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2010-06-29 07:00:00

GERMANTOWN, Md., June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, today announced the installation of a satellite uplink enabling distance learning at the Havasupai Elementary School, located in the heart of the Grand Canyon. This installation is the 150th site installed under the National Indian Programs Training Center's (NIPTC) Enhanced Learning and Knowledge Network (ELKNet), delivering distance...

2010-05-26 01:59:00

BEIJING, May 26, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elsevier, the world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products, tools and services, announced a new initiative for the Chinese market which involves the establishment of a strategic cooperation with Peking University Health Science Center School of Distance Learning for Medical Education (PUHSC). Beijing MEDTIME Technology Development Co., Ltd, a company affiliated to PUHSC and Elsevier, signed an agreement...

2010-05-25 13:52:00

USDLA thanks Congress for stepping in and urging the FCC to avoid classifying broadband service as telephone service. BOSTON, May 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Distance Learning Association (USDLA) thanked Members of Congress for urging the Federal Communications Commission to avoid reclassifying broadband as a telephone service. This will have implications for consumers, particularly those who use high-speed Internet for distance learning and educational purposes. USDLA thanks...

2010-05-19 13:26:23

The United States Distance Learning Association recognized NASA's Digital Learning Network (DLN) for its superior instructors by presenting the program with the Silver Award for Distance Learning Teaching. Seventeen agency instructors from across NASA's 10 field centers were recognized for their performance. The DLN enables students, the next generation of explorers, to connect with scientists, engineers and researchers without leaving the classroom. The program uses interactive...

2010-02-16 07:35:00

MESA, Ariz., Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- High school and then college may be a traditional academic path for most high school students, but not for 69 Sequoia Choice Arizona Distance Learning students currently participating in the school's Dual College Credit Program. Sequoia's Dual College Credit Program enables high school students to take free college courses and earn college credit before high school graduation. Michael Savoia started the program when he was a freshman. This year he will...

2010-02-04 07:00:00

WEST CHESTER, Pa., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nobel Learning Communities, Inc. (Nasdaq: NLCI), a leading operator of private preschools, elementary schools, middle schools, and an online K-12 school today reported financial results for the second quarter (thirteen weeks) of fiscal 2010, which ended December 26, 2009. Second quarter revenues rose 4.9% to a record $58.6 million compared to $55.9 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2009. Second quarter net income was $1.0 million,...

2010-02-01 11:01:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the population of older adults increases, the need for quality, innovative arts programs rises. The National Center for Creative Aging (NCCA) will present two distance learning webinar series on arts making programs funded in part by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation. This informative online series will feature best practices, research and resource development from highly acclaimed professionals in the arts and...

2010-01-14 12:10:00

Files letter urging Commission to focus latest reform efforts on broadband expansion rather than net neutrality WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Distance Learning Association issued a response today with the Federal Communications Commission urging the commissioners to expand access to affordable, high-speed broadband service for thousands of Americans who rely on internet access for educational opportunities. They also warned the commission that efforts to...

2010-01-13 15:12:00

WEST CHESTER, Pa., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nobel Learning Communities, Inc. (Nasdaq: NLCI), a leading operator of private preschools, elementary and middle schools and online distance learning schools today announced it is entering the Korean market through a ground-breaking agreement to offer its online and distance learning program to students in Korea, giving Korean students an opportunity to earn an accredited US high school diploma. George Bernstein, President and Chief...

2009-12-07 10:21:00

LONDON, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Home Learning College (HLC) today announces that it is the first and only vocational distance learning provider to be accredited as an academic institution by the National Union of Students (NUS). This means that HLC can now exclusively offer its home study students the NUS Extra Card - affording them a wealth of discounts and offers. The NUS serves as the unified voice of UK students, representing the interests of over 95%, or seven million, of the students...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.