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2014-03-14 12:31:48

MCC graduates will receive discounted tuition and seamless transfer at state-endorsed university KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Metropolitan Community College and WGU Missouri announced today the signing of an articulation agreement that allows MCC graduates and staff to apply for free to WGU Missouri and receive discounted tuition at the nonprofit online university. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140314/DC83730 "The partnership with WGU...

2014-03-14 08:30:37

Wardens in the Florida Department of Corrections discuss benefits of Internet-based high school diploma program, which proves successful as a GED alternative with inmates in Florida correctional facilities. PENSACOLA, Fla., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Florida Department of Corrections (FLDOC) has expanded its use of online career high school for inmate education within the Florida correctional system. With the start of 2014, the FLDOC Online Campus program is being...

2014-03-14 08:24:12

-- VCFA Alumna Vivian Dorsel Funds New Scholarship to Support Emerging Writers Pursuing Dreams of Writing Career -- MONTPELIER, Vt., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vermont College of Fine Arts (VCFA), a national center for graduate education in the fine arts, and Vivian Dorsel '06, founder and publisher of upstreet literary magazine, announce the creation of the upstreet Scholarship Fund, a need-based grant for writers attending the MFA in Writing program. The $5,000...

2014-03-12 12:24:11

Short form training leads to increased retention and participation in corporate setting PORTLAND, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenSesame, the world's largest source of online training, is excited to announce 3,300 bite-sized courses are now available. The courses target a wide range of professional and skill-specific training that can be viewed on desktops and laptops. A number of OpenSesame micro courses are also available via mobile devices. Micro courses like those from Vado save...

2014-03-11 23:01:50

In a new nationwide survey of more than 600 K-12 teachers, 50 percent reported inadequate assistance when using technology in the classroom. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 In a new nationwide survey of more than 600 K-12 teachers, 50 percent reported inadequate assistance when using technology in the classroom. Educators cited a lack of support in facing technical issues and questions pertaining to instructional models when implementing new hardware or software. The survey was...

2014-03-10 23:26:40

Easygenerator launches new version of its web-based eLearning authoring tool. Amsterdam (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Today easygenerator launches the first web-based subscription plan of its eLearning authoring tool. The easygenerator Starter Plan is available for $19 (15 Euro) a month per user. The new Starter Plan offers an eLearning alternative to PowerPoint. Easygenerator CEO Kasper Spiro explains: "PowerPoint was never designed for eLearning. It lacks structure and doesn’t provide...

2014-03-09 23:00:43

The report majorly focuses products specifically used for different applications in the smart education scenario, depending on their features and performance. The report also focuses on learning modes and applications - http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/smart-digital-education-market-571.html. (PRWEB) March 09, 2014 According to a new market research report “Smart Education and Learning Market: Advanced Technologies, Digital Models, Adoption Trends and Worldwide Market...

2014-03-08 23:03:04

INXPO’s brand new Learning Environments offers a secure portal to share knowledge, conduct on-going training, get certified and stay virtually connected. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 08, 2014 INXPO, the founders of award-winning online events and innovators of next-generation webcasting, have just announced Learning Environments - a solution offering companies a private and secure online portal that incorporates interactive user forums and group collaboration to help build a community and...

2014-03-07 23:26:56

ELS to Host Innovative Digital Leadership Game Presentation on March 20, 2014 Oceanside, CA (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Elearning! Media Group (EMG) announced today that Kendra Herlig will be the featured closing session speaker for the Enterprise Learning! Summit Virtual event on March 20th, 2014. Kendra Herlig is an Instructional Systems Designer who specializes in immersive learning, innovative learning, and game-based learning. She currently works as a learning consultant for Booz Allen...

2014-03-07 23:03:16

Quipper, the London-based mobile learning company led by Masa Watanabe, a co-founder of Japanese mobile social gaming giant DeNA, today announced that it has raised £3.4m ($5.8m) funding for its cloud-based web platforms, which enable users to create educational content and monitor and assess students’ performance. London (PRWEB) March 08, 2014 Quipper, the London-based mobile learning company led by Masa Watanabe, a co-founder of Japanese mobile social gaming giant DeNA, today...