BOSTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Care Career Exploration Learning Lab from Cengage Learning received the 2014 Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) CODiE Award for Best Use of Video to Support Student Learning. The CODiE awards remain the only peer-recognized program in the content, education and software industries and indicate market validation for innovation, vision and overall industry impact.
An SIIA CODiE Award win for educational technology companies is an especially prestigious honor, as each award winner has been selected by a combination of educators and SIIA member-company peers. The Best Use of Video to Support Student Learning category recognizes the best video tools specifically designed for PK-12 or postsecondary educational settings
"Receiving a CODiE award for Health Care Career Exploration Learning Lab recognizes our investment in innovative learning solutions that foster academic excellence and increase student engagement," said Jim Donohue, Chief Product Officer, Cengage Learning. "The CODiE awards recognize the top achievers in the educational technology field, and we are thrilled to be honored as we work to lead the transition from print to digital for our industry."
Health Care Career Exploration Learning Lab is an online tool that allows learners to explore a range of health care careers by interacting with a dramatic movie depicting the rescue, recovery and rehabilitation of a car crash victim. The tool allows students learn about the health care professionals who provide care to patients, from the car crash scene through the emergency and operating rooms, intensive care unit, medical surgical floor, and even into rehab and home care settings. Students can build a personalized library of interesting careers as they interact with the movie and characters, which they can share with an instructor.
About Cengage Learning
Cengage Learning is a leading educational content, technology, and services company for the higher education and K-12, professional and library markets worldwide. The company provides superior content, personalized services and course-driven digital solutions that accelerate student engagement and transform the learning experience. Cengage Learning is headquartered in Boston, MA with operations in more than 20 countries around the world. For more, visit: www.cengage.com.
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