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2011-08-03 12:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NetCom Learning Chairman and CEO Russell Sarder just announced the company has reached an exciting milestone, hitting its highest sales in NetCom Learning history for July, even though June and July are comparatively slower months for sales. The company earned 18% more revenue than the previous month, booked revenue of 19% more than the previous month, and boasted a collection rate that is 65%, up from a historical average of 50%. Sarder has turned...

2011-05-16 14:05:00

NEW YORK, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Russell Sarder (http://www.russellsarder.com), Founder and CEO of NetCom Learning (http://www.netcomlearning.com), a winner of the 2011 Top Ten Asian American Business Awards, and the author of two learning books, contributed to the Newark Peace Education Summit, by offering his new book, Learning: Steps to Becoming a Passionate Lifelong Learner, to its major participants. The book was presented to 150 speakers and 200 conference sponsors at a luncheon...

2011-05-16 13:37:00

NEW YORK, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Russell Sarder (http://www.russellsarder.com), Founder and CEO of NetCom Learning (http://www.netcomlearning.com), a winner of the 2011 Top Ten Asian American Business Awards, and the author of two learning books, contributed to the Newark Peace Education Summit, by offering his new book, Learning: Steps to Becoming a Passionate Lifelong Learner, to its major participants. The book was presented to 150 speakers and 200 conference sponsors at a luncheon...

2010-01-25 06:00:00

CLINTON, Iowa, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- To prepare university students for the challenges of online learning, academic scholars from Ashford University developed and wrote, "The R-Model for Learning Online and Achieving Lifelong Goals." (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100125/LA42599) The new book walks students through all facets of the online education experience. Following are the basic principles to achieving online learning success: Relevance - Flex your thinking and...

2008-10-05 03:00:22

By Southernwood, Julie Abstract The recent development of a market economy in higher education has resulted in the need to tailor the product to the customers, namely students, employers and commissioning bodies. Distance learning is an opportunity for nurse educators and institutions to address marketing initiatives and develop a learning environment in order to enhance continuing professional development It provides options for lifelong learning for healthcare professionals - including...

2008-07-17 18:00:42

By Moira Sharkey PUPILS at two city primaries are now officially among Wales' best thinkers. Rhydypenau Primary and Christ the King Catholic Primary in Cardiff are the first schools in Wales to officially become Thinking Schools. They have been accredited as one of only a handful of centres of excellence in the UK. The scheme run by the University of Exeter's Cognitive Education Centre (CEC) encourages schools to incorporate the use of thinking tools from mind maps to thinking hats...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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