Pandemic-era distance learning has driven up digital course material purchases by students per the Association of American Publishers.
The revived world of ‘massive open online courses’ has prompted Springer Nature to work with Italian universities on new textbooks for MOOCs.
Toronto’s Top Hat adds Bluedoor’s science-focused content to its platform operations in the digital higher-education space.
The ongoing implementation of Beijing’s new national security law in Hong Kong reportedly includes the removal of published content.
Amid a boom of options in formats and distribution of course-material options, a third of students’ spending on publishers’ content has evaporated.
The two major educational publishers announced an all-stock merger a year ago, but ran into regulatory issues and criticism around market dominance and pricing.
Charting a five-year downturn in US college students’ spending on course materials, the Association of American Publishers cites a drop in the 2019 fall term.
Limited discretionary spending, censorship, piracy, and weak public policy challange the Arab world’s book industry, says Jordanian publisher Fathi Al Biss.
Two studies from campus research programs indicate that ‘students are taking full advantage of the new, cost-effective options’ from publishers.
Spain’s educational publishers raise the alarm in a new report on competing regulations, politics, and economic support in the country’s 17 regions.