February 12, 2021 | Volume 52, Number 4

Higher Ed: Continuing Change in 2021

If U.S. education secretary nominee Miguel Cardona’s testimony before the Senate Education Committee in early February provided a clue, prime areas of interest in post-secondary ...

EM’s Top Higher Education Stories of 2020

The following 10 EM stories from 2020 reflect significant structural changes in the higher education market and instructional materials and services industry that serves the market ...

Strong Growth in Chegg Use and Revenue in 2020

In a year of disruption in the education market, Chegg (Santa Clara, CA) was able to capitalize on the new needs in the higher education with its demand for online resources, ...

Exam Proctoring Criticized

Companies that offer exam proctoring services aimed at deterring cheating during online exams also are coming under fire.The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign said in January ...

Filling the Pipeline for Next-Generation Careers

Three-quarters of technology companies struggle to find skilled talent, according to the Future of Work Survey produced by the Consumer Technology Association, owner and producer of ...

ACICS Continues Fight for Accrediting Recognition

In January, the U.S. Department of Education released its final staff reports in which it recommended the termination of recognition for the Accrediting Council for Independent ...

People Briefs, Feb. 12, 2021

Capstone (N. Mankato, MN) in February named Michael Demakos chief digital officer, responsible for overseeing the publisher’s digital product, software development and information ...

News Briefs, Feb. 12, 2021

The University of Colorado Boulder campus in February said it will lead a $7 million effort to develop innovative, free and open access science curriculum materials for high school ...

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