Faculty and Administrators Have Access to Free Online Course Setup, Peer-to-Peer Guidance for Moving Courses Online
BOSTON—March 19, 2020 — U.S. college students whose campuses are impacted by COVID-19 have free access to all Cengage eTextbooks and digital courseware for the remainder of the Spring semester, the company has announced.
Students can access the materials for free via Cengage Unlimited regardless of whether their instructor uses Cengage materials. Cengage Unlimited includes more than 22,000 eTextbooks, digital learning platforms/access codes and study guides.
In addition, for faculty and administrators who need to quickly move their classes online, Cengage is offering free support, including: setting up online courses, hosting webinars and holding peer-to-peer “Office Hours” led by instructors who offer best practices for online instruction.
More information about these free resources is available at https://www.cengage.com/covid-19-support/. Faculty may also contact their local Cengage representative.
“Millions of students and instructors have had their lives thrown into turmoil as a result of this unprecedented public health crisis. We want to do everything possible to support them, starting with providing free access to our digital materials and platforms, as well as connecting faculty with their peers for online teaching support,” said Michael E. Hansen, CEO, Cengage.
Cengage is the education and technology company built for learners. As the largest US-based provider of teaching and learning materials for higher education, we offer valuable options at affordable price points. Our industry-leading initiatives include Cengage Unlimited, the first-of-its-kind all-access digital subscription service. We embrace innovation to create learning experiences that build confidence and momentum toward the future students want. Headquartered in Boston, Cengage also serves K-12, library and workforce training markets around the world. Visit us at www.cengage.com or find us on Facebook or Twitter.