McGraw-Hill Education, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, is a leading innovator in the development of teaching and learning solutions for the 21st century. Through a comprehensive range of traditional and digital education content and tools, McGraw-Hill Education empowers and prepares professionals and students of all ages to connect, learn and succeed in the global economy. McGraw-Hill Education has offices in 33 countries and publishes in more than 65 languages.
Copia unites content, community, collaboration, and commerce in a single software platform to deliver multi-genre digital media across an array of computing, mobile, personal entertainment, and eReading devices. With Copia, users engage more deeply with content and community through an innovative, rich, and unified interface — all their media, all their friends, all in one application. Copia also provides highly customized, co-branded, white-label solutions through its “Powered by Copia” program.
The Copia platform is developed by Copia Interactive, LLC — a portfolio company of DMC Capital Funding, LLC (www.dmccapitalfunding.com), the venture capital arm of the DMC group of companies. The DMC group comprises top enterprise and consumer technology companies with a heritage that spans more than 50 years’ investing in, developing, manufacturing, and distributing market-leading consumer-electronics products.
Kaplan Lifelong Learning is building a career planning network that helps users achieve their career goals by identifying skill gaps, recommending content to fill those gaps, and matching users to jobs. This will disrupt the space by creating an ecosystem of common language and assessment between workers, educators, and businesses.
2U, Inc., formerly known as 2tor, Inc., partners with top-tier universities to deliver rigorous, selective graduate degree and undergraduate for-credit programs online. The company provides universities with the technologies, infrastructural support and capital they need to transform their on-campus programs into high-quality, web-based programs. 2U is one of the highest-funded education technology start-ups in the United States.
Chegg, the student hub, is transforming the way millions of students learn by connecting them to the people and tools needed to succeed in college through homework help, course selection, eTextbook and textbook options as well as school and scholarship connections. Students nationwide use Chegg 365 days a year to make learning easier, more accessible and more productive. As a part of the company’s philanthropic efforts, Chegg is dedicated to its Chegg For Good program, which empowers students to be a catalyst for change on their campus, in their communities and around the world. Since its founding in 2007, Chegg’s growth has made it one of Silicon Valley’s most successful start-ups. From starting as a textbook rental company to evolving into the student hub, Chegg is enhancing education for millions of students by saving them time, saving them money and helping them get smarter. For more information, visit www.chegg.com.
As the world’s largest provider of digital course materials, CourseSmart’s catalog includes over 90% of the core textbooks in use today in North American Higher Education as eTextbooks, as well as the largest online catalog of eResources and digital course materials available for instant access.
As a top provider of technology and services to schools and universities, Dell listens to and works with students, educators, administrators, parents and community members around the world to deliver innovative technology and services that give them the power to do more in and out of the classroom.
Education Elements is a for-profit company, which provides services and software that helps schools design and implement blended classrooms. The company’s core goal is to enable schools to create personalized learning environments that engage every student and make data-driven instruction sustainable for teachers.
Offering an accelerated high-end boot camp, Fullbridge enables students at top colleges and graduate schools to make a successful transition from high academic achievement to success in the global workplace in a range of careers. The Fullbridge Program provides the 10 key skills and eight habits top employers worldwide value – whether in business, non-profit or entrepreneurial environments – making Fullbridge the must-have experience and credential to top off a top-tier liberal arts, sciences, or law education for students worldwide. The Fullbridge Program provides career assessments and a personalized coaching model to help participants understand strengths, development areas and develop a clear sense of career direction, translate majors into actionable career options, and develop a plan for moving forward into internships and professional jobs. For more information, visit www.fullbridge.com.
Ginkgotree is a web app to help faculty build their own, online coursepacks from any resources, complete with automated copyright clearance and digital content sourcing.
We’re a complete textbook replacement. Literally take a list of links, books, and citations and turn them into the ultimate hub for your course materials.
Intel is helping to transform the lives of millions through education. For over a decade, we’ve been working with countries, communities, and schools worldwide to bring the resources and solutions needed for advancing education. Intel collaborates with governments, policy-makers, and local vendors to turn their vision into reality. Technology that brings quality education to more people, while sustaining local communities and economies — that’s our unwavering commitment. Learn more about Intel and education at www.intel.com/education.
Kno, Inc. is fundamentally changing the way students learn, by offering new ways to digitally consume, organize, create and share knowledge. Kno is a transformative tablet textbook that artfully blends the intuitive experience of the conventional textbook with a rich digital world of video, note taking, collaboration and more.
GoClass is a cloud enabled teaching application for mobile devices that redefines the boundaries of computing in the classroom. Connect with your students like never before, customize and fine-tune your lesson plans on the fly, engage students in new ways and continuously evaluate their understanding while you are in class.
The Parthenon Group is a leading global advisory firm focused on strategy consulting. Since its inception in 1991, the firm has embraced a unique approach to strategic advisory services This unique approach has established the firm as the strategic advisor of choice for CEOs, business, and organizational leaders worldwide.
Pathbrite Portfolios used in the classroom to go beyond the bubble test to get at more holistic forms of student evaluation, while students use our portfolios to go beyond the common resume to better position themselves for college admissions, a first internship, or a dream job.
Pearson Learning Solutions, a global leader in education technology and services, develops personalized learning environments, award-winning online learning programs, and client-driven solutions which advance, improve, and measure the online teaching and learning experience. Pearson’s innovative technology offerings, including Pearson LearningStudio, OpenClass, EQUELLA, MyLabs, and CourseConnect, set the standard for the industry. www.pearsonlearningsolutions.com.
Promethean (LSE: PRW) is a global education company. We create, develop, supply and support interactive education and training solutions for schools, businesses and governments. Our products and services are raising learning standards, revolutionizing the way people learn and collaborate, making them more engaged, empowered and successful and thereby unleashing human potential. Headquartered in the UK, Promethean World Plc is listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange. More information about Promethean is available at: www.PrometheanWorld.com
Steelcase Education Solutions seeks to make a difference in education. We work with students, educators and designers to create the most effective, rewarding and inspiring learning environments that meet education’s evolving needs. As a dedicated group within Steelcase focused exclusively on education, we bring evidence-based design and innovative solutions to education environments, wherever learning happens.
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