Pearson Adds ChemAxon's Suite of Chemistry Tools to MasteringChemistry Products

    Pearson Adds ChemAxon's Suite of Chemistry Tools to MasteringChemistry
                                   Products

  PR Newswire

  BUDAPEST, Hungary, December 6, 2012

BUDAPEST, Hungary, December 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

ChemAxon and Pearson announce the addition of ChemAxon's JChem, MarvinSketch,
and MarvinView as the chemistry tools in many of Pearson MasteringChemistry
courses. These tools evaluate chemical logic of submissions, allow students to
draw using state-of-the-art industry tools, and view and manipulate chemical
structures. Within MasteringChemistry, MarvinSketch allows a student to draw
and submit many types of chemical structures. The chemical logic (structure,
weight, charge, bonds) of the submission is then evaluated using the JChem
database. Once the submission is evaluated, the Mastering system provides
instant, specific feedback targeted at the student's misconceptions.

Mastering is the most effective and widely used online homework, tutorial, and
assessment system for the sciences. It delivers self-paced tutorials that
focus on course objectives, provide individualized coaching, and respond to
each student's progress. Mastering helps instructors maximize class time with
easy-to-assign, customizable, and automatically graded assessments that
motivate students to learn outside of class and arrive prepared for lecture or
lab.

ChemAxon is a leader in providing chemical software development platforms and
desktop applications for the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. By
focusing upon active interaction with users and core portability, ChemAxon
creates leading edge cross platform solutions to power modern cheminformatics
and chemical communication.

Contact: Jonathan Cottrell, Chemistry Marketing Manager, Pearson Education,
jonathan.cottrell@pearson.com, http://www.pearsonhighered.com; Alex Allardyce,
Marketing Director, ChemAxon, aa@chemaxon.com, http://www.chemaxon.com;
+36(0)30-204-3674
 
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