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ASU EdPlus Chooses Learning Objects as Program Development Partner

ASU EdPlus to incorporate the Learning Objects platform, including badges and extended transcripts

BOSTON, August 21, 2017— Learning Objects, a Cengage company, has been selected by Arizona State University (ASU) as the program development partner for ASU’s Continuing and Professional Education, which serves over 12,000 students each year. Together, Learning Objects and ASU EdPlus, the institution’s innovation-oriented arm, will rapidly develop new professional and continuing education programs on … Read more
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi and Cengage Partner to Offer Access to Accredited High School Diploma and Workforce Training

Partnership enables adults and prospective students to earn entry-level career certificate

CORPUS CHRISTI and BOSTON, June 10, 2017 — Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi has partnered with Cengage to offer accredited high school diplomas and career certificates to prospective students and members of the community through Career Online High School (COHS). An estimated 20 percent of the Corpus Christi population 25 years of age and older lack … Read more
Chegg and Cengage to Offer 1 to 1 Online Tutoring to Students in STEM Disciplines

On-Demand, Online Tutors Accessible This Fall for Students Using WebAssign

June 21, 2017 – Santa Clara, Calif., and Boston, Mass. – Chegg (NYSE:CHGG), the Smarter Way to Student, and Cengage, an education and technology company, today announced plans to incorporate on-demand expert tutors for students in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) disciplines. Chegg Tutors, a network of online, on-demand live human vetted expert tutors, … Read more
Cengage Announces Major Initiative to Fight Growing Problem of Counterfeit Course Materials

Counterfeit print materials estimated at up to $100 million annually; Unique certification seals to be placed on all print products starting with Fall 2017 shipments

BOSTON, June 5, 2017—Cengage, an education and technology company, today announced a major initiative to fight the growing problem of counterfeit print course materials, which is estimated to cost the company between $70 million to $100 million annually.  Beginning with shipments currently underway to on-campus, off-campus and online retailers, Cengage print products will include a … Read more
New Study: Adjunct Faculty Bring Real-World Experience and Connections, Yet Desire Closer Connection to the Academic Community

Cengage survey presents adjunct faculty feedback on collaboration, digital technology and professional development

Boston, Mass., April 4, 2017–A new study from Cengage finds that although adjunct faculty are very student-focused and believe they offer unique value, including real-world expertise and industry contacts, they feel disconnected and less valued than full-time faculty.  And, while more than half of adjuncts are using digital learning tools, they want more opportunities for … Read more
Gale Celebrates Women’s History Month with Release of New Women’s Studies Archive

Archive Explores the Grassroots of Feminism in the 19th and 20th Century

Farmington Hills, Mich., March 20, 2017 — As we celebrate Women’s History Month, Gale, a Cengage company, has launched a new archive on women’s studies that explores the many contributions of women throughout history.  Part of the growing Gale Primary Sources program, the Women’s Studies Archive represents Gale’s focus on publishing material that supports diversity studies and provides … Read more
Major Educational Content Providers And Distributors Join Together To Fight Counterfeit Textbooks
BOSTON, March 1, 2017 – Cengage, McGraw-Hill Education, and Pearson have joined forces with Ingram and Chegg, Inc. to have them adopt and implement a set of Anti-Counterfeit Best Practices designed to address the growing problem of counterfeit print textbooks. The Anti-Counterfeit Best Practices are intended to assist distributors with combating counterfeits of print textbooks … Read more
Cengage Launches MindTap ACE, An Affordable OER-Based Solution for Higher Education

MindTap ACE offers seamless integration of curated OER content into courses; Prices begin at $40

BOSTON, January 12, 2017 — Cengage, an education and technology company, today launched MindTap ACE, a digital solution that blends curated Open Educational Resources (OER) with Cengage content.  Designed to help faculty seamlessly integrate OER into their courses, MindTap ACE expands Cengage’s portfolio of comprehensive learning solutions that use open resources, including MindTap, WebAssign and … Read more
Cengage and Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Partnership Increases Affordability and Retention, Improves Outcomes for More than 4,000 Students

RCCC e-Text Initiative Saves Students up to 50 Percent Over Print Materials

BOSTON and SALISBURY, N.C., January 9, 2017 — A partnership between Cengage, an education and technology company, and Rowan-Cabarrus Community College (RCCC) has saved students up to 50 percent on the cost of their course materials while increasing course engagement and retention. The RCCC e-Text Initiative, now in its third year, delivers Cengage materials to … Read more
Gale Launches Interactive Resources for Chemistry and Anatomy

Brings STEM learning to life through immersive and interactive learning experiences

Farmington Hills, Mich., December 13, 2016 — Gale, a Cengage company, has launched Gale Interactive: Chemistry and Gale Interactive: Human Anatomy for the academic market. Through innovative technology, these new digital resources combine Gale’s curriculum-aligned research content with interactive 3D models from partner VIVED to help students understand science topics. With these new resources, users … Read more

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