ATIV Software launches the OhioLearns mobile app, the powerful offline catalog app for college distance education in Ohio

ATIV Software launches the OhioLearns mobile app, the powerful offline catalog app for college distance education in Ohio

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ATIV Software launches the OhioLearns mobile app, the powerful offline catalog app for college distance education in Ohio

Ohio demonstrates emerging technology in education with the OhioLearns mobile app that allows students to access information and register for the thousands of distance courses and degrees offered from Ohio institutions

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Santa Rosa, Calif. – August 1, 2011 – ATIV Software has announced the launch of the OhioLearns mobile app for the Ohio Learning Network. The app is designed to provide students offline access to a collective catalog of distance education offered from over 50 Ohio institutions that include prestigious two- and four-year, public and private, higher educational institutions.
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“The OhioLearns app is a leading example of implementing emerging technology in education. What better way to provide a course catalog for distance education than through a mobile app.” said George Steele, Executive Director of the Ohio Learning Network (OLN).  “We are proud to support our higher ed institutions and our students with the OhioLearns app.”OhioLearns Features
Easy Information Management
The catalog includes thousands of college courses, degrees and continuing education with powerful filter capabilities to easily navigate through the large volume of courses available. The providing institutions and their admissions information is directly included with the option to take notes and star mark favorite institutions.Offline Access
Native Android, iPhone and iPad app to ensure best performance, network independence, and device specific navigation users expect.Connecting with Students
Students and staff can easily stay up to date with the integrated Twitter functionality and tweet out directly from within the app using the #OhioLearns hashtag. Admissions offices can be reached directly from within the app via email (where provided).Database Updates
Students remain current by automatically receiving database updates when available.

“With today’s advanced smartphone technology such as Android and iPhone, mobile access to distance education is playing a greater role than ever before to attract and retain students,” said Silke Fleischer, CEO and Co-Founder of ATIV Software. “Ohio demonstrates its vision for emerging technologies with the OhioLearns app.”

The free OhioLearns distance education catalog app is available as a native app for iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, and Android devices – ideal for venues with limited Internet connectivity or cell reception.

The free iPhone conference app is available now in the App Store. The free Android event app is available in the Android market.

About the Ohio Learning Network
Created in 1999, OLN helps Ohioans find educational programs that meet their needs, works with colleges and universities using technology to improve teaching and learning, and helps build partnerships among higher education, schools, businesses, and communities. For more information, visit

About ATIV Software
ATIV Software offers educational mobile apps including EventPilot, the customizable mobile conference app for event and meeting planners. For more information, visit