Tag Archives: Moodle

Clarifications on UF Online Payments to Pearson Embanet

By Phil HillMore Posts (289) I wrote a post over the weekend that included information from the Gainesville Sun about the University of Florida Online (UF Online) program and its expected payments to Pearson Embanet. Chris Newfield from Remaking the … Continue reading

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Embanet and 2U: More financial insight into Online Service Providers

By Phil HillMore Posts (289) While I have written recently about UF Online and 2U, there is actually very little insight into the operations and finances of the market segment for Online Service Providers (OSP, also known as School-as-a-Service, Online … Continue reading

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Two-Year Anniversary of Blackboard Acquisition of Moodlerooms and NetSpot

By Phil HillMore Posts (289) Two years ago today, Blackboard made a dramatic change of course with a series of public announcements: Blackboard acquired two Moodle hosting and service providers — Moodlerooms in the US and NetSpot in Australia (although they had … Continue reading

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2U’s Upcoming IPO: Filing estimates $533 million company value

By Phil HillMore Posts (289) One month ago 2U filed its registration for an IPO in 2014. 2U is an online service provider that helps traditional universities develop fully-online programs, currently based on 9 customers at the master’s level (see … Continue reading

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Four numbers to consider from 2U’s IPO filing

By Phil HillMore Posts (289) With the emergence of large-scale MOOCs over the past few years, it has become common to hear discussions of online education in terms of access and scale – access to low or no cost courses … Continue reading

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