New York, NY (PRWEB) July 31, 2005
@Last Software has created a strategic partnership with Sessions.edu Online School of Design (Sessions) to expand its current training programs with web-enabled, project-based, instructor-led training courses for its recently released SketchUp 5.
Distance education is considered a critical component of the @Last Software mission to bring 3D software to the masses.
Award-winning SketchUp is conceptual modeling software with a unique user interface that allows quick and easy 3D model creation, viewing, modification and presentation. SketchUp 5 brings heaps of new features to designers worldwide, including a suite of cool new terrain tools called The Sandbox™, which creates easy ways to model terrain and similar organic shapes, add roads, building pads, and parking lots. The Sandbox allows the projection of 2D geometry onto complex 3D surfaces--with ease.
"SketchUp 5 makes it incredibly easy to work with ideas in 3D," said Brad Schell, founder of @Last Software. "We are pleased to partner with Sessions because they have an excellent educational model that provides students with real-world instruction, creative inspiration, powerful individual critiques of work by design professionals and a professional quality portfolio.Â
ÂThis is a good fit indeed,Â stated Doris Granatowski, Sessions CEO. Â@Last has provided the design market with a powerful and elegantly executed tool. Combined with our core ability to develop courses and teach design, the users of SketchUp will be able to maximize their investment this extraordinary software.Â
About Sessions.edu, Inc. (http://www.sessions.edu)
Sessions.edu, Inc., founded in 1997, was created with the goal of bringing new media design education to graphic and web designers worldwide, through online education.
Once a pioneer and now a leader in the distance education industry, Sessions has delivered tens of thousands of courses to students in over 100 countries. Sessions is accredited by the Distance Education Training Council (http://www.DETC.org) and the first of only two online schools licensed by the New York State Department of Education. The expertise and experience that has created the proven success of the online school is now offered to select colleges, universities, and corporations that seek to enter or expand their presence in the growing and competitive world of distance education.
Sessions Online Design School, offers certificate programs and courses in graphic design, web design, multimedia, business marketing design and digital arts. For more information about Sessions.edu Online School of Design, visit http://www.sessions.edu
About @Last Software, Inc. ( http://www.sketchup.com )
Founded in 1999 and headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, the mission of @Last Software--3D for Everyone--is about bringing 3D design to the masses. Award-winning SketchUp is conceptual modeling software with a unique user interface that allows quick and easy 3D model creation, viewing, modification and presentation. @Last Software distributes SketchUp directly as well as through distributors worldwide. SketchUp for Windows® and Macintosh® OS X is available in six languages. For more information, visit http://www.sketchup.com
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