From Neutrality to Inequality: Why the FCC Is Dismantling Equal Access and What It Could Mean for Education

Edsurge

Under the new FCC guidelines, these historic protections will now be crippled. Who knows how much ISPs will now bill MOOCs and others for eating-up vast chunks of bandwidth? Faculty members who teach face-to-face may imagine that last week’s vote by the Federal Communications Commission to dismantle net neutrality doesn’t touch them, since their instruction is exclusively on campus, not plugged in to the web. Unfortunately, they’re mistaken.

Developing and Delivering Effective Professional Development for Educators

EdTechTeam

In this age of digital transformation, educators may choose from the plethora of online MOOCs which are a convenient and no-travel option. Most of these MOOCs are free and are led by top professors from reputed global universities. Being an educational technology trainer and an educator for more than a decade, I have had a fair share of training and professional development sessions both on giving and receiving end.

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Creating “Purposeful Conflict”

The Principal of Change

How often do we have students set their own expectations and guidelines, or do we do it for them, and if we do, is it too often or not enough? Rebecca Lynn (@R_CILR) January 29, 2017. IMMOOC January 25, 2017 “Use adversity to your advantage.”

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The Business of 'Ed-Tech Trends'

Hack Education

Among the major trends Meeker identified for 2017: mobile advertising, gaming, and healthcare. ” (For what it’s worth, Kleiner Perkins made just one major investment in education in 2017, participating in Coursera’s $64 million round this summer. There may be no better example of this in 2017 than “personalized learning.” Venture Capital in 2017. Here are some of the numbers from this one: Amount of venture capital invested in 2017: $3.48

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

“Obama administration guidelines for LGBT student protections under Title IX remain in place, and the student codes at Liberty and Bob Jones Universities appear to violate them,” says Inside Higher Ed. Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Inside Higher Ed on online education at Simmons College. More on MOOC and online education research in the research section below. Education Politics.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via WaPo’s Valerie Strauss : “ Trump ’s rather weird meeting with the 2017 Teachers of the Year.” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Online education pioneer Tony Bates asks “ What is online learning ?” ” From the press release : “ MOOCs and books initiative launched by Springer and Federica Weblearning.” percent from 2017 to 2021.” Education Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

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pic.twitter.com/ba4GY4Lc8M — Kevin Roose (@kevinroose) February 1, 2017. Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via George Veletsianos : “A large-scale study of Twitter Use in MOOCs.” ” Research finds there’s a " global achievement gap in MOOCs. Via Campus Technology : “ Harvard Tailoring the MOOC Experience With Adaptive Learning.” Education Politics. “Will the Senate Block Betsy DeVos ?”

Hack Education Weekly News

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“High school students will be allowed to carry mace in the 2016–2017 school year after the Rowan-Salisbury Board of Education agreed to remove prohibitive language and amend its policy,” the Salisbury Post reports. Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”).

Hack Education Weekly News

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” Republicans are made because the Department of Education issued guidelines about how ESSA should be implemented. Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). “The Future of MOOCs Might Not Be Free ,” suggests Education Week’s Market Brief with an observation that many of us made back in 2012. “ Nancy Zimpher to Resign as SUNY Chancellor in 2017.” Education Politics. “ New Education Law: Bipartisan No More.”

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