College Course Materials - Market Research, Industry Trends, Market Share


Published: 01/18/2018
Pages: 42
Full Study Price: US$ 1,700

College Course Materials Trends and Outlook 2018-2020 is the latest in Simba Information's annual reporting of the changing market for instructional materials in higher education in the U.S. This new edition continues Simba's tradition in two parts. This new editinon focuses on the trends building steam in 2017 that are likely to persisit into the next several years. This report provides an outlook for the college publishing industry as well as sales segment projections through 2020.

College Course Materials Trends and Outlook 2018-2020 completes Simba Information's first part of the total report 0 State of College Course Materials 2016-2017, which became available in October of 2017 and focuses on the current market and competitive environment for publishers and distributors in the higher education instuctional materials market. This report providers readers with market sizing and context to the market segments of new higher education course materials, and focuses on the changing dynamics that affecting this market.

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Table Of Contents

  • Methodology
  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
    • Season of Change
  • Student Enrollment
    • Greatest Growth: 2-Year Institutions, Part-Time Students
      • Table Projected Undergraduate Enrollment by Institution Type, 2015 vs. 2020 vs. 2025 (# in 000)
    • Steady but Uneven Distance Learning Growth
  • Federal & State Policy & Budget Initiatives
    • Tax Reform and Prospects for a Fiscal 2018 Budget
    • Net Neutrality Reversal
    • States Consider Budget Actions for Higher Education
      • Tuition Freeze Proposed in Arkansas
      • Funding Cuts in Iowa
      • Boost in Funding, New Community College Planned in California
  • Institutional Changes
    • Focus on Student Outcomes
      • Student Outcomes Drive Funding in Arkansas
      • Georgia Looks to Boost Graduation Rate
    • Re-Thinking Curriculum
      • Rollins Adjusts Liberal Arts Required Courses
      • Facilitating Employable Skills in Business at Brigham Young University-Idaho
      • Exploring English Department Changes
      • Changes to Biology, English Majors at University of Richmond
    • Institutional Strategic Change
      • Purdue University Global Nears Final Approval
      • UMass Plans to Cross State Lines Online
      • University of Wisconsin System Reorganizes
  • OER, Direct Access and Publisher Strategies
    • OER Inroads
      • Table Proportion of Faculty Requiring Particular Materials for Their Courses, 2017
      • OpenStax develops and Partners for More Resources
      • OER Degree Initiative
      • Publishers See Mixed Impact from OER
    • Publishers Move Forward with Digital Agendas
      • Pearson Is Trading Better
      • McGraw-Hill Sees Stabilization and Share Gain
      • Cengage Pushes Core Standalone Digital Strategy
      • Wiley Education Publishing Surprises on the Plus Side
    • Going Direct to the Customer
      • University of Florida Expands All Access
      • Cengage Inclusive Access Program Doubles
      • Pearson and McGraw-Hill Education See Gains
      • Cengage Launches Subscription Mode
    • Alternatives to Tradition Proliferate
      • FlatWorld Repositions
      • Textbooks Should Not Cost More Than $20
      • New Marketplace from Top Hat
      • Barnes & Noble Education Offers Varied Education Services
  • Conclusions & Outlook
    • Conclusions
      • Enrollment
      • Policy and Funding
      • Higher Education Mission Debates
      • Industry Strategies
        • Table U.S. Higher Education Course Materials Sales, August and Year-to-Date, 2017 vs. 2016 ($ in 000,000)
    • Looking Ahead
      • Ongoing Issues
        • Table Sales Forecast by Segment of Key College Course Materials 2016-2020P
      • Projections