Learning Hub Brings Together Students and Texts
WebCT has created an e-learning hub to bring critical course content, an active community and unique educational commerce opportunities to a base of more than 1,000 colleges and universities and 4.3 million student accounts. The e-learning hub, located at www.webct.com, will provide students with support for their classes, linking them to resources for assignments, practice quizzes, homework help, and leads for summer internships and jobs. The hub offers content from college textbook publishers and from faculty and institution-sponsored communities. Students can use the hub to interact with each other and with their professors, or to purchase textbooks and course materials.
In an effort to increase convenience for its students, WebCT has partnered with VarsityBooks.com, a leading online retailer to the college market. The company will offer discounted textbooks to WebCT users. WebCT.com, Peabody, MA, (877) WebCTme, www.webct.com.
This article originally appeared in the 04/01/2000 issue of THE Journal.