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2014-08-28 12:33:36

Company Makes Regional Investments and Expands Presence in Sao Paulo WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard now supports more than 1 million students and faculty members at over 70 institutions in Brazil, the company announced today. Now registering an impressive 100 percent growth in the country over the past year, the company is expanding its presence in Sao Paulo. Today's announcement helps solidify Blackboard's growing global presence and marks the company's...

2014-08-27 23:16:11

The API integration between InfoSnap and New Albany’s SIS, InformationNOW (iNOW) by STI, provides this district with real-time data delivery. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 The families of more than 11,500 students enrolled at New Albany-Floyd CCSD (IN) manually filled out forms for student registration every year. Once papers were collected, it would take New Albany’s staff up to a month to update student data. To eliminate this costly and error prone process, the district...

2014-08-27 23:15:19

Diana Richie brings a wealth of experience in K-12 Education to KDS’ ranks. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Diana Richie, a former teacher and K-12 Education Executive Director at Oracle Corporation, joins Knowledge Delivery Systems (KDS), the leading provider of research-based, blended-model strategic professional development solutions for states, districts, and schools. “Diana has long demonstrated a commitment to the K-12 Education market and its effective use of technology...

2014-08-27 23:13:12

Lesson Planet’s new video series highlights the work of thought leaders and K-12 teachers at the forefront of edtech Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 As part of EdTech Tuesdays, a free series of weekly educational technology update videos for teachers, Lesson Planet Professional Development rings in the 2014-15 school year with 34 free special edition Innovator Interviews to boost skills and fuel ideas for teachers getting their new school years under way. All episodes were...

2014-08-27 23:13:10

Free edtech start-up launches a full service in time for the new academic year. Whilst in beta version, 1 million educational resources have been created on ExamTime.com with 15 million learning sessions taking place. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 An edtech start-up is turning the hype of edtech into reality with the launch of their ExamTime.com product out of beta. ExamTime.com is demonstrating the ability of powerful learning tools to drive engagement within education. Having been in beta for...

2014-08-27 23:11:14

Students Discover How Newton’s Laws Contribute to Successful Sailing in new PBL-based 'Physics of Sailing' course designed for high school students. Cupertino, Calif. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Curriki, the leading K-12 global community for creating, sharing, and finding open learning resources, today unveiled ‘The Physics of Sailing’ Project-based Learning (PBL) Unit. Funded by Oracle, this six-week high school Physics project focuses on the application of Newton’s Laws in...

2014-08-27 08:32:12

Market growth driven by rebounding sales to larger U.S. organizations and expanding role of the LMS OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bersin by Deloitte today announced new research that anticipates spending on learning management systems (LMS) will grow 21 percent to more than $2.5 billion in 2014, an increase of 52 percent over spending levels of just two years ago. Detailed findings are included in Bersin by Deloitte's new research report, The Definitive Buyer's Guide to the...

2014-08-26 12:31:51

A game-changer in learning, adaptive learning solutions result in higher pass rates, completion rates and retention - and McGraw-Hill Education's solutions are leading the way NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Back-to-school season is here, and parents and students are looking for resources to make this school year the best one yet. To get a leg up this academic year, students and parents need to know three words: adaptive learning technology....

2014-08-21 23:07:55

New Learning Management System (LMS) release provides learners with cutting-edge mobile capabilities and new adult learning tools. Cary, NC (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Relias Learning, the leader in SaaS-based training and compliance solutions for the health and human services markets, announced the latest release of its flagship LMS with advanced features and capabilities incorporating the Tin Can API. “Supporting the Tin Can API ensures our customers and their employees have the most...

2014-08-21 16:27:01

Wikimedia Foundation Executive Director and Open Source Specialist to Lend Expertise to Enable Personal Learning for All LOS GATOS, Calif., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenEd (www.OpenEd.io), the largest K-12 educational resource catalog, announced the addition of Lila Tretikov to its board of directors today. Tretikov will provide her expertise to assist OpenEd's mission to provide open source, modern teaching tools and resources to educators allowing them to create a personal...


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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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