Guest post: Biggest eLearning content trends of 2020 and beyond

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Be it for basic education or for corporate or medical training, technology has made its place in among people as a reliable form of learning and development. . By next year and beyond, some of these content design methods and advanced technologies would have taken the mainstream seat in L&D. In fact, many course developers are now moving towards AR and VR technologies engage their learners. . education 2020 e-learning edtech technology trends

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Adobe Flash 2020 Retirement: The 5 R’s Strategy for Teachers

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Quick Take: Take a closer look at the Adobe Flash 2020 Retirement: What will happen. Adobe will retire its crown jewel Adobe Flash in 2020. Adobe Flash software after 2020. To say that the Adobe Flash 2020 retirement will be a shock to many people would be an exaggeration.

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Adobe Flash 2020 Retirement: The 5 R’s Strategy for Teachers

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Quick Take: Take a closer look at the Adobe Flash 2020 Retirement: 1. Adobe will retire its crown jewel Adobe Flash in 2020. The once ubiquitous Flash Player found in 98% of all Internet-connected desktops around the world will fade into its golden years at the end of 2020.

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The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017

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In December 2010, The Journal –“t he leading Technology based education publication for K-12 and higher education”– published an article with a 5-prong prediction for the following year. Now, we know that edtech has been proven to improve test scores and overall classroom engagement.

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Adobe Flash End of Life & the Threat to Education

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Adobe Flash end of life in 2020 is soon arriving. Many of their technologies are in our school computers, software programs, and internet applications we use every day. So why is this star falling at the end of 2020? EdTech takes time to penetrate and even longer to change.

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Top 5 new EdTech tools that you might use in your university

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Most people don’t consider education technology to be such an important industry, but it’s actually gigantic. According to the report, the EdTech industry will reach a global value of $252 billion by 2020. 5 New EdTech tools to watch.

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The New Research Competition That Could Spark an Edtech Revolution

Edsurge

Another school year has kicked off, and school officials will spend more than $13 billion on technology solutions that claim to work but often fail to generate the desired outcome. Educators want to see why a program or technology works in one setting and not another.

Can This Be the K-12 Edtech Marketplace That Finally Succeeds?

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For the first phase of grant, which concludes in March 2020, Games and Learning will build a new channel for web-based educational games in First Book’s existing marketplace, where teachers currently spend more than $20 million each year, mostly on print books.

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What Is 5G and What Will It Mean for EdTech?

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What Is 5G and What Will It Mean for EdTech? 5G, the fifth generation of wireless networks, promises to be the catalyst for a new age of connected technology and network speed. MORE FROM EDTECH: Check out how schools are improving facilities with IoT integration!

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5G and Edtech?

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What could this mean for edtech? Saracco and other visionaries point to augmented and virtual reality technologies as two areas where 5G can make a real difference. The promise of 5G is similar to many promises made through the years for technology in schools.

Edtech’s Hidden Shortage: Women Directors

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The scarcity of female directors in edtech is a striking contrast to the diversity that exists in the sector's day-to-day leadership. As much as one-third of edtech companies started during that time have a female CEO or founder. Deborah Quazzo Edtech observers have noted that a significant number of those companies have been started by women. Quazzo is a voting board member on three edtech startups and an observer on the boards of two others.

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What We Learn from the Edtech Games the Government Plays

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More than 5 million students already use iCivics; they hope to grow that number fourfold by 2020). SBIR grants are typically awarded in two phases: Phase I awards provide about $200K for 8-months to develop a prototype of an education technology product; Phase II awards can be up to $1 million for more extensive development. Education Technology Gaming Technology in School Game-based LearningWhat can you learn from some of the games the government has going on?For

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What’s Next? Check Out These Upcoming K-12 Edtech Events in 2019-2020

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The calendar below lists events happening in the second half of 2019 and the first half of 2020. 13 in New York City and March 29, 2020 in San Diego; and Fusion , a gathering of leaders in learning, equity and technology, from Nov. Education Technology Technology Trends Teaching & Learning EventsFor many educators, summer is a season filled with activities—vacations, outdoor time, sporting events and camps … summer school.

