Kno Partners with Wiley to add digital textbook titles
Kno, a pioneer in education software, announced that it has partnered with leading global publishing company, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE: JWa, JWb), to provide more choice for college students heading back to school this fall. The new partnership with Wiley’s Global Education business will provide Kno with a range of higher education digital content, including top titles from business, engineering, mechanics, organic chemistry, physics, and trigonometry. Kno offers more than 200,000 interactive K-12 and university digital titles from over 65 textbook publishers. Kno textbooks are available for the iPad, Android, Web and Windows 7.
“Our partnership with Kno will enhance the learning experience by allowing students to engage with our academic content in new ways,” says Joe Heider, Wiley’s Senior Vice President, Global Education. By offering our learning materials in a wide variety of formats and media and through different purchase and access options, we are able to better meet their diverse educational and budgetary needs and empower them to succeed.”
Wiley’s collection of leading higher education titles, including Psychology in Action, Principles of Anatomy and Physiology, Contemporary Business and Professional Cooking, will be enhanced with videos, Flash Cards, Social Sharing, and other interactive features, helping students to learn more efficiently and effectively.
“This partnership with Wiley Global Education will provide students with some of the most widely used titles they need as they head back to school this fall,” said Mark Williams, Vice President of Sales, Kno, Inc. “Wiley’s respected position as a leader in higher education publishing, combined with Kno’s digital interactive features, provides students with the learning tools they need to achieve their academic goals.”
Kno is transforming the way both K-12 and higher education students learn by making educational content available on the broadest selection of devices at the lowest possible cost. The company is committed to making learning available and flexible by tailoring it to each student’s learning style.
Kno combines the best of a physical textbook along with more than 70 interactive features including a Course Manager to organize textbooks by course, chapter preview to visually navigate pages, and innovative features such as 3D, Smart Links, Journal, Smart Search and Social Sharing, which are engineered to increase students’ learning potential and retain the most important information.