Monthly Archives: February 2011

Trends: e-Learning Grows 16.8 percent

Market research firm Ambient Insight reports that over the past five years the U.S. market for pre-K through 12 self-paced e-learning products and services has increased by 16.8 percent. In 2010, the e-learning industry (healthcare, higher ed, pre K-12, nonprofits … Continue reading

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Innovation, Change—and Gadgets!

CLASSROOM 21 | by Greg Limperis The time has come for change in our schools. How can it not? What will be the straw that breaks the camel’s back and allows for innovation within our school system? Lord knows we … Continue reading

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Interview | Shantanu Bala Writes a Quicklyst

Shantanu Bala created Quicklyst because the software he normally used to take notes—Microsoft Word and OneNote—wasn’t simple enough and didn’t lend themselves well to his favorite type of notes—outlines. “Since I personally really liked outline-style notes, and I wanted an … Continue reading

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Trends: K-12 Teachers Relying on Free, Quality Content

From PBS and Grunwald Associates LLC comes a national research report on teachers’ media usage, “Deepening Commitment: Teachers Increasingly Rely on Media and Technology“. Surveys show an insufficient capacity of computing devices and technology infrastructure to handle teachers’ Internet-dependent instructional activity. Further findings: more … Continue reading

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Interview | Lawrence Levy Has a Prescription for Enrollment

Lawrence Levy saw an opportunity within higher education to improve upon the existing Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) technologies, “or better put,” says Lawrence, “a lack thereof.” Higher education is “plagued with antiquated technology systems, or in many cases, continues to operate … Continue reading

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