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WebAssign Announces Two New Textbooks Through Partnership with W.H. Freeman

WebAssign's feature-rich online homework management system adds bestselling mathematics textbooks to its content collection

RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WebAssign, the leading provider of online instructional tools for faculty and students, announced today the addition of two new mathematics titles to its extensive content collection. Calculus, First Edition by Michael Sullivan and Kathleen Miranda and The Basic Practice of Statistics, Sixth Edition by David Moore, William Notz, and Michael Fligner, both published by W.H. Freeman, are now enhanced with WebAssign's online homework and assessment capabilities.

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"We are excited to continue our premium partnership with WebAssign with our recently published Calculus textbook by renowned author team Michael Sullivan and Kathleen Miranda," stated Steve Thomas, marketing manager at W.H. Freeman. "This ongoing partnership allows W.H. Freeman to provide our users with a variety of effective, high-quality online homework offerings. Our joint efforts with WebAssign enable us to push the future of online homework together." 

"Adding the bestselling textbook The Basic Practice of Statistics to our statistics collection greatly enhances our offering," added John Lepanto, WebAssign product manager. "Integrating this textbook with WebAssign, along with Calculus, will augment student learning and provide instructors with high quality, market-leading textbooks to support their pedagogical goals."

Since the late 90's WebAssign has supported textbooks published by W.H. Freeman, but Calculus is the newest textbook to feature WebAssign Premium integration. WebAssign Premium's features include more than 5,000 online questions that incorporate videos, multi-step tutorials, interactive eBooks, personal study plans, and algorithmic solutions. Instructors and students have access to superior support from both the W.H. Freeman and WebAssign sales and customer service teams. Sample assignments for both textbooks are available for further exploration of these features.

Partnering with all major academic publishers, WebAssign is integrated with more than 600 science and math textbooks, and enhanced with a robust selection of independently developed original content, making it easy for faculty to enrich the teaching and learning experience. More than eight million students have used WebAssign to submit over one billion answers to homework assignments, tests, and assessments.

About WebAssign

WebAssign is a flexible and fully customizable online instructional system that puts powerful tools in the hands of teachers, enabling them to deploy assignments, instantly assess individual student performance, and realize their teaching goals.

Headquartered in Raleigh, NC, WebAssign is an independent, employee-owned benefit company dedicated to education technology. For more information visit www.webassign.net

WebAssign Media Contact:
Annie McQuaid
[email protected] 
919-829-818, ext 124

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