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2013-02-12 23:04:25

Digital learning revolution for CTI degree students. Johannesburg, South Africa (PRWEB) February 13, 2013 In a move that will revolutionise the way they study, the CTI Education Group will become the first higher education institution in South Africa to offer its students tablet computers loaded with prescribed textbooks, at no extra cost. Over two thousand students who will start their degree studies at CTI in January will receive the new ten-inch touch-screen Samsung Galaxy Note tablets,...

2013-02-12 23:03:26

Online bookstore services provide a natural fit for the 100% online public university. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) February 12, 2013 Akademos, Inc., a leading provider of integrated online bookstores and marketplaces for educational institutions, announced today that Colorado State University-Global Campus, the first and only 100% online, fully accredited public university in the United States, has joined its list of partner schools. “Signing with Akademos is right in line with a key part of...

2013-02-11 23:02:35

Health Education Schools Learn New Ways to Manage and Deliver Electronic Course Materials Melville, NY (PRWEB) February 11, 2013 Ambassador College Bookstores, an industry leader providing specialized bookstore and content solutions for higher education, has been selected by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) to present at its 10th Annual Conference. Ambassador´s session will explore the management, delivery and use of electronic course materials in the...

2013-01-30 23:00:08

One new, edtech startup presses course materials forward toward mobile, custom, and open. Ann Arbor, Michigan (PRWEB) January 30, 2013 Ginkgotree, a web app to help faculty build their own, online coursebooks from any resource, launched less than 4 months ago and emerged from their beta this past month. Turns out, the young, unfunded team of four is making some mega waves. If the name sounds familiar, you may have heard about their win at the EDUCAUSE Game Changers Business Competition....

2013-01-30 12:28:46

OAK BROOK, Ill., Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Follett today announced includED, a new program that will accelerate the "text-with-tuition" trend to provide students with all required course materials as part of tuition or fees. Because the program is fully scalable and does not limit student participation, schools can implement includED in a variety of ways, including for individual courses, a cohort, a department or across the entire institution. includED also provides...

2013-01-11 05:03:49

Growing List of Psychology Schools Deploying TextbookX Bookstores Hosted by Akademos Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) January 10, 2013 Akademos, Inc., a leading provider of integrated online bookstores and marketplaces for educational institutions, announced that The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP), a nonprofit graduate school, has joined its list of partner schools. Institutions with a wide variety of psychology degrees and coursework are increasingly turning to virtual bookstores to...

2013-01-07 08:23:46

ALBANY, New York, January 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the latest market report published by Transparency Market Research (http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com) "General Medicine Education Publishing Market - Global Industry Size, Market Share, Trends, Analysis and Forecast, 2012-2018", the global publishing market for general medicine education was worth USD 2.45 billion in 2012 and is expected to reach USD 3.6 billion in 2018, growing at a CAGR of 6.8% from 2012...

2013-01-02 05:03:13

High school students utilize technology in a variety of different ways at the metro Detroit private school. By incorporating iPads and digital text books, the school equips students to excel in a digital world. Southfield, Michigan (PRWEB) December 31, 2012 In 2010 Southfield Christian School made a purposeful decision to become a leader among academic institutions in the use of technology. In assessing ways that the classroom experience could be improved, this was a clear opportunity....

2012-12-12 05:03:49

Interns from Northland College, Wisconsin Lutheran College and Central Bible College are Awarded Bonuses and Textbook Scholarships Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) December 11, 2012 Akademos, Inc., a leading provider of integrated online bookstores and marketplaces for educational institutions, announced the winners of the Akademos-TextbookX Intern Awards for effectiveness in marketing their college or university bookstore to other students. Akademos has recognized Katy Zart from Northland College,...

2012-12-06 12:31:48

DUBUQUE, Iowa, Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning in January 2013, ByPass Publishing, an educational start-up based in Dubuque, Iowa, is offering free "test drives" of their new product, Psychology in the Fastlane, the first title of the company's emerging Fastlane Series. More than 40 subject matter experts collaborated to create the baseline content. The result is a powerful multi-modal content publishing system that allows instructors to efficiently create their own course-specific...