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2014-09-19 23:09:36

Career Step has released ebook versions of all of the proprietary textbooks included with the school’s training programs to enhance students’ learning experiences by making their education more mobile and interactive. Provo, Utah (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, has released ebook versions of all of the proprietary textbooks included with the school’s training programs. This is intended to enhance...

2014-09-15 08:26:06

STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The adoption of new technologies is gaining strength and fostering a transformative migration in the market for college course materials. However, there is nothing smooth about this transition currently under way. Textbooks continue to be the material of choice for college students when it comes to deep reading and studying. The stubborn persistence of student preference for print textbooks is troubling to an educational publishing...

2014-09-09 23:10:02

Create interactive digital textbook from static PDF and bring fun to e-teaching (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 The age of traditional classroom has gone and digital classroom tools will follow soon. The professional PDF to flipbook converter, Flip PDF Professional, can be used to make digital textbooks attractive, interesting and interactive. Instead of plugging in PDF documents and creating a stale digital textbook, Flip PDF Professional lets the users create digital book for student with...

2014-09-09 12:26:07

DUBLIN, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Publishing for the PreK-12 Market 2014-2015" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Publishing for the PreK-12 Market 2014-2015 from Simba Information is the leading resources for expert analysis of the highly competitive PreK-12 school market. A changing market for instructional materials, tools and resources and an industry in transition from tradition print...

2014-09-08 08:26:51

Content providers can now partner with Werkz Publishing to transform publications into engaging, interactive digital workbooks for computers and tablets SAN DIEGO, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Werkz Publishing Inc. announces the launch of PageWerkz(TM), a proprietary new educational technology that offers a digital workbook platform for content providers. The San Diego-based company, which is best known for its award-winning ScienceWerkz® science education apps, is seeking to partner with...

2014-09-05 12:23:47

NEW YORK, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Net Texts, a leader in educational technology, welcomes science educator Tyler DeWitt, PhD, as Director of Content Development. Dr. DeWitt will lead Net Texts' development of new open educational resources (OER), which can replace textbooks in core content areas or serve as a foundation on which teachers can build using their own curricular material. Dr. DeWitt came to national attention when he created Science with Tyler DeWitt, which has...

2014-09-04 23:12:53

Additional videos, articles and images bolster hub’s expanding library. Arlington, Va. (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 With the college semester underway, faculty are looking for new ways to engage students in class. The EDvantage, a free online resource hub for educators, announces the addition of more than 800 resources to its content library for the 2014-15 school year. The update brings the total number of content available to nearly 3,000 items. New resources have been added to subjects...

2014-09-03 08:27:47

WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the nation's law students get ready for the new school year, they will have a major advantage in mastering their law school classes, thanks to a new cloud-based digital casebook and study platform. The Connected Casebook, an integrated digital and print learning solution by Wolters Kluwer Legal Education, is designed to facilitate deeper student mastery of legal thinking and stronger learning outcomes. Available immediately for a cross-section...

2014-09-02 08:27:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vital Source Technologies, Inc., Ingram Content Group's leading e-textbook solution, today announced the results of its annual survey revealing that today's college students increasingly value online, social and mobile technology as essential educational tools. Fielded by Wakefield Research, an independent research consultancy, the survey of more than 500 currently enrolled college students also found more students are turning down certain...

2014-08-27 23:14:19

High Cost of College Textbooks Inspired Creation of Program to Comparison Shop on 40 Websites Colleyville, TX (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 When Christian Genco of Colleyville, Texas discovered that textbooks for his first college semester would cost more than $1,000, he was shocked. He then spent 2 days searching online for better prices for his books and was able to save a few hundred dollars. The next semester, he wrote a program to do the shopping for him and with the click of a button, he...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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