Update (12/1): Added excerpts from NY Post article re. Apollo holding of Cengage debt Earlier this week came the official news that McGraw-Hill Education (MHE) was being purchased by Apollo Global Management, a publicly-traded global alternative investment firm – roughly the equivalent of private equity in nature. Based on the PR Newswire report: The McGraw-Hill Companies […]
I don’t always agree with my employer’s political stances, but this is one that makes me proud: Thanks to Jane Snyder for pointing this out to me.
I have long promised that I would clear some time to write about what I’m learning from my new job at Cengage. Well, finally, this post is my first installment. Coming at the design of digital learning environments from a textbook publisher’s perspective has been enlightening in several respects. First, in the world of the […]
Last week I was promoted from senior program manager for the apps program for MindTap (called MindApps, aptly enough) to senior program manager for all of MindTap. In the short run, this means that my light blogging schedule will continue for a while as I adjust to my new position—probably at least through the end […]
Not too long ago, The Chronicle ran an piece called “Publishers Criticize Federal Investment in Open Educational Resources.” The meat of the article was some quotes of textbook company executives on a panel at an SIIA conference speaking out against a provision in a United States Department of Labor grants program that requires course materials […]