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2014-07-16 23:13:09

Atomic Learning showcases seamless education technology training integration for course management systems at BbWorld 2014 in Las Vegas. The company also offers Skills Assessments that accompany the training tutorials and measure technology competency. Little Falls, MN (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Atomic Learning showcases seamless education technology training integration for course management systems at BbWorld 2014 in Las Vegas. The company also offers Skills Assessments that accompany the...

2014-07-16 12:32:25

SaaS Support Joins Industry's Most Flexible Deployment Approach WASHINGTON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard plans to launch a new version of its flagship learning environment that is delivered via the public cloud, the company announced today. Whether self-hosted, hosted in Blackboard's private cloud, or via the public cloud, the company is now providing institutions with the industry's most flexible deployment model and most comprehensive set of deployment options available...

2014-07-16 12:32:20

Solution Sets Provide More Value and Improves Student, Instructor and Institutional Success WASHINGTON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to give institutions and schools more value and greater exposure to their technology sets, Blackboard now offers solutions that combine their industry-leading, comprehensive product portfolio, the company announced today. The needs-based solutions include various product capabilities that are often deployed together. They were developed...

2014-07-16 12:32:19

Strategic Partnership with Genius SIS Delivers Comprehensive Management Capabilities WASHINGTON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard has updated its training environment for business and government organizations with the integration of a Web-based information system, the company announced today. The environment now offers fully integrated learner registration, tracking, e-commerce, and enterprise reporting systems and tools. The comprehensive management capabilities allow...

2014-07-15 23:09:55

Global Massive Open Online Courses Market 2014-2018 is a new research report added to Sandlerresearch.org store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Big data tools and analytics are increasingly contributing to the increasing popularity of MOOCs. Universities are turning to MOOC providers for large student data analyses. Examination outcomes and assignment grading are made easy with MOOCs because of the online nature, which is otherwise a slow and tedious procedure with traditional data...

2014-07-15 23:05:57

Face Recognition assures student identity for online classes. Martigny, Switzerland (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 KeyLemon, pioneering developer of biometric ID and motion analysis technologies, today announced it has partnered with MSI Motorcycle Safety Institute to bring face recognition login and identity verification to MSI’s online motorcycle safety and driver education courses. MSI’s innovative online driver education program provides unique opportunities for learning but was confronted...

2014-07-14 16:24:54

Course explores business implications of 3D printing; Provides collaborative learning opportunity NEW YORK, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Deloitte University Press today announced the launch of a massive open online course (MOOC) on the business implications of additive manufacturing. 3D Opportunity: The Course on Additive Manufacturing for Business Leaders is the first course of its kind to be offered by a large professional services firm and is designed to help educate the market...

2014-07-09 08:34:59

Appointment Reinforces Blackboard's Commitment to Open Standards WASHINGTON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gary Lang, senior vice president of product development, support and cloud services for Blackboard, has been appointed to the IMS Global Learning Consortium's board of directors, the company announced today. A nonprofit collaboration of the world's leading universities, school districts, government organizations, content providers and technology suppliers, IMS Global is...

2014-07-08 23:09:38

Schoolfy.com lets teachers find, create and share dynamic lessons for free. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 The educational technology company Schoolfy has launched a unique lesson-sharing website to help improve education worldwide. A boundary crosser, Schoolfy.com is friendly with social media, email and commercial educational platforms. Essentially Schoolfy gives teachers the power to create “knowledge capsules” within a few minutes. These can be used to share resources...

2014-07-02 23:04:10

The popular Penn State massive open online course "Creativity, Innovation and Change" will be available in Chinese when it is launched July 14. The course, which explores the science of creativity, is the first dual-language MOOC for Penn State. University Park, Pa. (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 A popular Penn State massive open online course that explores the science of creativity will be available in Chinese, making it the University’s first dual-language MOOC. The six-week MOOC...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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