Cengage Brain's History
CengageBrain provides tailored learning solutions to teachers, students, administrators, and parents. Their products are used by colleges, businesses, libraries, ESL and ELT teachers. CengageBrain offers printed textbooks, eBooks, eChapters, study tools, online homework solutions that include: Aplia, CNOW, WebCT CourseMate, Personal Trainers, Diet Analysis and OWL. CengageBrain also offers quizzes, flashcards and glossaries. Some of CengageBrain’s study tools are free. CengageBrain have an impressive catalogue of subjects for the customer to browse, covering everything from accounting, food science, German, health education, programming, real estate, linguistics, veterinary technology etc. . Since 2010 CengageBrain’s websites allow for high contrast, and CengageBrain has also partnered with the American Foundation for the Blind and other partners, so as to improve accessibility further. CengageBrain constantly work to ensure that screen readers and keyboard functions work and to include more visual options, to improve their service further.
Cengage Brain's Values
CengageBrain believes in providing its customers with choice. Their key overriding goal, is that they want to provide learning solutions, by offering teaching resources, which not only help students immediately with their studies, but make a big difference to their entire lives; they want learning to be engaging. CengageBrain’s website offers a survey so they can learn more about customer textbook requirements and experience, and in return the customer has the opportunity to win an iPod. CengageBrain strives to make its materials available to people of all abilities, for students with disabilities CengageBrain will provide Word of PDF documents to DSS offices upon request at no charge. Since 2009 all CengageBrain audio visual resources are close-captioned and have accompanying transcripts, which makes them suitable for students with hearing impairments. After all it is the user satisfaction from the service and the nice experience that hundreds of testimonials confirm.
What makes Cengage Brain unique?
CengageBrain draws upon a diverse range of businesses, which means that the learning solutions they provide is more than just textbooks, and programs, but instead a full range of learning resources to equip people with evolving skills for life. CengageBrain offers textbooks at good value prices, which claim to be cheaper than the price of a used book – printed text books can be 15% cheaper and eBooks up to 50% cheaper. It is possible for students to add notes to their eBooks and eChapters, highlight text, email text, increase the size of the text and it’s possible to copy text from the books into documents.