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2014-02-25 23:21:42

Expanded Executive Team Brings Decades of Experience from the Forefront of Higher Education Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Helix Education (previously Datamark), a world class provider of student lifecycle technologies and services, has expanded its executive committee to include thought leaders and education technology experts who have decades of experience working for and with colleges and universities. The executive committee will oversee the further development,...

2014-01-04 23:21:29

Online learning solutions from Advanced Academics will gain expanded distribution and enhance Connections Education’s comprehensive collection of courses, tools, and services for middle and high school, grades 6-12 BALTIMORE, Md. and OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (PRWEB) January 03, 2014 Connections Education (CE) (http://www.ConnectionsEducation.com), a leading K-12 virtual education provider, has acquired the education products and service assets of Advanced Academics (AAI), an e-learning...

2013-10-10 23:02:23

Tom Dearden Appointed Chairman; Matthew Schnittman to Join as President and CEO Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Datamark, the leader in data-driven enrollment marketing, today announced it has acquired the technology assets of Altius Education, including its competency-based online learning platform, Helix, as well as its enrollment management and student retention platforms. An investment group led by Oakleigh Thorne, current Chairman of the Board of Datamark and former CEO...

2012-08-23 23:00:08

Fully online program to increase access to higher education for students. Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) August 22, 2012 The California State University, the nation´s largest four-year university system, has selected Pearson to launch Cal State Online, a fully online program designed to increase access to higher education. Cal State Online will launch in January 2013 with a selection of undergraduate degree completion and professional master´s programs, leveraging the multitude of...

2011-10-13 16:20:00

Nine Select Institutions are First Design Partners Denver, CO (PRWEB) October 13, 2011 Pearson today made a major move to increase access and collaboration in higher education by launching the beta version of OpenClass. A key component of Pearsonâs vision to increase access, achievement and affordability, OpenClass offers institutions and instructors the ability to engage and interact with their students using the collaborative technologies that students are...

Word of the Day
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'