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Anthology and GoPeer to deliver personalized tutoring platform for higher education institutions
Anthology and GoPeer are partnering to bring more tutoring options to higher education institutions across North America .
Anthology , a leading provider of education solutions that support the entire learner lifecycle , and GoPeer , a student success platform that helps institutions manage their tutors locally or remotely , are partnering to bring more tutoring options to higher education institutions .
The partnership will enable Anthology clients to deploy GoPeer as either a standalone offering or through Blackboard Assist , the tool within Anthology ' s Blackboard Learn that connects students to the support services they need to thrive .
" This partnership enables institutions to ensure their students have access to realtime tutoring support , when and where they need it ," said Rob Sparks , Senior Vice President of Corporate Development and Partnerships at Anthology .
" This is a unique opportunity , exclusively available for our client universities and colleges , to deploy a tailored platform and make personalized tutoring available to every student on campus ."
GoPeer integrates technology with a nearpeer education model , connecting students to local tutors virtually . GoPeer offers institutions a customizable tutoring platform to manage their student tutors , conduct sessions , receive real-time reporting and scale to a global network of tutors as desired .
In addition to providing one-to-one private tutoring to students campus-wide at no charge , institutions can also opt to provide GoPeer to students as a pay-per-use service .
" We ' re thrilled to partner with Anthology to provide one-on-one tutoring with the flexibility to fit students ' unique scheduling needs ," said Ethan Binder , Co-founder and CEO of GoPeer . " Online tutoring lowers barriers and empowers students to learn from anywhere . We ' re excited to bring those benefits to more students across North America ."
Blackboard Assist , a tool within Blackboard Learn , provides universities and colleges with an easy way to connect students to the institution ' s student services , Blackboard success tools and third-party student services like GoPeer .
Blackboard Assist gives students access to readily available and trusted services when and where students need them – right in the Learning Management System . Assist is free to client institutions and available on SaaS deployments of both Learn Original and Learn Ultra . Institutions can activate Assist in the Learn administrator panel ' s consulting central page . p
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