SAN DIEGO, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Thuze eTextbooks is sponsoring a complimentary webinar through Inside Higher Education on Wednesday, October 30, at 2 p.m. EDT.
Thuze, launched by Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI) in 2012, offers students flexibility in viewing instructional content in an eTextbook format, allowing students to study at any time and in any place on their mobile devices. All of the 100-plus Thuze eTextbooks have been written and vetted by respected academics with interactive, online reading in mind.
The webinar, titled "Fulfilling the Promise of Digital Textbooks: How Shifting to Digital Can Lower Costs for Students and Increase Accessibility and Engagement," is hosted by Kenneth (Casey) Green, senior research consultant for Inside Higher Ed and founding director of The Campus Computing Project. Speakers will include Rand Spiwak, a digital content expert and former CFO of Daytona State College; Susan Cherup, professor of Education at Hope College, who teaches with Dave Edyburn's Inclusive Technologies eTextbook; and Andrew McCann, vice president of Business Development at Bridgepoint Education.
"Successful technology doesn't just replicate processes from the physical world; it enhances and reinvents them," said McCann. "Our webinar will highlight content solutions that go far beyond replicating old textbook models, and that result in an enhanced student experience, higher engagement, and much lower costs for the entire education community."To sign up for the webinar, click here. About Bridgepoint Education Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE:BPI) harnesses the latest technology to reimagine the modern student experience. Bridgepoint's technologies, including Thuze ® and Waypoint Outcomes, enhance the way people learn in the digital age. Bridgepoint owns three academic institutions – Ashford University, University of the Rockies, and Denver Learning Institute. Together, these programs, technologies, and resources represent a unique model for advancing education in the 21st century. Bridgepoint stands for greater access, social learning, and exposure to leading minds. For more information, visit bridgepointeducation.com or call Shari Winet Rodriguez, Vice President of Public Relations, at 858.668.2580. Contact: Shari Winet Rodriguez, Vice President of Public Relations858.668.2580 | firstname.lastname@example.org SOURCE Bridgepoint Education