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2013-12-12 08:35:12

Ivy League School Chooses Canvas after Extensive Evaluation with Faculty, Staff and Students SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Instructure today announced that Dartmouth College has chosen Canvas as its institution-wide learning management system (LMS). Canvas will become the official LMS for the Ivy League school, which was recently ranked by the U.S. News & World Report as the nation's No. 1 university for "Strong Commitment to Teaching" for the fifth consecutive year....

2013-12-10 08:33:24

Critical Skills Course Attains 90% Completion Rate WASHINGTON, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- EverFi, Inc., has announced that four million students, including more than 550,000 alone this fall, have completed AlcoholEdu®, the company's online alcohol prevention learning course. The digital course uses proprietary adaptive pathing and a highly interactive user experience to provide a customized program for all students, based on their drinking choices and readiness to change....

2013-12-09 12:28:55

Company's Center of Excellence in Tel Aviv area will serve as the company's global interoperability standards hub to increase integration, data sharing in schools TEL AVIV, Israel, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reaffirming its commitment to the industry-wide adoption of universal interoperability standards for education technology to help digital platforms and devices work together more readily, McGraw-Hill Education today announced that it has designated its Tel Aviv-area technology...

2013-11-28 04:22:41

LONDON, November 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Former MTV and Turner Broadcasting executives support plans for expansion in education technology market Edxus Group [http://edxusgroup.com ], an education technology company established to develop and acquire e-learning businesses, today announced that two highly experienced angels and media executives have joined the company. Simon Guild [http://www.linkedin.com/pub/simon-guild/3/3a8/a75...

2013-11-25 12:29:01

New Adaptive Learning Pilot in Seattle Tailors Course Material for Individual Students to Fit their Needs BOSTON and SEATTLE, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Whether teaching six students or 600, what if an instructor could adapt his or her class to meet the needs of every individual by utilizing a new online learning technology? That's the goal of a new collaborative effort between Northeastern University College of Professional Studies, Shoreline Community College, and...

2013-11-21 23:28:17

Uncanny Owl Launches Grade Hacks With Better Grades Guarantee Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Uncanny Owl Inc., a Toronto-based e-learning consulting firm, today introduced Grade Hacks, an online learning platform for high school and college students that helps to improve academic performance. Grade Hacks combines an interactive training program with tools, calculators, rewards and videos to teach learners how to be better students. The new platform is now online at...

2013-11-21 08:24:58

LONDON, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Smith & Nephew plc (LSE: SN, NYSE: SNN), the global medical technology business, today unveils Education and Evidence, a new e-learning platform for surgeons to access and share peer-to-peer educational resources. Supporting joint repair and replacement, extremities, and trauma specialties, the member-based service at www.smith-nephew.com/education already hosts more than 1,000 videos, articles, surgical techniques, podcasts, training courses,...

2013-11-18 12:28:33

The two companies partner to create and distribute learning products to increase academic success in early childhood education LEWISVILLE, N.C., Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaplan Early Learning Company is proud to announce a partnership with Age of Learning, Inc. and its early learning website www.ABCmouse.com. This new collaboration is intended to create and distribute high-quality ABCmouse.com educational materials for parents and teachers. The new line of books, puzzles,...

2013-11-14 08:38:59

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland is creating a hub for supporting innovative, technology-enhanced education on campus with the launch of the new Teaching and Learning Transformation Center (TLTC). The center was created to help transform the university's courses, teaching and classrooms through technology and training to improve student learning, engagement and success. (Logo:...

2013-11-14 00:23:13

TeleTech Awarded the Gold for "Best Use of Blended Learning" and the Silver for "Results of a Learning Program" DENVER, Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TeleTech Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEC) a leading global provider of data-driven, technology-enabled services that puts customer engagement at the core of business success, has won two coveted Brandon Hall Group awards for excellence in the results of a learning program. TeleTech was awarded Gold for the "Best Use of Blended Learning"...