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Tyton Partners Places Call for Growth Companies With Staying Power

Tyton Partners Places Call for Growth Companies With Staying Power Nominations for the 2016 Tyton Growth50 are open, recognizing growth-stage companies in education sector achieving impact at scale Boston, April 19, 2015 – Tyton Partners, the leading provider of investment banking and strategy consulting services to the global knowledge sector, today announced it is accepting nominations for its second annual...

|Apr 19th, 2016

Unlocking Predictive Analytics to Improve Student Engagement and Retention

Published by: Campus Technology The year 2015 was a turning point for data analytics technology. Now is the time for higher education institutions to put data to use and give students the advising support they need to succeed. Read the full article here.  

|Jan 28th, 2016

Higher ed thought leaders forecast 2016 trends

Published By: University Business Presidents and other thought leaders look ahead on security, enrollment and tuition. Read the full article here.

|Dec 31st, 2015

Going Beyond the Pilot Project

Published by: Inside Higher Ed A national association of public universities is throwing its weight behind the use of adaptive courseware, an emerging form of online course delivery that responds to students’ learning styles and levels of achievement. Read the full article here.  

|Nov 16th, 2015

Evidence of Learning: A Framework for Facilitation

Published by: EDUCAUSE Review Presenting evidence of learning should be a hallmark of society’s increasing orientation toward lifelong learning and transparency of capabilities. Executing this vision requires a far-ranging systemic effort. Read the full article here

|Oct 12th, 2015

L’adaptive learning, la révolution qui vient

Hachette Livre a signé le 10 septembre 2015 un partenariat avec Knewton, la start-up new-yorkaise en pointe aux États-Unis sur l’adaptive learning. Outre-Atlantique, ce nouveau mode d’apprentissage mêle algorithmes, psychologie cognitive et big datas afin de personnaliser l’enseignement. Universités américaines et éditeurs de logiciels y voient des opportunités fortes, malgré un coût conséquent. Le point en amont de la Learning...

|Sep 28th, 2015

The Largest EdTech Opportunity No One is Tackling

Published by: Huff Post There are 36 million adults in the United States — nearly 15% of the adult population — who read at what are called “basic” and “below-basic” levels. While these individuals struggle to use the written word in work and life, as many as 3 in 4 of them have a smartphone. That’s right in line with smartphone penetration in...

|Aug 26th, 2015

Stars, strips, and start-ups

Published by: EducationInvestor M&A activity in the US education industry is hotter than ever. Kirsten Noben looks at what’s driving the trend and the subsectors getting most love  After the recession caused a slowdown, M&A activity in the US education space has begun to heat up again. According to a report published by investment bank Berkery Noyes, the total number...

|Jul 16th, 2015

Feuding Over Digital Courseware

Published by: Inside Higher Ed The mudslinging in the debate over the use of digital courseware has reached Hatfield-and-McCoy levels of feuding. I have heard at least one higher education leader say, “The only faculty that are afraid of being replaced by digital courseware are those who deserve to be replaced by digital courseware.” Also heard are descriptors such as:...

|Jul 14th, 2015

Guess who: These people rarely control the ed tech budget, but they are expected to make it work

Published by: The Hechinger Report Teachers are the people who must effectively blend high-tech tools into their instruction, but relatively few of them have much say over what classroom technology is purchased. As a result, education technology companies spend a lot of time courting school administrators, because they’re the people most likely to decide what to purchase, according to several...

|Jun 10th, 2015