prnewswire | January 05, 2021
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.
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.
D2iQ | July 09, 2020
D2iQ, the leading provider of enterprise-grade cloud platforms that power smarter Day 2 operations, today announced the release of Conductor, a new interactive learning platform that enables enterprises to access hands-on cloud native courses and training. With Conductor, developers and operators can now learn Kubernetes on actual clusters right from their web browser, increasing the team's capability and maximizing resource utilization.According to a recent D2iQ-sponsored survey with Vanson Bourne, only 23% of organizations believe they have the talent required to successfully complete their cloud native journey. As enterprises move from legacy to cloud native applications, the demand for Kubernetes has significantly increased. However, once moving closer to production and Day 2 operations, they are met with the complexity involved in migrating to a complete Kubernetes environment while also struggling to keep pace with the skills required to maintain it.Conductor addresses the growing skill gap through hands-on courses and labs that are curated by CNCF-certified engineers and trainers and focused on Kubernetes and the entire cloud native lifecycle, including containerization, CI/CD, observability and security. Through the Conductor Admin interface, administrators can track learner proficiency and ensure training is completed before developers and operators are allowed to interact with the organization's production environment.
PR Newswire | August 14, 2020
The Office of Experience (OX), a Chicago-based design and digital innovation agency, is excited to partner with iEducation Group on the launch of the Fusion Global Academy website and brand. Fusion Global Academy, a primary member of iEducation Group's growing private school network, is a resource that provides premier, accredited one-on-one education virtually for students from sixth to 12th grade. The Fusion Global Academy experience is delivered exclusively online, with teachers who can connect with the same students anywhere in the world at times most convenient to the student."Our work for Fusion Global Academy comes at a time when society is thinking of new ways to educate our children," says Stratton Cherouny, co-founder of OX. "Particularly in this time of COVID-19, Fusion Global Academy is a resource for people to experience the benefits and continuity of one-on-one learning, first-hand. If there is a silver-lining in education to this pandemic, COVID could be a catalyst for discovering a better way to learn."The launch of Fusion Global Academy is ideal during this time of social distancing, when more of the burden of keeping education on-track is on students, parents and families. Students who enroll at Fusion Global Academy receive a consistent, personalized experience and can have confidence they are learning from certified teachers at an accredited school, whose graduates go on to some of the most recognized universities and colleges in the world.