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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Education’

Here’s Your Chance To Learn Google Tag Manager

Here’s Your Chance To Learn Google Tag Manager

Google has a new training course available for marketers, analysts, and developers aimed at teaching them about Google Tag Manager and how it can simplify tag implementation and management. It’s the latest addition to the company’s Analytics Academy learning program. Google launched Tag Manager back in 2012 as a way to consolidate the various tags you may use for your …

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Geenio Makes Course-Authoring Easier For Organizations

Commissioned News Story (Source: Geenio) A lot of modern organizations are already using some form of e-learning technology for employee onboarding, training, performance, and assessment initiatives, but online training courses often don’t live up to the needs of instructors, trainees, or purchasing managers. Geenio, which makes course-authoring tools for organizations, is trying to change that, and has built what it …

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Khan Academy Just Hit A Big Milestone

Khan Academy, which took the world by storm with its simple, free educational materials a couple years ago, announced a big milestone this week. They’ve surpassed 3 billion problems answered. That means three billion people have answered quiz questions after watching video materials, and learning things. For free. The Academy said in a blog post: We asked Sal what he …

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The Self-Governed Success of Non-Formal Education

Commissioned News Story (Source: Bircham International University) Non-formal education can provide students with a quality education, despite being an unregulated industry. It’s regulated by its students, and provides opportunity to those who would otherwise have an opportunity to have an education. A Bircham International University spokesperson explains, “Non-formal education is a self-regulated industry. If the people who are receiving the …

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Chromebooks Overtake iPads In Education

In early 2012, Google announced that its Chromebooks for Education initiative was already a success. Later that year, the tech giant took it a step further by making Chromebooks available to schools for only $99. Now the laptops have become the number one technology in education, easily beating out Apple’s iPad. The Guardian reports that Google shipped 715,500 Chromebooks to …

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Wikipedia Mobile Apps Get Nearby Feature

Last year, Wikipedia added “nearby” functionality to its desktop and mobile sites to let users find interesting content about subjects relevant to their location. The functionality has now come to the Android and iOS apps. The feature shows you a list of articles for your location, and gives you the distance from where you’re at. There’s also a compass that …

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Music Provides an Outlet for Kids in Troubled Communities, says Hip-Hop Artist JRS3

Commissioned News Story (Source: JRS3) A recent study by Northwestern University shows that music education has a profound impact on troubled youth. What’s more, hip-hop has become a great way to establish a dialogue between troubled kids and their therapists. Music as an an important outlet for kids who may be growing up in a troubled situation. Musical Artist, JRS3 …

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Online Education: Why Are Some Online Schools Lacking In Credibility?

You’ve seen the ads by now for various online schools; all encouraging you to sign up today and get to work on advancing your education. The selling point is that you can earn your degree from anywhere. However, what these businesses are not telling you is that you could be wasting your time and money. Even though acceptance of online …

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Google Webmaster Academy Expands To More Languages

Google launched Webmaster Academy in 2012 as a way to help small businesses improve their web and Google presence through education about various webmaster topics. It even added Panda update guidance at one point. Last year, Google expanded the offering to 20 additional languages, and has now expanded it to twenty-two more . Google said on Monday: Today, the new …

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Katy Perry Talks Education And ‘Make Roar Happen’

Katy Perry is an accomplished singer with a successful career. However, many fans may not know the road she traveled to chase her dreams. At the age of 15, the Teenage Dream singer actually dropped out of high school. Although she earned her GED, she recently admitted she regrets not finishing school and furthering her education. According to Yahoo! Celebrity, the …

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Katy Perry Says She Did Not Have A Great Education In Her Younger Years

Global pop superstar Katy Perry has sold out tours and penned songs that topped the charts, but she still has one small regret that she wishes she could change. Perry recently told Yahoo! that she wished she had had a better education when she was younger. She said, “I’m kind of bummed at this stage that I didn’t have a …

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Katy Perry: Church Upbringing Ruined Her Education

Katy Perry is successful by most measures. She is certainly a celebrity. She has hit songs, She has money and recognition. But Katy Perry carries a concern that she is not very well educated, or at least not as well as she’d like to be. “I’m kind of bummed at this stage that I didn’t have a great education because …

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