Cengage Learning Unveils Suite of Digital Solutions and Services Focused on Improving Student Engagement and Learning Outcomes
(PRESS RELEASE) STAMFORD, Conn., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Cengage Learning, a leading global provider of print and digital teaching, learning and research solutions for the academic, professional and library markets, today unveiled CengageCourse, a suite of digital solutions and services that improves student engagement and learning outcomes, helping instructors and academic institutions navigate the changing education landscape.
"An evolving set of dynamics is widening the gap between students, instructors and administrators in the higher-education environment," said William Rieders, Executive Vice President, Global New Media for Cengage Learning. "While administrators are demanding improved learning outcomes, budgets are being cut back and instructors are being asked to do more with less. Students are also holding instructors more accountable for their educational success and are continuing to demand anytime, anywhere access to learning."
CengageCourse leverages the company's superior content with leading digital solutions focused on solving the most pressing challenges for instructors, students and administrators, improving learning and teaching effectiveness. The CengageCourse suite includes CourseMate, CourseMaster and Course360 aimed at addressing the unique needs of our customers:
* *CourseMate* http://www.cengage.com/coursemate>* Complements
Traditional Learning* – CourseMate is an integrated, web-based
solution that includes an interactive eTextbook, multimedia
resources, flashcards and quizzes. When used as part of a
curriculum, this solution improves student engagement and allows
faculty to assess student effort and involvement. CourseMate's
Engagement Tracker also allows instructors to assess students'
participation and time-on-task in an easy-to-use interface.
* *CourseMaster Connects Students to Better Learning Outcomes *–
CourseMaster offers assignable, gradable homework solutions –
well-known brands such as Aplia http://www.aplia.com/>, OWL
http://www.cengage.com/owl/> and SAM
http://www.cengage.com/samcentral/> – that improve student
outcomes through enhanced mastery of the curriculum. Additionally,
it provides instant feedback, enabling instructors to understand
how well students comprehend concepts, and automates
administrative tasks in order to free up time for instructors to
focus on lessons.