Tagged with: Education

Wikimedia Israel announces the seventh annual international Wikimania conference this week in Haifa, Israel

HAIFA, ISRAEL -- August 2, 2011 The annual international conference, run by the Wikimedia community, and organized by a different local team each year, will be attended by 650 Wikipedia editors, Wikimedia advocates, free content promoters, researchers and educators from 56 countries.  This week attendees will gather at ...

Missouri Bans Student-Teacher Social Networking

Missouri Bans Student-Teacher Social Networking

Missouri recently banned student-teacher Facebook friendships under a law preventing students from having social relationships with their teachers. The law specifically prevents ‘exclusive’ access to students, which bans using Facebook for things like private study groups. Some teachers believe the ban will prevent ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – August 1, 2011

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – August 1, 2011

Missouri recently banned student-teacher Facebook friendships under a law preventing students from having social relationships with their teachers. The law specifically prevents ‘exclusive’ access to students, which bans using Facebook for things like private study groups. Some teachers believe the ban will prevent ...

Video-8 Leverages Dalet to Offer Broadcasters and Post-Production Professionals Media Asset Management Services in the Cloud

Australian broadcast service facility taps Dalet to manage assets and production for new online service delivery Sydney, Australia– July 19, 2011 – Video-8 Media, an Australian company specializing in production and distribution services for the broadcast market, has launched a Cloud-based Media Asset Management ...

Amazon Kindle Text Book Rentals Really Work

Amazon Kindle Text Book Rentals Really Work

My youngest son, Jared, is a rising Junior at Cornell. He’s an Econ major in the College of Arts and Sciences. Before I could post the update about Amazon Text Book rentals, he sent me a txt message telling me it was amazing. If you go to the Cornell book store and purchase your books (new & used), it is easy to ...

Amazon Renting e-Textbooks for Kindle

Amazon Renting e-Textbooks for Kindle

Amazon recently announced that it would begin offering e-textbook rentals for the Kindle. Students can rent the e-textbooks from 30 to 360 days and save up to 80% on specific titles. The e-textbooks can be viewed on the Kindle and any device that lets you download the Kindle app. Read the full article at PCWorld.com ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – July 19, 2011

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – July 19, 2011

Amazon recently announced that it would begin offering e-textbook rentals for the Kindle. Students can rent the e-textbooks from 30 to 360 days and save up to 80% on specific titles. The e-textbooks can be viewed on the Kindle and any device that lets you download the Kindle app. In other news, Time Warner recently launched ...

PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON, MARLEE MATLIN, DOUG PITT AND RANDY HOGAN TO BE HONORED AT STARKEY HEARING FOUNDATION 11TH ANNUAL SO THE WORLD MAY HEAR GALA

Star-Studded Event to Include Live Performances by Miley Cyrus, Reba, Meat Loaf, LIBERA and Kevin Costner & Modern West; as well as a Who’s Who from the Movies, Television and Sports and Entertainment Worlds What: The Starkey Hearing Foundation, dedicated to changing the social consciousness of hearing and hearing ...

WITI Announces Annual Women Powering Technology Summit

October 2-4, 2011 in San Jose, CA WITI (Women in Technology International), the leading global organization for professional, tech-savvy women, announces the Annual WITI Women Powering Technology Summit, which will take place October 2-4th, 2011, in the heart of the Silicon Valley, at the Doubletree by Hilton® Hotel in ...

NOMINEES FOR THE 32nd ANNUAL NEWS & DOCUMENTARY EMMY® AWARDS ANNOUNCED BY THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF TELEVISION ARTS & SCIENCES

Winners to be announced on September 26th at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Home of Jazz at Lincoln Center Larry King to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award New York, N.Y. – July 18, 2011  – Nominations for the 32nd Annual News and Documentary Emmy® Awards were announced today by the National Academy of Television Arts ...