16

digedu today announced a partnership with one of Indiana’s most prominent Educational Service Centers, Wilson Education Center. The alliance will allow for members of IAESC Procurement, the cooperative purchasing program sponsored by Wilson Education Center, to easily access digedu’s products and services at a competitive rate. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 digedu today announced a partnership with one of Indiana’s most prominent Educational Service Centers, Wilson Education...

2014-06-18 16:28:33

Online, competency-based university's elementary and secondary teacher preparation programs receive high marks from NCTQ AUSTIN, Texas, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Western Governors University (WGU) Teachers College --parent university of WGU Texas (texas.wgu.edu)--has earned top honors for its teacher preparation programs from the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ). In its Teacher Prep Review 2014, the NCTQ ranked WGU's secondary teacher preparation program as...

2014-06-17 12:32:58

Next-Generation Learning Environment Will Support Over 40,000 Students WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign has reaffirmed their partnership with Blackboard to power the university's primary centrally-supported learning management platform, Illinois Compass, the company announced today. Blackboard's comprehensive learning environment will support over 2,000 courses for over 40,000 students. Blackboard has worked with the University...

2014-06-17 08:37:16

Customers Can Now Also Integrate Formal eLearning Data in Salesforce.com for Enhanced Reporting and Analytics WALTHAM, Mass., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brainshark, Inc., the leader in cloud-based business presentations, today announced two significant product enhancements. The first is the ability to import third-party SCORM-compliant content directly into Brainshark Rapid Learning - allowing quick and easy access to learning content, regardless of format. In addition, users can...

2014-06-16 16:26:55

University Selects Industry's Leading Learning Management Environment WASHINGTON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Windsor has selected Blackboard to power its online and blended learning platform for its 16,500 students, the company announced today. The University will replace its current learning management system (LMS) with Blackboard's learning environment, citing the company's innovative product road map, industry leadership, and comprehensive student and...


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