Another Big Move Hits Higher-Ed Publishing, as Wiley Buys Knewton - The Chronicle of Higher Education
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"Another big publisher in higher ed is making a strategic move. John Wiley & Sons announced on Monday that it was buying the assets of Knewton, an 11-year-old company that has at times been held up as the poster child for ed-tech overhype.
Knewton was initially known for its adaptive-learning tools designed to work with content from commercial publishers, but more recently it has shifted focus toward its platform that incorporates open educational resources, or OER.
The move came on the heels of last week’s merger announcement from Cengage and McGraw-Hill...."