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Colleges and universities turn to unlimited commitment to affordable, quality digital learning on a scale as the pandemic moves education online.

prnewswire | January 05, 2021

Colleges and universities turn to unlimited commitment to affordable, quality digital learning on a scale as the pandemic moves education online.
At the point when the pandemic constrained U.S. schools and colleges online this previous spring, most universities did as such with workforce who had no earlier internet educating experience. At that point, staff and managers said they were most needing support for their recently distant understudies, just as more prominent admittance to computerized materials.

"Colleges and universities were clear that they needed support with digital materials and training for teaching in online and hybrid formats, and partnerships have been key in these challenging times," said Fernando Bleichmar, EVP and General Manager for U.S. Higher Education at Cengage. "We've been able to help schools bridge the online learning gap with quality digital materials, services, and faculty and administrator training from leading online learning experts to build a better learning experience."

As the pandemic shut grounds, higher ed pioneers went to Cengage Unlimited for Institutions for reasonable admittance to quality, computerized learning materials at scale, just as scholastic administrations to move courses on the web and expert improvement assets to help staff instruct on the web. Collaborating with Online Learning Consortium, Cengage offers bootcamps, available time and altered trainings for Institutional clients.

Organizations have developed by 50% since April, and in excess of 125 foundations presently accomplice straightforwardly with Cengage to offer Cengage Unlimited at scale.

One of those foundations is Ivy Tech Community College in Indiana, one of the biggest junior college frameworks in the nation with 90,000 understudies. Ivy Tech utilized subsidizing dispensed to the organization under the CARES Act to furnish understudies with Cengage materials, and access scholastic administrations and expert advancement uphold for teachers.

"Even prior to the pandemic, students struggled with the cost of course materials. The CARES Act funding provided a special opportunity to help students who have plenty of barriers in their way already. They've been the most impacted by COVID. Many of them have lost jobs, are single parents and they have a lot to deal with. Being able to provide them with free access to learning materials is a tremendous opportunity," said Sue Ellspermann, President at Ivy Tech.

Since it dispatched two years back, Cengage Unlimited has helped almost 3 million understudies save more than $270 million on course materials, and almost $70 million of that saving comes straightforwardly from institutional associations. Cengage Unlimited gives understudies admittance to in excess of 22,000 advanced assets including eTextbooks, online schoolwork stages, study aides, and school achievement and vocation uphold.

Cengage Unlimited for Institutions gives reasonable course materials at scale through a substance permit model. The permit model conveys esteem dependent on a foundation's exceptional execution and enlistment needs. Notwithstanding reasonable materials, Cengage Unlimited for Institutions offers versatile scholarly administrations and expert advancement to assist workforce and managers with mixture and web based learning.

About Cengage
Cengage is the education and technology company built for learners. As the largest US-based provider of teaching and learning materials for higher ed, we offer valuable options at affordable price points. Our industry-leading initiatives include Cengage Unlimited, the first-of-its-kind all-access digital subscription service.  We embrace innovation to create learning experiences that build confidence and momentum toward the future students want. Headquartered in Boston, Cengage also serves K-12, library and workforce training markets around the world.

Spotlight

Mobile devices have taken the center stage in most people‟s lives. Today, people find it acceptable to miss their wallet at home but not their mobile phones. So, wouldn‟t it be appropriate and sensible to consider this device for the purpose of knowledge transfer? Therefore, it is no surprise that mobile learning has now become the most talked-about subject in learning and training conferences. A quick look at the statistics pertaining to mobile devices leaves us with no doubt that mLearning is all set to change the learning and training landscape in the years to come.

Spotlight

Mobile devices have taken the center stage in most people‟s lives. Today, people find it acceptable to miss their wallet at home but not their mobile phones. So, wouldn‟t it be appropriate and sensible to consider this device for the purpose of knowledge transfer? Therefore, it is no surprise that mobile learning has now become the most talked-about subject in learning and training conferences. A quick look at the statistics pertaining to mobile devices leaves us with no doubt that mLearning is all set to change the learning and training landscape in the years to come.

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