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2014-05-15 16:32:30

Effort Will Improve Communication Efforts Between the District and its Students, Parents and Teachers WASHINGTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Miami-Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS) has selected Blackboard to enhance district-wide communications through the selection of its advanced mass notification capabilities, the company announced today. Through this continued partnership, Blackboard works with some of the largest school districts in the country providing their communication...

2014-05-15 16:32:22

Delivers enhanced learning and teaching standards across Malaysia KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 1BestariNet, a virtual leaning environment (VLE) initiative rolled out by the Ministry of Education (MoE) in partnership with Xchanging Malaysia and YTL Communications, has successfully connected a total of 5.5 million students, 500,000 teachers, 10,000 schools and 4.5 million parents. This has made Malaysia the first country in the world to deliver a single,...

2014-05-15 12:44:47

Blackboard Analytics Earns Top Honors from Educators, Administrators and Institutional Leaders WASHINGTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard won one of the software industry's most prestigious honors this week when Blackboard Analytics(TM) was named the Best Postsecondary Enterprise Solution at the Software & Information Industry's Association's (SIIA) 2014 CODiE Awards. The product was also named the Best Overall Postsecondary Solution. Judges recognized Blackboard...

2014-05-13 23:15:21

The Global Teenager Project, an educational initiative that uses the internet to bring together students from around the globe, gets free access to Cogneeto to support an ever richer learning experience.News Source: Advanced Learning Technologies Lab, University of Toronto Toronto, Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 The Global Teenager Project began in 1998, and has since connected 1000s of international schools, bringing together well over 250,000 students via the internet. Students...

2014-05-13 08:38:28

New courses address evolving standards and academic needs SEATTLE, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apex Learning, the leading provider of blended and virtual learning solutions to the nation's schools, has announced the expansion of its course catalog for the 2014-2015 academic year. The new courses demonstrate the company's continued commitment to ensuring Apex Learning online courses fully meet expectations as standards evolve, as well as new investments in Career and Technical...

2014-05-12 08:39:34

DALLAS, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Smart Education & Learning Market by Hardware (IWB & SBL), Software (LMS/LCMS, Open Source & Mobile Education Apps), Educational Content (Digital Content, Test And Assessment & Digital Text Book) - Global Advancements, Market Forecast and Analysis (2014 - 2019)", defines and segments the global smart education market into various sub-segments with an in-depth analysis and forecasting of market sizes. The report...

2014-05-09 23:06:54

New training location centrally located & convenient to I-95. New York City, NY (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 NetCom Learning, the leader in technology learning solutions, is excited to announce they have opened a new training location in Princeton, New Jersey providing residents in New Jersey and surrounding areas with a convenient site to attend technology training courses. The new training site is located at 100 Overlook Center in Princeton, New Jersey, with easy access to restaurants,...

2014-05-08 23:02:08

‘Drive’ Portal Unveiled at SHLB Conference in DC Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Watch Drive Video Access Drive This week during the SHLB Coalition's 2014 Annual Conference, Connected Nation is promoting the launch of its new digital learning platform called Drive: Your Digital Learning Hub. The Drive learning platform is aimed at closing the digital literacy gap that still persists in the United States by providing community anchor institutions and trainers with an...

2014-05-08 12:33:24

Partnership will explore behavioral results and provide a better understanding of how students and instructors use digital course materials in the classroom BOSTON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cengage Learning, a leading global educational content, technology and services company for the higher education and K-12, professional and library markets, today announced a partnership with Celebrus Technologies, a provider of tagging-free multi-channel digital big data software that captures...

2014-05-07 23:08:05

Higher Education Customers of Blackboard’s Campus Mobile App Platform Can Now Free Students from Standing in Line Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 QLess, the company behind the leading mobile technology that eliminates physical lines, today announced that its dynamic wait experience solution has been integrated into Mosaic, a mobile app platform from Blackboard, a global leader in education technology that is dedicated to improving the student learning experience. Higher education...


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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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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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