Oliver's Learning

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October 04, 2013 11:02 ET

Oliver's Learning Launches Mobile Exam Preparation App for Canadian Securities Course Exam

Investment Industry Training Meets Mobile Convenience with PASS the CSC®

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 4, 2013) - Oliver's Learning, Canada's leading provider of educational courses and study materials for the financial services industry, has launched Pass the CSC®, an iOS app aimed to help students preparing for the Canadian Securities Course (CSC) Exam.

The app was developed in partnership with Toronto-based mobile education platform developer Thinknao Education.

Pass the CSC® gives anytime, anywhere access to course materials and practice questions to students preparing for the CSC Exam. The app includes 950 practice questions and provides instant performance feedback, helping students use technology to improve study results.

Since 1982, Oliver's Learning has helped thousands of students begin their certification in the Canadian financial industry. Pass the CSC® now offers the full benefit of mobile access, as more and more learners trade their wired device for increased mobility and convenience.

"Our focus has always been on supporting the professional student, and we wanted to help ensure that they pass the CSC on their first attempt," said Robert Gardias, President and CEO of Oliver Publishing. "Adding mobile learning technology and convenience to the mix provides that extra edge for mobile users need to get great results."

David Van Dyke, Founder and CEO of Thinknao agrees. "Our experience in tradition-bound China has shown that people actually learn faster and more effectively when they use mobile apps to study complex material."

All features in Oliver Leaning's full CSC Program are included in Pass the CSC®

  • Full access to all of Oliver's Learning Study Notes as an embedded e-book that allows users to annotate and bookmark information they need.
  • More than 950 questions, many with detailed explanations, covering all topics needed to pass.
  • Real-time performance assessments that save time, allowing users to pinpoint their weaknesses and focus their efforts.
  • Tools for comparison with other users, and a number of interesting statistics to measure progress.
  • Progress sync for iPhone or iPad that allow users to pause and pick up where they left off.
  • Same price as online material, but packed with more features and greater convenience.

Pass the CSC® can be downloaded for free on the Apple App Store at www.itunes.ca/passthecsc. The app can be purchased in bulk upon request. An enterprise version is also in development. Supported hardware includes iPad 2, iPad 3, iPad Mini, iPhone 4, iPhone 4s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s.

To learn more about Oliver's Learning, please visit: http://oliverslearn

To learn more about Thinknao Education: www.thinknao.com

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