NEW YORK, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill and its university and college partners celebrated the impact of the Tegrity Campus lecture capture solution on student learning at the recent seventh annual Tegrity User Conference (TUC) in Boston, Massachusetts. The annual conference brought together more than 100 educators and researchers representing 50 universities around the country who share a vision for improving student learning through the use of McGraw-Hill Tegrity Campus and other technologies.
At this year's conference, faculty and experts shared numerous case studies and discussions about best practices for using lecture capture and digital solutions in the classroom and online environments to improve student engagement, performance, and retention. In addition, McGraw-Hill announced the recipients of this year's Customer Appreciation Awards, who were honored during the conference for their innovation and success with Tegrity Campus at their institutions.
"We're thrilled with this year's recipients of the TUC Customer Appreciation Awards as each winner thoroughly embodies enthusiasm, dedication, and passion for achieving classroom success with digital tools like Tegrity Campus," said Timothy Peyton, senior director of marketing, McGraw-Hill Higher Education Enterprise Solutions. "Every year, our Tegrity User Conference attendees demonstrate an unparalleled enthusiasm and desire to share their experiences and ideas for how to transform higher education through the use of digital solutions, which reaffirms McGraw-Hill's vision to create a complete digital learning experience for students through a robust suite of products."
The TUC Customer Appreciation Awards honor both institutions and individual faculty that have championed the adoption of lecture capture at their campuses and showed passion and innovation in maximizing the benefits of Tegrity Campus. The winners of the 2013 Tegrity Customer Appreciation Awards include:
- Student Achievement Award: University of Central Florida (Orlando, Florida)
- Innovator Award: Michaella Thornton, Saint Louis University (St. Louis, Missouri)
- Rapid Response Award: Lipscomb University (Nashville, Tennessee)
- Voice of the Customer Award: Tammarra Holmes, Laramie County Community College (Cheyenne, Wyoming)
- Outcomes Assessment Award: University of Texas at Tyler, College of Nursing (Tyler, Texas)
- Shared Vision Award: North Dakota University System (Bismarck, North Dakota)
- Provost Award: Stephanie Trowbridge, Northeastern University
- President Award: Dr. Ahmed El-Haggan, Coppin State University (Baltimore, Maryland)
Tegrity Campus represents an important part of McGraw-Hill's strategy to use digital technology to generate positive results for students, educators and institutions. In addition to Tegrity Campus, McGraw-Hill offers a number of digital tools for higher education that personalize the learning experience and make it easy for both instructors and students to succeed in the classroom, including the LearnSmart Advantage adaptive learning suite – which includes SmartBook, the world's first-ever adaptive e-book – McGraw-Hill Connect, a digital teaching and learning environment that incorporates all of the company's digital tools on one central platform, and ALEKS®, an artificial intelligence, adaptive learning program distributed by McGraw-Hill in higher education for math.
McGraw-Hill Tegrity Campus is the only cloud-based lecture capture solution that enables professors to record lectures, supplemental materials and classroom discussion so that students can access classroom content "wherever, whenever," ultimately providing a more flexible, efficient and effective learning experience. The technology is proven to improve student achievement, satisfaction, retention and recruitment across an institution. Lecture capture solutions have become a critical component of today's academic setting and campuses are widely deploying McGraw-Hill Tegrity Campus due to its proven impact on engaging students, recharging their study habits, improving learning and overall driving classroom performance and higher grades.
To learn more about how McGraw-Hill is helping educators drive results through lecture capture and other technology, visit www.mheducation.com.