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2012-05-16 02:26:14

NEW YORK and BALTIMORE, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting in the 2012-2013 school year, The Juilliard School and Connections Education are launching JUILLIARD eLEARNING, for K-12 students and educators everywhere. Juilliard eLearning is the world-famous conservatory's first-ever group of online courses, presenting an exciting new option for teaching music and related courses, with distribution and implementation by leading provider of online learning solutions, Connections Education,...

2012-05-06 02:20:05

Airline makes first flight to its 30th sun destination available from Toronto Pearson CALGARY, May 6, 2012 /CNW/ - estJet today announced the launch of new, non-stop seasonal service between Toronto and Aruba, Netherlands Antilles. The inaugural flight departs Toronto's Pearson International Airport at 9 a.m. EDT today. "Without a doubt, Aruba is one of the most beautiful and culturally fascinating islands in the Caribbean," said John MacLeod, WestJet Vice-President, Network...

2012-05-02 06:26:50

BETHESDA, Md., May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC), a leading information security certification body, announces Pearson VUE as their new proctored exam partner. "The move to Pearson VUE will give GIAC exam candidates over 3,500 testing centers worldwide," says GIAC's Managing Director, Scott Cassity. We are a global certification body which makes it important to have testing centers in key areas of the world. The GIAC program is unique...

2012-04-25 06:21:27

CARBONDALE, Colo., April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Solar Energy International (SEI), a leading provider of technical training in solar, wind, water power and natural building technologies, has selected Pearson to create a new professional textbook series available in print and eBook formats, Pearson announced today. SEI offers hands-on workshops and online technical training for careers in renewable energy as well as continuing education for those already employed in the industry. Through its...

2012-04-18 10:26:54

BOSTON, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pearson today launched Propero, a higher education service designed to increase affordable access to higher education, and announced that Ivy Tech Community College will be using Propero to expand its degree completion options. "Higher education institutions are challenged by fewer resources at their disposal. At the same time, demand for a college education remains high. We created Propero to help colleges increase access to their general education...

2012-04-17 06:30:50

AUSTIN, Texas, April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- infosnap, the leading provider of online admission, enrollment and registration solutions for schools, today announced that the K-12 Technology group of Pearson has named the company an "Independent Software Vendor" (ISV) for online registration with Chancery® SMS, forming a relationship that allows Pearson and infosnap to jointly bring functionality to market that logically extends the Chancery SMS student information system (SIS). "We are...

Apple, Two Publishers Resisting E-Book Price Settlement
2012-04-06 04:53:17

Apple and a pair of publishers, Pearson and Macmillan, are apparently reluctant to agree to the terms American and European antitrust authorities are pursuing as part of an e-book price-fixing investigation, Reuters and the Wall Street Journal have reported. According to WSJ writers Thomas Catan and Jeffrey A. Trachtenberg, the situation was "fluid" as of Thursday morning, and could change as the US Department of Justice inches closer towards filing an antitrust lawsuit in the case. They...

2012-03-29 02:24:02

Educators Will Now Have Access to ASCD's Premier Resources and Online Professional Development TORONTO, March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Pearson Canada, the education services and technology company, and ASCD, the global provider of programs, products, and services that empower educators to support the success of each learner, today announced a distribution agreement providing the entire spectrum of Canadian educators access to ASCD's powerful professional development resources....

2012-03-26 10:24:51

DENVER, March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pearson today announced the details of its 13(th) annual Cite higher education technology conference. The four-day event brings together more than 500 leaders for a dialogue on best practices in online and blended learning. Cite 2012 will be held April 10-13 at the JW Marriott Grande Lakes in Orlando. Representatives from more than 100 public and private institutions and community colleges are expected to attend. "Technology is playing an...

2012-03-20 23:02:47

Digital and Mobile Learning Technology Innovations for PreK-20 Education Earn Highest Number of Honors for Third Consecutive Year New York (PRWEB) March 20, 2012 For the third year in a row, Pearson, the world´s leading learning company, tops the prestigious Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) CODiE Awards, with 11 finalists. The products´ solutions span preK-20 education and leverage the power of digital and mobile technologies to transform education,...


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Pearson’s Tree Frog, Litoria pearsoniana
2013-10-08 10:22:21

Pearson’s Tree Frog (Litoria pearsoniana) is a species of tree frog that inhabits rainforest creeks from north of Lismore, New South Wales, to Kenilworth, Queensland, with a disjunct population at Kroombit Tops Queensland, Australia. Pearson’s Green Tree Frog is a small tree frog, measuring up to 45 millimeters long. Its dorsal surface can range from completely light green to a mixture of green and brown, or mainly brown in color. Normally, black dots are scattered over the dorsal...

2012-06-14 10:30:59

Symbol: SCOR3 Group: Liverwort Family: Scapaniaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Hepaticophyta – Liverworts Subdivision   Hepaticae Class   Hepaticopsida Subclass   Jungermanniae Order   Jungermanniales Family   Scapaniaceae Genus   Scapania (Dumort.) Dumort., nom. cons. Species   Scapania...

2012-06-14 11:56:15

Symbol: PTCA5 Group: Liverwort Family: Ptilidiaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Hepaticophyta – Liverworts Subdivision   Hepaticae Class   Hepaticopsida Subclass   Jungermanniae Order   Jungermanniales Family   Ptilidiaceae Genus   Ptilidium Nees Species   Ptilidium californicum (Austin)...

2012-06-14 12:24:31

Symbol: POBO9 Group: Liverwort Family: Porellaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Hepaticophyta – Liverworts Subdivision   Hepaticae Class   Hepaticopsida Subclass   Jungermanniae Order   Jungermanniales Family   Porellaceae Genus   Porella L. Species   Porella bolanderi (Austin) Pearson

2012-06-14 13:25:53

Symbol: PHPE12 Group: Hornwort Family: Anthocerotaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Synonyms:   ANBO3 Anthoceros bolanderi Steph.   ANPE17 Anthoceros pearsonii M. Howe Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Anthocerotophyta – Hornworts Subdivision   Anthocerotae Class   Anthocerotopsida Order   Anthocerotales Family   Anthocerotaceae Genus...

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