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Cengage Partners with Echo360 To Offer Free LectureTools Subscriptions

Cengage Learning has partnered with Echo360 to provide students with subscriptions to the latter's LectureTools. As a result of the partnership, students who buy a new Cengage textbook will get a free six-month subscription to the service.

Available via laptops, smartphones and tablets, LectureTools is designed to increase student engagement through polls, quizzes and the ability to ask questions anonymously without interrupting class.

"We are thrilled to partner with Echo360 and to introduce our customers to LectureTools," said Pam Snow, senior vice president and director of strategic customer partnerships at Cengage Learning, in a prepared statement. "Cengage Learning is committed to transforming learning with tailored technology solutions that accelerate student engagement and enhance the educational experience for both faculty and students. By teaming up with innovative partners, such as Echo360, we are building upon that commitment by enhancing our world-class content with cutting-edge digital solutions. LectureTools is an easy-to-use and effective product that will prove useful to all instructors, even those who have been reluctant to use digital teaching aids in the past."

For more information about Cengage Learning, visit cengage.com. Go to lecturetools.com to learn more about LectureTools.

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