Blog U Special: Apple's Announcement

Blog U Special: Apple's Announcement

Our bloggers' posts on the technology giant's new venture in education. (And our team live blogged about the event, too: Click here.)

January 19, 2012 - 11:01pm
Apple’s latest foray into the education market caught my eye. It’s promising, but I can’t get past some sticking points.
January 19, 2012 - 10:07pm
The Inference Engine anticipated much of what Apple announced in NYC on Thursday.  Some interesting questions remain.
January 19, 2012 - 9:00pm
The Apple Education Event is now available to watch online.  Have you checked it out yet? We will have to see how this all plays out in the next 24 months, if Apple's push for iPad textbooks gains any significant market share (vs. mindshare), if textbook prices move at all, and how other digital textbook players such as Inkling, Chegg, and Kno  are impacted.  
January 19, 2012 - 12:50pm
Apple's announcement shows us one of three routes we can take toward the future of knowledge and education. Will academics follow the path blazed by Apple and Kindle and use these open publishing platforms to buy and sell - or will they feel educational materials are more valuable if untethered from the digital marketplace?
January 17, 2012 - 8:31pm
Speculation runs rampant about Apple's education announcement in New York on Thursday. Let's connect the digital dots.
January 17, 2012 - 5:03pm
It's still not clear what Apple will announce at its big "education event" on Thursday. But no matter the outcome, it seems clear that the world of textbooks is changing. How will this influence the textbook rental giant Chegg?
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