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2014-09-02 08:27:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vital Source Technologies, Inc., Ingram Content Group's leading e-textbook solution, today announced the results of its annual survey revealing that today's college students increasingly value online, social and mobile technology as essential educational tools. Fielded by Wakefield Research, an independent research consultancy, the survey of more than 500 currently enrolled college students also found more students are turning down certain...

2014-09-01 23:02:50

Kahrds is a new learning platform that makes learning fun and very effective; it allows its users to customize their own study sets based exactly on what they need to learn. The users determine the subject and the level of each one of the study sets, provide their content and then Kahrds turns whatever information was previously entered into games, flash cards and tests. Estero, FL (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 Kahrds is a perfect learning as well as teaching tool. The study platform allows...

2014-08-31 23:00:27

MyMobileUni strategic plan is to outreach and raise awareness to the global community, public and private sectors, institutions and individuals, access to thousands of digital resources, courses, interactive programs, videos and audio books. Delivery of online education and training content, accessibility from learning institutions empowers individuals of all age’s attainment of technical and vocational skills, and degree based education now available from android app. Washington,...

2014-08-29 23:03:31

Edvance360 LMS-SN™ welcomes Brooke Education Services™, Northwest Academy™, Typewell™, Dialysis Treatment Center of America™, Metis Leadership Group™, Interactive Advertising Bureau of Canada (IAB Canada)™, StarSVCS™, and HMG Plus™, to the user community. Virginia Beach, VA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Edvance360, a leading provider of eLearning solutions, one of the top ten tools for online teaching, as well as 2011 winner and six-time-finalist for the CODiE Award for Best...

2014-08-28 23:08:33

Learning management technology and collaborative communities of learning applications earn Rotary International, an Interactyx client, an award for best-in-class learning and development program. Bonita Springs, FL (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Interactyx is honored to announce that Rotary International, a multi-year client of Interactyx’s learning management software, TOPYX®, was named a 2014 Learning! 100 award winner by Elearning! Media Group, publisher of Elearning! and Government...

2014-08-28 16:30:20

Online School Students Hit Classrooms without ever leaving home NORTH BEND, Ore., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New school supplies and meeting new teachers are still part of the first day of school for Oregon Virtual Academy (ORVA) and Insight School of Oregon (ISOR) students across the state. They'll meet each other in homeroom and catch up with classmates from last year, but there won't be any backpacks, school cafeteria food or catching the bus for these students, who...

2014-08-28 16:24:42

MORRISTOWN, Tenn., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Walters State Community College today announced that it has teamed with McGraw-Hill Education to offer an all-digital course experience designed to engage and drive the performance of its biology students. As part of the collaboration, students taking biology courses will receive their course resources, including content and assessment, through McGraw-Hill Connect® and LearnSmart®, McGraw-Hill Education's digital teaching and learning...

2014-08-28 12:34:28

Online public charter school offers individualized learning approach for Michigan students GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michigan Virtual Charter Academy (MVCA), a tuition-free online public charter school for students in Michigan, will kick off the 2014-15 school year and its' fifth year of operation on September 2, 2014. MVCA uses the award-winning K¹² curriculum to offer students in grades K-12 a unique learning experience, and with support from...

2014-08-28 12:33:36

Company Makes Regional Investments and Expands Presence in Sao Paulo WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard now supports more than 1 million students and faculty members at over 70 institutions in Brazil, the company announced today. Now registering an impressive 100 percent growth in the country over the past year, the company is expanding its presence in Sao Paulo. Today's announcement helps solidify Blackboard's growing global presence and marks the company's...

2014-08-27 23:15:19

Diana Richie brings a wealth of experience in K-12 Education to KDS’ ranks. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Diana Richie, a former teacher and K-12 Education Executive Director at Oracle Corporation, joins Knowledge Delivery Systems (KDS), the leading provider of research-based, blended-model strategic professional development solutions for states, districts, and schools. “Diana has long demonstrated a commitment to the K-12 Education market and its effective use of technology...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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