ONS Selects Schoology to Enhance the Continuing Education of Members
Thursday, December 20, 2012
The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) is pleased to announce that it has selected the Schoology platform as its preferred learning management system. ONS will use Schoology to connect members to its latest research, training, and continuing education resources.
Schoology, the leading cloud-based, collaborative learning platform for K-20 classrooms, was selected based on its stellar reputation, robust product features, and user-friendly Application Programming Interface, which allows ONS to customize, integrate and extend features and functionality in Schoology with existing systems to provide its members with a powerful and seamless online learning experience.
“We were impressed with the flexibility and intuitiveness of the Schoology platform, as well as its commitment to the user experience,” said Michele Galioto, RN, MSN, ONS director of education. “Many of our members are full-time professionals who need quick and easy access to premium educational resources in an environment that meets their busy schedules, offering streamlined navigation and interactivity. Schoology’s depth of capabilities, ease of use, and platform scalability was a perfect fit for ONS.”
“We designed the Schoology platform to be intuitive for the faculty and students of all classroom structures and learning environments,” said Jeremy Friedman, CEO of Schoology. “Our work with ONS is a great example of Schoology’s universal utility and appeal to educators, students and administrators. We are proud to be working with ONS and are grateful to be a part of their commitment to continued education in nursing.”
New York City-based Schoology is the developer of a K-20 collaborative learning platform that incorporates online learning, classroom management and social networking in one platform. The cloud-based solution is available as both a free, stand-alone product and as a fee-based, integrated enterprise-class solution for schools and districts. Schoology integrates seamlessly with existing school/district technologies to create a single, scalable interface where educators can teach, assess, administer and analyze student progress. Schoology has transformed how educators communicate and collaborate with students, parents and peers. The platform expands the educator’s support and resource network by enabling meaningful academic collaboration through the sharing of best practices and digital content via school-to-school networking and an easy-to-access centralized resource library. For more information visit schoology.com or follow the company on Twitter @schoology.
About the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS)
ONS is a professional association of more than 35,000 members committed to promoting excellence in oncology nursing and the transformation of cancer care. Since 1975, ONS has provided a professional community for oncology nurses, developed evidence-based education programs and treatment information, and advocated for patient care, all in an effort to improve quality of life and outcomes for patients with cancer and their families. Learn more at www.ons.org.