Carrboro, NC (PRWEB) November 9, 2004
Isoph, an innovative learning technology company serving nonprofits, associations, and other mission-driven organizations, today announced the fall 2004 release of its Isoph Blue software for creating and managing learning communities. Current Isoph customers will immediately benefit, at no added cost, from a wide range of new features that boost Isoph BlueÂs position as the leading multi-faceted, fully integrated learning system for mission-driven organizations. Key new features include:
Â Classroom management capabilities
Successful learning initiatives increasingly require capabilities for blending online learning with offline classroom, seminar, and conference experiences. The fall release of Isoph Blue makes it possible to manage scheduling and registration for classroom-based courses and to link them to facilitated and self-paced online activities for a fully blended learning experience.
Â Advanced tracking and communication
With the fall release, Isoph Blue administrators gain quick visibility into key statistics for their learning community through a new home page dashboard feature. In addition, the new release introduces the capability to easily communicate by e-mail with groups of users in the Isoph Blue system.
Â Increased Interoperability
Building on IsophÂs commitment to standards compliance, the new release of Isoph Blue makes choosing between AICC- and SCORM-compliant lesson configurations a breeze. In addition, lessons developed using the Isoph Instructor authoring tool can be saved to a local hard drive and played locally or can be published to a global catalog to be shared with other Isoph Blue learning communities.
ÂThe new release is the result of an ongoing dialogue with our clients,Â said Isoph CEO, Jeff Cobb. ÂWe are fanatical about providing strong product support and learning about the areas where we could improve or offer new capabilities. One of the key benefits of the application service provider, or software-as-service, model Isoph follows is that customers gain immediate access to the enhancements we make without the burden of additional costs or installation hassles.Â
Isoph Blue is a flexible, Web-based learning management and content development system that makes it easy for anyone, even those without technical expertise, to create sophisticated, engaging learning environments. Isoph clients use the application for a wide range of learning activities, including online training for staff, volunteers, and members; advocacy and public education initiatives; and donor cultivation and retention. The suite of features included with a standard Isoph Blue license include:
Â Web portal design, development, and management tools
Â Learning management system for online and offline courses
Â Course and learning content authoring capabilities
Â Learning community and collaboration tools
Â Web conferencing for live, virtual classes and meetings
Â Testing and survey engines
Â Comprehensive online course catalog
All implementations of Isoph Blue are supported by IsophÂs special E-learning Success TeamÂ approach, helping to ensure that clients have the resources and expertise they need to achieve their ongoing goals.
At Isoph, we know learning. Isoph offers flexible learning management system software, along with instructional design and course development services to help our clients develop successful, sustainable learning programs. Isoph clients include the American Red Cross, AmericaÂs Second Harvest, the National Wildlife Federation, the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Voices for AmericaÂs Children, and WebJunction, a project of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The Isoph Blue system is a certified Microsoft .NET Connected application available as a standard portal or via SOAP-compliant Web services. For more information, please call 866.969.9260, or visit http://www.isoph.com for product and company details.
IsophÂ and Isoph BlueÂ are trademarks of Isoph Corporation. All other products and services are the trademark or registered trademark of their respective owners.
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