Ed Map Inks Deal with CourseSmart To Deliver College Textbooks Online
has announced an agreement with CourseSmart
that will allow the company to deliver an expanded list of electronic
textbook titles to higher-education students around the country.
partnership will add CourseSmart's more than 4,000 textbook titles to
Ed Map's current list of available digital resources. Students will
access the materials through CourseSmart's Web-based platform, a
delivery system that also provides faculty the ability to review and
evaluate the textbooks online.
A collaboration between Pearson,
Cengage Learning, McGraw-Hill Education, John Wiley & Sons Inc.,
and the Bedford, Freeman, Worth Publishing Group, CourseSmart is a new
venture intended to give higher ed students and faculty greater access
to digital course materials. According to ED MAP, the partnership will
provide greater flexibility when developing course material solutions
for their education clients.
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