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Moodlerooms and W.W. Norton Partner to Deliver Digital Content and Components in New Learning System
W.W. Norton chooses Moodlerooms's flexible, scalable platform to power combined offering
By: PR Newswire
Dec. 10, 2012 12:13 PM
BALTIMORE, Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Moodlerooms, Inc. and W.W. Norton & Company Inc. announced today a partnership to deliver W.W. Norton's digital content, homework and assessments for college classes through Moodleroom's Moodle-based platform, Joule. The new combined offering will be sold and marketed by W.W. Norton.
Moodle's open source flexibility and interoperability will allow W.W. Norton to achieve a number of customizations to fit their vision for a robust, combined client offering. W.W. Norton chose to work with Moodlerooms, a premier Moodle partner, because of the company's top quality service and cloud-based delivery model that supports scalability.
W.W. Norton currently publishes a suite of digital learning products in a host of disciplines, as well as its proprietary homework system SmartWork.
"The product vision at Moodlerooms aligns perfectly with our editorial strategy. Their attention to detail and the quality of their execution makes Moodlerooms the perfect partner for us," said Peter Kay, vice president and director of digital strategy at W. W. Norton. "Moodlerooms, in Joule, has made very smart customizations to the open source Moodle platform so it made sense to start there for our next generation learning system."
"We're thrilled to partner with W.W. Norton to enable delivery of their digital content," said Tami Bonnett-Admi, Executive Director of Learning Solutions and Client Development at Moodlerooms. "Because of Moodlerooms's commitment to service, open standards and community development, we can provide a learning platform that grows with W.W. Norton and helps them serve college students in new ways."
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