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2010-07-29 07:33:00

BALTIMORE, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Calvert School is delighted to introduce Calvert Virtual Academy (CVA), a virtual school option for middle school students. Calvert Virtual Academy students will learn at home in a robust online learning environment that includes assignments, self-paced assessments, threaded discussions and multimedia activities, video and audio exercises, and evaluations. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100223/CALVERTLOGO) (Logo:...

2010-06-08 13:16:00

NEW YORK, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a study released last month, 80% of corporate managers work virtually and 63% are members of global virtual teams. The key factors impairing virtual productivity are: cultural differences, communication styles, time-zone differences, language and a lack of face-to-face contact, according to the Virtual Teams Survey Report 2010 - The Challenges of Working in Virtual Teams, by RW3 CultureWizard, an intercultural training consultancy specializing...

2010-03-03 06:00:00

TAMPA, Fla., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- With the advent of mobile learning technology and the rising demand for virtual m-learning classroom applications, the University Alliance Online, a global leader in interactive professional education, continues to be on the cutting edge of technology. Now, students attending Villanova University, Tulane University, the University of Notre Dame and the University of San Francisco can take their online learning mobile thanks to the new MP4 course...

2010-01-20 06:16:00

MADISON, Wis., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sonic Foundry, Inc. (Nasdaq: SOFO), the recognized market leader for rich media webcasting and knowledge management, today announced that Big Bend Community College has streamlined its virtual classroom offering by using Mediasite to deliver courses. Big Bend's Mediasite program is the focus of a live webinar at 11:00 Central on Tuesday, January 26. Visit www.sonicfoundry.com/register/bigbend/?sm=6 to register. With about 4,000 students,...

2009-12-07 14:00:00

Online instructor Melanie Laber excels in the virtual classroom LANSING, Mich., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Melanie Laber teaches trigonometry, geometry and pre-algebra to students in Detroit, Paw Paw, Traverse City and Houghton. She was recently named Michigan's Online Teacher of the Year. Laber is an online instructor for Michigan Virtual School(TM); she teaches in a virtual classroom for schools all across Michigan. The course content and instruction all happens over the...

2009-12-03 14:42:00

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Classroom learning joins the ranks of the technology-enabled with Development Dimensions International's (DDI) introduction of its virtual classroom development experience. To increase the convenience and lower the cost of training and development in a more global workplace where employees are often geographically separated and are unable to meet in one physical location, DDI is introducing its leadership development program Interaction Management:...

2009-10-02 16:10:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) announces the launch of a new website for Continuity of Learning and pandemic planning providing free resources for schools, districts, and states to assist with learning continuity planning in preparation of the H1N1 flu pandemic or other natural disaster. The website features a toolkit of online resources for school districts and states that includes: 1) a Readiness Assessment...

2009-07-15 01:00:00

HONG KONG, July 15 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- NetDimensions (London Stock Exchange, AIM: NETD), a global provider of performance, knowledge and learning management systems, announces that Metropolitan Housing Partnership (MHP) is implementing the Enterprise Knowledge Platform (EKP) learning management system (LMS) to deliver blended learning programs. A family of not-for-profit organizations providing housing, regeneration, community and support services, MHP is a diverse...

2009-07-13 07:26:00

TAMPA, Fla., July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- K Alliance is known for their quality and comprehensive online and computer-based training courses, but have now added distance learning to their delivery method options. Students looking to enhance their skills and gain training on various topics relating to IT certifications, desktop training and soft skills improvement can now choose K Alliance's distance learning option, which allows them to participate in a live class without physically being there....

2009-06-15 10:31:00

Sloan-C partners with Sonic Foundry to introduce its first blended conference linking educational leaders across the nation on-site and online MADISON, Wis., June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sonic Foundry, Inc. (Nasdaq: SOFO), the recognized market leader for rich media webcasting and knowledge management, today announced that through continued partnership with Sonic Foundry, The Sloan Consortium has selected the Mediasite platform to webcast all session at the International Symposium on...


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  • 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.
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