The latest version of NetLearning's LMS nominated as a finalist in the Best Professional Development Solution category
STAMFORD, Conn., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NetLearning, part of Cengage Learning and a leading provider of online courses and e-learning software for healthcare workers and hospital administrators, today announced that the latest version of the NetLearning Learning Management System (LMS) has been selected as a 2011 CODiE Award finalist in the Education Technology category Best Professional Development Solution.
"We are honored that NetLearning's LMS was selected as a finalist for this year's CODiE Awards," said Will Passano, vice president, NetLearning. "CODiE Award winners have long been recognized as pioneers in the software industry, and to be nominated among some of the best in the Education Technology industry attests to the quality of our LMS. Over 1.2 million healthcare workers at over 600 facilities rely on the NetLearning LMS to deliver, manage and document their educational activities each year, and we work to continually enhance and develop our core, proprietary software for our valuable customers in the healthcare industry."
The NetLearning LMS allows healthcare facilities to manage the educational requirements of their staff, track training compliance and personalize each learner's interface. With an easy-to-use, flexible and powerful platform, the newest version of the NetLearning LMS adds a number of new capabilities to the existing SCORM 1.2 certified LMS platform. Additional features include a fully web-based Software as a Service (SaaS) delivery model, pre-assessment by course and curriculum, and a customizable portal-based end user interface.
Of the 425 total CODiE Award nominations awarded this year, only 113 products from 80 companies were selected as finalists. These nominated products underwent an intensive review by judges via live demonstration, trial product access and analysis of product documentation. The judging panel consisted of subject matter experts, analysts, journalists and others with deep experience in the field. A full listing of the 2011 CODiE Award winners can be viewed on the CODiE Awards Website.
The CODiE Awards, established in 1986 by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), aim to showcase the software and information industry's finest products and services, and to honor excellence in corporate achievement. They were created so that pioneers within the software industry could evaluate and honor the work of their peers and, as the industry's only peer-reviewed awards program, the CODiE Awards have raised the standard for excellence. Finalists and winners represent outstanding achievement and vision in the software and information industry.
About NetLearning and Cengage Learning
Cengage Learning is a leading provider of innovative teaching, learning and research solutions for the academic, professional and library markets worldwide. NetLearning, part of Cengage Learning, is an e-learning solutions provider developing products specifically for the health care industry since 1995. The NetLearning product suite allows for the deployment, management, and reporting of training-related activities. For more information about NetLearning, please visit www.netlearning.cengage.com.
SOURCE Cengage Learning