Don’t worry about disruption: The business model of college is collapsing under its own weight

The Christensen Institute

The Class of 2023 is already coming up short, despite not yet having set foot on campus. In many industries, a shrinking market would drive companies into a cost-cutting panic and a product-development flurry. High school graduation season is still in full swing, but The Chronicle of Higher Education reported last week that a handful of elite schools have already announced enrollment shortfalls. NACUBO has reported record-setting tuition discounting.

5G and Edtech?


As part of a $400 million initiative to fund STEM education, the company has announced plans to double the number of in-school programs it supports—from 100 middle schools in September 2018 to 200 middle schools by the end of 2020. First, there was sneakernet.

Predictions of Print Textbooks’ Death Remain Greatly Exaggerated


billion by 2023. higher education courseware in 2015, down from 50 percent the year before, according to a 2018 report from Macquarie, an investment bank and financial services company. The reality is these companies are selling “blended” bundles of both print and digital offerings.

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Consolidation, collaboration or closure? How colleges stay alive in 2018

The Christensen Institute

Paul Freedman: The innovation for 2018 will be “partnerships,” including partnerships between institutions (like the University Innovation Alliance or the active learning consortium) and partnerships between higher education institutions and for-profit companies (like Lyft and Guild Education). Most of the best merger and acquisition targets will likely be gone by 2023, as institutions today become proactive in their acquisition efforts.

Bill to Regulate Income-Share Agreements Moves Through the California Legislature, Again


The two-year pilot program would begin in the 2021-22 academic year, and the university systems would be required to report back about the pilot to the California Legislature in 2023 and 2026. Private investors and companies would be allowed to inject more funding into particular programs if the pilot is deemed successful. “I University students in California could soon be able to delay paying college tuition until after they graduate and land a job.

AI and Personalized Learning That Goes Beyond Tech: The Latest Camelback Ventures Cohort


The company, which is based in Oakland, counts LinkedIn and PathSource among its competitors. They are a collection of all the documents the company has compiled on a single scientific concept. Cognitive ToyBox This company ’s CEO, Tammy Kwan, said its touch-screen games focused on early childhood assessment can help teachers uncover insights about their students. It plans on opening to 50 fifth graders and 50 sixth graders in 2023.

Transitioning Edtech to the Cloud

District IT offices were taking on the same tasks as Fortune 500 companies without the ability to implement them as effectively. At the beginning of the edtech wave, superintendents saw many benefits from using digital resources in the classroom.

Revolution in Higher Education: chapter 4

Bryan Alexander

Just using a clicker for formative assessment makes a big difference (2023) (paging Derek Bruff !). Notice the, ah, interesting case of a company recruiting unpaid tutors for online learning (2100).


America’s colleges struggle to envision the future of diversity on campus

The Hechinger Report

But as admissions officers judge the means and merits of applicants for the Class of 2023, what should they look for? Angel Carter, a senior at Tulane University, leads the Green Wave Ambassadors, the tour guide group for the admissions office. Adelaide Basco.

Why teacher-authors don’t give everything away free (& neither should you)

The Cornerstone Blog

At that rate, the club materials might have gotten finished by 2023, if ever, and the quality and support would be lacking because I highly doubt I could convince a team of other people to help me for free.