Here are the results for you in the Education category.
4th May 2011
The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences announced today that international digital agency, LBi, has won a Webby Award in the Best Cultural Institutions category for the design and execution of the Secret Annex Online developed for the Anne Frank House. The Webby Awards are internationally awarded annually to the best websites…
20th Apr 2011
The Royal Society reported last year that many ICT lessons in schools were a ‘turn off’ for many students, stating; “We need school curricula to engage them better if the next generation are to engineer technology and not just consume it.”
While the Royal Society has commissioned further research that…
18th Apr 2011
IRVINGTON, NY – (April 18, 2011) - Flat World Knowledge, the largest publisher of free and open college textbooks for students worldwide, today announced the release of a new platform called MIYO (Make It Your Own) (http://www.flatworldknowledge.com/miyo). The fully-automated system gives professors greater control over textbook content, and the ability,…
15th Apr 2011
Eric Frank, president and co-founder of Flat World Knowledge, the largest publisher of free and open college textbooks for students worldwide, is the featured speaker at a workshop on textbook affordability and open textbooks, at Bowling Green State University (BGSU), on Tuesday, April 19.
The 90-minute free event is open…
14th Apr 2011
Linbeck Group, LLC and the Houston Museum of Natural Science recently announced the expansion of the museum, which will feature a new state-of-the-art Hall of Paleontology.
11th Apr 2011
WESTMINSTER, Colo., 11 April, 2011—The International Society for British Genealogy and Family History is excited to announce its speakers for this year’s British Institute, to be held from 3–7 October in Salt Lake City. This year’s host hotel will be the Radisson Downtown, just a couple of blocks from the…
8th Apr 2011
Reporters are invited to join faculty and administrations for a one-hour webcast on Monday, April 11, at 3:30 pm, EDT on new textbook initiatives in Ohio, Virginia and Washington State designed to improve student retention and outcomes. A Q&A session will follow the presentations.
The webcast will be moderated by Eric…
7th Apr 2011
Alyse’s selection as a finalist is based on her tireless efforts on behalf of Amazing Kids!, recognizing her contagious positive energy and drive to help all kids reach their amazing potential.
7th Apr 2011
(New York, April 7, 2011) Random House, Inc., the world’s largest English-language trade book publisher, announced today it has become an investor in Flat World Knowledge, a publisher of high-quality college textbooks that students can read free online or purchase in various print and digital formats.
6th Apr 2011
BOSTON, Mass., and IRVINGTON, N.Y. – (April 6, 2011) –TextbookRebellion.org, a national campaign to promote alternatives to sky-high priced college textbooks, launched today with a website and tools for individuals and groups to get involved and organize local rebellions on their campuses.