Cengage Learning, a leading educational content, software and services company, today announced that it was named a finalist for the 2013 SIIA Education CODiE Awards for five education and content categories. The CODiE awards remain the only peer-recognized program in the content, education, and software industries and Cengage Learning’s finalist honors in these awards indicate market validation for innovation, vision, and overall industry impact.
“We are very proud to celebrate CODiE Award finalist designations for several of our digital solutions highlighting our continued investment in innovation and dedication to delivering high impact learning solutions to engage users, improve outcomes and optimize research,” said Jim Donohue, Chief Product Officer, Cengage Learning. “Being recognized as a CODiE Award finalist is an honor and we are delighted to be included among the top solutions as we work to lead the transition from print to digital for our industry.”
Cengage Learning’s 2013 CODiE Award finalists include:
• MindTap Best Postsecondary Personalized Learning Solution;
• myNGconnect (National Geographic Learning) Best Science/Health Instructional Solution;
• Questia Best Consumer Information Resource;
• Questia Best Education Reference Solution;
• Questia Best Virtual Learning Solution.
“We’re pleased with the innovative educational technology products that made it to this stage. All of this year’s finalists show great promise, and they should be proud of their finalist status,” said Karen Billings, vice president of the SIIA Education Division. “I look forward to seeing them all in May at the Ed Tech Industry Summit.”
The SIIA CODiE Awards are the premier awards for the software and information industries, and have been recognizing product excellence for 27 years. The awards have over 75 categories and are organized by industry focus of Content, Education and Software. Winners will be announced during a special awards dinner at the Ed Tech Industry Summit, in San Francisco on May 6.
About Cengage Learning
Cengage Learning (cengage.com) is a leading educational content, software and services company for the academic, professional and library markets worldwide. The company’s products and services are designed to foster academic excellence and professional development, increase student engagement, improve learning outcomes and deliver authoritative information to people whenever and wherever they need it. Through the company’s unique position within both the library and academic markets, Cengage Learning is providing integrated learning solutions that bridge from the library to the classroom. Cengage Learning’s brands include Brooks/Cole, Course Technology, Delmar, Gale, Heinle, National Geographic Learning, South-Western and Wadsworth, among others. Cengage Learning is headquartered in Stamford, CT.
SIIA (siia.net) is the leading association representing the software and digital content industries. SIIA represents approximately 700 member companies worldwide that develop software and digital information content. Information technology (IT) and software security are critical issues to SIIA’s members, many of whom strive to develop safe, secure and state-of the-art products that effectively serve their commercial and government customers alike, while protecting their intellectual property. The SIIA Education Division serves and represents more than 200 member companies that provide software, digital content and other technologies that address educational needs. The Division shapes and supports the industry by providing leadership, advocacy, business development opportunities and critical market information.