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  Akademos
Akademos har udviklet sin egen, pædagogiske model for færdighedsudvikling.
Akademos’ konsulenter har alle deres baggrund i det private erhvervsliv.
Akademos har taget navn efter verdens ældste akademi.
www.akademos.dk   (128 words)

  
 Print Article: Valuing learning for its own sake
That was what Plato called his school of philosophy but the story the new Akademos brings to mind is not so much ancient Greek as Old Testament: a small group of academics challenging the Goliath of the universities.
What they offer instead is education that values learning for its own sake, in classes small enough for teachers to know their students well and where the emphasis will be on debate and discussion.
It is also free: Akademos is registered as a co-operative and the only "fees" involved are the purchase of a $20 share (employed people are asked to pay $100).
www.theage.com.au /cgi-bin/common/popupPrintArticle.pl?path=/articles/2003/07/28/1059244539816.html   (824 words)

  
 Akademos
The wonderfully calculated glissandi were well performed and enhanced the overall musical texture that at times seemed to drift from one adjacent shade of color to the next.
"In Jean Balissat's "L'Or perdu", the Akademos Quartet proved to be an ensemble of the highest rank.
The first one was of "Akademos" Quartet, played in chapter-house of Black Friars Church.
www.akademos.art.pl /~akademos/english/quartet/press.html   (775 words)

  
 Students Trade Books For Holiday Gifts On The Internet :: Distance-Educator.com's Daily News :: Technology, Teaching, ...
According to Akademos, Inc, proprietor of the popular website TextbookX.com and one of the leading providers of educational resources on the Internet, the relationship is actually quite straightforward.
The eXchange is the latest in a series of new programs that Akademos, Inc. is developing specifically to help traditional and non-traditional students meet their needs for course materials in the most economical way possible.
Its mission is to use new distribution models and media to democratize and enhance opportunities for students in higher education.
www.distance-educator.com /dnews/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=8141   (571 words)

  
  Akademos
The revived Academy in Athens, housed in neoclassical splendor
A legendary hero in Greek mythology, Akademos (originally Hekademos) or, less correctly, Academus was linked to the archaic name for the site of Plato's Academy, the Hekademeia, outside the walls of Athens.
By classical times the name of the place had evolved into the Akademeia and was explained by linking it to an eponymous Athenian hero, a legendary "Akademos," at least as early as the beginning of the 6th century BC.
www.mlahanas.de /Greeks/Mythology/Akademos.html   (214 words)

  
  Akademos   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A legendary hero in Greek mythology, Akademos (originally Hekademos) or, less correctly, Academus was linked to the archaic name for the site of Plato's Academy, the Hekademeia, outside the walls of Athens.
By classical times the name of the place had evolved into the Akademeia and was explained by linking it to an eponymous Athenian hero, a legendary "Akademos," at least as early as the beginning of the 6th century BCE.
The site was sacred to Athena and other immortals; it had sheltered religious cult since the Bronze Age, which was perhaps associated with the hero-gods, the Dioskouroi (Castor and Polydeukes), for the hero Akademos associated with the site was credited with revealing to the Divine Twins where Theseus had hidden Helen of Troy.
www.wapipedia.com /wikipedia/mobiletopic.aspx?cur_title=Akademos   (174 words)

  
 Akademos - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
A legendary hero in Greek mythology, Akademos (originally Hekademos or, less correctly, Academus, or Hecademus) was linked to the archaic name for the site of Plato's Academy, the Hekademeia, outside the walls of Athens.
By classical times the name of the place had evolved into the Akademeia and was explained by linking it to an eponymous Athenian hero, a legendary "Akademos," at least as early as the beginning of the 6th century BC.
This page was last modified 00:09, 28 November 2006.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Akademos   (196 words)

