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2014-07-26 04:59:39

Association for Psychological Science Contrary to previous assumptions, researchers find that preschoolers are able to gauge the strength of their memories and make decisions based on their self-assessments. The study findings are published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. “Previously, developmental researchers assumed that preschoolers did not introspect much on their mental states, and were not able to reflect on their own uncertainty...

2014-07-25 23:01:52

Founder and CEO of Allen Interactions, Dr. Michael Allen, to discuss the bottom-line business return of using e-learning, specifically the principles of the Serious eLearning Manifesto. Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Allen Interactions Inc., an internationally acclaimed custom learning design, development, strategic consulting, and technology firm, announces new webinar in conjunction with Training Magazine Network. The webinar, e-Learning, Are You Serious?, aims to shed...

2014-07-24 23:09:04

Today’s K-12 Mandarin educators have a new challenge: to engage a new wave of Chinese language learners with the latest technology while ensuring standards such as ACTFL and the Common Core are met. To address this problem, Better Chinese, a thought leader in linking technology to best practices pedagogy for Mandarin educators, is launching the first series of self-paced, asynchronous webinars, with blended learning options that provide professional development specifically for Chinese...

2014-07-23 23:31:22

BlueVolt, the leading learning management system (LMS) for businesses in the service and manufacturing industries, is a 2014 Top 20 Workforce Development Provider as selected by TrainingIndustry.com. Portland, Ore. (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 BlueVolt, the leading learning management system (LMS) for businesses in the service and manufacturing industries, is a 2014 Top 20 Workforce Development Provider as selected by TrainingIndustry.com. This is the third straight year BlueVolt has made the...

2014-07-23 23:19:20

WordWriter, BoomWriter's new technology-based vocabulary tool, lets students apply, share, and assess their knowledge of vocabulary. Milton, Massachusetts (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Award-winning educational technology website BoomWriter Media announced today the launch of its newest feature to its collaborative writing interface: an interactive vocabulary resource aptly named WordWriter. WordWriter delivers a technology-based vocabulary learning experience that is certain to develop...

2014-07-23 23:17:18

Board’s Demonstrated Ability to Drive Educational Innovation Will Help Company Transform Learning Outcomes For Students All Over the World Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Enlearn (enlearn.org) – a not-for-profit K-12 company that is partnering with the University of Washington’s Center for Game Science (CGS) to harness real-time classroom data to automatically optimize learning for each unique student, teacher and classroom – today announced that it is adding two distinguished...

2014-07-22 08:40:03

BOSTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- College students who used Cengage Learning's MindTap personal learning experience earned better test scores than students who did not use the platform, according to a study conducted by independent research groups MarketingWorks and SEG Measurement, commissioned by the company. The study also found that nearly two-thirds of students felt MindTap helped them achieve higher levels of learning, such as how to apply what is learned to real-world...

2014-07-21 23:08:08

Collaboration Aims to Fortify Digital Learning in Classrooms across the Country New York, NY (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Triumph Learning, producer of critically acclaimed K-12 texts and interactive digital tools, announces its entry into the Digital Learning Alliance (DLA). The partnership will advance DLA’s mission of improving the United State’s education system and supporting efforts to drive digital learning that amplifies teacher impact. “Triumph Learning and Digital Learning...

2014-07-21 23:05:32

Smart Education & Learning Market research report majorly focuses on the basis of products, learning modes, applications, factors driving the market, various restraints, opportunities and global adoption trend.(http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/smart-digital-education-market-571.html) (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 The report "Smart Education & Learning Market by Hardware (IWB & SBL), Software (LMS/LCMS, Open Source & Mobile Education Apps), Educational Content...

2014-07-21 23:02:59

Ed tech company IPEVO is hosting its "Have an IS-01? Share and Win" event starting July 21st. Educators who have used the IS-01 Interactive Whiteboard System can share their stories for a chance to win IPEVO products. (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Education technology company IPEVO is encouraging its customers to share their stories about the IS-01 Interactive Whiteboard System, and the company is hosting a special forum in which to do so: the "Have an IS-01? Share and Win"...


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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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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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