Thursday, May 10, 2012

Cengage Learning and Blackboard Launch Digital Content Integration



Solution Gives Students and Teachers Streamlined Access to Cengage Learning Digital Solutions Directly through Blackboard Learn



May 9, 2012

Stamford, CT and WASHINGTON – May 9, 2012 – Cengage Learning, ... today announced availability of an integrated solution that gives instructors and students streamlined access to Cengage Learning’s rich digital learning solutions and core curriculum content directly through the Blackboard Learn™ learning management system.

The integration, which creates a simpler and more intuitive user experience, allows for single sign-on, embedded activity links and gradebook synchronization for Cengage Learning’s MindTap platform, as well as single-sign on and placement of embedded links at the activity level for CourseMate products – all through the Blackboard Learn platform.

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The integration is made possible through Cengage Learning's standards-based, Web-services architecture – MindLinks – and the Blackboard Building Blocks™ program which leverages the open APIs of the Blackboard Learn platform. For all CourseMate titles, the integration includes the ability to directly link within Blackboard Learn to individual assets, including student activities and the eBook.

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