Partnership integrates HTML5 ChemDoodle Web Components into eLearning Products
Stamford, CT, October 15, 2012 — Cengage Learning, a leading educational content, software and services company, and iChemLabs LLC., the developer of the popular ChemDoodle chemical drawing program, announce the integration of the HTML5 ChemDoodle Web Components into Cengage Learning’s eLearning products for chemistry. The ChemDoodle Web Components introduce users to a next generation, HTML5 experience with high quality graphics and interaction for chemical information in 2D and 3D. Faculty will have new problem types available to them as a result of this integration, and students will have upgraded tools for an improved user experience.
“Our new partnership with iChemLabs will allow us to integrate their HTML5 drawing tools into our online learning systems for use on all devices over the next year,” said Jack Calhoun, Senior Vice President of Learning Acquisitions & Solutions Planning, Cengage Learning. “This is an upgrade to our tools that will allow students to more effectively engage in the molecular world of chemistry, making our drawing tools even more student-friendly. We are pleased to work with iChemLabs to provide learning materials that are even more accessible for our customers.”
Kevin Theisen, President of iChemLabs, adds “Cengage Learning consistently produces some of the most innovative and engaging eLearning tools in the industry. To continue to provide the best educational solutions, Cengage Learning has begun to replace their existing Java applets with ChemDoodle Web Components. This allows educational and scientific content to be deployed across mobile devices in addition to traditional web platforms in the highest quality. Cengage Learning’s dedication to improving the learning experience for students is outstanding, and we are proud to partner with them.”
The ChemDoodle Web Components library is presented online and an API, tutorial and demos can be found at https://web.chemdoodle.com. For more information on Cengage Learning visit http://www.cengage.com.
iChemLabs, LLC. is a scientific software company excelling in cheminformatics algorithms, visualization and graphics, and groundbreaking technologies such as HTML5/Canvas/WebGL. iChemLabs provides expertise in desktop, mobile and web based technologies for both consulting and custom development. www.ichemlabs.com
About Cengage Learning
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