Latest Virtual education Stories

2012-04-02 09:58:56

Participants express satisfaction with learning stress-reducing techniques via Second Life online environment A small study from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers found that online virtual communities may be an effective way to train patients in meditation and other mind/body techniques. The ability to learn and practice approaches that elicit the relaxation response — a state of deep rest that has been shown to alleviate stress-related symptoms — in a virtual...

2012-03-12 08:10:00

Lectora Hosts a Free Webinar that Exhibits How to Use the New Features in Lectora Online Including the Live Model Gallery Cincinnati (PRWEB) March 12, 2012 Lectora® will host a free webinar that demonstrates how to utilize the new features for collaborative online e-Learning development with Lectora Online version 1.6.2. Conducted on March 14, this session will show attendees how to create highly engaging e-Learning content for their training using the new Live Model Gallery and other...

2012-01-19 11:00:00

In order to improve the accessibility and availability of training, the PA Chiefs of Police Association (PCPA) recently launched a virtual training network and online training courses created in partnership with JPL. Harrisburg, PA (PRWEB) January 19, 2012 In order to improve the accessibility and availability of training, the PA Chiefs of Police Association (PCPA) recently launched a virtual training network and on line training courses created in partnership with JPL. The effort is...

2012-01-11 11:00:00

Apprio, a leading provider of specialized technology solutions, particularly for the health, defense and homeland security markets, and Jigsaw Meeting, a platform for live virtual classrooms, announced they will partner to provide virtual training solutions to government clients. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) January 11, 2012 The Jigsaw Meeting application will provide a fully web based online virtual classroom platform that allows Apprio clients to hold meetings, training, reviews and education...

2011-12-31 18:30:00

The Combination of an online language program and the magic and excitement of Cackleberries characters and animation provides for the first of its kind in virtual education for young children learning English. This virtual classroom is build intuitively for young learners to be able to click, learn and play on their own. The animated lessons are used in combination with exercises to reinforce the learning. Vancouver, British Columbia (PRWEB) December 31, 2011 The Combination of an online...

2011-12-30 16:00:00

New Market Research Project Management and Online Research Methods Classes taught in a Virtual Classroom to Start in January 2012 Marlborough, MA (PRWEB) December 30, 2011 To help marketing and market research professionals stay up-to-date with current methods and best practices, Research Rockstar has expanded its online training options. “Market Research Project Management” and “Online Research Methods for 2012” are now open for registration. The new 4-week Power...

2011-12-13 21:20:00

ELCE Encore Attendees Embrace Interactive Virtual Event Corona, California (PRWEB) December 13, 2011 Elearning! Media Group (EMG), the voice of the $160 learning and workplace technology market, announced that the Enterprise Learning! Conference & Expo Encore (ELCE Encore) virtual trade show hosted on December 8, 2011, attracted 1,524 registered attendees. The audience was very active with 659 attending conference sessions, 790 downloading assets, accounting for a total of 1638...

2011-10-25 08:00:00

Innovative Software Company adds Unique e-Learning Tools â˜Virtual Classroomâ & â˜E-File Cabinetâ to Higher Education E-Learning Platform. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 25, 2011 LoudCloud Systems, provider of LoudCloud University Suite, a Higher Education Learning Management System (LMS), is pleased to announce that it has added two dynamic features to the LoudCloud University Suite to further enhance the way...

Word of the Day
  • 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.'