Dallas County Community College District Selects LearningExpress Library
2012 APR 29 - (VerticalNews.com) -- LearningExpress, LLC announced that the Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) --which serves seven colleges, more than 85,000 credit students, and an additional 25,000 continuing education students each semester--has purchased LearningExpress Library™ as a new online learning resource.
"LearningExpress Library will provide DCCCD students, faculty, staff, and administrators access to a series of informational database files that include online practice tests, interactive skills tests, and tutorials that can assist with career advancement and course work," said John Criswell, chief education resources support officer for the district. "All of our students or DCCCD library patrons are able to use and benefit from admissions and placement preparation, job search and workplace skills, skills improvement, and even U.S. citizen preparation using this new online learning resource."
Criswell added, "These database files are available to all DCCCD students in our libraries and classrooms. LearningExpress, LLC has been well received by our libraries and faculty members. The skills improvement opportunities alone are valuable to students who need assistance with algebra, trigonometry, mathematics fundamentals, reading comprehension, writing skills, grammar, and science skills."
LearningExpress Library is an innovative, Web-based learning solution that provides users with instant access to the most comprehensive collection of test preparation tools, skill-building materials, and career resources available in the marketplace. More than 1,000 online practice tests and interactive skill-building tutorials are available. LearningExpress Library helps users prepare for professional certification, licensing, and aptitude tests; improve workplace skills; achieve higher scores on college entrance and graduate school admissions tests; and improve proficiency levels in reading, writing, and mathematics. With today's global economy and emphasis on 21st-century skills, LearningExpress Library helps patrons of all ages prepare for success in life by meeting a broad range of educational and career-oriented needs.
"We are excited to work with DCCCD to provide its students our easy-to-use learning tools," said Barry Lippman, president and CEO of LearningExpress, LLC. "Our online resources are perfect for today's college students who are looking to improve their skills and to search for career options and job opportunities."
DCCCD is comprised of seven individually accredited colleges--Brookhaven, Cedar Valley, Eastfield, El Centro, Mountain View, North Lake and Richland--plus its virtual campus, the Dallas TeleCollege, and several satellite campuses and administrative locations. DCCCD is the largest undergraduate institution in Texas, offers one of the lowest tuition rates in the state, and provides access to higher education for students who can earn dual-credit associate's degrees and professional certificates as they work to complete their academic credentials to either transfer to a university or enter the workforce. Visit www.dcccd.edu for details.
LearningExpress is a three-time winner for the 2011 CODiE Awards for Best Postsecondary Instructional Solution, Best Postsecondary Education Solution, and Best Instruction Solution for Job & Career Accelerator™.
Founded in 1995, LearningExpress, LLC is a leading education technology company that provides career advancement and education solutions to thousands of colleges and libraries in 36 states, currently helping more than one million people annually to meet their professional and education goals. The company offers comprehensive and fully integrated Web-based platforms designed to help users assess, explore, find, prepare, pursue, and achieve their career endeavors. Visit LearningExpress, LLC at www.learningexpressllc.com .
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