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2014-06-16 16:26:55

University Selects Industry's Leading Learning Management Environment WASHINGTON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Windsor has selected Blackboard to power its online and blended learning platform for its 16,500 students, the company announced today. The University will replace its current learning management system (LMS) with Blackboard's learning environment, citing the company's innovative product road map, industry leadership, and comprehensive student and...

2014-06-16 12:33:07

HERNDON, Va., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- K(12) International Academy, an accredited, online private school open to students in grades K-12 worldwide, is now enrolling students for its summer school program. K(12) International Academy's summer school program gives high school students the opportunity to keep learning even when school is not in session. It offers them a chance to catch up on missed credits, get ahead for next year, prepare for the transition from middle...

2014-06-11 12:33:25

MIAMI, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today PassTheNotes, a cloud-based platform that makes it easier for teachers and students to collaborate and share content inside and outside of the classroom, announced a reseller agreement with NEC Corporation of America (NEC; TSE: 6701), a leader in Information and Communications Technology (ICT). PassTheNotes and NEC Corporation of America will bring together their technological capabilities, channel partners' sales presence, and collaborative...

2014-06-10 23:04:53

Latest Facial ID Tools Provide a Secure, Safe and Convenient Online Learning Environment Martigny, Switzerland (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 KeyLemon, pioneering developer of biometric ID and motion analysis technologies, today announced it has joined the Blackboard Partnerships™ Program. Both faster and more secure than legacy security methods such as passcodes or secret information, KeyLemon’s biometric ID will give Blackboard Learn™ users a seamless and rapid method of authentication...

2014-06-10 08:41:18

What YouTube is to videos, Schoolfy is to lessons. Schoolfy knowledge capsules help teachers defeat budget and time constraints. PALO ALTO, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- What if ordinary classrooms could access extraordinary learning material - for free? Teachers would save time, students would be more engaged, and education would be more effective. This vision is now reality with Schoolfy's unique knowledge-sharing technology. The Internet company released its beta...

2014-06-03 08:42:15

Continues to Democratize Education through Affordable Access to High Quality Tutors On-Demand, In Any Subject SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chegg, The Student Hub, today announced that it has agreed to acquire InstaEDU, a leading on-demand tutoring marketplace, for $30 million in cash. InstaEDU has quickly scaled into a platform that connects students with on-demand tutors in more than 2,500 subjects, ranging from high school and standardized test prep, all the...

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 12:26:56

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...

2014-05-30 23:14:59

Celebrating the launch of its story-driven, evidence-based teaching and learning platform, Awesome Stories offers to keep students engaged in reading, researching, and evaluating stories and primary sources this summer at no cost. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Knowing that teachers and students are facing summer losses of hard-won school-year gains, Awesome Stories offers schools and teachers the opportunity to engage in an innovative new Awesome Stories Summer Reading without...

2014-05-30 23:03:23

LTT Global, a global pioneer in mobile learning, celebrates its anniversary of its launch of global CSR initiative to create awareness, enhances accessibility to online education and strengthens collaborative partnerships. As a digital company, MMU has rapidly expanded its learning partners in providing access to thousands of digital resources, courses, videos, e-Books, and interactive programs in the education sector, thus empowering individuals and organizations alike. Washington, DC...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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