  
 Akademos Boosts Sales of Textbooks and Other Media with Its Deployment of FAST Impulse; FAST ImPulse Offers Scalable ...
Akademos' TextbookX.com is one of the largest independent online sources of new and used college textbooks, offering students the ability to both sell and buy their books.
Through its use of FAST ImPulse, Akademos plans to increase the number of records searched by its users from 4 million to over 10 million by the end of 2005.
Akademos, Inc. was founded in March 1999 by Brian Jacobs, then a professor of political philosophy at Cornell University.
findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0EIN/is_2005_June_22/ai_n13826343   (769 words)

  
 Akademos Boosts Sales of Textbooks and Other Media with Its Deployment of FAST Impulse; FAST ImPulse Offers Scalable ...
Akademos' TextbookX.com is one of the largest independent online sources of new and used college textbooks, offering students the ability to both sell and buy their books.
Through its use of FAST ImPulse, Akademos plans to increase the number of records searched by its users from 4 million to over 10 million by the end of 2005.
Akademos, Inc. was founded in March 1999 by Brian Jacobs, then a professor of political philosophy at Cornell University.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0EIN/is_2005_June_22/ai_n13826343   (769 words)

  
 Presseportal: Fast Search & Transfer ASA - Akademos Boosts Sales of Textbooks and Other Media with its Deployment of ...
Akademos' TextbookX.com is one of the largest independent online sources of new and used college textbooks, offering students the ability to both sell and buy their books.
About Akademos Akademos, Inc. was founded in March 1999 by Brian Jacobs, then a professor of political philosophy at Cornell University.
The company's mission is to use new media and content distribution models to democratize and advance the development and distribution of educational resources.
www.presseportal.de /story_rss.htx?nr=693293   (910 words)

  
 Akademos Quartet
The Akademos Quartet was founded in 1997 by graduates of the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice.
The Akademos Quartet engages in artistic projects throughout the province of Silesia.
Since 1997 until 2005, the ensemble hosts and is the principal performer of a cycle of chamber concerts taking place in the palace of the former district council (now a branch of the Upper Silesia Museum in Bytom).
www.polishculture-nyc.org /akademos_quartet_more.htm   (465 words)

  
 Textbookx.com - TextbookX.com 2007 Spring Scholarship
Akademos, Inc. operates a discount online bookstore, found on the Internet at www.TextbookX.com, offering over 930,000 new and used textbooks, general books, and reference titles.
Applicant must be enrolled in good standing as an undergraduate or graduate student attending an accredited college or university in the United States sometime between November 1, 2007 and October 31, 2008.
All submitted essays become the property of Akademos, Inc. and may be used for publicity, publication, or as content for the TextbookX.com web site.
www.textbookx.com /scholarship   (697 words)

  
 Akademos, Inc. - Educational recources for the world
Akademos, Inc. - Educational recources for the world
The program has garnered entries on topics such as "Is America's role in the world contributing to the enhancement of general human welfare?" and "What is a nation?" The Scholarship has awarded thousands of dollars in prize money to help students assuage the costs of their educations.
Connexions is the newest program from Akademos, Inc. Connexions creates and manages fully branded online bookstore solutions for small to medium-sized colleges around the country, which provides added convenience and savings to students while earning schools a valuable new revenue stream.
www.akademos.com /programs.html   (199 words)

  
 Akademos, Inc. - Educational resources for the world
In 1999, he founded Akademos Inc., partnering with publishers and used-book wholesalers to sell books directly to students via the web.
Akademos currently offers UPS Ground service, but because students sometimes need books right away.
Sellers simply choose one of the shipping options offered on the site, and once a sale is final, Akademos generates a shipping label and sends an electronic link to the seller.
www.akademos.com /publicity.php   (637 words)

  
 VRC2 - Akademos - Brindabella Motor Sport Club - Australian Rallying Forums
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A new look Akademos run by MUCC, the second round of the Victorian Rally Championship, greeted two cars of the Raymond Partners Accountants rally team.
Both Stephen and Melissa, in the teams Subaru Legacy, and Glen Raymond and Luke Simpson, in their Toyota Corolla, were pumped to take their fight to the next level and try to set times to amaze the more fancied crews and their more developed machinery.
www.bmsc.com.au /forums/event-reports/5440-vrc2-akademos.html   (1140 words)

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