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2014-01-30 23:28:03

Jigsaw Academy, the online school of analytics, has just announced an impressive increase in foreign enrollments in the last quarter. At present they have students from over 20 countries doing one of their data analytics courses which range from the basic to more advanced courses in financial, retail and analytics with R. Bangalore, India (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Jigsaw Academy is a well-established online analytics training academy based in India. They offer a range of data analytics...

2014-01-30 11:03:12

New research from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden shows that medication used to treat ADHD in adult men can save lives on the road. According to a large registry study, which is now being published in the scientific journal JAMA Psychiatry, up to half of the transport accidents involving men with ADHD could be avoided if the men were taking medication for their condition. The researchers have studied 17,000 individuals with ADHD over a period of four years (2006-2009) using various...

2014-01-29 23:27:42

Simulation Studios announces the 2014 Business Acumen for HR Managers Workshops using business simulations and gamification. The applied training uses a business simulation and gamification to immerse human resource managers in a deeper understanding of their business, expand their thought processes, and improve decision-making capabilities. Walnut Creek, CA (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Simulation Studios, http://www.simstudios.com (SimStudios), an applied training and simulation company,...

2014-01-29 23:25:05

Studying Tutor.com’s one-to-one, online tutoring practices will improve tutoring and training programs provided by the Department of Defense for service members and students. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Tutor.com announced today that it has been selected by the Department of Defense (DoD) to help the Advanced Distributed Learning Initiative (ADL) identify which specific instructional strategies and tactics can be used to improve existing and future tutoring and training...

White Matter Quality In The Brain Is Crucial For Adding And Multiplying
2014-01-28 10:14:42

KU Leuven A new study led by Professor Bert De Smedt (Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, KU Leuven) has found that healthy 12-year-olds who score well in addition and multiplication have higher-quality white matter tracts. This correlation does not appear to apply to subtraction and division. ‘Grey’ cells process information in the brain and are connected via neural pathways, the tracts through which signals are transferred. "Neural pathways are comparable to a...

2014-01-28 08:26:44

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in educational entertainment, today announced that Craig Relyea has joined the company as senior vice president of content strategy and marketing, effectively immediately. In his role, Relyea will be responsible for creating and executing an integrated content strategy across the LeapFrog business. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090219/LFLOGO) "I am very excited to welcome...

2014-01-27 23:20:18

Adaptive Multimedia Helps Educators Meet Challenges of College Readiness and Basic Skills Education Head-On Rochester, NY (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 Adapt Courseware, the provider of comprehensive adaptive multimedia that individualizes each student’s learning experience, has released Foundations of Reading and Writing, providing interactive, developmental curriculum where students can achieve the basic skills needed for college-level English. Adapt Courseware's competency-based...

2014-01-27 23:02:59

Brandman will offer competency based bachelor’s degree in business administration in 2014 Irvine, CA (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 Brandman University, a private nonprofit institution, has engaged with education content and technology enabler Flat World Education to offer an online competency based bachelor’s degree in business administration (BBA). “Our vision is to be the leader in the evolution of adult learning and launching our competency based BBA helps achieve this vision,”...

2014-01-27 04:21:05

ZURICH, January 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EF Education First, world leader in language education, launches its "Global Intern" campaign for the fifth year in a row, thus continuing its tradition of supporting students around the world with building successful and global careers. The winner of "Global Intern 2014" will experience three different work environments in three different destinations: first at EF's headquarters in Zurich, Boston, Shanghai or London; then at one...

2014-01-23 23:25:03

Philosopher, Educator, Chief Learning Officer offers his personal reflections on education in the US & future of online learning. New York City, NY (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Russell Sarder, CEO of NetCom Learning and creator of SarderTV recently talked with Daniel Meyer, Chief Learning Officer (CLO) of Academica, the longest serving charter school service in the country. In this candid interview for SarderTV, the innovative video learning service, Meyer talks about his career path, his...