course·​ware ˈkȯrs-ˌwer How to pronounce courseware (audio)
: educational software

Examples of courseware in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Originally known for its numerous textbook imprints, the world’s largest education company now delivers educational courseware, assessments, and a fleet of digital education modules. Orianna Rosa Royle, Fortune, 8 May 2024 In fact, according to a bookstore contract library compiled by SPARC, where commissions do differ between physical and digital products, college revenue share on courseware is significantly lower, often by as much as 50%. Ryan Craig, Forbes, 29 Mar. 2024 For while colleges typically receive 5-10% of revenue under bookstore contracts, most don’t distinguish between hoodies and higher margin courseware. Ryan Craig, Forbes, 29 Mar. 2024 In recognizing the role of digital communication in global projects, the courseware should also introduce project managers to digital platforms and tools that facilitate better cross-cultural communication as structured by the organization. Thomas Lim, Forbes, 12 Feb. 2024 In 1989, Control Data Corporation (CDC) CEO Lawrence Perlman sold the PLATO trademark and some of its courseware to the Roach Organization, which eventually renamed itself PLATO Learning and is today called Edmentum. Cameron Kaiser, Ars Technica, 25 Oct. 2023 It has been replaced by courseware, an online tool for administering a class and processing its assignments. Ian Bogost, The Atlantic, 21 Aug. 2023 Prokopenko hopes to solve that by empowering a community through the website, giving participants incentives for providing quality feedback, and offering students access to workshops, mentorships and one-on-one instruction from top industry professionals alongside the video courseware. Rob Salkowitz, Forbes, 21 May 2021 Which explains why major publishers and courseware developers are Boclips clients, alongside ministries of education and even large charter school organizations. Ryan Craig, Forbes, 10 June 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1972, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of courseware was in 1972

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“Courseware.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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