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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....

2013-01-11 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...

Word of the Day
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.