Campus Management, Pearson eCollege Announce True Web Services Integration

Software solution links student information and learning management systems

Jun 09, 2010, 09:00 ET from Campus Management Corporation

BOCA RATON, Fla., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Campus Management Corp. and Pearson eCollege today announced a software integration that links in real time Pearson LearningStudio®, a next-generation Learning Management System (LMS), with CampusVue® Student, the leading student information system (SIS).  The new solution creates an integrated approach to online education that speeds and simplifies the exchange of essential student, instructor, program and course-related data between the companies' products.  

Now available from Campus Management, the CampusLink(SM) Web Services linked with Pearson LearningStudio allows customers to synchronize course masters and term class scheduling, receive real-time updates to enrollments and instructor assignments, simplify importing of course attendance and final grades and provide students and faculty with single sign-on access to online academics through the CampusVue Portal.

Pearson LearningStudio with Campus Management's CampusLink Web Services leverages true Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) for elegant integrations between different software systems.  Combined with Microsoft .NET Framework components and Microsoft BizTalk Server, the APIs provide a standard operating environment with parallel processing and scalability, requiring little to no maintenance when systems are upgraded.  The solution is designed to conform to IMS standards, ensuring the Student Information System, the learning content and the Learning Management System communicate seamlessly with each other.

"Student retention and instructor workload are two major challenges for online education," said Timothy B. Loomer, president and chief executive officer of Campus Management.  "Integrating with Pearson LearningStudio, our objective is to make the student experience as seamless as possible and to reduce administrative chores for faculty."

"The integration of CampusVue Student and Pearson LearningStudio offers customers a simple, seamless way to effectively manage and deliver a unified student experience as their online enrollments continue to grow," said Matt Leavy, chief executive officer of Pearson eCollege.

About Campus Management Corp.

More than 1,700 colleges, universities, foundations and other companies in 17 countries rely upon Campus Management Corp® enterprise software products and services.  Campus Management's CampusVue® Ecosystem is a fully integrated, centralized administrative and e-Learning platform that unifies services, academic delivery, administrative management and reporting for a full range of public, private and proprietary postsecondary institutions.

Campus Management's award-winning student information system is used by more than 75 percent of the largest US-based proprietary career and online colleges.  Additional offerings include fundraising software, financials, HR solutions, and Talisma® CRM, a leading Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) solution for Higher Education and a range of other industries.  Campus Management employs associates worldwide, providing clients with a full range of consulting implementation, support, training and integration services.  For more information, visit www.campusmanagement.com.

About Pearson eCollege

Pearson eCollege is a trusted and innovative leader in powering personalized online learning programs and a part of Pearson (NYSE: PSO), the global leader in education, technology and services.  Pearson eCollege's flagship product – Pearson LearningStudio – represents the next generation in learning management systems and provides a comprehensive, flexible and fully supported cloud computing environment for online personalized learning in higher education.  Pearson eCollege's SaaS-based education solutions advance, improve and measure the teaching and learning experiences in a vast range of educational institutions and programs.  

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