College Publishers Fill Blackboard's Dance Card

July 2011
Educational Marketer;7/18/2011, Vol. 42 Issue 15, p1
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The article discusses the partnerships of Blackboard Learn with several college publishers, including Pearson Co., John Wiley and Sons Inc., and Cengage Learning Inc. It says that the series of Blackboard's partnerships has started after they accept the 1.64 billion dollars offer to sell the company to Providence Equity Partners LLC. Furthermore, the partnerships help the instructors and students to get access on the digital offerings of publishers through Blackboard's course management system.


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