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2012-05-16 00:56:50

The idea of one computer per student is becoming increasingly common in the Swedish school system. The University of Gothenburg, Sweden, is now conducting several studies on the educational consequences of the so-called 1:1 initiative in a group of Swedish municipalities. 'The teacher is the key to successful use of computers in the classroom,' says Professor Berner Lindström, scientific director of the studies. More than two-thirds of all Swedish municipalities have...

2011-09-07 07:00:00

Innovative teaching practices that result in high-quality learning are of huge benefit to schools, and for the past six years, Whizz Education has been developing research and compiling statistics to support this. Just in time for the news school term, Whizz Education offers its top five tips for schools looking to make the most effective use of Information Communication Technology (ICT). (PRWEB) September 07, 2011 1.    Promote 21st century educators: Ensure that all...

2011-05-28 00:00:49

Besides acquiring and expanding access to information and communication technologies (ICT), countries must also evaluate and strengthen their capacity to use such tools, according to a new study by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) May 27, 2011 Greater access to ICT is necessary but insufficient to spark economic development for the region Besides acquiring and expanding access to information and communication technologies(ICT), countries must also evaluate...

2011-03-08 08:35:01

Osaka, Mar 8, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - Sharp Corporation will participate in a proof-of-concept trial for electronic education (e-education) from March 8 to the end of March 2011 at the Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad to be conducted under the Project for International Expansion of Advanced ICT Business (Ubiquitous Alliance Project) launched by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC) of Japan. For this trial, Sharp will provide an e-education system based on Sharp's...

2011-02-09 00:36:02

The developed nations must invest in information and communications technologies (ICT) in the developing world not only the close the so-called digital divide but to encourage sustainable economic development and to create new markets for international commerce. Many observers have suggested that the gap between those with access to ICT and those without it is growing. But, all world citizens should have the opportunity to benefit from open access to ICT. The benefits are obvious to those...

2010-08-10 05:00:00

BEIJING, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The CIE(China Institute of Electronics) and ChinaICT will organize the Global ICT Innovation Week from October 11th to 15th, 2010 at the Beijing International Convention Centre for the purpose of pushing ICT development and encouraging innovation, exchange and cooperation. ICT has long been a global issue and plays a vital role for social progress and economic development. On one hand, products with ICT technology stimulate and promote...

2010-06-17 08:15:00

- IndiaMART.com to Organize Conference on 'Free for SMEs' in Association With IAMAI - First-of-its-kind Exchange of Ideas on Free and Low-cost ICT Solutions for SMEs - Aimed at Enhancing Efficiency & Productivity of Small Businesses - Focus on Unlocking Potential of Internet-enabled Computer for SMEs Aspiring to enable the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) harness the power of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), India's largest online B2B...

2010-05-20 09:42:00

Census Bureau Reports 11 Percent Increase in U.S. Business Spending on Information and Communication Technology in 2008 WASHINGTON, May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. businesses spent $296.3 billion on information and communication technology (ICT) equipment and computer software in 2008, an increase of 11.0 percent from 2007, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. This followed a 5.5 percent increase from 2006 to 2007. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO)...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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