earson eCollege was founded in 1996 as Real Education, Inc. in Denver, Colorado. That year, Real Education launched its first online campus for the University of Colorado. Today, institutions around the world deliver their fully online, distance learning programs using the Pearson learning platform. eCollege joined the Pearson family in 2007, signaling Pearson’s commitment to technology-powered education. Pearson eCollege is now a leading global provider of integrated education technology, content, academic services and support that powers some of the most successful online programs. As a Pearson company, Pearson eCollege creates, services and powers many of the most successful online programs globally with Pearson LearningStudio, offering a personalized learning environment built on the most advanced, scalable and dependable SaaS learning platform available today. Pearson eCollege also powers OpenClass – a dynamic, scalable, fully cloud-based learning environment that stimulates social learning and enables the distribution of content at massive scale to students wherever they are.