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Education Technology and the Power of Platforms

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I was inspired, I think, to select that topic because talk of “platforms” was incredibly popular in Silicon Valley – it had been for a while – as companies strove to become “the next Facebook.” 2012, you will recall, was “ the year of the MOOC.”)

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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In an era before Facebook or Edmodo, the social networking site Ning was, for a time, quite popular with educators. There was a regularly updated Facebook page, a Twitter account, as well as a LinkedIn profile for its supposed president.