This article needs additional citations for verification. (September 2012) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)
|A Pearson Company|
|Industry||Education and Technology|
|Founded||July 26, 1996
(as Real Education)|
April 12, 1999 (as eCollege)
|Headquarters||Denver, Colorado, United States|
|Matt Leavy CEO|
Number of employees
Pearson eCollege is an on-demand, or software as a service (SaaS), provider of eLearning software and services to secondary and post-secondary learning institutions and is owned by Pearson PLC. eCollege was founded in 1996 as Real Education, the company went public in 1999 as eCollege.com (NASDAQ: ECLG) and acquired by Pearson in 2007.
Products and services
eCollege develops and hosts e-Learning software applications and support services for colleges, universities and virtual schools. These institutions use eCollege’s learning management system to deliver and manage online courses for students. Client schools include the University of Colorado Denver, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Park University, The Art Institutes, Village Academy, Ashford University and Kaplan University.
eCollege provides the following products.
- Course management system
- Content management
- Program administration system
- IT infrastructure
- Support services
- Digital portfolio
- Live video conferencing
Pearson eCollege will be officially retired on/before December 31, 2017.
- "ECOLLEGE COM (Form: S-1/A, Received: 10/27/1999 07:59:48)". NASDAQ. 1999-10-26. Retrieved 2016-03-09.
- "eCollege.com WHOIS, DNS, & Domain Info - DomainTools". WHOIS. Retrieved 2016-03-09.