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2014-06-03 12:46:41

MENLO PARK, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blended learning models-- the combination of teacher-led and online instruction-- may improve education by enhancing personalized learning in schools and freeing teachers to focus on helping all students develop higher-level learning skills. However, successful implementation of these models requires adequate infrastructure, reliable technology, quality software content, and changes in classroom management practices, according to new research...

2014-06-03 08:33:23

Award recipients will be recognized in a ceremony at the 11th Annual Sloan Consortium Blended Learning Conference & Workshop, July 8-9, in Denver NEWBURYPORT, Mass., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Sloan Consortium (Sloan-C) today announced the recipients of its Blended Learning Effective Practice Awards, which recognize effective techniques, strategies and practices in online education. The recipients are: Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140530/92896 -- Bevin Clare,...

2014-06-02 16:29:32

Led by Cengage Learning, funds signal demand for Portfolio Learning Platforms SAN FRANCISCO, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pathbrite, the world's leading Portfolio Learning Platform, today announced investments totaling $3.7 million, led by Cengage Learning. This funding, which includes support from ACT and Serious Change, will pave the way for Pathbrite to continue developing its platform by creating customized solutions for postsecondary and corporate partners. "The education sector is in...

2014-06-02 12:33:32

Student-Focused MyEdu Profile Now Integrated into the Industry's Leading Learning Management Platform WASHINGTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard has unveiled a professional profile designed specifically for students and embedded directly in Blackboard Learn((TM)), the company announced today. Leveraging the MyEdu experience, the profile, along with a redesign of the company's student portfolio tool, creates a more holistic learning environment that enables students to easily...

2014-06-02 12:26:56

Investment and partnership allow for online portfolio integration into MindTap solutions BOSTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Through a new partnership between Cengage Learning, a leading education company, and Pathbrite, the world's leading Portfolio Learning Platform, students will have access to Pathbrite's best-in-class e-portfolio in Cengage Learning's course solutions. The addition of an e-portfolio to MindTap's high quality course content differentiates it as the only truly...

2014-06-02 08:37:33

CEO to Moderate "Evolving Economy" Panel at Content in Context Conference WASHINGTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Learnosity, a transformative educational technology company, today announced that it is hosting the Opening Reception of Content in Context (CIC), the premier conference for the preK-12 learning resource industry organized by the Association of American Publishers PreK-12 Learning Group, at the Irish Embassy in Washington, DC on June 2(nd). This Irish-themed event -...

2014-06-02 08:25:28

DALLAS, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Replay Technologies, Inc. (Replay), makers of the revolutionary, freeD(TM) (free dimensional video) broadcast technology, announced today an investment from Samsung Venture Investment Corporation (SVIC). This investment follows Guggenheim Partners' US$9 million investment last month. "Replay continues to expand its reach across the North American sports and entertainment markets, with significant and untapped growth potential," said Replay Technologies'...

2014-05-29 23:11:44

Knowledge Delivery Systems Launches Suite of Online Common Core Courses New York (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Building on its extensive library of 80 online PD courses, Knowledge Delivery Systems (KDS) is poised to address the nation-wide need to deepen educator understanding of the Common Core State Standards by adding 25 new Common Core courses to its catalog. “Effective implementation of the Common Core State Standards may be the greatest challenge that the U.S. has faced in K-12 education....

2014-05-29 12:33:12

Inspired by Canvas Network, the new Canvas Catalog provides an all-in-one learning solution for online course publishing and registration SALT LAKE CITY, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Instructure, the technology company serving the academic market through its Canvas learning management system (LMS), today launched Canvas Catalog, a white-label platform that enables any institution, government entity, university or K-12 school to create a branded index of online courses. (Logo:...

2014-05-29 08:33:50

AUSTIN, Texas, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prologic Technology Systems, Inc. recently announced the rollout of its new online registration capability. The system went live with one Texas district in March and there are four other districts with implementations currently underway. The recently added functionality is available to all TEAMS(TM) clients as part of both the cloud and on-site solutions. TEAMS' online registration will allow parents of new and existing students to sign up...


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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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