Unizin, a consortium of higher education institutions, acquired e-textbook platform Courseload. Part of the team will join Unizin, further terms of the deal have not been disclosed.
Courseload offers a suite of services around digital textbooks including Open Educational Resources and an online learning and collaboration tool called Courseload Engage. Courseload Engage offers features such as highlighting, annotation, bookmarking and search,as well as sharing study notes.
Robin Littleworth, Chief Operating Officer at Unizin states in the press release
“The Courseload software lends itself well to the Unizin services roadmap for content and analytics. We’re excited about aligning our two similar missions and continuing to provide innovative solutions. For Unizin Members, it will provide a complete path for faculty to create content, deliver it across a range of student-preferred devices and gain insights to improve instruction.”
Founded in 2009, Courseload raised a $1.6 million Series A in 2012 led by Innovative Indiana Fund.
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