Pearson Announces EDUCAUSE 2014 Lineup

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Company representatives and educational partners discuss efficacy commitment and demonstrate how use of technology helps institutions to improve learner outcomes and achieve measurable results

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Pearson today announced its lineup for EDUCAUSE 2014. Representatives from Pearson will discuss the company's global commitment to efficacy and the corresponding framework that helps ensure students learn what they need to know in order to make progress in their lives. Educational partners will present compelling case studies demonstrating how the use of technology has helped them to improve learner outcomes and achieve measurable results. Highlighted sessions are below.

WHAT: EDUCAUSE will be held from September 29 – October 2 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, West Building, 9800 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819.

Pearson will be at booth #701.

WHO: For any educator with a focus on administration, teaching and learning, information technology infrastructure, information systems, or information technology leadership


When: Tuesday, September 30; 10:30–11:20 a.m.

Topic: The Pursuit of Efficacy: Measuring and Reporting Impact on Learning Outcomes


Ildiko Barsony, Associate Instructor, Developmental Education, Miami Dade College–North Campus
Lourdes Norman-McKay, Ph.D., Professor of Microbiology and Anatomy and Physiology, Florida State University at Jacksonville
John Tweeddale, Senior Vice President of Efficacy and Quality, Pearson

Where: Meeting Room W309A/B

When: Tuesday, September 30; 2:30–3:20 p.m.

Topic: How to Create and Sustain a Competency-Based Education Program at Your Institution


Sally Johnstone, Ph.D., Vice President for Academic Affairs, Western Governors University
Corrine Gordon, Ph.D., Lead Faculty of Liberal Arts, Personalized Learning, Northern Arizona University
Kate Hixson, Ph.D., Innovative Services Designer, Pearson
Where: Meeting Room W205A

Demonstrations on Product Innovations

Booth #701

Tuesday, September 30 at 9:45 a.m. – 6:15 p.m.

Wednesday, October 1 at 12:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Media representatives can visit Pearson booth #701 for personalized demonstrations on new product innovations, such as REVEL, as well as expert insight on how new technology is transforming the way students learn.

For a list of additional sessions and demos, as well as more information on Pearson at EDUCAUSE, please visit:

Follow @PearsonNorthAm on Twitter, and use #EDU14 and #learneroutcomes to join the conversation.

About Pearson

Pearson is the world's leading learning company, with 40,000 employees in more than 80 countries working to help people of all ages to make measurable progress in their lives through learning. For more information about Pearson, visit

Media Contact: Brandon Pinette, brandon(Dot)pinette(At)pearson(Dot)com or 800-745-8489

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