Denver, CO (PRWEB) September 13, 2010
Pearson, the global leader in education, technology and services, today announced that Brookline College, a multi-campus higher education company, has chosen the Pearson LearningStudio platform to power its existing online courses and programs, with plans to build new courses to meet growing demand for educational opportunities.
"At Brookline, we are committed to meeting the needs of our student body by offering academically rigorous programs, but with the freedom and flexibility to earn a degree at times that work best for the students," said Christa Jones, CEO of Brookline College. "In Pearson, we found not just a vendor, but an educational partner that could allow us to grow and scale our online programs. Our goal is to provide the best resources to our faculty and ensure our students have an engaging and contemporary academic experience."
"We understand that online programs are only as effective as the technology they're built upon," said Matt Leavy, CEO, Pearson eCollege. "By leveraging a remote, cloud-based, SaaS architecture, we enable users to deliver reliable, secure access to online education whenever and wherever their learners choose. With the addition of Pearson LearningStudio, Brookline College is poised to offer its students and instructors a personalized, powerful and innovative teaching and learning environment."
About Pearson eCollege
Pearson eCollege is a trusted and innovative leader in powering personalized online learning programs and a part of Pearson (NYSE: PSO), a global leader in education, technology and services. Pearson eCollege's flagship product - Pearson LearningStudio - represents the next generation in learning management systems and provides a comprehensive, flexible and fully supported cloud computing environment for online personalized learning in higher education. Pearson eCollege's SaaS-based education solutions advance, improve, and measure the teaching and learning experience in a vast range of educational institutions and programs.
Pearson has global-reach and market leading businesses in education, business information, and consumer publishing (NYSE: PSO).
About Brookline College
Brookline College is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, and has five campus locations: Phoenix, Tempe and Tucson, Arizona; Albuquerque, New Mexico and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma as well as online programs. The college has served students for 31 years. Its Arizona and New Mexico campuses are licensed and approved to offer bachelor and associate degrees as well as diplomas in a variety of health care, business and legal programs. The Oklahoma City campus offers diploma programs only. Not every program is offered at every campus location. Prospective students are encouraged to contact the campus they wish to attend to discuss program options.
The Arizona and New Mexico campuses of Brookline College are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). Brookline College's Oklahoma City campus is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education (COE), 7840 Roswell Road, Bldg 300, Suite 325 Atlanta, GA 30350; 800-917-2081. For more information about Brookline College programs and locations, please visit http://www.BrooklineCollege.edu or call toll free (866) 713-4783.