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EdTech Recap: December 2020

Each month the Yellowdig Team puts together the latest news from the EdTech industry.

The pandemic shapes student’s degree choices:

  • MBAs are in high demand (12/2/20) - Link

  • Record Numbers Apply to Medical School (12/1/20) - Link

  • No degree - 22% less high school seniors enroll in college (12/10/20) - Link

COVID is impacting spring plans:

  • More students are invited to return to campuses this spring (12/9/2020)  - Link

  • The need for non-course related community is evident (12/16/20) - Link

  • Federal plans for relief are unclear (12/2/20) - Link

  • Updates on how COVID is impacting universities (12/15/20) - Link

Business happenings and innovation in EdTech:

  • Coursera considers IPO for 2021 with $5 billion evaluation (12/4/20) - Link

  • Edtech eThink Education has been acquired by Learning Technologies Group (12/7/20) - Link

  • Dr. Narine Hall - Champlain College Prof- Develops a classroom-like Zoom alternative (12/9/20) - Link

  • WURRLYedu Partners with Flipgrid to Offer Free Music Education Content to Teachers and Students (12/1/20) - Link

  • Yellowdig partners with Missouri Southern State University (12/10/20) - Link

Disclaimer: This recap is based on what the Yellowdig team came across in the edtech news media in this month. We do not endorse any 3rd party sources or claim this list is comprehensive.

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