EmergingEd, powered by Everspring, now provides a comprehensive set of user-friendly tools that allow universities to stand up as well as grow a portfolio of online short courses that put the requirements of today's learners first.
FREMONT, CA: Everspring, a leading provider of education technology and services to universities seeking to build or expand their online capabilities, has declared updates and enhancements to its EmergingEd solution that make it easier for universities to enter the rapidly growing online short course market, create a new revenue stream as well as support lifelong learning.
EmergingEd, powered by Everspring, now provides a comprehensive set of user-friendly tools that allow universities to stand up as well as grow a portfolio of online short courses that put the requirements of today's learners first. With its turnkey solution, universities can quickly build high-quality, engaging courses and deploy them—in weeks, not months—to a global audience via a sophisticated eCommerce platform. EmergingEd consists of:
• A course authoring tool to easily and quickly build high-quality, interactive short courses.
• Customized course frameworks that streamline the course development process and ensure engaging, dynamic learning.
• An eCommerce platform that allows students to conveniently self-register via a familiar shopping cart experience.
• Course delivery support that offers learners 24/7 technical support.
• Powerful, information-rich and portable digital badging for learners.
Courses consist of academic content from the university, enabling faculty to showcase their expertise to a vast audience. EmergingEd simplifies the course development process via professionally built, plug-and-play frameworks that offer an engaging experience without the need for advanced technical skills. The eCommerce platform and learning management system give students a seamless, intuitive online experience from registration and purchase on through to course completion.
"There is a crucial need for short courses that are convenient and accessible for adult learners seeking to upskill or enhance their employability. This need presents a tremendous opportunity for universities," stated Beth Hollenberg, Co-founder and President of Everspring. "EmergingEd provides everything a university needs to go to market quickly and with quality, using easy-to-use course building tools and a seamless, secure eCommerce platform."