Desire2Learn Inc.

Desire2Learn Inc.

November 12, 2013 12:41 ET

Indiana Online Academy Personalizes Student Learning Pathways With Desire2Learn Technology

IOA Offers More Than Seventy-Two Unique Courses Using a Desire2Learn Solution, Including Online Driver's Education

KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 12, 2013) - Desire2Learn Incorporated ("Desire2Learn"), the edtech company that created the world's first truly integrated learning platform, today announced that Indiana Online Academy (IOA) has selected Desire2Learn Learning Suite to support the innovative delivery of online education and create personalized learning pathways for their students based on pre-assessments.

As part of the Central Indiana Educational Service Center, IOA provides an alternative option for all students to achieve academic success and earn high school credits. The organization selected Desire2Learn to create personalized learning pathways for all students based on pre-assessments that can better engage students, help instructors guide learning outcomes, and improve overall achievement.

"IOA is excited about the expanded opportunities we will be able to offer our students through our partnership with Desire2Learn," said Ronda Eshleman, Principal, Indiana Online Academy. "Desire2Learn Learning Suite allows us the flexibility to develop individualized learning paths to meet the needs of all students."

IOA will be running seventy-two courses through Desire2Learn Learning Suite for its students, ranging from mathematics and science to online driver's education. With Desire2Learn Learning Suite, IOA teachers will be able to gain valuable insight into each student's individual progress and provide personalized content suited to their learning style. Additionally, Desire2Learn's Integrated Learning Platform will assist IOA in centrally managing course materials and aligning with State and Common Core Standards for easy discoverability.

Desire2Learn Learning Suite is the world's first integrated learning platform, providing an engaging, intuitive and personalized learning experience for students around the world. By providing a seamless experience for the creation, delivery and management of courses, users are allowed to collaborate and connect around content and activities. Desire2Learn supports a variety of learning environments limited only by the vision of the educational institution.

"IOA is a great example of how technology is breaking down barriers to education. Online learning tools are a tremendous assistive asset for helping students reach their full potential," said John Baker, President & CEO, Desire2Learn. "We're excited to work with IOA to help tailor curriculum towards individual students to improve achievement and help them earn credits towards their high school diplomas."

About Desire2Learn

Desire2Learn is helping to transform the way the world learns. Providing the next generation learning environment and solutions to engage and inspire lifelong learners, Desire2Learn helps clients break down barriers to access the highest quality learning experiences and is recognized for its leadership in accessibility. A global leader in online learning solutions, Desire2Learn provides an open and extensible platform to over 750 clients and 10 million individual learners in higher education, K-12, healthcare, government and the corporate sector, including Fortune 1000 companies. Desire2Learn has personnel in the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, Brazil and Singapore. For more information or to contact us, visit: http://www.Desire2Learn.com.

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