Roundup: Cengage Learning Acquires a D.C.-Based Ed Tech Company, Partners With Follett, and Launches New Book Club
The following announcements from Cengage Learning and from Follett were made in the past 24 hours.
1. Cengage Learning Acquires Learning Objects
Learning Objects powers innovative, customized and adaptive online learning programs and courses to higher education institutions through its state-of-the-art learning platform and instructional design services.
Follett has partnered with National Geographic Learning (NGL), part of Cengage Learning, to provide its customers with convenient access to NGL’s catalog of textbooks and supplemental materials in both print and digital form.
National Geographic Learning (NGL), part of Cengage Learning, today unveiled the National Geographic Learning Book Club for K-8 classrooms. The book club offers more than 360 titles from the National Geographic Kids collection of best-selling books to support disciplinary learning across science, mythology, history and outer space.
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