Tutor.com Wins SIIA Education Technology CODiE Award for Best Postsecondary Personalized Learning Solution
SAN FRANCISCO, May 14, 2014–Tutor.com, the largest online tutoring company, today announced that the company’s higher education services won an SIIA CODiE Award for Best Postsecondary Personalized Learning Solution.
The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries, announced Tutor.com as one of 31 CODiE Award winners in the education technology category. An SIIA CODiE Award win for ed tech companies is an especially prestigious honor, as each award winner has been selected by a combination of educators, who act as initial judges by selecting finalists from among all nominees, and SIIA members-company peers, who vote to select the winners from among the finalists.
Tutor.com’s higher education services include online personal tutors for individualized learning along with Predictive Insights™, a classroom connected “early alert” data service. This responsive program is helping colleges of all types and sizes increase student engagement and course completion while simultaneously monitoring student progress in real-time to spot at-risk students early enough to intervene. Every night, thousands of college students from across the country use Tutor.com to work with an expert tutor in subjects ranging from algebra and economics to Spanish and nursing.
“We are excited that the industry and educators have honored us with this award”, said General Manager of Tutor.com’s Institutional Businesses, Sandi White. “Every student benefits from having their own personal tutor. Our technology allows us not only to scale tutoring to help millions of students, but also to digitally capture that personal learning session and provide insights to faculty and administrators to inform student support and instructional decisions to ensure student success”
“SIIA’s 2014 Education CODiE Award winners’ are some of the most innovative, high-impact education products out there,” said SIIA Vice President for the Education Division Karen Billings. “We congratulate all of this year’s CODiE Award winners, and thank them for the contributions they have made to the education industry.”
For more information about the CODiE Awards, visit www.siia.net/codies/2013/ For more information about Tutor.com for higher education visit www.tutor.com/higher-education.