Raths's coverage of Audrey Watters's interview for the Future Trends Forum discusses the role of venture capital in ed. tech. How are venture capitalists shaping the discourse about teaching and learning? Are learning analytics systems capturing data that meaningfully represents learning? How are trends in ed. tech. shaping the future, inside and outside the academy?
The Chronicle's "Mapping the New Education Landscape" collection includes articles on ed. tech. trends -- and the capital funding them.
Market report summaries from PRNewswire and Technavio provide a glimpse into the value of the higher education learning analytics market -- projected to exceed $2 billion by 2020. Is that $2 billion-worth of altruism? If not, what return-on-investment are these venture capitalists anticipating?