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Internet Strategies for Education Markets: The Heller Report

The Heller Report: Pew education study shows heavy internet use

Pew education study shows heavy internet use An impressive 94% of youth ages 12-17 who have internet access say they use the internet for school research and 78% say they believe the internet helps them with schoolwork. 47% say it helps them a lot. Those figures come from The Internet and Education: Findings of the […]

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The Heller Report: Blackboard attracts investors to E-learning

Blackboard attracts investors to E-learning Oak Hill Capital Partners, L.P. (New York, NY) recently led a $48 million round of equity financing for Blackboard Inc. (Washington, DC, www.blackboard.com) with a $25 million investment. Steven Gruber of Oak Hill says the company has been focusing on Learning for the past two years. According to Gruber, Oak […]

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Internet Strategies for Education Markets: The Heller Report

The Heller Report: ISEM Educational Conference Guide, 2002

ISEM Educational Conference Guide, 2002- 2003 September September 22-25, 2002 EdNET 2002, Los Angeles, CA; Sponsor: The Heller Reports; Contact: Nelson Heller, 847-674-3064, http://hellerreports.com September 18-20, 2002 GATE Conference, Paris, France; Contact: Scott Wyatt, 303.784.8368, www.edugate.org September 19, 2002 School Market Research Institute, Hartford, CT; Contact: Tracy LaTouche, 800-838-3444, www.school-market.com September 23-25, 2002 Online Learning […]

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The Heller Report: FamilyEducation Network

FamilyEducation Network FamilyEducation Network (FEN, Boston, MA) has redesigned their site to make it easier for parents to find information. FEN now has four sites under the FamilyEducation Network brand. familyeducation.com is a national portal for parents arid families seeking information on children’s learning; teachervision.com serves teachers; info please.com is a reference site and myschoolonline.com […]

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The Heller Report: EDmin.com’s Virtual EDucation platform guides K-12 instruction with assessment and reporting

EDmin.com’s Virtual EDucation platform guides K-12 instruction with assessment and reporting Edmin.com (San Diego, CA) has refined their Virtual EDucation offering with its recent 3.0 upgrade and is now seeking content partners to complement this K-12 enterprise platform. The six-year old Virtual EDucation is primarily designed to allow reporting on student performance to guide teachers […]

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The Heller Report: WEM prepares for a bigger and better second year

WEM prepares for a bigger and better second year In preparing for the second year of its World Education Market (WEM) global education trade show, Reed Midem Organisation (Paris, France) is building on the strengths of last year’s successful debut and planning for improvements that strengthen the show’s business-to-business focus and further expand its global […]

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Biodata’s Image Filtering seeks school distribution

Biodata’s Image Filtering seeks school distribution As filtering demands grow, so do the available solutions. Now, image filtering is on its way to market. I-Watch, from Biodata Information Technology (Germany and San Francisco, CA, www.biodata.com) identifies images and symbols. The automated filtering technology was created by Cobion (Kassel, Germany, www.cobion.com), a company recently acquired by […]

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Hammett grows online sales through multiple venues

Hammett grows online sales through multiple venues J. L. Hammett Co., the oldest and largest independent school supplier in the nation, entered online e-commerce five years ago and has been quietly refining its Internet strategies. Initially, Hammett offered modem to modem online buying. Two years ago they switched to a web-based system identified as eZone […]

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The Heller Report: OnlineLearning.net

OnlineLearning.net OnlineLearning.net has announced a series of strategic partnerships. The company will provide its UCLA Extension courses and programs through Fathom. HiFusion.com will link educators to Online Learning.net’s professional development courses. A partnership with Eduokos.com allows members of the Korean education portal to enroll in UCLA Extension courses. And OnlineLearning.net will offer business workshops from […]

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The Heller Report: DigitalThink

DigitalThink DigitalThink (San Francisco, CA) has partnered with blueU.com (www.blueU.com), a web-based training provider in the UK. The recently launched blueU.com aspires to be the UK’s leading provider of web-based training and education. It will distribute DigitalThink’s courses to provide on-line training specializing in IT management, Internet literacy, and Java, Web and Windows programming. DigitalThink […]