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2014-09-19 16:26:13

SEATTLE, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apex Learning, the leading provider of blended and virtual learning solutions to the nation's schools, received the 2014 Tech Impact Award in the education category last night at the Seattle Business magazine Tech Impact Awards. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140918/147085 The annual award recognizes the best of Washington State's tech industry. Nominations in 12 categories were submitted by companies from across the state. Apex...

2014-09-19 08:28:27

Brandon Hall, a top learning research firm, has recognized Allen with four learning awards. SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allen Communication, an innovator in online training and education, has been recognized with four Brandon Hall Excellence in Learning awards. Not only was Allen the most awarded company in the Best Custom Content category, but Allen also stands out for the range of impactful solutions. In a record-setting year at Allen, these awards are additional evidence...

2014-09-19 08:27:49

LoudCloud to Build Learning platform for Early Florida, based on their FASTRAK CBLMS DALLAS, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- LoudCloud today announced that the University of Florida Lastinger Center, has selected LoudCloud's FASTRAK as the Competency Based Learning Management Systems for Early Learning Florida. After an extensive search, University of Florida chose LoudCloud because of its powerful technologies and customization capabilities. Housed at the University of...

2014-09-18 23:09:44

VoiceThread, a collaborative platform used by more than 5 million people and thousands of the world’s best schools and universities, has released a new version, available immediately worldwide. Durham, NC (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 "Live human interaction is a critical part of the online learning experience; however, it’s quite clear that people don’t want to schedule it anymore. Anytime-anywhere convenience, a standard requirement for online learning, conflicts directly with a...

2014-09-18 23:07:27

Pierson Library in partnership with Recorded Books announces availability of online continuing education service Universal Class, and streaming movie service IndieFlix. Shelburne, VT (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Pierson Library has partnered with RBdigital from Recorded Books (Prince Frederick, MD) to offer two electronic resources: Universal Class and IndieFlix. Universal Class is an online continuing education service providing a diverse offering of courses for personal and professional...

2014-09-18 08:36:38

CHICAGO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- digedu furthers its commitment to provide a seamless, comprehensive digital learning environment by partnering with Clever. Through this partnership, digedu users enjoy single sign-on with instant log-in capabilities and secure student data management that will save schools hundreds of hours of data entry for teachers and administrators. These features will be accessible to all current and future digedu clients at no additional cost. Using...

2014-09-18 08:34:26

Leader of Alliance of Historically Black Colleges and Universities Picks the Canvas LMS to realize its vision for the HBCU of the 21st Century MARSHALL, Texas and SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Center for Excellence in Distance Learning (CEDL) at Wiley College today announced it has partnered with Instructure to use Canvas as its learning management system (LMS) establishing a preferred model for the HBCU of the 21st Century. After weighing a number of options, the CEDL...

2014-09-17 23:13:46

MightyMeeting, a provider of innovative collaboration solutions, is announcing AirPaper, a service designed to turn everyday classroom interactions into collaborative, engaging, and memorable experiences, thus improving the overall learning quality and academic performance. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 MightyMeeting, a provider of innovative collaboration solutions, is announcing AirPaper, a service designed to turn everyday classroom interactions into collaborative,...

2014-09-17 12:31:05

Engaging Toys Foster Love of Learning, Assist in Reaching Key Childhood Developmental Milestones CHICAGO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VTech® (www.vtechkids.com), a world leader in age-appropriate and developmental stage-based electronic learning products for children, today announced new additions to its extensive line of infant and preschool products. New educator-approved introductions include the Chomp & Count Dino(TM), a kid-friendly dinosaur that teaches numbers, music,...

2014-09-17 08:37:42

"On Demand Model" Positions Higher Education to Overcome Super Storm of Challenges to Better Compete and Thrive in Today's Dynamic Environment BOCA RATON, Fla., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Campus Management Corp., a leading provider of enterprise software products and services for educational institutions, has unveiled its vision for the higher education market - the "On Demand Model." The On Demand Model recognizes that higher education is facing an unprecedented amount of change creating...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'