Philadelphia, PA, May 11, 2015 –(PR.com)– The Fuqua Business School of Duke University selected Yellowdig, the innovative social learning and collaboration software. The Institution signed up to the software-as-a-service upon completing a faculty evaluation pilot process.
“The Fuqua School is implementing Yellowdig’s knowledge community building platform, because it provides, ease-of-use, high adoption, smooth integration into our existing LMS system, and low maintenance. At Fuqua, we carefully monitor the EdTech market for tools that provide an opportunity to sustain the high quality student engagement in an effortless manner for Fuqua’s Instructors. In Yellowdig, we discovered something that raised the bar in how students interact, build knowledge amongst themselves, while allowing instructors less course management burden,” says, Randy Haskin, Chief Information Officer of the Fuqua School.
“Having Fuqua join our growing prestigious list of Yellowdig customers is testimony to their focus and to their commitment at delivering an unrivaled Student-Customer experience and excellence in learning outcomes. We are excited and looking forward to a longstanding innovation-based relationship with Fuqua,” says, Scott Barnette, EVP Yellowdig Sales & Marketing.
Yellowdig is a mix between a social network and a course management tool. The Yellowdig platform helps establish knowledge communities, increase students’ knowledge of current affairs related to coursework, dramatically increase classroom participation and streamline communication.
Yellowdig has completed pilots in several top universities, including MIT, Wharton School and Columbia Business School and is rapidly expanding its launch at numerous universities across the US.
This is an expanding new market- use of social media is rapidly on the rise in higher education.
Learn more at www.yellowdig.com