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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.” Think Facebook. ” But what did Facebook do?

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

At the time, David Wiley expressed his concern that the lawsuit could jeopardize the larger OER movement, if nothing else, by associating open educational materials with piracy. In an era before Facebook or Edmodo, the social networking site Ning was, for a time, quite popular with educators.