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National Geographic Learning and Big Ideas Learning Announce Exclusive Partnership for Middle and High School Math

Big Ideas Math Products Now Available from NGL

BOSTON, June 6, 2017 – National Geographic Learning (NGL), a Cengage company, and Big Ideas Learning LLC, today announced an exclusive partnership to deliver Big Ideas Math, written by Dr. Ron Larson and Dr. Laurie Boswell, to middle and high schools across the U.S.   Big Ideas Learning’s print and digital solutions provide interactive and … 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
Cengage Continues to Show Strong Digital Growth, Underscoring Company’s Commitment to Affordable and Effective Learning Options

Progress reflects company’s transformation into a digital education company

BOSTON, May 31, 2017 — Cengage reported strong digital growth in fiscal year 2017, reflecting the company’s transformation from traditional print publisher to an education and technology company.  Digital courseware activations were up 14 percent for the full year with 3.8 million students activating a digital solution. This was led by strong growth in activations … Read more
MindTap Is First Learning Platform Certified for IMS Global LTI Membership Service

Cengage continues to lead edtech industry in commitment to open standards and interoperability

BOSTON, May 17, 2017  — Cengage, an education and technology company, announced today that MindTap is the first learning platform to be IMS Conformance Certified for the Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) Membership Service 1.0 specification by IMS Global. MindTap, Cengage’s flagship digital learning product, helps to increase student engagement and improve outcomes. Membership Service 1.0 is … Read more
Leading Companies And Trade Associations Catalyze New Multi-Industry Business Group To Save Federal Library Funding
WASHINGTON, May 17, 2017  — Many of America’s leading information, software, publishing and other businesses as well as multiple national trade associations today unveiled the Corporate Committee for Library Investment to advocate for federal library funding. As Congress turns to funding the government beyond next September, CCLI launches against the backdrop of Administration proposals to eliminate … Read more
Restaurant Employee Participation in McDonald’s Archways to Opportunity Education Program Doubles in Just One Year

Nearly 17,000 Restaurant Employees have enrolled; Program celebrates its first 100 high school diploma graduates through partnership with Cengage

April 27, 2017 – In 2015, McDonald’s launched Archways to Opportunity, a comprehensive education program that provides eligible U.S. employees at participating restaurants an opportunity to earn a high school diploma, receive upfront college tuition assistance, access free education advising services and learn English as a second language. In the first year of the program, … Read more
Excelsior College and Cengage Announce the Launch of CourXam, a First of its Kind Hybrid Digital Course and Exam
ALBANY, N.Y., April 26, 2017 – The Center for Educational Measurement at Excelsior College and Cengage, an education and technology company, have partnered to launch CourXam, a personalized, portable, and mobile platform for students who are looking for a new way to earn college credit. “CourXam (pronounced korzam) is an innovative educational product developed by Excelsior … Read more
Gale EMPOWERS Libraries with National Library Week Promotion and Advocacy Efforts

Social media campaign thanks librarians and encourages them to share what empowers them

Farmington Hills, Mich., April 7, 2017 — As National Library Week kicks off this weekend, Gale, a leading provider of library resources and a Cengage company, is thanking librarians and asking them to share what empowers them. The campaign couldn’t come at a more important time as Gale partners with the American Library Association (ALA) … Read more
Cengage Launches "The Journey to OER" Podcast Series

New podcast series discusses open educational resources with instructors, education leaders

BOSTON, April 5, 2017 — Cengage, an education and technology company, today announced The Journey to OER, a podcast series examining open educational resources (OER), the changing role of content in the classroom, and how OER is being used in courses to help students succeed. The series features interviews with instructors across the country on their experiences … 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

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