Plunkett's Education, EdTech & MOOCs Industry Almanac presents a complete analysis of the business and technology side of education, including software, dedicated tablets designed for school room use, software as a service, online sites and services, textbooks, tests and testing, and all of the latest trends and business models in education, from grades K-12, community and technical schools, colleges and universities. We provide thorough coverage of virtual schools, hybrid online universities and schools, distance learning and adaptive learning. This market research tool includes our analysis of the major trends affecting the industry, from the beginning of the MOOCs movement (massive open online course) to for-profit schools and universities, to charter schools, virtual schools, blended learning (online combined with in-classroom) and adaptive learning (the use of computers and software to deliver learning tailored to each individual student's abilities and needs. In addition, we provide major statistical tables covering the industry, from school expenditures per pupil to student populations. No other source provides this book's easy-to-understand comparisons of growth, expenditures, technologies, imports/exports, corporations, research and other vital subjects. You get our in-depth profiles on the top 125 global education, EdTech and education services companies-objective analysis of the largest and most exciting companies in all facets of the education business, including U.S. and non-U.S. schools. Our research effort includes an exhaustive study of new technologies and discussions with experts at dozens of innovative tech companies. You'll find a complete overview, industry analysis and market research report in one superb, value-priced package.