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UT Austin Selects Learning Objects to Design and Deliver Online Training for Middle School Guidance Counselors
OnCourse Program to feature competency-based training program and framework for 2017 AUSTIN, TX and BOSTON, October 31, 2016—Learning Objects, a Cengage company, has been selected by the University of Texas at Austin to design and deliver a competency-based online training program for secondary counselors and advisers, the company announced today. The program, called Texas OnCourse, … Read more
Learning Objects Releases Comprehensive, Competency-Based Learning Platform
Platform Designed to Streamline Development of Competency-Based Programs WASHINGTON, October 25, 2016—Learning Objects, a Cengage company, today announced the full release and availability of its Competency-Based Learning (CBL) Platform. Streamlining the development of competency-based programs, the platform is an end-to-end experience including competency dashboards, personalized learning activities, extended transcripts and evidence portfolios.  Designed to support … Read more
Cengage Invites EDUCAUSE 2016 Attendees to BE UNSTOPPABLE
Interactive demos reinforce the importance of confidence in learning BOSTON, October 19, 2016 —Cengage, an education and technology company, will be at EDUCAUSE 2016 showcasing products and services that champion students and inspire them to “Be Unstoppable.” The Cengage booth (#1421) will feature multiple demo stations and opportunities to interact with students and Cengage executives. … Read more
Cengage Acquires WebAssign, Strengthening Market Position in Science, Technology and Math
Acquisition Allows for Greater Investment in STEM Disciplines BOSTON and RALEIGH, September 27, 2016 — Cengage, an education and technology company, today announced the acquisition of WebAssign, a leading provider of digital learning solutions for higher education. The acquisition strengthens Cengage’s position as a market leader in science, technology and math offering three unique platforms … Read more
New Higher Ed Survey: OER May Triple in Use as Primary Courseware Within Five Years
Cengage Learning Report Explores Growing Use of OER in Higher Education BOSTON, September 7, 2016 — Open Educational Resources (OER) in higher education have the potential to triple in use as primary courseware over the next five years, from 4 percent to 12 percent, according to a survey of more than 500 faculty by Cengage … Read more
Cengage Learning Adds Offline E-Reader Capabilities to MindTap Mobile App
Students can download entire textbook to smartphone in 10 seconds or less BOSTON, Aug. 24, 2016 — Cengage Learning today announced additional features for its MindTap Mobile app, including offline e-reader capabilities, the most requested function by students.  Available on iOS and Android smartphones, the enhanced app provides access to Cengage Learning’s flagship digital learning platform, MindTap, … Read more

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