CourseSmart Collaborates with Desire2Learn for Enhanced eTextbook Integration

Monday, July 23, 2012

CourseSmart®, the world's largest provider of eTextbooks and digital course materials, and Desire2Learn Incorporated, ("Desire2Learn"), a leading provider of teaching and learning platforms, today announced an enhanced integration that will enable students and faculty to more seamlessly access CourseSmart's growing catalogue of over 30,000 titles within their existing workflows. Faculty will now be able to effortlessly add eTextbooks, eResources and supplemental materials to their courses within Desire2Learn® Learning Environment that will be available to students through a single sign on access.  

"Increasingly, student success is being positively impacted by ensuring that content is made available within the context of the course. Our partnership with Desire2Learn is designed to enable faculty to include high quality educational materials inside their courses in the LMS and also to enable students to have immediate access anytime, anywhere to the most affordable learning solutions," said Sean Devine, CEO of CourseSmart. "This enhanced collaboration with Desire2Learn will serve to help faculty members positively impact student success using the tools that are an integral part of the campus technology infrastructure."

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