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Agile Digital Learning Solutions

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Digital Textbooks

FOR EDUCATORS & STUDENTS

Educators can personalize and adopt our award-winning, peer-reviewed textbooks for their students.

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Courseware Solutions

FOR INSTITUTIONS

Featuring embedded assessments, learning journal, social learning, analytics and more.

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Learning Platform

FOR PERSONALIZATION

Our mobile platform powers many of the most progressive competency-based education initiatives.

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The Great
Opportunity

The rapid speed with which knowledge and skills become obsolete will soon create a global society of lifelong learners, greatly increasing and extending the market for postsecondary education.

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Success in
Digital Textbooks

Rethinking the accessibility of educational content, our digital-first textbooks and custom courses provide rich, engaging experiences that adapt to any learning style.

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Next Generation
of Higher Education

Turning our focus to the greatest challenges in higher education today — high student attrition rates and a postsecondary system unable to serve a growing population of learners —we continue to move beyond digital textbooks to engineer a more comprehensive solution.

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Education as
an Equalizer

Breakthroughs in mobile, adaptive, and social platform design offer students a more learner-centered experience. Our platform provides big-data analytics that allow faculty to teach with a personalized approach to improve learning outcomes, while reaching a wider audience. Through the credit model or mastery of competencies, we can show your institution a whole new world of possibilities.

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See What People are Saying

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  • "I look forward to making Flat World texts my foundation whenever I have a choice in the matter."

    Alan Adams, from Dean College on Digital Textbooks

  • "They’ve developed a scalable business model in a huge market while helping more college students to get a personalized education experience at an affordable cost."

    Evan Burfield, Co-Founder of 1776 on Flat World

  • "They are very particular about the authors and titles they choose to publish which means you can count on their quality."

    Whitney Kilgore, Faculty at eCommons on Flat World content

  • "It’s eTextbook platform and digital content...give Flat World a leg up...in adaptive learning and personalization tools."

    Rip Emson, from TechCrunch.com on Flat World products

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Improving
Learning Outcomes

Our learning platform is designed to meet the individual needs of a diverse student audience and positively impact learning outcomes.

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PREPARING FOR THE WORKFORCE

By 2018, 63% of job openings will require workers with at least some college education.

Georgetown 2010

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IT’S ABOUT WHAT YOU KNOW

On average, it takes 1/2 the time to complete a competency-based bachelor degree compared to a traditional program.

New America Foundation 2014

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ADDRESSING THE ISSUE OF ACCESS

36.3 million working-age adults (ages 25-64) have some college but no degree.

Lumina Foundation 2013

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COMPETENCY-BASED VS CREDIT HOUR

70% of Americans believe that students should receive credit for demonstrating mastery of material.

Lumina and Gallup 2013

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