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WebAssign and Cengage Learning Renew Partnership to Deliver Compelling Digital Content and Homework Solutions

Sep 11, 2013 (06:09 AM EDT)
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RALEIGH, N.C. and STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WebAssign, a major provider of online instructional tools, and Cengage Learning, a leading educational content, software and services company, today announced the renewal of their long-standing alliance with a contract extension. WebAssign's unique capabilities combined with Cengage's trusted content enable both companies to provide educators and students with content and technology solutions that improve the teaching and learning experience.

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"Our continued partnership with WebAssign allows us to engage students with immediate feedback, rich tutorial content and interactive tools in Enhanced WebAssign, helping students to develop a deeper conceptual understanding of their subject matter and making their experience more meaningful," said Liz Covello, Cengage Learning, Product Director. "As a result of our working together and combining Cengage Learning content with WebAssign's powerful solutions, instructors continue to more efficiently manage courses, freeing up valuable time to focus on teaching."

"We are pleased to further strengthen our relationship with Cengage Learning," said Alex Bloom, WebAssign president. "Our partnership truly benefits our faculty and student customers, as we enrich Cengage's strong educational content with WebAssign's advanced instructional tools."

Cengage Learning offers more than 400 science and math textbooks with Enhanced WebAssign, a unique online homework system that focuses on flexible administration, partnership, and performance to improve student outcomes through personalized learning, superior customer service, training, and support. The renewed partnership enables both companies to continue expanding its digital offerings. Additionally, the two companies are collaborating to launch Cengage's integrated learning experience solution, MindTap, powered by WebAssign for mathematics and physics.

About WebAssign
WebAssign is a flexible and fully customizable online instructional system that puts powerful tools in the hands of teachers, enabling them to deploy assignments, instantly assess individual student performance, and realize their teaching goals. Adopted by all major academic publishers, integrated with more than 600 science and math textbooks, and enhanced with a robust selection of independently developed original content, WebAssign makes it easy for faculty to enrich the teaching and learning experience. Headquartered in Raleigh, NC, WebAssign is an independent, employee-owned benefit company dedicated to education technology. For more information, visit www.webassign.net.

About Cengage Learning
Cengage Learning is a leading educational content, software and services company for the academic, professional and library markets worldwide. The company provides personalized services and course-driven digital solutions that enhance the educational process resulting in a more engaged learner. Through the integration of content, unmatched services and digital solutions, Cengage Learning delivers a best-in-the-industry experience, resulting in better curricula and improved learner outcomes. Cengage Learning is headquartered in Stamford, CT.  For more information on Cengage Learning please visit www.cengage.com.

Media Contacts:
Annie McQuaid
Marketing Communications Manager, WebAssign
919.829.8181 x124
amcquaid@webassign.net

Lindsay Stanley
Sr. Director, PR & Media Relations, Cengage Learning
203.965.8634
lindsay.stanley@cengage.com

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