Cengage Learning Digital Products Named as Education and Content Finalists for SIIA 2014 CODiE Awards
MindTap, myNGconnect, Health Care Career Exploration Learning Lab and Questia earn prestigious industry recognition in six CODiE categories
BOSTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Cengage Learning, Inc., a leading global educational content, technology and services company for the higher education and K-12, professional and library markets, today announced that four of its digital products were named as finalists for the 2014 SIIA CODiE Awards in six education and content categories. The CODiE awards remain the only peer-recognized program in the content, education and software industries and Cengage Learning’s finalist honors in these awards indicate market validation for innovation, vision and overall industry impact.
“We are honored that Cengage Learning’s innovative digital solutions have been recognized by SIIA as finalists for the 2014 CODiE Awards,” said Jim Donohue, chief product officer, Cengage Learning. “As we continue in our commitment of transforming learning with tailored technology solutions, this recognition from one of the industry’s most prestigious associations provides the validation to know that we are succeeding. Cengage Learning is navigating the industry’s transition to digital by operating with a unique faculty and student perspective, and listening to our customers and end-users is ingrained in our company culture. We are pleased to be named as a finalist amongst our industry peers and look forward to continuing to push boundaries and innovate for the future of education.”
Cengage Learning’s 2014 CODiE Award finalists include:
-- MindTap - Best Postsecondary Personalized Learning Solution -- myNGconnect (National Geographic Learning)- Best Social Sciences Instructional Solution -- myNGconnect (National Geographic Learning) - Best Cross-Curricular Solution -- Health Care Career Exploration Learning Lab - Best PK-12 Personalized Learning Solution -- Health Care Career Exploration Learning Lab - Best Use of Video to Support Student Learning -- Questia - Best Consumer Information Resource
“This year’s finalists are breaking ground with new business models and innovative products. We are pleased to recognize the best in educational technology with these products,” said Karen Billings, vice president of the SIIA Education Division. “I look forward to honoring them all in May at the Education Industry Summit.”
The CODiE Awards were established in 1986 so that pioneers of the then-nascent software industry could evaluate and honor each other’s work. During the years that followed, the program evolved, but the core mission has always remained the same: recognizing excellence by honoring the software and information industry’s leading products and services. The 2014 CODiE Award winners will be announced during a special awards dinner at the SIIA Education Industry Summit in San Francisco, CA on May 13, 2014.
About Cengage Learning
Cengage Learning is a leading educational content, technology, and services company for the higher education and K-12, professional and library 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 Stamford, CT with operations in more than 20 countries around the world. For more, visit: www.cengage.com.
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