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Analysis: Is Higher Ed Ready for the Tech Expectations of the Teens of 2022?

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But what if we took that to its logical conclusion and also made it the goal of our education technology predictions? We’d need to consider not just what technology products students are exposed to in the classroom, but also across the rest of their lives. Not quite enough time for our robot overlords to overtake us, but both distant and soon enough to make us wonder. Those interactions look a lot different than just evaluating consumer or edtech trends in isolation.

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” Via EdScoop : “ USC launches edtech research center focused on underrepresented youth.” ” Via Education Week : “In hurricanes ’ aftermath, technology eases return to school.” “‘Eton for all’: will robot teachers mean everyone gets an elite education? ” This, from Edsurge , is pretty awful: “Why Edtech Executives Are Keeping a Close Eye on Preschool Demographics.”

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Perhaps this will help the Grovo fellows: “Tips for Landing an Edtech Gig – From the EdSurge Jobs Team.” Via Campus Technology : “ Pearson Expands Textbook Rental Program.” IHE ed-tech blogger Joshua Kim wonders “Who Exactly Holds This Neoliberal EdTech Ideology ?” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. ” Via CNBC : “Google exec, Mark Cuban agree that these college majors are the most robot-resistant.”

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Via Inside Higher Ed : “The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is offering some students the option to be awarded tamper-free digital degree certificates when they graduate, in partnership with Learning Machine. Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Via MIT Technology Review : “ Andrew Ng Has a Chatbot That Can Help with Depression.” “Teachers Are Finding Innovative Ways to Use Robots in Class,” claims Education Week.

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But DeVos “believes that technology has a role to play in the classroom,” Edsurge writes in response to the confirmation , which I guess means ed-tech can overlook all of her horrible beliefs that further educational inequalities as long as it means more people buy digital things and hire Edsurge to facilitate that process. Meanwhile, Campus Technology offers “7 Tips for Listing MOOCs on Your Résumé.” ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF.

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