What U.S. Companies Should Know About Asia's Edtech Market

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Last summer, when I was working for ThinkCERCA, which helps students develop critical thinking skills through reading and writing, the edtech startup was facing a big decision: should it try and break into the lucrative Chinese market? On the one hand, China’s private education market is projected to grow 9 percent per year until 2020, reaching a value of $330 billion—an enticing market for many American entrepreneurs. There we encountered even harsher restrictions on technology.

The Newest U.S. Education Technology Venture Fund? Look to Japan

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That’s especially true in education technology, where last year EdSurge revealed that Asia-based financiers are increasingly investing in U.S. edtech venture firms as limited partners. In the coming months, EduLab Ventures, a group with roots in Japan, will wrap up the fundraising process for a new edtech fund that could bring up to $40 million to invest in early-stage deals. based education technology venture funds: LearnLaunch, Fresco Capital and GSV Acceleration.

Disruptive technologies in Education industry

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Globalization and Technology advances over the last decade have significantly altered the landscape of the education sector. The growth in the edtech sector is most pronounced in the entire Asia-Pacific region which is predicted to become 54% of the global edtech market by 2020.

Edtech Earnings Roundup: How 2U, Chegg, Instructure and Pluralsight Fared in Q2 2019

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The latest quarterly earnings for publicly traded education technology companies was especially rough for 2U , which revised its loss guidance for the year and stated that it expected enrollment challenges to its core business of running online graduate programs with universities.

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96 edtech predictions for K12 in 2019

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We asked 49 edtech executives to look into their crystal balls and share their thoughts about what will happen in 2019. I’m pleased to say that more and more education leaders and technology products providers are regularly talking and doing something about this.

Should I Stay or Should I Go? An Opinionated Guide to Changing Edtech Industry Conferences

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That was early in the days of low-cost cloud computing enabling a multitude of new edtech startups, really fast internet beginning its spread to schools, and Chromebooks starting their climb to ascendance in U.S. For more education technology events, check out our 2019 calendars: U.S. Next: ASU GSV Summit, San Diego, March 30 - April 1, 2020. Next: SXSW EDU, Austin, March 9-12, 2020. Or of edtech success. ASU GSV. SXSW EDU.

The Asian Money Fueling US Edtech Investments

Edsurge

To adapt, many companies are investing domestically, particularly in China, where edtech companies raised more than $1.2 edtech startups raised last year. Investors, particularly in China, are looking across the Pacific to check out innovative tools and models that they haven’t explored or implemented back home,” observes Victor Hu, Global Head of Education Technology and Services at Goldman Sachs’ investment banking division. edtech investor, including.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 30 Edition)

Doug Levin

As such, expect an abbreviated (TBD) publishing schedule for ‘A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News’ in August. Here’s what caught my eye this past week – news, tools, and reports about education, public policy, technology, and innovation – including a little bit about why. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 30 Edition). EdTech News News news

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From Mexico to China: Why the World is Interested in the United States Edtech Market

Edsurge

In the past, experts have made big projections for the global edtech market, with some groups estimating as much as $252 billion pouring into the market by 2020. The United States is expected to lead the charge, followed by countries in Asia and Europe, so it may come as no surprise that people interested in edtech are traveling from all over the world to learn from, sell to and acquire U.S. Education Technology Market Trends Edtech Business

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 16 Edition)

Doug Levin

Last week, the “Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News” was on vacation, amongst the tall trees of the northwestern coast, and mostly off the grid. Otherwise, here’s what caught my eye this week – news, tools, and reports about education, public policy, technology, and innovation – including a little bit about why. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 16 Edition). Blog EdTech News News news OER

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 12 Edition)

Doug Levin

I think a lot about the future of technology and its potential impacts on students and the K-12 education system (intended and unintended). While not every piece speaks directly to K-12 education issues at present, they all speak to the wider milieu from which our conceptions of public education and consumer technology are derived. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 12 Edition). Pretty much everything that is NOT covered by the edtech trade press.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 16 Edition)

Doug Levin

Last week, the “Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News” was on vacation, amongst the tall trees of the northwestern coast, and mostly off the grid. Otherwise, here’s what caught my eye this week – news, tools, and reports about education, public policy, technology, and innovation – including a little bit about why. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 16 Edition). EdTech News News news OER

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 12 Edition)

Doug Levin

I think a lot about the future of technology and its potential impacts on students and the K-12 education system (intended and unintended). While not every piece speaks directly to K-12 education issues at present, they all speak to the wider milieu from which our conceptions of public education and consumer technology are derived. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 12 Edition). Pretty much everything that is NOT covered by the edtech trade press.

