Cengage Learning signs exclusive deal for OWL

From the press release:

Cengage Learning, a leading global provider of innovative teaching, learning and research solutions, today announced an agreement with the University of Massachusetts, developer of Online Web-based Learning™ (OWL), the leading online chemistry homework solutions tool. Building on a long-established relationship with the University's Amherst campus, Cengage Learning has now acquired the OWL chemistry content and has secured an exclusive, long-term license to the OWL software tool for the high school and post-secondary academic markets for chemistry – a move that further strengthens the company's CengageCourse suite of digital learning products and services.A recent study found that using OWL improves student performance and final grades in chemistry. Results indicate that when students used OWL, they did more homework, increasing their engagement in the class and leading to better understanding of the material and a higher level of preparedness for exams.

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