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2014-04-16 12:35:32

Fully Operational Store Will Be In Use This Summer by a Growing Number of Institutions WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard today announced that several higher education institutions have already launched the Blackboard Store or plan to do so in time for the summer semester. The Blackboard Store is a fully operational e-commerce system directly within the teaching and learning platform. Without having to leave the learning environment, students can see...

2014-04-16 12:34:50

MUMBAI, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bharat Book Bureau presents ICT investment trends in China - Enterprise ICT spending patterns through to the end of 2015. In this report Global ICT Intelligence presents the findings from a survey of 131 Chinese enterprises regarding their Information & Communications Technology (ICT) investment trends. The report illustrates the core technologies enterprises are investing in, including the likes of mobility, business intelligence,...

2014-04-16 00:21:32

Achievement gains for students validated by third-party studies SEATTLE, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apex Learning, the leading provider of blended and virtual learning solutions to the nation's schools, announced the results of three independent studies to evaluate the effectiveness of the company's digital curriculum. The results revealed the positive impact the curriculum has on student achievement when implemented to meet a range of student needs. (Logo:...

2014-04-15 23:04:16

Totara Learning Solutions has announced a significant change to its open source distribution strategy. Wellington, New Zealand (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Totara Learning Solutions has announced a significant change to its open source distribution strategy. Since its launch in 2011, TotaraLMS has been offered as a distribution of the popular education platform, Moodle. For a low-cost subscription fee, customers receive the benefit of code support and maintenance, security updates, error...

2014-04-15 12:33:32

Clinton Global Initiative "Commitment to Action" Creates Scholarship Matching Program. PENSACOLA, Fla., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Smart Horizons Career Online Education (SHCOE), the world's first private, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Investments (SACS) accredited, online school district, today announced that the Brown Mackie College system of schools ("Brown Mackie College") has launched ed2go's Career Online High School...

2014-04-15 12:33:26

Partnership Marks Company's Latest in Series of Student-Focused Service Agreements WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Arkansas, located in Fayetteville, has selected Blackboard as its partner to help expand marketing efforts for the institution's online program, the company announced today. The agreement is the latest in a series of Blackboard service partnerships that aim to help institutions expand and grow their online offerings. Blackboard will help...

2014-04-15 08:38:38

Collaboration Aims to Help More Students Connect with Campus Safety Officials WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard and LiveSafe, two of the leading companies focused on campus safety and security, have joined forces to bring LiveSafe's mobile safety technology to more schools and students across the country, the companies announced today. Blackboard provides integrated campus commerce and security solutions through Blackboard Transact(TM)( )to hundreds of higher...

2014-04-14 23:08:09

Mastery Technologies’ Video On Demand platform has earned them Corp! Magazine’s 2014 DiSciTech Award in the digital category. The award is honoring Mastery’s VOD3 platform which allows courses to be published in a standardized way so they can be played on all devices, including smart phones, tablets and desktop computers. Novi, MI (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 To continue the outstanding progression from the release of its mobile-friendly Video On Demand (VOD3) platform, Mastery...

2014-04-10 23:26:50

Collaaj, Inc. was one of the top startups selected to present at Sloan-C’s Launch Pad event in Dallas. The Company unveiled its ‘Unified Video Capture & Management’ platform, that provides a simple, unified way to implement lecture captures as well as flipped learning initiatives at schools and universities, with zero hardware cost and full integration with existing infrastructure. Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Collaaj, a Silicon Valley company with a mission to enrich...

2014-04-10 23:26:47

A Proven Process and Technology Saves This District $70k Annually Austin, TX (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 More than 46,000 students are enrolled in the 56 schools that comprise the Frisco Independent School District in Frisco, Texas. Prior to partnering with InfoSnap, each of the 56 schools employed a different process for enrollment and registration. A customized and streamlined approach from InfoSnap changed that by providing Frisco with a cohesive online solution, integrated with the...


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Technophobia
2013-12-24 11:45:54

Technophobia, from Greek techne, meaning art, skill, or craft, and phobos, meaning fear, is the fear or the dislike of advanced technology or complex devices, particularly computers. Although there are a number of interpretations of technophobia, they appear to become more complex as technology continues to evolve. The term is usually used in the sense of irrational fear, but others contend that their fears are justified. It is related to cyber phobia and it is the opposite of technophilia....

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