Indianapolis, Ind.–Sep. 19, 2006–ANGEL® Learning, recognized innovator of enterprise e-learning software and services, today announced that West Texas A&M University has adopted the ANGEL Learning Management Suite. An early entrant into the field of online education, WTAMU first offered online courses in 1997 via WTOnline, a custom course management solution developed by the university.
WTAMU’s custom CMS although intuitive and easy for faculty and students to use lacks many advanced features and tools that the university deems necessary in a technology-rich environment. When WTAMU determined rewriting the custom application was not feasible, they used knowledge gained from a decade of experience in online learning and custom application development to identify requirements of a new system:
*User-friendly tools would increase faculty productivity and enhance student learning*
*Host environment security
*Ease of conversion from the WTOnline custom environment
We conducted a very detailed review of multiple learning management systems which included viewing course and technical support demonstrations and interviewing universities that used the applications,” said Sue Taylor, director, academic and information services, West Texas A&M University. “Based on faculty and advisory committee input, WTAMU selected ANGEL as the optimal solution for our campus. We are not only impressed with the product but are most impressed with ANGEL’s prompt, courteous service in response to our questions. The ANGEL staff has been very helpful in setting up our site on their servers as well as answering myriad questions related to implementation and use of the application.”
The ANGEL LMS balance of easy-to-use features with powerful capabilities is unique in the industry. Tested for usability, the ANGEL interface is easy to use and easy to learn to use, reducing the time required to perform tasks. ANGEL’s power turns the large amount of data stored in the LMS into results by automating data analysis and giving instructors numerous ways to respond automatically. ANGEL’s openness and award-winning support team ease the conversion process and meet evolving needs as ANGEL implementations mature.
“We commend West Texas A&M University for its leadership in online learning and for the rigor of their evaluation process,” said Candice Roberts, vice president sales, ANGEL Learning. “We appreciate the opportunity to partner with WTAMU as they take advantage of ANGEL’s ease of use and openness to deliver increased value to their students and faculty.”
About ANGEL Learning
ANGEL Learning, Inc. develops and markets enterprise e-learning software. Our flagship products are the ANGEL Learning Management Suite and the ANGEL ePortfolio system. Our products have been honed by use–with millions of students and instructors served from K to corporate. We enjoy a reputation for creating products with exceptional ease of use, excellent vision into learner progress, and for keeping our commitments. ANGEL LMS received the 2006 Software & Information Industry Association CODiE award for Best Postsecondary Course Management Solution. Having emerged from the academy ourselves, our core values reflect those of our customers well. ANGEL world headquarters is in Indianapolis, Indiana. To learn more about the ANGEL difference, visit us at www.angellearning.com