(Westbury, NY, October 2009) – Educational video streaming service, Learn360 is announcing a partnership with Encyclopaedia Britannica to bring over 25,000 educational research articles to Learn360 customers via Britannica Concise Encyclopedia. This unique alliance will enable teachers and staff to integrate a plethora of factual material with Learn360’s robust educational content. This agreement allows Learn360 to be the exclusive online digital streaming service to provide the benefit of the Britannica Concise Encyclopedia to the educational market. Also included in the Learn360 service are video clips, photos, audio clips, podcasts, learning-based activities and quizzes. “Our goal is to provide our users with a wide variety of quality content so that they can quickly and easily develop resources for their classrooms”, says Sales EVP Mike Kroening. “And with the addition of Encyclopedia Britannica’s vast database, our advanced search capabilities will deliver a more well-rounded view of any given topic.”
Encyclopaedia Britannica has a rich history as a leader in education dating back over 240 years, and its brand represents quality and accuracy for information on all fields of knowledge.
“Encyclopedia Britannica is proud to bring its Britannica Concise Encyclopedia to the forefront of online learning through this partnership with Learn360”, announced John Russell, Director of Business Development from Encyclopedia Britannica. “Building upon our objective of bringing both factual and compelling information to students everywhere, this collaboration creates an educational streaming solution that uniquely meets the needs of today’s students.”
Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc. (www.britannica.com) is a leader in reference and education publishing whose products can be found in many media, from the Internet to cell phones to books. A pioneer in electronic publishing since the early 1980s, the company also still publishes the 32-volume Encyclopaedia Britannica, along with services such as the Britannica Online Student Edition
and new printed products such as the Britannica Illustrated Science Library, which are available online at http://store.britannica.com. The company makes its headquarters in Chicago.
Learn360™ gives educators and students the power to meet and exceed 21st century educational expectations. Setting a superior standard of quality for video streaming, Learn360 delivers the rich resources educators need to bring standards-based and differentiated instruction to students everywhere. Learn360™ is a division of AIM Education Inc., which includes Sunburst Visual Media, the leading producer for K-12 health and guidance programs for over 30 years. www.learn360.com