The courses offered through Universal Class will help our library district deliver an educational experience to our patrons that can exist outside the walls of our brick-and-mortar facilities.
Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) September 11, 2013
Pikes Peak Library District (Colorado Springs, CO), in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books (Prince Frederick, MD), is pleased to announce the introduction of Universal Class for Libraries, a powerful online continuing education service designed specifically for use by the patrons of public libraries.
Universal Class offers patrons a unique online education experience. With a growing catalog of over 500 courses, Universal Class is committed to providing only the highest quality of online training. Over 300,000 students around the world have benefited from Universal Class’ unique instructional technologies. With real instructors guiding the learning, engaging video-based lessons, a collaborative learning environment, graded lesson tests, and certificates of achievement and Continuing Education Units, students enjoy a measurable learning experience that helps them master and document their educational goals and achievements.
Universal Class offers courses in Exercise and Fitness, Entrepreneurship, Arts and Music, Home and Garden Care, Cooking, Computers and Technology, Health and Medicine, Homeschooling, Job Assistance, Law and Legal, Parenting and Family, Pet and Animal Care…plus 100’s more.
“The courses offered through Universal Class will help our library district deliver an educational experience to our patrons that can exist outside the walls of our brick-and-mortar facilities,” said Pikes Peak Library District Media Relations Specialist Travis Duncan. “We’re very excited to be launching this new service.”
Details on Universal Class may be found at http://www.ppld.org, or see a library staff member at Pikes Peak Library District.
About Recorded Books
Recorded Books, LLC is a leading provider of library services around the world, the largest independent producer of unabridged audiobooks, and a distributor of other audio products. Recorded Books delivers its products as both physical media (CDs and Playaway digital players) and via OneClickdigital, a downloading service featuring professionally narrated English- and Spanish-language audiobooks for adults, children and young adults, and soon to feature eBooks. Through RBdigital, Recorded Books also offers a host of educational and entertainment services, including digital magazines, language-learning programs, software training, and database services. Recorded Books is a division of Haights Cross Communications. For more information, visit http://www.recordedbooks.com.
About Universal Class: Universal Class, Inc. [also known as UniversalClass™ or UniversalClass.com™] provides online continuing education courses to schools, libraries, companies, educators, and individuals throughout the world. It aims to advance intellectual exchange in teaching, research, and service with its technology and belief that lifelong learning should be affording to all people of all cultures. With a growing course catalog of over 500 online classes, Universal Class is committed to providing only the most affordable and highest quality continuing education. Over 300,000 students around the world have benefited from Universal Class’ unique instructional technologies. With streaming video, website avatars, insightful instructional content, helpful tutors, and a social networking experience, Universal Class offers an engaging and measurable learning experience that helps students master and document their educational goals.