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2014-09-10 23:03:07

KDS and Amplify Launch Innovative Course, “Taking Action with Data” New York, NY (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Knowledge Delivery Systems, the leader in research-based, blended professional learning for K-12, has partnered with Amplify, an education technology company, to develop a powerful new course that helps teachers harness data to inform instruction. Through their work in school districts across the nation, KDS and Amplify have seen firsthand the need for educators to gain the...

2014-09-09 23:07:16

Relias Learning announced today the launch of its latest Learning Management System (LMS). CARY, NC (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Relias Learning, the leader in SaaS-based training and compliance solutions for the health and human services markets, announced today the latest release of its best-in-class Learning Management System (LMS) with multiple blended learning capabilities that will be immediately available to all Relias customers. The enhancements build on Relias’ existing LMS that...

2014-09-09 23:03:30

As educators, we know how easy it is for students to slip through the cracks. Pear Deck's mission is to make it easy to hear from every student every day. With the Pear Deck Google Drive App, engaged learners learn more, faster. Iowa City, Iowa (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Pear Deck announces the international launch of Pear Deck! Pear Deck is a Google Drive App that lets teachers and trainers create interactive presentations and formative assessments allowing every single participant...

2014-09-09 08:37:19

SEATTLE, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apex Learning, the leading provider of blended and virtual learning solutions to the nation's schools, was one of the curriculum providers studied in the recent "Blended Learning Report" issued by SRI International. According to the report, effective blended learning programs require the implementation of quality digital content. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140908/144100 The report details the numerous benefits when there is a...

2014-09-08 08:26:51

Content providers can now partner with Werkz Publishing to transform publications into engaging, interactive digital workbooks for computers and tablets SAN DIEGO, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Werkz Publishing Inc. announces the launch of PageWerkz(TM), a proprietary new educational technology that offers a digital workbook platform for content providers. The San Diego-based company, which is best known for its award-winning ScienceWerkz® science education apps, is seeking to partner with...

2014-09-05 23:02:28

NetDimensions is once again named among TrainingIndustry.com’s Top 20 Learning Portal Companies. Rocky Hill, CT (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 For the fifth year in a row, NetDimensions (AIM: NETD; OTCQX: NETDY), a global provider of performance, knowledge, and learning management systems, is named among TrainingIndustry.com’s 2014 Top 20 Learning Portal Companies. NetDimensions’ Chief Marketing Officer Alex Poulos said: “Over the last 15 years, NetDimensions has consistently...

greater learning gains in traditional science courses
2014-09-05 08:49:29

Brian M. Mullen, Clemson University Students taking traditional, in-class science courses reported higher perceived learning gains than students enrolled in online distance education science courses. Notably, African-American students taking traditional science courses self-reported greater affective and psychomotor learning gains than students taking online science courses. These are the key findings of a new study co-authored by a Clemson University researcher and published in the...

2014-09-05 08:21:59

SAO PAULO, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Saraiva S.A. Livreiros Editores ("Saraiva", "Company" or "Saraiva Group") hereby informs its shareholders, investors and the market in general, the expansion of its digital learning solution portfolio, with the creation of its adaptive learning platform. The Company also announces that it has entered into an agreement, which aims at making available its recently launched learning platform to students in their final year of Law degree at Kroton...

2014-09-04 23:04:16

Leading analysts and influencers to offer practical advice on building a strategy for delivering learning beyond an organization’s workforce; SumTotal customer Magento to share real-world strategies and success stories. Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 SumTotal® Systems, LLC, one of the largest independent providers of learning and HR solutions, today announced the launch of a webinar series aimed at helping organizations understand the benefits of extending learning and...

2014-09-04 04:20:22

LONDON, September 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With representation from the US, Poland, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Estonia, the UK and more, this first of its kind event, Military E-Learning & Smart Devices 2014 is taking place 21st-23rd October in London, UK. With the aim to support you - the pioneers using e-learning, simulation techniques & smart devices, for the training of military personnel, the event will address the question; can the Military utilise...


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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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