Coda on The Content Paradox (or Why We Should Celebrate Open Access to Art)

Improving Education Environments

I challenged the audience to recognize the history of the groups we sometimes chastise as guilty of openwashing, to consider their histories and spaces, to approach advocacy by encouraging these groups to further stretch their definitions of open rather than demanding they adhere to ours. Praise – It is beyond awesome that the Smithsonian is making efforts to provide access to their images. Promotion is access. Considering this kind of necessity is access.

Coda on The Content Paradox (or Why We Should Celebrate Open Access to Art)

Improving Education Environments

I challenged the audience to recognize the history of the groups we sometimes chastise as guilty of openwashing, to consider their histories and spaces, to approach advocacy by encouraging these groups to further stretch their definitions of open rather than demanding they adhere to ours. Praise – It is beyond awesome that the Smithsonian is making efforts to provide access to their images. Promotion is access. Considering this kind of necessity is access.

The Business of 'Ed-Tech Trends'

Hack Education

” (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. Coursera (online education) –- $64 million. Coursera (online education) – $210.1 GSV (with investments in CreativeLive, MasterClass, PeopleGrove, Raise.me, Voxy, Lightneer, Nearpod, Coursera, and Motimatic from GSV Acceleration, GSV Asset Management, and GSV Capital).

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via The Hechinger Report : “ Virtual charter schools need ‘bold action’ for change, says national charter school advocacy group.” Headline changed from “ Coursera ’s Update Will Eliminate Hundreds of Courses” to “Coursera’s Update Will Migrate Hundreds of Courses to a New Platform.” Education Politics. “ Education Department Proposes New Regulations to Protect Students and Taxpayers from Predatory Institutions.”

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Coursera highlights its mentors – its volunteer mentors – on its blog. ” Spoiler alert: not enough access to data. iNACOL has released a report on advocacy for competency-based education. US Presidential Campaign Politics. There was a Vice Presidential debate this week. Among the education highlights: Republican VP candidate Mike Pence made up a name for the university hosting the event. Actually, I think that was the only education highlight.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via Politico : “ Families for Excellent Schools CEO fired after investigation into ‘inappropriate behavior’ ” That’s Jeremiah Kittredge , who’s run one of the best funded pro-charter advocacy groups in the company. Coursera co-founder “ Andrew Ng officially launches his $175M AI Fund,” says Techcrunch. Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Via The Financial Times : “ Coursera chief on the future of online learning and the Trump era.” ” “Starting March 15, the university will begin removing more than 20,000 video and audio lectures from public view as a result of a Justice Department accessibility order,” reports Inside Higher Ed. “New study raises concerns about impact of automated social media advocacy on education coverage,” says Alexander Russo.

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