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2014-06-17 23:02:33

Briefing Highlights Increased Interest in Adaptive Learning Solutions Like Those Offered by Adapt Courseware Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Adapt Courseware, which provides state-of-the-art adaptive learning multimedia, is featured in Eduventures' newly published report on adaptive learning. As interest in adaptive learning continues to soar, the briefing explores adaptive learning as a philosophy, a process, and a technology tool, helping schools overcome scalability limitations...

2014-06-17 13:43:29

University of Eastern Finland Non-vocational adult education drawing on a person's own motivation comes with a variety of benefits that are also reflected on the person's close friends, family and work. Studying boosts self-confidence and well-being, and expands social networks. Furthermore, motivation to pursue other studies also increases. Thanks to participation in adult education, tolerance towards and confidence in other people grows, and adult learners pay increasing attention to...

2014-06-17 12:32:58

Next-Generation Learning Environment Will Support Over 40,000 Students WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign has reaffirmed their partnership with Blackboard to power the university's primary centrally-supported learning management platform, Illinois Compass, the company announced today. Blackboard's comprehensive learning environment will support over 2,000 courses for over 40,000 students. Blackboard has worked with the University...

2014-06-17 12:25:56

Publishers, authors and content creators get increased visibility of work, the ability to annotate and develop deeper content and to measure how their content is performing CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- On Tuesday, June 24th the team behind the Booke reading companion app will be launching a crowdfunding campaign to create the very first annotated version of a real, paper book on the app, and the campaign's featured book is George R.R. Martin's (editor) and...

2014-06-17 08:24:32

ParticipACTION releases a 'Play List' to celebrate the second annual Longest Day of Play TORONTO, June 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Rejoice! The first day of summer - and the longest day of the year - is almost here, and after a long, dark Canadian winter, it deserves a warm welcome. So, on June 21, ParticipACTION encourages families to clear their schedules, get outside and play on the Longest Day of Play. With only seven per cent of kids aged five to 11 meeting the Canadian Physical Activity...

2014-06-16 23:08:54

Senior Instructional Strategist, Angel Green, to discuss the power of design thinking for instructional designers as part of popular premium training webinar series for e-learning professionals from Allen Interactions. Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Allen Interactions Inc., an internationally acclaimed custom learning design, development, strategic consulting, and technology firm, announces their next premium training webinar for e-learning professionals. The webinar,...

2014-06-16 23:00:10

Brain iron levels offer a potential biomarker in the diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and may help physicians and parents make better informed treatment decisions, according to new research published online, June 17, in the journal Radiology. Oak Brook, IL (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Brain iron levels offer a potential biomarker in the diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and may help physicians and parents make better informed treatment...

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...

2014-06-12 08:33:20

Waterford Institute's Reading Program Passes Colorado State Review to Become Approved Reading Intervention Tool SALT LAKE CITY, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Colorado State Board of Education recently approved nonprofit research center Waterford Institute's Reading Program for its advisory list of reading intervention programs as part of Colorado's READ Act, a statewide effort to improve early learners' literacy and close learning gaps....

2014-06-10 23:15:31

San Diego family therapist Dr. Joanne J. Wendt is sharing with readers parenting tips that are essential for raising happy kids with an appropriate sense of responsibility. San Diego, California (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 As a family therapist who’s practiced for twenty-eight years, Dr. Joanne J. Wendt believes that when it comes to raising happy, healthy kids (who become happy, healthy adults) responsibility is key. Responsibility is essential to living happily and productively and can give...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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