Boston, MA, April 1, 2015 — Cengage Learning products have been named finalists for nine 2015 CODiE Awards, presented by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the leading association representing the software and digital content industries. The Cengage Learning resources honored serve the K-12, higher education and library markets and include MindTap, National Geographic Learning and Gale library products as well as DEWALT Mobile Pro.
"Cengage Learning has undergone a major transformation to enable the development of truly innovative digital products that engage our customers and help them achieve their goals," said Jim Donohue, Chief Product Officer for Cengage Learning. "Recognition across the board from the SIIA validates our success."
MindTap, Cengage Learning's personalized digital learning solution, is a finalist in three education categories. MindTap transforms today's students into critical thinkers through personalized paths of dynamic assignments and applications. By combining readings, multimedia, activities and assessments in one easy-to-use interface, MindTap helps instructors maximize student engagement and turn memorizers into higher-level thinkers
myNGconnect.com, a one-stop portal for online materials available with National Geographic Learning instructional programs, and National Geographic Learning Exploring Science - designed specifically for the Next Generation Science Standards, introducing students to real-world science research with National Geographic Explorers and scientists, were recognized for cross-curricular support and science instruction.
Gale resources that support library administrators and librarians were also honored. Analytics On Demand, Gale's big data analytics solution for public libraries, was named a finalist for "Best Big Data Solution" and "Best Content Analytics Solution." Classroom in Context (CLiC), a web-based curriculum portal that incorporates Gale's multimedia library content, was named a finalist in the "Best Source for Reference or Education Resources" category.
DEWALT Mobile Pro, a mobile app for construction professionals that leverages Cengage Learning's wide array of reference and training resources for the building trades, is a finalist for "Best Information Service Delivered as Mobile App or Platform."
The SIIA CODiE Awards are the premier award for the software and information industries, and have been recognizing product excellence for 30 years. The awards have over 85 categories and are organized by industry focus of Content, Education, and Software.
For more details on the specific categories and Cengage Learning resources honored, please visit http://www.siia.net/codies/2015/finalists.asp.
For more information about the benefits of Cengage Learning resources, please visit www.cengage.com.
About Cengage Learning
Cengage Learning is a leading educational content, technology, and services company for the higher education and K-12, professional and library markets worldwide. The company provides superior content, personalized services and course-driven digital solutions that accelerate student engagement and transform the learning experience. Cengage Learning is headquartered in Boston, MA with an office hub located in San Francisco, CA. Cengage Learning employees reside in nearly 40 different countries with company sales in more than 125 countries around the world. www.cengage.com.
SIIA is the leading association representing the software and digital content industries. SIIA represents approximately 800 member companies worldwide that develop software and digital information content. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education and intellectual property protection to the leading companies that are setting the pace for the digital age. For more information, visit www.siia.net.