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2014-05-05 12:32:50

Independent Efficacy Study Shows Cengage Learning's Online Homework Tool Benefits Students and Instructors BOSTON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- College students using Cengage Learning's Aplia online homework tool were more engaged, received better grades and developed better workplace-ready skills than students who did not use the tool, according to an independent efficacy study conducted for Cengage Learning by Project Tomorrow, a national education nonprofit organization. The study...

2014-05-01 23:11:13

EmpoweredU, a Silicon Valley-based education technology company with a focus on mobile-first design, has named Paul Roberge as President. Roberge has over 10 years experience in the education technology space, most recently at Blackboard. Campbell, CA (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 EmpoweredU, a Silicon Valley-based education technology company, is pleased to announce that Paul Roberge has joined the company as President. EmpoweredU recently released its new learning platform with advanced mobile...

2014-05-01 12:38:01

K-12 Launch Planned for Later this Year WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard Inc. and Discovery Education today announced a powerful new partnership supporting the integration of digital content into university and community college courses nationwide. Through the partnership, higher education faculty and students can now access Discovery Education's dynamic digital media through Blackboard's teaching and learning environment and on their mobile devices. In addition,...

2014-04-30 23:22:29

CenturyLink and the Consortium of Florida Education Foundations announced 24 winners of the CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation's Teacher and Technology grant program. Each project will receive up to $5,000 to purchase technology to enhance digital learning and technology-driven classroom instruction. Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 CenturyLink, Inc. and the Consortium of Florida Education Foundations (CFEF) recently announced 24 winners of the CenturyLink Clarke M....

2014-04-30 23:08:58

Ed tech company IPEVO's newest product is the iZiggi-HD Wireless Document Camera for iPad, which allows educators to stream documents, pictures, devices, and 3D objects wirelessly to iPad. Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Responding to the ever-growing number of iPads in modern classrooms, education technology company IPEVO has released a wireless document camera for iPad, the iZiggi-HD. Building off the success of IPEVO's iconic line of affordable document cameras for PC and...

2014-04-30 06:47:59

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The list of components may be more worthy of a hobbyist's drawer of random parts than MacGyver's toolbox, but a Linux engineer just made a smartphone for $158 using a Raspberry Pi to power the device. Parts for the "PiPhone" include a Raspberry Pi minicomputer; a battery pack; a small touchscreen TFT module; a DC-DC boost converter and a GSM/GPRS modem with antenna, Fierce CIO reports. The engineer was able to construct the smartphone...

2014-04-29 23:21:05

New Integrated Solution Offers Greatly Improved ROI and Increased Revenues for External Training Programs San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Mylo Solutions, Inc. the provider of the Cloud/SaaS based MyloTEAM™ solution for the Enterprise Training and Learning markets has formed a strategic partnership with Totara Learning Solutions, provider of Totara LMS - Learning Management System for the Enterprise. Totara offers a Learning Management System (LMS), based on the open source...

2014-04-29 23:21:03

This evaluation tool enables organizations to assess missing elements from their mobile learning program and provides a guided path toward a more optimized approach. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Brandon Hall Group today released its High-Performance Mobile Learning Maturity Model, a unique tool that enables organizations struggling to develop momentum in mobile learning to move forward toward a more optimized approach. The model, developed by Brandon Hall Group Chief Strategy...

2014-04-29 23:08:04

Market leading Whiteboard app is now available for Windows 8 Tablets and laptops. Educators Can Now Control Their PC or Mac then Annotate over Content at a Fraction of the Cost of Expensive Interactive Whiteboards Redmond, WA and San Jose, CA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Splashtop, Inc, the worldwide leader in cross-device computing and collaboration, and with over one million educators using Splashtop products, announces the availability of the newest app for educators, Splashtop Whiteboard...

2014-04-29 23:02:37

TotaraLMS 2.6, the latest release of the enterprise distribution of Moodle, will be unveiled at ASTD 2014 in Washington DC next month. Wellington, NZ (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The Totara team will be on hand at the upcoming ASTD International Conference and Expo, to demonstrate the latest version of TotaraLMS, an open source learning management system for the corporate sector based on Moodle, the world’s most popular LMS. “Totara LMS is a custom distribution of Moodle with all of the...

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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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