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MOOCs are out. “ Robots will replace teachers by 2027 ,” Futurism predicts. (National) Education Politics. RIP Net Neutrality. Thoughts on how this might effect education from Inside Higher Ed , from NPR , from Internet2 (via Bryan Alexander), from The Washington Post , and from Edsurge. Not Net Neutrality, but another potential FCC move – ending the E-Rate program. Via Pacific Standard : “Why Is the FCC Considering Cutting Broadband Access for Students?”

Education Technology and the 'New Economy'

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“Hardly Anyone Wants to Take a Liberal Arts MOOC,” Edsurge informed its readers in February. Assuming Pew’s trends continue at the current rate, by the year 2027, nearly 1 in 3 American adults will transition to online platforms to support themselves with on-demand gig work. ” MOOC startups like Udacity and Coursera have also rebranded to target this particular post-secondary technical training market. We’ve seen this before in the MOOC world.