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2014-04-17 23:07:29

Get ready to go green and celebrate Earth Day on April 22! Connections Academy’s Earth Day Quiz Bowl Trivia Challenge offers interactive learning opportunity, friendly competition for families and friends. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Educators at Connections Academy are offering families a fun, online Earth Day-themed trivia game that recognizes and helps build enthusiasm for Earth Day on April 22, 2014—an annual event to demonstrate support for environmental protection and...

2014-04-16 12:35:32

Fully Operational Store Will Be In Use This Summer by a Growing Number of Institutions WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard today announced that several higher education institutions have already launched the Blackboard Store or plan to do so in time for the summer semester. The Blackboard Store is a fully operational e-commerce system directly within the teaching and learning platform. Without having to leave the learning environment, students can see...

2014-04-15 12:33:26

Partnership Marks Company's Latest in Series of Student-Focused Service Agreements WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Arkansas, located in Fayetteville, has selected Blackboard as its partner to help expand marketing efforts for the institution's online program, the company announced today. The agreement is the latest in a series of Blackboard service partnerships that aim to help institutions expand and grow their online offerings. Blackboard will help...

2014-04-11 12:25:17

DUBLIN, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/32397p/indepth_research) has announced the addition of the "In-depth Research on Online Education and Training Market in China, 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/32397p/indepth_research ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) In 1999, China put forward Modern Distance...

2014-04-07 16:27:03

Includes assessment of reading and writing skills, of special interest to English Learners BLOOMINGTON, Ill., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Align Degree Services (ALIGN) announced today the launching of a MOOC Sampler at Mini-MOOC.com that offers participants free access to university-level courses. The three-week online experience will introduce them to segments of three six-week courses that are typically part of first-year study at US universities. ALIGN courses are...

2014-04-03 08:39:40

Massive Open Online Course on Women's Leadership Marks First MOOC for Bay Path College, First-Ever MOOC in Conjunction With a Conference LONGMEADOW, Mass., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bay Path College is pleased to announce the launch of "Advancing Women's Leadership Series: Own Your Story," a massive open online course (MOOC) on Instructure's Canvas Network that will serve as a companion piece to Bay Path's upcoming Women's Leadership Conference. Delivered by The American Women's...

2014-03-31 23:29:50

Kansas Connections Academy's high-quality curriculum and helpfulness of teachers receive praise, according to a new survey of the online school. 95 percent of parents with students enrolled recommend the school to other families. Elkhart, KS (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Kansas Connections Academy, a tuition-free virtual public school serving students statewide in grades K-12, continues to receive high marks from parents, a new study shows. In its 2013-2014 Parent Satisfaction Survey, 95...

2014-03-27 23:31:25

Penn State’s “Transitions: College and Career Prep” program recognized for its contribution to the success of working adults entering higher education. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Increasing degree attainment among working adults is critical to our nation’s future. This is why InsideTrack, an organization that works with universities to improve student and institutional success partnered with the University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA),...

2014-03-24 23:23:06

“The Soul and the Search for Meaning” is offered by the university free of charge beginning March 25. Greensboro, N.C. (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Today UNCG announced the launch of its first MOOC – a massive, open, online course available for free to anyone with an Internet connection. “The Soul and the Search for Meaning: From the Greeks to the Present” will be taught by esteemed historian Stephen Ruzicka, Ph.D., a UNCG professor and author of “Trouble in the West: The...

2014-03-20 12:36:54

Partnership is Company's Latest Student-Focused Services Engagement WASHINGTON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wichita State University has selected Blackboard as its partner in a major effort to increase student retention and enrollment by taking a technology-focused, student-centric approach to services, the company announced today. The agreement is the latest example of Blackboard working to streamline and improve admissions and enrollment processes to help colleges, universities...