Tag Archives: learning

Wiley to support digital learning projects in Banyuwangi, Indonesia as part of ASEAN Smart Cities Network’s Pilot Program

(17 September 2018) John Wiley & Sons, Inc., a global leader in education and scholarly research, today announced a signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Banyuwangi Regency, Indonesia, at the Inaugural ASEAN Smart Cities Network (ASCN) Meeting in Singapore. The two parties will build e-learning capabilities in the region focusing on needs such as […]


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Griffith University hiring Coordinator, Library Learning and Teaching Services

(9 July 2018) The Coordinator, Library Learning and Teaching Services coordinates staff delivering library and learning services across our 5 campuses and 6 library locations. Reporting to the Manager, Library Academic Engagement, the role is one of two Coordinator roles overseeing delivery of quality, consistent and relevant library and learning services to the Griffith community. […]


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Look at libraries over league tables when choosing a school

(16 November 2016)  Why should parents or pupils be concerned whether or not school libraries close? Surely they are just mausoleums to the paper-bound past? Rooms that are of little use to today’s internet-connected student population, who have access to a world of books and information through their digital devices? Quite simply, school libraries, and […]


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Studies show college students get higher grades and learn better with digital course materials

Lower cost digital options from education publishers provide measurable improvements for students (28 September 2016, Washington, DC)  Multiple studies from education publishers reveal that digital learning materials are improving student performance in college, resulting in higher exam scores, better grades, and fewer students dropping out of classes. Digital materials, which are available via access codes […]


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CAS announces complimentary beta version of Chemistry Class AdvantageTM®

(19 August 2016, Columbus, OH) CAS, a division of the American Chemical Society (ACS), announces a complimentary beta version of Chemistry Class Advantage, a new learning solution for undergraduate organic chemistry students. Organized by topics taught in the classroom, Chemistry Class Advantage harnesses the power of SciFinder and research published in journal articles to help […]


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Kaltura 2016 Video in Education Survey reveals tipping point: Over 50 percent of higher education institutions using video

International survey of 1,500 respondents also indicates that 75% of higher education students now use video in their assignments (12 July 2016, New York, NY) Kaltura (http://kaltura.com/), the leading video technology provider, today published its third annual State of Video in Education report, a comprehensive international study that examines the evolving use of video in […]


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Gale brings interactive science products to libraries

(7 January 2016, Farmington Hills, Mich.) Gale, a part of Cengage Learning, is offering three new science products for academic and school libraries. The products are designed to help students understand science beyond the text, and combine Gale’s curriculum-aligned reference content with partner CyberScience’s interactive 3D models to bring science learning to life. Two products, […]


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Game-based learning in library instruction

(21 March 2015) A priced online course (US$175) running from 6 April to 1 May 2015, Game-Based Learning in Library Instruction is led by Scott Rice as part of Library Juice Academy. More information at http://libraryjuiceacademy.com/011-gaming.php Information literacy blogspot has the announcement.


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