SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Chegg, Inc. (CHGG), the Student Hub, and Cengage Learning, a leading global education company, announced a partnership to integrate Chegg Tutors directly into Cengage Learning's leading calculus materials. Students using Cengage Learning's digital course solutions in calculus will now have direct access to live, online tutors who can offer assistance in the precise content currently being studied.
"Even the best students sometimes struggle with calculus, an important subject area that's often a gateway course for STEM majors," said Michael E. Hansen, CEO of Cengage Learning. "We are pleased to work with Chegg to offer this tutoring support. This partnership is built upon our shared interest in improving academic performance, and by making live help available at the very moment students may be struggling with a concept, we believe we can make a real difference for students at all levels."
"High-quality and affordable online tutoring is a game-changer. It furthers our goals by bringing together two very powerful services, which will enhance, inform, and improve the experience of one another," said Dan Rosensweig, CEO of Chegg. "All of our learning services products, including Chegg Tutors, are designed to democratize academic success by using technology that is accessible and affordable for every student. We are partnered with Cengage because we share a goal of lowering costs, increasing access, and improving student outcomes for all."
Calculus students using Cengage Learning's digital course solutions will receive one hour of free tutoring from Chegg; subsequent tutoring time will be billed at Chegg Tutors' standard rate.
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Chegg puts students first. As the leading student-first connected learning platform, the company makes higher education more affordable, more accessible, and more successful for students. Chegg is a publicly-held company based in Santa Clara, California and trades on the NYSE under the symbol CHGG. For more information, visit www.chegg.com.
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 an office hub located in San Francisco, CA. Cengage Learning employees reside in nearly 40 different countries with company sales in more than 125 countries around the world. www.cengage.com
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