Denver, CO (PRWEB) June 15, 2011
Pearson, the world’s leading learning company, and CollegeAmerica Services, Inc. (CASI), today announced that Pearson LearningStudio has been selected as the new online learning provider for the four higher education institutions under the CASI umbrella.
CASI is a provider of management, marketing and administrative services to Stevens-Henager College, CollegeAmerica, California College San Diego and Independence University. The four colleges serve students at 23 campuses throughout Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Utah and Wyoming. Each college is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) and offers accelerated degree programs in Business, Information, Graphic Arts and Healthcare to more than 11,000 students every year.
Under the agreement, Pearson will provide Pearson LearningStudio, its Software as a Service learning management system; and Enterprise Reporting to monitor and analyze trends in student performance.
“For large-scale online programs, especially at our Stevens-Henager and Independence University colleges that offer many online degree programs, it is imperative that we have a reliable, student-centered platform that scales alongside our growth,” said Eric Juhlin, CEO of CollegeAmerica Services, Inc. “Students are attracted to our online degree options that prepare them for a wide range of in-demand careers. Partnering with Pearson ensures that we have reliable technology, excellent customer service and the data and analytics tools we need to help guide our students to success.”
“CASI’s institutions have opened the doors to higher education for thousands of students around the country, with flexible learning options that meet the real-life demands of today’s students,” said Matt Leavy, CEO of Pearson eCollege. “We look forward to working with CASI to grow their programs and help even more students meet their education and career goals.”
In addition to Pearson LearningStudio, CASI is using Pearson’s MyFoundationsLab, a complete online resource for assessing and remediating developmental skills in the areas of reading, writing and math.
Serving millions of students around the globe, Pearson LearningStudio is a comprehensive learning management system with an assessment and analytics suites that helps to improve student achievement and retention. The technology offers a personalized learning environment built on an advanced, scalable and dependable Software as a Service platform. For more information, visit http://www.pearsonlearningstudio.com.
About Pearson eCollege
Pearson eCollege is a trusted and innovative leader in powering personalized online learning programs and a part of Pearson, the world’s leading learning company. 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. 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. For more information, visit http://www.pearsonlearningstudio.com.
Media contact: Susan Aspey, susan(dot)aspey(at)pearson(dot)com or (800) 745-8489