The Winners and Filmstrips of An (Almost) Decade in Education Technology

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MOOCs. Three types of edtech joined the “filmstrip” category in this decade: Learning Management Systems , MOOC s, and digital badges. This created a firestorm of competition among brand-name schools and prompted predictions of MOOCs replacing traditional higher ed.

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Michelle Weise: ‘We Need to Design the Learning Ecosystem of the Future’

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We can’t extrapolate from where we are today to meet the challenges of the workforce of 2030 or 2040. can’t just say, “Here’s a MOOC, or here’s an online degree, or a 6- to 12-week immersive bootcamp.”. They’ll also need better information to understand whether in some cases it’s better to pursue a certification, a nanodegree, a bootcamp or a degree program to get them where they need to go. “Any useful statement about the future should at first seem ridiculous.”.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). Via Mindwires Consulting’s Phil Hill : “If At First You Don’t Succeed, Try To Be An OPM : Conversion of for-profits and MOOCs.” Data, Surveillance, and Information Security.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). MOOCs are back in the headlines again. Via Edsurge : “The Second Wave of MOOC Hype Is Here, and It’s Online Degrees.” Economy by 2030.” Data, Surveillance, and Information Security. “ When a school scans your driver’s license , who keeps your information safe?” Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

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The Best Way to Predict the Future is to Issue a Press Release

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Because of the amount of information that is published about ed-tech – the amount of information, its irrelevance, its incoherence, its lack of context – it can be quite challenging to keep up with what is really happening in ed-tech.

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Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” “ Coursera Removes Biometric Identity Verification Using Keystroke Matching,” Class Central reports. ” Ng is, of course, the co-founder of the MOOC startup Coursera. “By 2030 students will be learning from robots ,” the World Economic Forum claims. Privacy, Surveillance, and Information Security. Education Politics.

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Inside Higher Ed on the “Return of the College Scoreboard” : “The Department of Education published updated information on the College Scorecard Thursday, including a new feature that allows students to compare data from up to 10 institutions at once.” Data company IO Education has acquired student information system company eSchoolData. ” Privacy, Surveillance, and Information Security. (National) Education Politics.

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If you’re going to talk about the importance of digital literacy or information literacy or media literacy or what have you, then you best practice it. ” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” “How Much Hollywood Glitz Should Colleges Use in Their Online Courses ?” “ What will universities look like in 2030? Privacy, Surveillance, and Information Security. (National) Education Politics.