Oxford University Press Selects Desire2Learn Learning Suite

Synopsis: World's largest university press chooses Desire2Learn Learning Suite to deliver educational courses to customers worldwide

OXFORD, UNITED KINGDOM, KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ONTARIO, and DENVER, COLORADO--(Marketwire - July 12, 2011) - Desire2Learn UK Ltd. (Desire2Learn), today announced that Oxford University Press (OUP) has chosen Desire2Learn® Learning Suite after an extensive review process.

With the adoption of Desire2Learn technology, OUP will be better placed to deliver its English Language learning resources to customers across the world. Many aspects of the Desire2Learn Learning Suite, will aid this, including

- Learning Environment

- Learning Repository

- ePortfolio and

- Analytics

"It is extremely important that our customers can access ELT courses anytime, anywhere," explained Ernst Kallus, Digital Media Director, English Language Teaching, Oxford University Press. "The Desire2Learn solution offers great flexibility and ease of customization, and enables us to integrate and optimize our Learning Management Systems. We look forward to being able to attain new levels of global reach as well as an enhanced customer experience."

"We are extremely pleased to be partnering with OUP, given their position as one of the global leaders in the provision of educational resources," commented John Baker, President, Desire2Learn. "Our Desire2Learn Learning Suite will allow Oxford University Press to offer their customers content with increased efficiency and enhanced scalability, shortening response times, and bolstering the delivery of educational resources to institutions and organizations around the world."

OUP will run a pilot programme in 2011, with a view to launching a global offering in 2012.

About Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press (OUP) is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. OUP is the world's largest university press with the widest global presence. It currently publishes more than 6,000 new publications a year, has offices in around fifty countries, and employs around 5,500 people worldwide. It has become familiar to millions through a diverse publishing programme that includes scholarly works in all academic disciplines, bibles, music, school and college textbooks, children's books, materials for teaching English a foreign language, business books, dictionaries and reference books, and academic journals. For further information, visit www.oup.com.

About Desire2Learn UK Ltd.

Desire2Learn UK Ltd. is a subsidiary of Desire2Learn Incorporated, a world-leading provider of enterprise eLearning solutions that enable institutions and other organizations to create teaching and learning environments that reflect their vision, goals, and branding. Desire2Learn and its subsidiaries support more than six million learners worldwide. Clients include higher education, K-12, and healthcare as well as associations, government and other leading organizations. Founded in 1999, Desire2Learn has personnel in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Australia. For more information, visit: www.Desire2Learn.com, call 1.519.772.0325 or toll-free 1.888.772.0325 (within North America), Freefone 0808 234 4235 (U.K. and Europe), 0.800.452.069 (New Zealand) and 1.800.656.210 (Australia).

Contact Information:

Desire2Learn Incorporated
John McLeod
Sr. Director of Marketing
519.772.0325 ext. 378