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State of College Course Materials, 2018-2019 - Current Landscape Conditions in the Higher Education Market/Competitive Environment for Publishers & Distributors of Instructional Resources

DUBLIN, Dec. 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The "State of College Course Materials 2018-2019" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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College Course Materials Market reports provide a grounding in the market for instructional resources in higher education in the U.S.: the changes in the market landscape and how the instructional materials industry is addressing those changes.

State of College Course Materials 2018-2019 is now available and focuses on two main areas:

  • Current landscape conditions in the higher education market
  • The competitive environment for publishers and distributors of instructional resources for college programs

In this report, the author provides both sizing and context for the market segments of new course materials: new textbooks (print), digital media (including e-textbooks) and used textbooks.

The report provides market segment sales estimates for 2017 and 2018 with segment projections for 2019 and discusses the developments in the industry and higher education market that led to changes in sales of new print textbooks, digital media - including e-textbooks, as well as used textbooks.

In this report, the author examines the conditions in the market - particularly enrollment, funding and policy - that shape the environment that publishers and providers of instructional technology sell into. The author also examines the various strategies publishers and distributors are employing to address the needs of instructors and students as well as maximizing their own position in the market in the time period of 2018 and the first half of 2019.

Topics covered in this report include:

  • Student enrollment by institutional type, 2017
  • Changing approaches of the for-profit career-college industry to meet needs of students
  • How states are addressing the costs students confront in getting a college education
  • Federal relaxation of regulations governing for-profit institutions
  • Tracking change in state support of higher education
  • Growing emphasis on workforce education and the focus on apprenticeships
  • Changes in how states are approaching remedial education in math and English
  • Accelerating adoption of inclusive access programs
  • Course materials sales by segments (all new course materials, print textbooks, e-textbooks and digital media, used textbooks and total market) for 2017 and 2018 with 2019 projections
  • Changing balance of print and digital media
  • Impact of open educational resources (OER) and textbook rentals

Companies Mentioned

  • Chegg
  • Follett
  • McGraw-Hill
  • Pearson
  • Wiley

Key Topics Covered

1 Methodology

2 Executive Summary

3 Introduction

  • Table The Marist Mindset List, Selected Facts for the Class of 2023

4 Market Size & Structure

  • Institution Types and Numbers
  • Where Students Are Enrolled
  • Degrees by the Numbers
  • Degrees of Choice

5 Policy & Funding

  • Introduction
  • Costs of Attending College in 2018-2019
  • Federal Education Budget
  • HEA Heads Federal Policy Initiatives
  • Continuing Shift in Federal Regulations
  • State Support for Higher Education
  • Workforce Development

6 Course Materials

  • Introduction
  • Student Spending on Course Materials Declines Again
  • Publishers Step up New Strategies in H1 2019
  • Publishers Work to Change Landscape
  • OER Solidifies Participation in College Market
  • Alternative Course Materials & Tools Initiatives
  • M&A Activity Points to Industry Shifts

7 Distribution

  • Introduction
  • Where Students Acquire Course Materials
  • Bookstores Shift from Sales to Service
  • Publishers' Growing Role in Sales & Distribution

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