Dr. Jon Mott of Learning Objects Honored by IMS Global for Leadership in CBE

2016 Leadership Awards Recognize Contributions to Next Generation Digital Learning

Boston, MA, June 15, 2016 — Dr. Jon Mott of Learning Objects, part of Cengage Learning, received a 2016 Leadership Award from the IMS Global Learning Consortium for his contributions to advance the work of Digital Credentialing and Competency-Based Education (CBE) Initiatives. Leadership awards are presented at the Learning Impact Leadership Institute, an annual education conference convening education and technology leaders focused on next generation digital learning.

“As Chief Learning Officer, Jon is focused on helping institutions implement competency-based education using standards-based platforms, tools and courseware to support student achievement,” said Andrew Kvaal, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Learning Objects. “This award highlights and honors his efforts to improve the design of digital learning environments in support of better serving today’s students.”

“Each year during the Learning Impact Leadership Institute, IMS recognizes individuals who have been instrumental in leading activities to advance progress for the work of the IMS community. We applaud Jon for his leadership in the areas of digital credentialing and CBE,” said Mark Leuba, Vice President, Product Management, IMS Global. “Award winners are selected based on their efforts to enable the future of education by collaborating on interoperability standards and major adoption projects for the digital support of education and learning.”

Jon has a diverse background in higher education, corporate development, and learning technology. Prior to Learning Objects, Jon worked at Brigham Young University (BYU) in a variety of roles including Director of the Center for Instructional Design and Assistant to the Academic VP, where he coordinated academic technology issues campus-wide. In addition, he taught extensively in BYU’s Instructional Psychology & Technology, Public Policy, and Political Science departments. At TD Ameritrade Jon was responsible for client-facing education and internal learning and development.

For more information, visit https://www.imsglobal.org/IMSLeadershipAwards.html


About Cengage Learning

Cengage Learning is a leading educational content, technology, and services company for the higher education and K-12, professional, library and workforce training markets worldwide. The company provides superior content, personalized services and course-driven digital solutions that accelerate student engagement and transform the learning experience. Cengage Learning is headquartered in Boston, MA with an office hub located in San Francisco, CA. Cengage Learning employees reside in nearly 40 different countries with company sales in more than 125 countries around the world. www.cengage.com.

About Learning Objects

Learning Objects in a technology innovation partner with higher education and learning science expertise.  We design and build innovative programs and learning experiences to enhance student success, engagement, and efficiency.  Through our next generation learning environment and tools, we collaborate with institutions and education providers to deliver personalized and competency based learning at scale. www.learningobjects.com.