Impact

Impactful Learning Experiences for the 21st-Century Learner
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Putting Student Success First

Learners today expect technology designed, developed, and delivered for their success. That's why we work to create products and delivery models that positively impact learners throughout their journey.
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Design
We offer products that are backed by the latest learning science research. From course materials to courseware, students who use VitalSource solutions can learn online in ways that are proven to enable success.
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Develop
Our platforms are created and updated with student sucess in mind. From in-app study tools to analytics, learners are equipped with the most current and impactful technology in the industry throughout the student life cycle.
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Deliver
All learners deserve an even playing field and easy access to impactful learning experiences. That's why we create flexible delivery models, leverage technology to drive affordability solutions, and commit to accessible design in all our products.

Learn by Doing with Acrobatiq: Course Creation Based in Cognitive Science

Acrobatiq, our courseware platform founded on 12 years of research at Carnegie Mellon's Open Learning Initiative, delivers active, personalized learning through embedded practice, which creates the Doer Effect, a proven learning design principle. Research shows the learn-by-doing approach has six times the effect on learning than solely reading.

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Making the Grade with Day-One Access

Rising costs, multiple purchase options, and a dizzying mix of access codes and unique logins have made it difficult for students to access required course materials, leading them to delay or avoid purchasing textbooks and other materials. Our technologies help simplify the journey of finding, obtaining, and engaging with required course materials needed for academic success. Our models provide seamless and affordable access for learners.

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Critical Data to Improve Learner Success

No matter which VitalSource technology or platform you use, you get access to a rich database of easy-to-understand insights. Analytics are part of the VitalSource experience and a critical step in driving student success. Analyze engagement data in instructor dashboards to identify at-risk learners early; gain insights at the learner, book, course, or institution level with clear data visualizations; and aggregate data from multiple platforms and sources automatically with our near real-time Caliper feed.

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Technology should be a tool for success

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