Today’s students and educators are using technology to their advantage, and the addition of Ingram’s e-learning platform to our curriculum is a tremendous opportunity for our school,” said Dr. Victor Sandoval.
Nashville, TN (PRWEB) March 19, 2012
As more institutions and educators put digital curriculums in place, Roseman University College of Dental Medicine chose Ingram’s comprehensive e-textbook management and distribution platform VitalSource to enhance the learning experience of their students.
“Today’s students and educators are using technology to their advantage, and the addition of Ingram’s e-learning platform to our curriculum is a tremendous opportunity for our school,” said Dr. Victor Sandoval, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, College of Dental Medicine at Roseman University. “In addition, our students and faculty are excited about the portability of the information that will allow them to access information at any time, whether in class, at home, or in the clinic.”
Collaborating with dental schools worldwide, Vital Source developed a tailored solution and sourced content from leading education publishers for Roseman. Students and educators at the institution are able to easily access content via download, online or mobile options including popular iPad™, iPhone®, and iPod Touch® devices.
VitalSource, with more than 2 million users, is the most used e-textbook platform in education today. With a presence on 6,000 campuses in 180 countries, educators and students have access to tens of thousands of titles from the world’s leading textbook publishers, including Elsevier, Pearson, Cengage, Macmillan, John Wiley and Sons, McGraw-Hill, Wolters Kluwer, Oxford University Press, Taylor & Francis and others.
“More dental schools are reshaping and enhancing their curriculums for today’s student with digital content and technology from Vital Source,” said Kent Freeman, Chief Operating Officer, Vital Source Technologies, Inc. “We are pleased to support Roseman with our e-textbook platform and content-rich library.”
The VitalSource platform is the preferred platform for dental schools in North America and Canada. Other dental schools that have integrated the VitalSource platform into their curriculums include Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine, Howard University College of Dentistry, Louisiana State University School of Dentistry, University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine, University of Texas San Antonio Dental School, University of Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, University of Mississippi School of Dentistry, University of Alberta Dental School, University of Manitoba School of Dentistry and others.
ABOUT ROSEMAN UNIVERSITY
Founded in 1999, Roseman University of Health Sciences (formerly University of Southern Nevada) is a private, non-profit institution of higher learning with campuses in Henderson, Nev. and South Jordan, Utah. The university is comprised of the College of Dental Medicine, offering a Doctor of Dental Medicine in Utah and an Advanced Education in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics/MBA residency in Nevada; College of Pharmacy, offering a Doctor of Pharmacy and Professional Continuing Education; College of Nursing, offering a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing; and an MBA program. The colleges of Pharmacy and Nursing, as well as the MBA Program have campuses in Nevada and Utah. The university is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities and is an equal opportunity institution. For more information, visit http://www.roseman.edu
Ingram Content Group Inc. provides a broad range of physical and digital services to the book industry. Ingram’s operating units are Ingram Book Company, Lightning Source Inc., Ingram Digital, Vital Source Technologies, Inc., Ingram Periodicals Inc., Ingram International Inc., Ingram Library Services Inc., Spring Arbor Distributors Inc., Ingram Publisher Services Inc., Tennessee Book Company LLC, and Coutts Information Services. For more information, visit http://www.ingramcontent.com