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2013-11-21 15:42:19

Carnegie Mellon and Temple researchers offer fresh perspective for educational research From using concrete or abstract materials to giving immediate or delayed feedback, there are rampant debates over the best teaching strategies to use. But, in reality, improving education is not as simple as choosing one technique over another. Carnegie Mellon University and Temple University researchers scoured the educational research landscape and found that because improved learning depends on...

2013-11-20 23:28:28

Anna Maria College has added a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction to its roster of online programs. Applications are now being accepted, and the first online course will begin in May 2014. Paxton, MA (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Anna Maria College has added a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction to its roster of online programs. Applications are now being accepted, and the first online course will begin in May 2014. The program focuses on leveraging the power of...

2013-11-20 23:26:51

Totara 2.5 Managed Hosting Includes New Performance Management Module Vancouver, Canada (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Lambda Solutions today announced the availability of performance management tools in the latest edition of the Totara Learning Management System (LMS). Lambda provides fully managed hosting for Totara 2.5, which now includes a Performance Management module. The module allows companies to carry out employee performance appraisals and facilitates ongoing feedback between...

2013-11-20 23:02:28

In an interview with eReflect, the company behind the Ultimate Spelling software, Kelly Walsh of EmergingEdTech.com advocates for technology integration and alternative teaching methods to encourage the growth of language studies for immediate and future betterment in a world headed towards total technological integration. New York City, NY (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 With a background in information technology, Kelly Walsh has a good basis for his opinion that assimilation of technology...

2013-11-20 12:29:48

NEW YORK, Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- From Facebook newsfeeds and text messages to frat parties and other extracurriculars, the number of study distractions today is unlimited, so how do college students focus on their studies to enhance their performance in class? New survey results illustrate how technology is improving the study process for many students but warn that students aren't always using mobile devices to their advantage. The third party study ("The Impact of Technology on...

2013-11-20 08:31:54

Anchorage School District takes Innovative Approach to Increasing Graduation Rate SEATTLE, Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Anchorage School District recently announced that they have increased their graduation rate by more than 3.5 percent district-wide during the 2012-2013 school year. In a recent article, "ASD Graduates More Students, Bartlett High Leads Way," written by Daysa Eaton of KSKA, Alaska Public Media, Bartlett High School is recognized as leading the way by bringing...

2013-11-19 23:27:24

Moodle Certified Partner, Lambda Solutions, Ready to Host Moodle 2.6 Vancouver, British Columbia (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Lambda Solutions today announced the expansion of their managed hosting service to include the latest version of the Moodle Learning Management System (LMS), Moodle 2.6. Voted number one in the LMS category in the Center for Learning & Performance Technologies Top 100 Tools for Learning 2013 list, Moodle leads in value for performance. "Moodle 2.6 includes...

2013-11-19 23:01:15

With an estimated 3 million students enrolled in fully online programs nationwide, Brandman University Chancellor Gary Brahm separates fact from fiction when it comes to online learning. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 With unemployment hovering at 7.3 percent and many employers still holding off hiring despite strong profits, the challenge facing many adults is whether or not to seek additional education in hopes of being prepared to jump back into the work force or to advance their...

2013-11-18 23:01:33

New “Collaborate to the Core” Guide and MimioStudio Collaborate Lesson Sample Pack Provide a Spectrum of Ideas for Student Collaboration Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 To meet the demands of the 21st century classroom and workplace, students need strong collaboration skills. Mimio is helping teachers introduce this critical skill as early as kindergarten and develop it through grade 12 via two resources for collaborative lesson activities. The company’s new Collaborate to...

Two Million In Sales Is The Magic Number For Raspberry Pi
2013-11-18 12:38:14

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Sales of Raspberry Pi, the cheap and tiny computer that was designed to teach programming to students, have passed two million units in sales in just two years. While the co-creator of the $35 Linux-based computer had expected to sell about 1,000 or so of the devices, it became a huge hit, exceeding almost everyone’s expectations, and it doesn’t look like it will slow down anytime soon. In fact, sales have actually increased since...


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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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