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Rosetta Stone Customer Stories

Colleges and Universities Worldwide are Using Rosetta Stone. Learn How.

Campuses of all sizes are using Rosetta Stone® solutions to build the English and World language skills of their students. See how your peers are using Rosetta Stone at their colleges and universities.



UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Case Study ImageThe University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (UPSOM) wanted a language-learning solution to build critical communication skills for medical students enrolled in the MD degree program. The solution needed to be a flexible and online so it could be used within a larger language program or could help on-board new students prior to attending classroom instruction. Read UPSOM's Story

The Rosetta Stone program provided a flexible solution to build skills to meet the language-learning needs of a wide range of students through an asynchronous, anytime, anywhere platform.

John F. Mahoney, MD, Associate Dean for Medical Education



BULLITT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Case Study ImageDespite seeing a significant spike in the number of English Language Learners (ELLs), Bullitt County Public Schools (BCPS) did not see enough growth to warrant full-time ELL personnel at each school. BCPS sought and effective, scalable program that could advance the skills of ELLs through independent study with a response –to-intervention (RTI) approach. Read BCPS's Story

I believe that without the Rosetta Stone solution we would not have seen success with our EL students during the 2011-12 academic year.

Greg Schultz, Assistant Superintendent, Student Learning Division



TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY–COMMERCE

Case Study ImageWith over 50 different countries represented on campus, A&M – Commerce needed a solution that would enable full-time faculty and staff to effectively communicate with a diverse student population. A&M – Commerce partnered with Rosetta Stone to equip full-time faculty and staff with the language skills they needed, while minimizing the cost to the university. Read A&M - Commerce's Story

Having the ability to offer our faculty and staff an opportunity to develop skills in languages other than English is inspirational and continues to enhance our university's globalization initiatives.

Heidi Wright, Training and Development Manager



AMERICAN PUBLIC UNIVERSITY SYSTEM

Case Study ImageAmerican Public University System (APUS) sought a cloud-based language-learning solution that aligned with its goal of affordable education and academic excellence. Offering six languages of study, the Rosetta Stone solution was used to build core language skills and replace the textbook previously used in language courses. The emphasis during faculty-led sessions was on grammar, culture and other forums to activate the language learned. Read the APUS Story

A leader in the new breed of fully online universities, APUS is in a constant hunt for innovative web-based solutions. The university thus logically turned to Rosetta Stone and it's cloud-based voice recognition software.

Fred Stielow, Vice President, Dean of Libraries



NAVARRO COLLEGE

Case Study ImageNavarro needed a language-learning solution for its Adult ESL Program that would supplement classroom instruction and help prepare students to take the GED (General Educational Development) Tests in English. Navarro utilized a Rosetta Stone solution to extend language beyond the classroom, enabling students to study at their own pace and enhance their English language skills in preparation for the GED Test. Read Navarro's Story

The area of oral skill development is an area that our students have consistently struggled with over the years. This is the one factor that led us to the decision to invest in Rosetta Stone.

Leslie Hayes, Director of Adult Education



COLLEGE OF WESTERN IDAHO

Case Study ImageThe College of Western Idaho (CWI) needed a language-learning solution for adult English as a Second Language (ESL) learners that would provide the critical language skills needed to obtain employment in the local economy. With only one week to develop a six-week workforce program CWI needed an effective language-learning program that could augment the classroom experience for participants. Read More

Our focus on community and industry needs is what led CWI to develop Workplace English and digital-technology classes for many non-English-speaking laid-off workers. By breaking down language and technology barriers to employment 35% of participants reentered the workforce.

Scott Fenwick, Director of Business Partnerships