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WebAssign Partners with Kendall Hunt to Offer New Textbook

By Abi Mandelbaum
November 12th, 2014

WebAssign Partners with Kendall Hunt to Offer New Textbook

In alliance with Kendall Hunt, WebAssign offers “College Algebra with Interesting Applications and Facts” with over 750 questions linked to the eBook

RALEIGH, N.C. — November 12, 2014 — WebAssign, a leading provider of online instructional tools for faculty and students, today announced it has joined with publishing company Kendall Hunt to align the companies’ commitment to providing instructors with tools that help achieve their academic goals. The alliance has enhanced the textbook College Algebra with Interesting Applications and Facts with an eBook version and more than 750 WebAssign questions with embedded help functionality.

“We are pleased to have a prestigious, mathematically solid, and user-friendly online system such as WebAssign offer our textbook,” said authors Gisela Acosta and Marjorie Karwowski. “With WebAssign, we’re able to foster positive attitudes towards our academic discipline among students.”
Acosta and Karwowski based the problems in their textbook on real, everyday situations applicable to college-age students. Now used by over 18 instructors in 41 courses at Valencia College, the textbook offers an interactive eBook companion made possible by integrating with WebAssign.

“We are committed to delivering top-notch mathematics content to our instructors and students,” said Jennifer Ferralli, math product manager. “By partnering with Kendall-Hunt, WebAssign is able to enrich the content in College Algebra with help features, and randomized question banks.”

About Kendall Hunt
With more than 6,000 titles in print, Kendall Hunt serves both the higher education and PreK-12 markets and offers traditional and non-traditional publishing solutions in both markets.

Corporate headquarters are centrally located in Dubuque, Iowa, and the company has a field force of Higher Education Acquisitions Editors and PreK-12 Sales Representatives located throughout the United States and Canada, as well as a new, state-of-the-art Distribution Center. The company continues to combine author service, innovation, and a pledge of quality to provide advantages that are unparalleled in the publishing industry.

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. More than eight million students have used WebAssign to submit over one billion answers to homework assignments, tests, and assessments.
Headquartered in Raleigh, NC, WebAssign is an independent, employee-owned benefit company dedicated to education technology. For more information, visit www.webassign.com.

About the Author:

Abi Mandelbaum

Abi Mandelbaum is CEO of YouVisit.