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2014-07-14 23:03:54

Working in Partnership With the University of Washington’s Center for Game Science (CGS), The Not-for-Profit K-12 Company Seeks to Transform School Outcomes Around the World Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Enlearn (enlearn.org) – a not-for-profit K-12 company that is partnering with the University of Washington’s Center for Game Science (CGS) to harness real-time classroom data to automatically optimize learning for each unique student, teacher and classroom – today...

Raspberry Pi: World's Smallest Computer Gets An Upgrade
2014-07-14 10:48:02

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Last year the Raspberry Pi Foundation announced that its $25 Model A computer was available for purchase in the United States. At the time of that announcement the Model A was actually $10 less than the company's original Model B mini-computer, which had become a hit with hobbyists and those looking for a truly affordable computer. Now the Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced that it has a new "B plan" of sorts, and with it brought...

2014-07-09 23:07:30

The strategic partnership will provide current and incoming customers with holistic custom learning materials for the leading open source talent and learning management systems, Moodle and Totara. Vancouver, Canada (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Lambda Solutions, a leader in cloud-based talent and learning management systems, is excited to announce their partnership with Limestone Learning to offer clientele full-service online learning solutions. The strategic partnership will provide current and...

2014-07-09 08:34:59

Appointment Reinforces Blackboard's Commitment to Open Standards WASHINGTON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gary Lang, senior vice president of product development, support and cloud services for Blackboard, has been appointed to the IMS Global Learning Consortium's board of directors, the company announced today. A nonprofit collaboration of the world's leading universities, school districts, government organizations, content providers and technology suppliers, IMS Global is...

2014-07-08 23:11:25

1st ever training for MCSA: Office 365, provided by NetCom Learning, allows training company network administrator earn certification and take his company's network to the cloud. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 NetCom Learning recently held the first class ever held in Managing Office 365 Identities and Services. This class was held in preparation for Microsoft's new MCSA certification in Cloud administration. NetCom Learning is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner providing...

2014-07-08 23:09:38

Schoolfy.com lets teachers find, create and share dynamic lessons for free. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 The educational technology company Schoolfy has launched a unique lesson-sharing website to help improve education worldwide. A boundary crosser, Schoolfy.com is friendly with social media, email and commercial educational platforms. Essentially Schoolfy gives teachers the power to create “knowledge capsules” within a few minutes. These can be used to share resources...

2014-07-08 08:37:46

The educational app opens up new learning possibilities for elementary school kids and their teachers. SAN JOSE, Calif., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Since the beginning of 2014, the teachers at Leggee, Martin, and Conley Elementary Schools have utilized the Explain Everything app by MorrisCooke. In the course of a few, short months, these teachers have watched their students transform the way they absorb and relay information. Photo:...

2014-07-08 08:37:36

UPPSALA, Sweden, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Document content on Moodle, the popular open-source e-learning software, will now be speech-enabled using the docReader [http://www.readspeaker.com/readspeaker-docreader ] service from ReadSpeaker. Speech-enabled content improves accessibility by allowing learners to consume information in the way they are most comfortable. Learning disabilities, visual impairments, and second-language challenges are just a few examples of why some...

2014-07-08 08:36:40

The California Learning Resource Network released its 2014 e-Learning survey that tracks virtual and blended learning trends throughout the state SEATTLE, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Learning Resource Network (CLRN), a statewide education technology service of the California Department of Education, recently published the results of its 2014 e-Learning Survey. The census is administered to better understand how virtual and blended learning are evolving in California....

2014-07-07 23:02:09

Adapt Courseware and Eduventures Lead Insightful Session on Innovation in Teaching and Learning Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Adapt Courseware, which provides state-of-the-art adaptive learning multimedia, is presenting at this year's Sloan-C Blended Learning Conference, kicking off tomorrow in Denver. According to Sloan-C, higher education institutions worldwide are using a blended approach to enhance student learning, facilitate student access, meet instructional and...


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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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