Gutenberg Technology Helps Cengage Accelerate Digital-First Content Disruption in Higher Education

Content Platform Provider Supports eReader capabilities for Cengage Unlimited’s library of 14,000 eTextbooks

Gutenberg Technology (GT), provider of the premier end-to-end content management platform, today announced its partnership with Cengage, an education and technology company and the largest US-based provider of teaching and learning materials for higher education, to bring eTextbooks and study tools to millions of college students across the U.S. GT’s publishing platform, has aided Cengage in rapidly bringing its content library to market, hosting more than 14,000 eTextbooks that are available to Cengage subscribers.

Through this partnership, GT helps support the content engine behind several product offerings within Cengage Unlimited, the first all-access subscription service for the college textbook and course materials market, which has helped more than 2.2 million college students save more than $200 million on textbooks and course materials. Cengage leverages the power of GT’s authoring tool to transform static text, media, and assessments

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Tamil Nadu makes strong pitch for digital-first higher education | Chennai News

CHENNAI: The directorate of medical examination is planning a completely online single-window counselling for undergraduate medical courses — including choice selection and seat allotment — for 2020 admissions to reduce chances of a Covid-19 spread.
Officials in the state selection committee have been doing dummy runs for the process over the past few days, health secretary J Radhakrishnan said. “We don’t want aspirants to travel long distances for the sake of counselling. The committee was able to carry out single window counselling successfully for postgraduate students earlier this year. The software is now being upgraded and tested for the MBBS course,” he said.
Unlike the PG programme, where students have to lock colleges and courses of choice, the application process is simpler for UG students as they only have to choose colleges. The state is expecting about 35,000- 40,000 applicants for MBBS admission to 41 medical colleges – 26 state-run
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