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Why I’m Optimistic About the Next Wave of Education Technology

Edsurge

Over the past 25 years, multiple waves of education technology and innovation have slowly washed into America’s schools and colleges. Along the way, innovators have often over-promised and under-delivered, causing many smart people to wonder if we’re now in a frothy bubble of irrational exuberance, most eloquently summarized by Audrey Watters in Hack Education, who worries that “education technology [merely] serves as a ’Trojan Horse’ of sorts, carrying.

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Owl Ventures Just Closed a $315M Edtech Fund. Here’s What It Sees From Its Perch.

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education technology, and early signs in 2019 suggest the industry is poised for another cash infusion. Already, one New York-based edtech company has raised $100 million. Owl Ventures , a San Francisco-based education technology investment firm, has closed $315 million for its third fund. But technology sales have been aided by a little more clarity around what “works,” in terms of delivering gains in student outcomes, or saving schools and students money.

The Clock Is Ticking for This Edtech Buyer to Find a Deal

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If it seems baffling that companies with no revenue can raise money from private investors ( ahem , as some edtech startups did in the early 2010’s), then EdTechX Holdings might just sound outright crazy at first. EdTechX claims to be the first SPAC focused on the education technology industry. The plan resembles a rollup strategy, similar to what private equity firms have pursued in the edtech industry. But the clock is ticking to find this asset—specifically, by April 2020.

Looking to Grow in China? 3 Lessons for U.S. Edtech Companies

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tech firms, including edtech players. China-based edtech companies raked in more than $1 billion in investment in 2015, or 37 percent of global funding for the year. edtech companies can expect to confront special regulatory and infrastructure challenges in China, in addition to having to adapt content and design. So, based on the experiences of Coursera and other companies, what are some lessons for edtech startups looking to grow in China?

Golden State GDPR: What the Edtech Industry Should Know About CA’s New Privacy Rules

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Governor Jerry Brown signed the bill into law on the same day, and the CCPA is set to become effective on January 1, 2020. Like the GDPR, the CCPA does not specifically focus on education technology. Rather, the impact will be felt by all companies that collect personal information of California residents—including those involving minors, which disproportionately impacts K-12 education technology. Education Technology Data Privacy Policy

Here’s Why Teachers Adopt New Tech — and Why They Don’t

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I can’t count the number of technological tools that were marketed directly to me during my 14-year teaching career. You see, as a high school English teacher working more than 50-hour weeks, I just didn’t have the time to invest in new technology.

Wearables Market Grows as the Technology’s Impact Becomes Clear

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market for classroom wearables could climb nearly 46 percent annually, reaching $4 billion by 2020. Read more at EdTech. Uncategorized digital tools education technology learning management system student privacy wearable technologyDriving student engagement on college campuses, smartwatches and other wearables will gain traction in the education market. Wearables’ mounting popularity may soon carry over to college campuses. New research indicates that the U.S.

‘Our Technology Is Our Ideology’: George Siemens on the Future of Digital Learning

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Some people researching education technology might not spend their days wondering how their work fits into this existential question—but George Siemens isn’t "some people." Siemens’ work is on the cutting edge of what’s possible in digital learning, but he doesn’t want to discuss the latest fads in education technology. He’s optimistic that technology can help people achieve a higher quality of life in a future where work is increasingly automated and distributed across the globe.

Diagnosing Learning

Kyle Pace

Why is this still treated as an anomaly as we approach 2020? EdTech Education Leadership Social Media Students Teachers diagnosis education educational technology learning netflix students teachersI recently started watching a new Netflix series called Diagnosis.