Associate Web Content Editor, WebAssign
Damayanti Chandrasekhar, who goes by DC, joined Cengage-WebAssign in March 2017 as an associate web content editor. Prior to this, she was an editor at Frost & Sullivan, handling healthcare content. As a freelance content writer, she has written several articles for content mills such as Crowd Source (now OneSpace) and worked in the sales and marketing team at Scio Health Analytics. For the last five years, DC has been an avid blogger sharing inspiration and life experiences in her blog www.punctuatelife.com. Her blogs have appeared in websites such as Unboxed Writers, Heart and Soul ezine, and Sheroes, and in The New Indian Express, Bangalore edition. When she is not working or blogging she can be found baking or cooking her favorite recipes, playing tennis with her kids or planning her next road trip.
- Early in My Career with Anna Milner (10/18/2018) - This is the first in a series of articles about people in leadership roles at Cengage and how they carved their path to leadership. I chatted with Anna Milner, former Director of Content Development at Cengage, in her office one afternoon. Her career at WebAssign started eight years ago when she joined the company as... Continue Reading →
- How Cengage-WebAssign Implemented an “Anti-cheating” Initiative (3/27/2018) - Cheating has always been an issue with students, causing educators to create unique strategies to try and outsmart them. Creating different versions of homework assignments, using cover sheets, and separating desks are some of the ways teachers discourage cheating in the classroom. But the advent of the online classroom has definitely complicated things. Modern search... Continue Reading →
- Apple’s Move Into Higher-Ed: Google and Microsoft to Follow? (1/16/2018) - Apple, Google and Microsoft have been vying for market share in the K-12 sector for some time now. Over the years, the three companies have wooed teachers and school administrators by offering free devices and platforms such as Google/Microsoft Classroom, cloud storage solutions and inexpensive hardware.
- Questioning the Quality of Online Learning Programs (12/21/2017) - Online learning is growing in popularity, and according to a report from the Babson Survey Research Group, one in four students are enrolled in online courses. While popular, many of the digital offerings don’t follow any strict guidelines for quality, structure or design. They can cost more than on-campus programs, and often don’t get a... Continue Reading →