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Amazon Whispercast is a tool for schools

Whispercast turns Kindles into viable business tools
PCWorld (blog)
Amazon unveiled a new service this week—Whispercast. Whispercast is a tool for schools and businesses that allows them to centrally manage and deploy content for Kindle devices and Kindle apps. Whispercast could make the Kindle much more attractive ...

Interest in Online Courses Could Be Peaking
U.S. News & World Report
"Online classes make you more accountable for your learning, instead of relying on guidance or instruction," he says. "But I definitely appreciated the in-class experience more ... The fact that adult preferences for online courses have remained ...

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Coursera head talks online education
The Daily Princetonian
The co-founder of Coursera — the new online platform launched this summer at the University that has grown exponentially in the past few months — said, “education is the great equalizer,” in a lecture Wednesday afternoon. Coursera, she said, allows ...

Overall enrollment steady in 2012; online learning continues growth
Penn State Live
While we are experiencing a decline in the number of high school graduates in portions of the state, at the same time we are seeing higher demand for online programs as adult learners seek to advance their education and improve their economic outlook ...

Texas Longhorns Join edX Online Education Platform
The online education platform edX continues its ascent into the world of higherlearning by adding the University of Texas to its roster. The nonprofit Harvard-MIT-Berkeley venture launched last May and HarvardX started up classes last Monday ...


Online Academy Takes Learning Beyond School Day
"So far it's been a very positive thing because kids are taking charge rather than have teachers say they have to do this or have to do that," Ware said. "Because they can practice their math skillsonline while they are learning about the technology ...

Updated Release: LoudCloud Systems Continues To Quietly Take Education By ...
The Herald | HeraldOnline.com
DALLAS, Oct. 18, 2012 — /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- LoudCloud Systems, provider of LoudCloudLearning Ecosystems, Learning Management Systems (LMS) for Higher Education and K12, has been awarded three new contracts this month. The new clients add to an ...

Emantras Awarded for Excellence in e-Learning
IT News Online
Emantras received the award together with Lufthansa Technical Training for designing and developing an e-Learning course. The course was specifically designed to provide self-paced, supplementallearning on Helicopter Aerodynamics, Structures and ...

Alumni learning a serious business
Times Higher Education
Offering free online education is the best way for universities to keep in touch with former students and improve the "alumni experience", according to an international survey of business schoolleavers. Alumni Matters 2012, a report by university ...

Cyber school launches Lehigh Valley satellite office
Lehigh Valley Business
The opening of such regional offices is an attempt to make learning more convenient for students who want or need more in-person learning, said Bill Haas, manager of the Allentown satellite office. "Although PA Cyber is an online school, through our ...

University of Phoenix to close Mililani Learning Center
The University of Phoenix Hawaii Campus in Honolulu and the school's campus in Kapolei “are thriving” and will remain open, spokesman Ryan Rauzon said. But the Mililani Learning Center, which has about 400 students, will eventually close, he said.

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