The pioneer in distance learning, ScholarsFirst began in 1998 with an illustrious panel of Ivy League and Nobel prize winning professors. To support the far reaching purpose of this site to deliver high quality AP courses in a classroom like experience, Mediascape developed a full repertoire of media delivery and database management services. These features enabled the delivery of archived lectures with synchronized graphics, including interactive simulations, and live webcasts of question and answer sessions with cued graphics and a shared white board, along with many other messaging tools including bulletin boards and a private email system, and an administrative hierarchy supporting student enrollment, scheduled testing, transcript management and more.

This site remains one of the fullest implementations of media rich, performance tracked, distance learning, and serves as a portal to some of the highest quality AP courses available on the Web.