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2014-06-04 12:35:06

DUBLIN, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Veterinary Association has selected Verified Learning for their Learning Management System to create a network of Veterinary Training and Veterinary Training Portals around the world. The WVA has a membership base of Veterinary Associations around the world. The new partnership with Verified has been established to offer WVA members Learning Management Systems at preferential rates with the aim of creating the largest...

2014-06-04 08:42:08

Study from The Research Group at UC Berkeley's Lawrence Hall of Science BOSTON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- College biology students using Cengage Learning's Aplia online homework tool earned better grades than students who did not use the tool, according to a study by The Research Group at the University of California, Berkeley's Lawrence Hall of Science. The study also found benefits for professors, with professors reporting that Aplia allows them more time to focus on actual...

2014-06-03 23:11:16

Former Logical Choice CEO Announces Alive Studios, Providing Sales & Support for Letters alive® Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Cynthia Kaye, former CEO of Logical Choice Technologies, has launched a new vision for interactive classroom learning: Alive Studios, Inc. Dedicated to engaging early learners for success using augmented reality, Alive Studios is the first of its kind in the K-12 marketplace. The company will make its first public appearance at booth 3078 during the...

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'...


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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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