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.
* *Course360* http://www.cengage.com/course360/interactivity.html>*
Creates a Rich Online Course Experience* – Course360 provides
comprehensive online course solutions that help schools reach a
broader array of students with quality content and services
designed to improve outcomes. For online or hybrid courses,
Course360 offers the opportunity to customize the format, look and
content, and each course includes access to an eTextbook as well
as links to additional materials and resources.
In addition to providing rich tools that foster better learning outcomes, Cengage Learning provides superior training and service through its unique CourseCare service, training and implementation program, enabling schools, instructors and students to maximize their investments and customize their learning solutions to meet their individual needs. What's more, the company's direct-to-consumer portal, CengageBrain.com http://www.cengagebrain.com/>, helps students manage costs and find the right match for individual learning preferences.
Rieders concluded, "As higher education evolves and new styles of teaching and learning emerge, Cengage Learning is developing quality content and solutions, with valuable input from instructors, that ensure a positive learning experience for students. CengageCourse is another example of how the company is providing consistent, customized products and services that improve engagement and learning outcomes."
*About Cengage Learning*
Cengage Learning delivers highly customized learning solutions for colleges, universities, instructors, students, libraries, government agencies, corporations and professionals around the world. These solutions are delivered through specialized content, applications and services that foster academic excellence, professional development, and measurable learning outcomes. Cengage Learning's existing company and imprint brands include Heinle, Gale, Wadsworth, Delmar, Brooks/Cole and South-Western, among others. For more information on Cengage Learning please visit www.cengage.com http://www.cengage.com/>.