We are excited to announce that we have partnered with publishing company Perfection Learning to offer enriched precalculus content. This alliance enhances the Perfection Learning published textbook Precalculus: Concepts and Technological Applications 1st edition with an eBook and more than 1300 WebAssign questions.
We would like to share some important news with our readers. The following is a recent press release from Cengage announcing their acquisition of WebAssign.
Cengage, an education and technology company, today announced the acquisition of WebAssign, a leading provider of digital learning solutions for higher education. This acquisition strengthens Cengage’s position as a market leader in science, technology and math offering three unique platforms for faculty and institutions.
We are excited to announce that WebAssign has been selected as a finalist for the NC Tech Awards in two categories, Communications and E-commerce. The NC Tech Awards is North Carolina’s only statewide technology awards program, recognizing companies and individuals who have characterized excellence, innovation and leadership, presented by the North Carolina Technology Association (NCTA).
We are excited to announce that we have partnered with Knewton. This partnership provides us with analytics to enhance content to improve student experiences. Knewton's Content Insights provide granular, previously unavailable data about the performance of content by monitoring student interactions. The data can indicate which questions most or least accurately predict a student's performance on related questions, and can also indicate areas with insufficient content. This data will give instructors recommendations for improving outcomes based on individual student and whole class performance.
We greatly respect and admire visionary leaders in the field here at WebAssign, so we are mourning the loss of Dr. Seymour Papert, a renowned MIT professor, mathematician, and educational theorist. Dr. Papert's work was an inspiration and we hope others may be inspired by his vision as well.
We are very excited to announce our new placement testing product, PlaceU! PlaceU fills a recognized gap in the market, offering institutions a placement test solution based on their own placement test content or by providing a variety of proven tests from such renowned universities as Texas A&M and Purdue.
We are proud to announce that our Chief Financial Officer, Ellen Grantham, is a recipient of the Triangle Business Journal (TBJ) CFO Awards.
We are pleased to announce that WebAssign has partnered with Querium Corporation to integrate Querium's artifical intelligence (A.I.) technology into our platform.
We are excited to announce that Joe Costanzo has joined our company as Vice President of Sales and Services. Joe has acquired deep experience in education and learning technology, with senior sales positions at edtech companies such as Courseload, Eduprise, and TetraData, where he exceeded customer retention and growth targets through a keen ability to focus sales efforts on customer and market needs.
We were thrilled to contribute to this article in eCampus News as part of the online learning trend of blended learning. Read more about the increase of this trend below and take a look at all of the online learning trends idenitified by eCampus news on their website.