KNO is very well regarded in the industry for developing cutting edge software geared towards students. They are also quickly becoming a force to be reckoned with in the emerging field of digital e-textbooks. Today, the company has announced that it has partnered with the leading global publishing company, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
The new partnership with Wiley’s Global Education business will provide Kno with a range of higher education digital content, including top titles from business, engineering, mechanics, organic chemistry, physics, and trigonometry. Other new content includes Psychology in Action, Principles of Anatomy and Physiology, Contemporary Business, and Professional Cooking. All of the new books will be enhanced with Kno’s technology so students can make flash cards, form their own social sharing study groups, and other interactive features that help students to learn more efficiently and effectively.
“This partnership with Wiley Global Education will provide students with some of the most widely used titles they need as they head back to school this fall,” said Mark Williams, Vice President of Sales, Kno, Inc. “Wiley’s respected position as a leader in higher education publishing, combined with Kno’s digital interactive features, provides students with the learning tools they need to achieve their academic goals.”
Kno combines the best of a physical textbook along with more than 70 interactive features, including a Course Manager to organize textbooks by course, chapter preview to visually navigate pages, and innovative features such as 3D, Smart Links, Journal, Smart Search, and Social Sharing, which are engineered to increase students’ learning potential and retain the most important information. The company currently offers 200,000 interactive K-12 and university digital titles from over 65 textbook publishers. All of this content is available on a myriad of platforms such as iOS, Android, Web, and Windows 7.
Michael Kozlowski is the Editor in Chief of Good e-Reader. He has been writing about audiobooks and e-readers for the past ten years. His articles have been picked up by major and local news sources and websites such as the CBC, CNET, Engadget, Huffington Post and the New York Times.