MyMathLab Finalist in 2011 Software & Information Industry Association CODiE Awards

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Innovative Online Homework and Assessment Program Recognized in Best Mathematics Instructional Solution Category

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MyMathLab Algebra I and II is a finalist in the prestigious 2011 Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) CODiE Awards. Pearson’s innovative online homework and assessment program is honored in the Best Mathematics Instructional Solution category.

Established in 1986, the CODiE Awards celebrate outstanding achievement across the software, digital information and education technology industries. Nominated products undergo an intensive review by subject matter experts, analysts, journalists and other respected authorities in education technology.

MyMathLab Algebra I and II features e-Courses by award-winning author Elayn Martin-Gay. Pearson’s groundbreaking online math program provides a wealth of learning tools and resources for students of all levels, including personalized study plans; homework, quizzes and tests with immediate feedback; a fully interactive eText; more than 1,500 videos per course; and a Student Organizer for help with note-taking and practice.

“We collaborated with Elayn Martin-Gay to develop MyMathLab Algebra I and II based on our shared belief that every student can succeed in mathematics,” said Greg Tobin, President of Mathematics and Statistics at Pearson Higher Education. “We are honored that the Software & Information Industry Association has recognized what college and universities around the country have been telling us: when students have personalized online learning, they are poised for success in college and careers.”

MyMathLab is used by more than 3 million students and 60,000 educators at over 2,000 schools, colleges and universities. Last year alone, more than 97 million assignments were graded in MyMathLab. Colleges and universities using MyMathLab have improved student performance by up to 30 percent, while achieving cost savings of nearly 30 percent over traditional lecture courses. To watch a video about MyMathLab, click here.

For the second consecutive year, Pearson tops the list of companies with products named as CODiE finalists, with 15 innovative ed-tech and information management products earning recognition. All were developed based on the company’s commitment to leveraging the power of technology and innovation to prepare today’s students for success in college and careers. Pearson products earning finalist honors span the spectrum of today’s breakthrough education and business technology products, such as mobile learning apps, educational games, technology-driven professional development and robust systems for managing information and data.

In addition to MyMathLab Algebra I and II, the company’s products moving on to the next round of competition in this year’s CODiE Awards are Briggs/Cochran Calculus; enVisionMATH: Understanding Fractions; EQUELLA; Grammar Jammers Primary Edition; Hospitality and Tourism Interactive; MyLiteratureLab; MyMathTest; MyReadingLab; myWorld Geography; PowerSchool; PowerTeacher 2.0; SuccessMaker; SuccessMaker Collaborate; and Words Their Way Online Workshop.

MyMathLab Algebra I and II will be voted on by the entire SIIA membership, who determines the winner in each category. The CODiE Awards will be announced at the 2011 Ed Tech Industry Summit in San Francisco on May 23.

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