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2014-09-16 08:39:44

Independent Study Shows Students in a Variety of Class Formats Performed Better BOSTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- College students who used Cengage Learning's Skills Assessment Manager (SAM) demonstrated better Microsoft application skill proficiency than students who did not use the program, according to an independent study by Project Tomorrow, a national education nonprofit organization. SAM, an interactive online learning environment designed to support student mastery of Microsoft...

2014-09-10 08:39:51

Integrated with Cengage Learning's MindTap, Flashnotes.com Offers Student-Created Content to Deliver Improved Academic Outcomes for Today's Students BOSTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Empowering students to play an active role in how academic content is created and consumed, Cengage Learning, a global education company, and Flashnotes.com, the student-to-student study materials marketplace, announced a strategic partnership to integrate the Flashnotes.com marketplace into...

2014-09-08 16:22:25

Exceptional Science Student to be Selected to work with Explorers and Scientists on a Research and Conservation Expedition BOSTON, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To inspire students and highlight real-world connections between science and education, National Geographic Learning (NGL), part of Cengage Learning, today announced the new AP® Student of the Year Award recognizing students for making an impact through science. This annual award program is open to Advanced Placement...

2014-09-08 08:27:04

Publisher and philanthropist is remembered for legendary reference works, advocacy for libraries and hallmark literary events GROSSE POINTE, Mich., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Frederick Gale Ruffner, Jr., whose legendary directories and literary resources transformed library reference service around the world, died August 12, 2014 in Detroit, MI. He was 88. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140905/143543 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140905/143544 Mr....

2014-08-27 12:28:40

Explorer featured on the cover of National Geographic Learning fourth grade science textbooks to introduce students to a rare predator from Madagascar NAPLES, Fla., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To engage students and bring science education to life, Dr. Luke Dollar, a Conservation Scientist and National Geographic Emerging Explorer will be speaking with fourth graders about his extensive work studying the fosa, a rare, carnivorous predator species native to the island of...

2014-08-26 12:26:55

100,000 students in 12 districts to use Cengage Learning's NGL reading and language arts programs BOSTON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 100,000 middle and high school students in Florida will use learning materials from National Geographic Learning (NGL) when they return to school this Fall. The state's three largest school districts - Miami-Dade, Broward County and Hillsborough County - and nine other districts in the state, have adopted NGL's Inside and/or Edge reading and...

2014-08-21 12:26:04

Charity partners include the Student Conservation Association, the Pat Tillman Foundation and charity: water BOSTON, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To raise funds and awareness for important non-profit organizations, and to provide discounts to students for their education materials, Cengage Learning launched the Extra Credit program. Through this program, students buying their education materials from CengageBrain.com, Cengage Learning's e-commerce site, will have the opportunity to receive a...

2014-08-18 12:24:06

San Francisco Chamber of Commerce Selects EdTech Innovator following Recent Opening of New Mission Bay Hub SAN FRANCISCO and BOSTON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honored for its role as an innovator among Bay Area technology leaders, Cengage Learning was named as a finalist in the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce's 2014 Excellence in Business Awards (Ebbies) for MindTap, an immersive learning platform that's being rolled out in more than 750 college campuses across the country...

2014-08-11 12:24:17

The agency will support the education company in thought leadership and global branding NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ruder Finn, Inc., a leading independent global communications agency, today announced that it has added Cengage Learning, a global education company, to its growing roster of multinational clients following a competitive pitch. This new account further expands the agency's laser focus on global work, building on its strength in partnering with multinational...

2014-07-31 16:25:45

BOSTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Higher education instructors gathered in Chicago last week at the Cengage Learning Summer Institute. Using the latest Cengage Learning digital solutions, including Enhanced WebAssign and SAM, which will be in use in the upcoming school year, math and computing instructors learned strategies that drive student engagement and student success. Marking its fifth year, the annual faculty development event is part of Cengage Learning's ongoing...


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