Quantcast

Latest Education Stories

2014-07-30 23:03:51

The University of Alabama, College of Continuing Studies continues to add new online certificate course through eLearning course provider World Education.net. Arlington, TX (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 The University of Alabama, Office of Professional Development and Community Engagement College of Continuing Studies now offers new online culinary and fitness courses, provided by World Education.net. Last spring, the school partnered with World Education.net to provide its students with a broad...

2014-07-30 23:03:41

Michael Lira spent a memorable day at Daytona International Speedway as a volunteer for the Department of Children and Families (DCF) Foster Day Camp, speaking to students from the DCF Youth Program about the life of a young professional racer. (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Michael Lira spent a memorable day at Daytona International Speedway as a volunteer for the Department of Children and Families (DCF) Foster Day Camp, speaking to students from the DCF Youth Program about the life of a young...

2014-07-30 23:02:23

Peachjar improves school-to-home communication for Clover School District by streamlining school flyer distribution and delivering eflyers directly to parents. Clover, SC (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Peachjar, a San Diego based technology company, is on a mission to help schools get out of the flyer delivery business. Clover School District recently implemented Peachjar’s innovative system for distributing school flyers electronically. According to Mychal Frost, Clover School District’s...

2014-07-30 23:02:16

Huffington Post Founder and Best-Selling Author Now Featured in Health Coach Training Program Curriculum Lecturing on the Importance of Self-Care New York, NY (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 The Institute for Integrative Nutrition (IIN), the world’s largest nutrition school, is pleased to announce that Arianna Huffington has joined as a guest speaker and is now featured in the curriculum of the Health Coach Training Program. Arianna Huffington is the chair, president, and editor-in-chief of The...

2014-07-30 23:01:07

Success at College Begins with a Trip to Career Services Andover, NJ (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Within weeks freshman will begin to pour onto college campuses, each student brimming with excitement and promise. Each hopes this will be a time of growth and the start to something big. Statistically speaking, there is reason for each to pause; it may not be as easy as it looks. Some sources cite as many as 80% of students will switch their major at least once and many will switch two or three...

2014-07-30 23:00:50

Nationally recognized leader in nursing education, Marsha Howell Adams, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF, who since September 2013 has served as president of the National League for Nursing, became the new dean of the College of Nursing at University of Alabama-Huntsville (UAH), effective July 14. The move marries her leadership of the NLN, as the nation's premier voice for nursing education, to one of the top-ranked academic nursing and research institutions in the country. Washington, DC (PRWEB)...

2014-07-30 23:00:39

MyMobileUniversity is the global initiative to impact lives through education and it is a learning platform for all ages. MMU believes in the fundamental right to a quality public education for all and are now inviting individuals, who are passionate about the universal right to education, to come on board as Goodwill Ambassadors. Washington, DC and Malaysia (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 MyMobileUniversity (MMU) is a global initiative to impact lives through education by LTT Global an award...

2014-07-30 23:00:22

"Diversity and Cultural Competence in Health Care: A Systems Approach" reflects NLN commitment to diversity and global health initiatives. Janice L. Dreachslin, PhD, a professor in the Management Division at the Penn State Great Valley School of Graduate Professional Studies; M. Jean Gilbert, PhD, principal of the consulting firm, Cultures in the Clinic; and NLN CEO Beverly Malone, PhD, RN, FAAN, have each written from their differing respective academic-scholarly perspectives -...

2014-07-30 16:21:24

United Airlines Joins as Founding Leadership Partner, Commits $75,000 ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The GBTA Foundation - the education and research arm of the Global Business Travel Association - announced today at GBTA Convention 2014, "The Gift of Knowledge" initiative and United Airlines' $75,000 commitment as a founding leadership partner. Through the initiative, GBTA will be utilizing funds raised to develop and implement an innovative and...

2014-07-30 12:34:44

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CompTIA, the IT Industry Trade Association, said today executives from five leading companies in the information technology (IT) channel have been named to its Partner Advisory Council. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130107/DC38135LOGO The council is an invitation-only group that provides CompTIA with strategic, near-term insight on issues and trends affecting the IT channel. It serves as a strategic think-tank, presenting...


Latest Education Reference Libraries

Wampus cat (cougar)
2014-01-28 15:10:48

The Wampus cat comes from American folklore as a variation of a fierce cougar. It also is compared to the Ewah of Cherokee mythology. In the myth a woman covers herself with the skin of a cougar and spies on the men of the tribe. While the men are telling sacred stories around a fire, she is caught and turned into a half-woman, half-cat by the tribe’s medicine man. The Wampus cat supposedly still haunts the forests of east Tennessee. Other legends state the Wampus cat is the spirit of...

Algebra
2014-01-02 11:06:39

Algebra, from the Arabic al-jebr, meaning “reunion of broken parts”, is one of the wide-ranging parts of mathematics, combined with number theory, geometry, and analysis. Algebra can basically be considered as doing computations much like that of arithmetic with non-numerical mathematical objects. Initially, these objects were variables that represented either numbers that weren’t yet known or unspecified numbers, permitting one to state and prove properties that are true no matter...

Geometry
2014-01-02 10:21:51

Geometry is a branch of mathematics that is concerned with questions of shape, size, relative position of figures, and the properties of space. A mathematician who works in the geometry field is called a geometer. Geometry arose independently in numerous early cultures as a body of practical knowledge concerning areas, lengths, and volumes, with elements of a formal mathematical science emerging in the West as early as Thales. By the 3rd century BC, geometry was put into an axiomatic form by...

Trigonometry
2014-01-02 10:09:07

Trigonometry, from the Greek trigonon, meaning triangle, and metron, meaning measure, is a branch of mathematics that studies the relationships involving lengths and angles of triangles. The field came about during the 3rd century BC from applications of geometry to astronomical studies. The 3rd century astronomers first noted that the lengths of the sides of a right triangle and the angles between those sides have fixed relationships: that is, if at least the length of one of those sides...

Applied Mathematics
2014-01-02 10:00:11

Applied mathematics is a branch of mathematics that focuses on mathematical methods that are usually used in science, engineering, business, and industry. Therefore, “applied mathematics” is a mathematical science with specialized knowledge. The term “applied mathematics” also explains the professional specialty in which mathematicians work on practical problems; as a profession focused on practical problems, applied mathematics focuses on the formulation and study of mathematical...

More Articles (44 articles) »
Word of the Day
lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
Related