February 16, 2018 | Volume 49, Number 4

Education Leaders Parse Ongoing Technology Needs

One of the disconnects about adoption of educational technology in both the K-12 and higher education markets expressed by technology providers is: Why is the uptake so slow?At the ...

AAP: PreK-12 Sales Declined 3.6% in 2017

Sales of PreK-12 instructional materials declined 3.6% to $2.83 billion in 2017 from 2016, according to sales data from the Association of American Publishers.The two points of good ...

MHE Expands College Textbook Rental Program

McGraw-Hill Education (New York) in February expanded its relationships with Barnes & Noble Education (Basking Ridge, NJ) and with Chegg (Santa Clara, CA) with the launch of a new ...

McGraw-Hill Education Previews 2017 Results

In a preview of its 2017 financial performance, McGraw-Hill Education (New York) in February said total company billings declined 3% to 2% in 2017, a reduction from the 7% decline in ...

Issues with Educational Technology

ObservationsStudent access: one-time access to tech resources is a problem when students share textbooksLearning to troubleshoot is a challenge for facultyA new online course can take ...

Cengage Views EBITDA Slump as Temporary

While Cengage (Boston) is ramping up its sales efforts to college faculty on the benefits of Cengage Unlimited, its new subscription service offering covering all of its more than ...

Macmillan Launches OER Course Service

Macmillan Learning (New York) has jumped onto the OER bandwagon and this spring is launching and distributing 16 Intellus Open Courses, which feature open educational resources curated ...

People Briefs 2/16/2018

Cengage (Boston) in February named Gary Fortier its chief people officer, responsible for growing the Cengage employee culture in support of the company’s strategy. Most recently, ...

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