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2014-08-08 12:28:32

Online, state-endorsed university surpasses 1,000 enrolled students in Missouri ST. LOUIS, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eighteen months after its establishment, WGU Missouri, an online, nonprofit university, will hold its first commencement on Saturday, August 9. The event will celebrate 199 students who have successfully completed bachelor's or master's degrees since WGU Missouri was established last year. Governor Jay Nixon will deliver the commencement address to about 300...

2014-08-08 12:28:07

DUBLIN, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Smart Education & Learning Market by Hardware, Software & Educational Content - Global Advancements, Market Forecast and Analysis (2014 - 2019)" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The market for smart education has developed and has adopted the latest technology with increasing demand from K-12 and higher education institutions. This market involves...

2014-08-07 12:34:11

Online university lauded in new report for matching workers with the skills they need for the jobs of the 21st century SEATTLE, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Western Governors University (WGU) has been named to the White House's list of the most effective postsecondary job training programs in the nation. Vice President Joe Biden recently released the Ready to Work: Job-Driven Training and American Opportunity report. The report praised WGU for its use of competency-based...

2014-08-07 12:33:12

Pairing Creates Most Comprehensive Set of Student ID Deployment Options in the Market WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard has acquired CardSmith, the industry's leading cloud provider of campus card solutions and turn-key card program management services, Blackboard announced today. CardSmith joins Blackboard's growing set of student identification services and broadens the credentialing deployment options the company offers schools and institutions. CardSmith's...

2014-08-07 12:29:06

Peter Adler becomes online university's latest board member SEATTLE, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Peter Adler, President of Molina Healthcare of Washington, was recently appointed to the state advisory board of WGU Washington. The 13-member board helps guide the growth and development of Washington's only legislatively-endorsed, online university. Adler has been a leader in the healthcare industry for more than three decades and brings a track record of service to our state's...

2014-08-06 23:00:20

Draper University is proud to announce the Completion Challenge for its online entrepreneurship program. Fall 2014 and Winter 2015 students will get 50% of tuition back if they complete all lectures and assignments. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Draper University is proud to announce the Draper University Online (DUO) Completion Challenge. Fall 2014 and Winter 2015 students will get 50% of the $850 tuition back if they complete the core curriculum. The goal of the DUO...

2014-08-06 04:22:56

POTSDAM, Germany, August 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Extensive worldwide interest in new main memory database technology has led the Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) to offer a further open online course on this topic. The course, to be held in English, will begin on September 1 on the interactive learning platform http://www.open.hpi.de. Leading the latest Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) is Prof. Hasso Plattner, the co-founder and Supervisory Board chairman of the software giant...

2014-08-01 23:02:48

The North America Learning Management Systems (LMS) applications help in creating a more interactive and personalized learning environment in a digitized life. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-learning-management-system-2609252980.html (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 In today’s age, traditional learning methods are futile in helping the overall development of an individual. Hence, these methods need to be revamped, so that the necessary subject expertise and...

2014-08-01 08:30:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Founded in 2011, Acadsoc (http://www.acadsoc.com) is now home to the most diverse tutoring network anywhere on the web, with tutors hailing from Ivy League and other top American universities. Tutoring is available in languages, core academic subjects and related skills. More than 3,000 tutors are registered on the platform; these tutors host 2,000-plus sessions each month and growing. "We believe knowledge can change people's lives," remarked...

2014-07-31 23:17:11

TOPICS Entertainment is offering significant savings for elementary and secondary schools that purchase Instant Immersion™ VT world language and ESOL e-learning courses from now through September 30, 2014, as part of a special Back-to-School offer. World-class language learning software has never been more affordable for schools and may never be again. Renton, Washingtion (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 TOPICS Entertainment (http://www.topics-entertainment.com) is offering significant savings to...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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