Tag Archives: University of Phoenix

The Massive Decline In Larger Education Company Market Caps

By Phil HillMore Posts (385) After our coverage of Blackboard’s CEO change last week, we were both interviewed by the Washington Business Journal, with the following lede: Analysts and sources I spoke with Monday, both on and off the record, … Continue reading

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Parent Company of University of Phoenix Could Be Sold to Owner of McGraw-Hill Education

By Phil HillMore Posts (385) Apollo Education Group, parent company of the University of Phoenix as well as Apollo Global, is in “advanced talks” to be purchased by Apollo Global Management, owner of McGraw-Hill Education and of Cengage debt. Got … Continue reading

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LMS Market Updates, Dec 2015

By Phil HillMore Posts (385) There seems to be a series of news and analysis on the LMS higher education market worth summarizing. Major Adoption News I posted last weekend about University of Phoenix (UoP) and their LMS. UoP is well-known … Continue reading

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Exclusive: University of Phoenix moving from homegrown platform to Blackboard Learn Ultra

By Phil HillMore Posts (385) The University of Phoenix has a history of using its scale to develop and rely on homegrown platforms, including the  adaptive learning platform branded as “Classroom”. I wrote about this investment in 2013. The full … Continue reading

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U of Phoenix: Losing hundreds of millions of dollars on adaptive-learning LMS bet

By Phil HillMore Posts (385) It would be interesting to read (or write) a post mortem on this project some day. Two and a half years ago I wrote a post describing the University of Phoenix investment of a billion … Continue reading

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