Today, Link-Systems International, Inc., a leading provider of fully integrated and customized distance learning solutions, and Desire2Learn Incorporated (Desire2Learn), a leading provider of mission-critical enterprise eLearning solutions, announced that Link-Systems International has joined the Desire2Learn® Partner Network.
As a member of the Desire2Learn Partner Network, Link-Systems International will integrate with Desire2Learn technology to provide seamless access to the WorldWideWhiteboard® online collaboration environment and NetTutor® online tutoring service for the Desire2Learn products client base. Link-Systems International will leverage the programs and benefits of the Desire2Learn Partner Network to support the eLearning programs of clients from both companies.
“Institutions face many challenges incorporating online learning into their curriculum and, as a result, their eLearning technology and strategy is constantly changing,” said Vincent Forese, President, Link-Systems International, Inc. “Our partnership with Desire2Learn will enable us to adapt to the dynamic requirements of our customers and continue to offer solutions proven to increase student success and persistence.”
NetTutor is the leader in online tutoring, providing exceptional service at competitive rates. The service is based in the U.S., and the tutors are experts in the fields in which they tutor. The tutors foster student success by actively matching the level of assistance to the needs of the student and the expectations of the institution.
The WorldWideWhiteboard integration will provide single-click access to real-time, interactive virtual classrooms from Desire2Learn® Learning Suite, enabling users to supplement coursework with synchronous collaboration. The WorldWideWhiteboard enables queued one-on-one tutoring, office hour sessions, leader-led virtual classrooms that include hand-raising and polling features, VoIP audio, multi-video feeds, easily accessible session archives, a comprehensive paper review center, and more.
“Our partnership with Link-Systems International exemplifies our mission to create partnerships with organizations that share a similar passion for eLearning and client success enabling us to provide the best combinations of technology and services for our clients as we partner with them to attain their teaching and learning needs,” said George Kyriakis, Director of Alliances, Desire2Learn Incorporated.
About Desire2Learn Incorporated
Desire2Learn Incorporated (Desire2Learn.com) is a world-leading provider of enterprise eLearning solutions that enable institutions and other organizations to create teaching and learning environments that reflect their vision, goals, and branding. Desire2Learn and its subsidiaries support more than six million learners worldwide. Clients include higher education, K-12, and healthcare as well as associations, government and other leading organizations. Founded in 1999, Desire2Learn has personnel in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Australia. For more information, visit the website, call 1.519.772.0325 or toll-free 1.888.772.0325 (within North America), +44 808.234.4235 (U.K. and Europe), 0.800.452.069 (New Zealand) and 1.800.656.210 (Australia).
About Link-Systems International, Inc. (LSI)
Link-Systems International, Incorporated (link-systems.com) is a privately held technology services and content development company that has been dedicated to providing student success and student retention solutions since 1995. LSI’s core technologies include a very flexible online tutoring/teaching platform, an online grade book, an online algorithm engine with metadata and workflow capabilities, and an online business intelligence/data mining technology designed to provide real-time alerts regarding student/school/teacher performance, attendance, and other metrics. LSI’s core services include content development, consulting, and online tutoring through our NetTutor® brand. LSI customers include K-12 publishers, higher education publishers, virtual high schools, higher education institutions, technology companies, and joint programs dedicated to providing online educational content to members of organized labor and their families.