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Pearson provides institutions with a variety of ways to access its learning technologies and content, including institutional and custom approaches to textbooks, eTexts, and personalized learning systems. In addition to the MyLab and Mastering programs, the partnership developed by Pearson and Blackboard will provide students and faculty with a seamless learning experience via CourseConnect™, Pearson’s award-winning suite of online courses, available through the Blackboard Extensions program. CourseConnect offers research-based instructional content, assessments and instructor resources with Blackboard’s robust set of learning tools.
Pearson’s MyLabs and Mastering programs have changed the way millions of students learn and have supported many successful faculty and programs in the redesign of college courses to effectively use technology to improve achievement and manage costs. Students receive a personalized learning experience, with online tutorials, homework, quizzes and tests that are automatically graded for instant feedback—freeing instructors to spend less time grading and more time working with their students. Demand for the MyLab and Mastering programs soared in 2010, with 232 million assignments submitted and more than 750,000 students logging in daily.
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Pearson, the world’s leading learning company, has global reach and market-leading businesses in education, business information and consumer publishing (NYSE: PSO). The company provides innovative print and digital education materials, including personalized learning programs such as MyLab and Mastering; educational services including custom publishing; and content-independent platforms including EQUELLA digital repository and Pearson LearningStudio for online learning programs.
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