Tampa, FL, August 12, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Link-Systems International, a leading provider of fully integrated and customized distance learning solutions, today announced user access to LSI’s NetTutor® Online Tutoring Service in the Pearson LearningStudio platform. Pearson eCollege is a leader in powering personalized online learning programs and a part of Pearson, the world’s leading learning company.
Students at institutions subscribing to NetTutor and using Pearson LearningStudio will have access to tutors 24/7/365 in a variety of subject areas. NetTutor is known for tutoring through the use of questions and familiar concepts to guide the learning process rather than lectures or simply giving the student the answer. All of the tutors work exclusively at the LSI headquarters in Tampa, where they also complete annual training and evaluation. Research-based and proven to increase student success and persistence, this centralized approach allows NetTutor to maintain the utmost professionalism and promotes an atmosphere of responsibility for student outcomes.
“The NetTutor online tutoring service provides students with access to live homework help and review of written work in wide variety of core undergraduate courses,” said Vincent T. Forese, President and CEO of Link-Systems International, Inc. “Pearson eCollege shares our commitment to providing students with access to high-quality, course-specific tutoring led by experienced tutors.”
The NetTutor integration will ensure that students using Pearson LearningStudio receive the tutoring assistance they need to support course learning objectives and the goals of the institution, instructor and student. The tutors have access to a library of textbooks and other materials obtained directly from educational institutions to help students understand problems and concepts by using examples directly from their course materials. Since the NetTutor whiteboard interface is seamlessly integrated within Pearson LearningStudio, students just click a button to reach the tutor.
“We’re pleased to be working with Link-Systems International to further extend the Pearson LearningStudio platform to meet the needs of our customers who want seamless access to the NetTutor Online Tutoring Service,” said TJ Crowson, VP of Technology Partnerships for Pearson eCollege.
About Link-Systems International, Inc.
Link-Systems International, Incorporated (LSI) is a privately held technology services and content development company that has been dedicated to providing student success and student retention solutions since 1995. LSI’s core technologies include a very flexible online tutoring/teaching platform, an online grade book, an online algorithm engine with metadata and workflow capabilities, and an online business intelligence/data mining technology designed to provide real-time alerts regarding student/school/teacher performance, attendance, and other metrics. LSI’s core services include content development, consulting, and online tutoring through our NetTutor® brand. LSI customers include K-12 publishers, higher education publishers, virtual high schools, higher education institutions, technology companies, and joint programs dedicated to providing online educational content to members of organized labor and their families. For more information, visit http://www.link-systems.com