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Wiley Assessment Service Launches to Reduce Barriers to Instructor and Student Success

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 10:58 am EDT

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"The higher education market is undergoing rapid change, demanding not only high-quality learning materials, but materials delivered in new ways, designed to achieve desired learning outcomes for students"

HOBOKEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--John Wiley and Sons Inc., (NYSE:JWA) (NYSE:JWB) today announced the release of the Wiley Assessment Service - a key component of their next generation WileyPLUS product. This assessment-as-a-service offering draws upon hundreds of hours of user interviews and research, and will enable a seamless integration of Wiley’s best-in-class content and assessments to WileyPLUS and to any other standards-based learning platforms.

By using the Wiley Assessment Service, educators will be able to administer course assignments by selecting from a pool of more than 2 million of Wiley’s highly sought-after, accessible assets and more than a dozen unique question types, including Wiley’s complex accounting and STEM questions. Learners will be able to access instructor designed assignments seamlessly from WileyPLUS as well as their school’s learning management system, and receive immediate feedback for real time remediation. The user-friendly interface promotes an intuitive, efficient and engaging experience on any device.

“The higher education market is undergoing rapid change, demanding not only high-quality learning materials, but materials delivered in new ways, designed to achieve desired learning outcomes for students,” said Ella Balagula, Executive Vice President for Knowledge and Learning at Wiley. “To meet the needs of our customers we must develop products that provide content in ever more flexible ways and the Wiley Assessment Service does just that.”

Tim Stookesberry, Senior Vice President of Education at Wiley said, “Wiley’s new assessment tool is a tremendous advance in improving faculty workflows. It offers enhanced question discovery, enormous control over policies and scoring and the ability to create assignments at the individual student level – all in one easy to access place.”

The first release of the Wiley Assessment Service will connect to the WileyPLUS next generation product which has been in pilots since January 2018, and Canvas- the fastest growing learning management system in the educational market. Connections to Blackboard and Brightspace are planned for 2019. wileyplus.com/assessment-service

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Wiley, a global research and learning company, helps people and organizations develop the skills and knowledge they need to succeed. Our online scientific, technical, medical and scholarly journals, combined with our digital learning, assessment and certification solutions, help universities, learned societies, businesses, governments and individuals increase the academic and professional impact of their work. For more than 210 years, we have delivered consistent performance to our stakeholders. The company's website can be accessed at www.wiley.com.

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