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SAGE launches MobileStudy

The QR based revision tool for innovative on-the-go learning

Los Angeles, CA (May 13, 2013).  SAGE today announced the launch of its highly innovative digital revision tool, MobileStudy to aid student learning on the go. As one of the first revision tools to use a QR reader, SAGE’s MobileStudy is a significant step in supporting the student interactive learning experience on the go through mobile technology.

Using QR codes within the printed book, SAGE’s MobileStudy, enables Smartphone and tablet users instant access to key textbook extracts and additional study resources tailored for mobile use, making it possible to study and revise whenever and wherever they like. Linking through to lecturer resources, additional summary material, revision questions and summaries, the digitally innovative mobile revision tool creates an engaging textbook learning environment, supporting the changing need of today’s students whilst simultaneously helping to improve learning outcomes.

SAGE’s MobileStudy was first rolled out as part of the well renowned and highly regarded fourth edition Discovering Statistics Using IBM SPSS Statistics textbook by Professor Andy Field.

“Student reading habits are changing, with a much higher demand for interactive material that engages the student while on the move,” said Ziyad Marar, Global Publishing Director, SAGE. “The work we have done on MobileStudy is a direct response to a large amount of feedback we’ve had from students around the world, and, we believe, meets their needs in an innovative and highly effective way.’

The mobile learning tool will be rolled out across a number of SAGE higher education and college market textbook titles by end Q1 2014.

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Notes to editors:

  • For more details on how to use SAGE MobileStudy watch Andy Field introduce SAGE’s digital product here.
  • The MobileStudy site for Discovering Statistics Using IBM SPSS Statistics textbook by Professor Andy Field is available here.
  • The resources on MobileStudy are also available to all those who don’t have a mobile device, and can be accessed as part of the textbooks’ companion website. The MobileStudy icon highlights all the resources that are also available on MobileStudy.

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SAGE is a leading international publisher of journals, books, and electronic media for academic, educational, and professional markets. Since 1965, SAGE has helped inform and educate a global community of scholars, practitioners, researchers, and students spanning a wide range of subject areas including business, humanities, social sciences, and science, technology, and medicine. An independent company, SAGE has principal offices in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore and Washington DC. www.sagepublications.com

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For more information, please contact:
Camille Gamboa
camille.gamboa@sagepub.com
805-410-7441