EBSCO Information Services is adding more resources for students and adult learners with the acquisition of the education technology company LearningExpress. LearningExpress is an acclaimed provider of online platforms for academic skill-building, standardized test preparation and career-oriented digital content.
LearningExpress features interactive online platforms, products and e-books designed to help users achieve their educational and career goals. Resources include:
- LearningExpress Library™ – features practice tests, complete answer explanations and prescriptive tutorials in unique instructional designs that support the education needs of entire communities through public libraries. Learning Express Library also features resources for elementary through high school plus college and professional career preparation levels. This resource is a finalist for the 2015 CODiE Award
- Job & Career Accelerator – provides specialized content and tools to help people find jobs and internships including occupational profiles, a real-time job search engine, resume and cover letter builders and more. Job and Career Accelerator is the winner of three CODiE Awards
- Workforce Skills for 21st Century Success™– features a unique platform for building core skills in reading, writing and math, computer skill-building through video tutorials, complete adult learner preparation for High School Equivalency, and office soft skills in teamwork, etiquette and networking, among many other resources. Workforce Skills for 21st Century Success is a finalist for 2015 CODiE Award
There are more than 1,500 hours of instructional and practice content in the products and more than 200 e-books. The content is developed and validated by 200 plus writers and subject-matter experts. LearningExpress is responsively designed and optimized for all mobile devices.
LearningExpress CEO and founder, Barry Lippman, says that joining with EBSCO will enable the great reach and reputation of EBSCO to bring LearningExpress’ acclaimed content to new and broader channels.“The acquisition brings two trusted sources together to improve access to this important content. Working with EBSCO will help LearningExpress to expand its reach into more schools and libraries worldwide and provide development resources for future products.”
EBSCO Senior Vice President of Business Development and Strategy, Mark Herrick, says that LearningExpress will help EBSCO meet the test preparation and career planning needs of its customers. “LearningExpress is a strong company providing excellent products and services. It is a natural fit for EBSCO as we continue to look for ways to serve our core customers.”
For more information about LearningExpress, visit http://www.learningexpresshub.com/corporate.