SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Tegrity, a unit of McGraw-Hill Higher Education and a leading provider of lecture capture solutions to the higher education industry, today announced that Tegrity Campus has been recognized with a Readers' Choice Award from eSchool Media, Inc. for the second consecutive year. Tegrity also was recently named as a finalist in the 2012 CODiE Awards, held by the Software & Industry Association (SIIA).
eSchool Media, Inc., the parent company of eCampus News and a prominent resource for education technology decision makers worldwide, recognized Tegrity with one of its 2011 Readers' Choice Awards. Throughout the fall of 2011, nearly 1,400 readers of eSchool News, eClassroom News and eCampus News provided their opinions on how they used various products to improve teaching, learning or school administration. In selecting Tegrity for a Readers' Choice Award, respondents expressed their appreciation for Tegrity's scalability, ease of use and extensive product set. Tegrity's award was featured in the January 2012 special edition of eCampus News and its sister publications as well as the eCampus News website.
The CODiE Awards, held by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the primary trade association for the software and digital content industries, chose Tegrity Campus as a finalist for the "Best Postsecondary Enterprise Solution" Award following a period of review and judging by industry experts. Tegrity Campus is one of four technology solutions, and the only lecture capture solution, being considered for the CODiE Award. The solution is being recognized for its ease of use, aesthetically pleasing qualities, accessibility and ease of customization. The SIIA CODiE Awards recognize the best products in the business software, digital content, and education technology industries.
"Tegrity is pleased to be recognized once again by our customers, for the real impact we are having on student learning, results and retention," said Michael Berger, Senior Director of Marketing for Tegrity. "To be nominated and win these awards is a great honor and a testament to our unwavering focus on learning and ongoing dedication to delivering the industry's leading lecture capture solution. We are especially proud to be viewed so positively by those who are most impacted by our product – the professors and students who use Tegrity every day."
McGraw-Hill Higher Education's Tegrity Campus is the only cloud-based Lecture Capture solution proven to improve student achievement, satisfaction, retention and recruitment across an institution. It makes class time available all the time by automatically recording, storing and indexing every class on campus – without the need to install any special hardware or software in classrooms. Tegrity's patent-pending Search Anything™ and Smart Bookmarks™ features then let students instantly review key class moments online using a PC, Mac, iPod, iPad or other mobile device. For more information, visit http://www.tegrity.com.
Gerald Kimber White