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TMCNet:  EduTone Adds FYI Online Learning Courses To Single Sign-On Marketplace

[April 01, 2014]

EduTone Adds FYI Online Learning Courses To Single Sign-On Marketplace

ALAMEDA, Calif. --(Business Wire)--

EduTone announces the addition of FYI Online Learning's extensive course catalog to EduTone Single Sign-On (SSO) Marketplace part of Intel (News - Alert) Education. The on-demand catalog of cloud-hosted, third party try-and-buy services for the K-12 education market segment constitutes a ground-breaking collection of education products, now made even more powerful through FYI's semester-length total solution curriculum.

With over 100 interactive high school courses, FYI's curriculum has a proven track record of engaging students. Courses can be offered fully online or used in a blended learning environment. Both options allow teachers to customize and individualize instruction. With core, honors and electives available, users of the EduTone SSO Marketplace part of Intel Education, now have access to a complete suite of instruction, from any location with Internet access, for any size school or school system.

Each FYI course couples proven teaching methods with the most modern technology. The result is a learning environment that is more effective. For instance, TeacherSpaceR -an FYI exclusive, allows a teacher flexibility to customize courses for schools, classes or individual students. Teachers can add content including videos, images, and multimedia, post questions for students to respond to in a blog, poll students or add assignments, all as theyrelate to the course's objectives.

"The addition of FYI Online Learning's extensive course offerings extends the already impressive value of EduTone's SSO Marketplace part of Intel Education," said Dr. Christopher Gentile, FYI's founder and CEO. "By creating an education product hub, EduTone's delivery system of the best learning tools available offers convenience and multiple options for busy educators. We are excited that more students will have access to online curriculum and know that the people who are most important - students -- will be the biggest winners."

EduTone's SSO Marketplace part of Intel Education includes a carefully curated range of education products. The access to such an array of tools through an online marketplace ultimately brings the best learning opportunities to any student with Internet access. "The addition of FYI's extensive offerings of online course curricula will add even more value and benefit to EduTone's SSO Marketplace part of Intel Education," commented Terry Smithson, Senior Vice President of EduTone. "These courses represent the best of online learning's strengths and we are proud of our partnership with FYI because it will enable EduTone to be a key part of connecting students with the most advanced tools," continued Terry.

About FYI Online Learning

FYI Online Learning is an online publisher who develops and licenses curriculum. As one of the most experienced developers of online curriculum in the US, FYI is able to customize learning products for any audience. Their range of courses includes high school, college and professional/corporate training. With a seasoned team of education professionals and technology experts, FYI's courses apply proven learning methods with advanced interactive tools.

About EduTone Corporation

EduTone provides cutting edge, cloud-based, device and platform agnostic services specifically designed for today's K-20 institutions. EduTone Xchange™, its multiple award-winning, fully-integrated, customizable, end-to-end services delivery platform provides educational institutions with secure Single Sign-On, automated role/policy-based provisioning and identity management for all web-enabled applications, content and communities. The Edutone SSO Marketplace part of Intel Education is a one-stop shop for on-demand marketing and distribution of learning resources including Web Apps, Mobile Apps, Online Courses and downloadable Digital Assets.

EduTone Corporation is a privately held corporation headquartered in Alameda, California.

For more information, go to: http://www.edutone.com


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