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Colleges Are Striking Bulk Deals With Textbook Publishers. Critics Say There Are Many Downsides.

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Now something similar may be happening with textbooks, as publishing giants start to broker campuswide deals with colleges that give students unlimited access to a publisher’s digital textbooks at cut-rate prices. Inclusive access has already gotten up to acronym status,” he said. “It’s

On Research – a #dLRN15 (and beyond) reflection

Improving Education Environments

Some research, some advocacy, some activism, some reflection, some public policy, some VC partners? I would take this one step further — the dominant paradigm of EdTech keynotes is not either dystopian or utopian , but giving the audience the utopia or dystopia they desire.

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On Research – a #dLRN15 (and beyond) reflection

Improving Education Environments

Some research, some advocacy, some activism, some reflection, some public policy, some VC partners? I would take this one step further — the dominant paradigm of EdTech keynotes is not either dystopian or utopian , but giving the audience the utopia or dystopia they desire.

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SXSWedu 2017: Ones to Watch and What to Know

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Jahliel Thurman (Vice President of Uplift Entertainment) and Shalon Bell (Director of Strategic Alliances at the Atlanta Voice)—will discuss how despite limited monetary capital, these institutions continue to boost students’ potential in graduate education, entrepreneurship and advocacy through human capital. DeSchryver and Cavanagh will look at how ESSA is guiding the work of edtech companies now and in the future. continues to grow, how can edtech help serve this population?

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Hack Education Weekly News

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Unveils Free Online Tool for Rapid Evaluation of Edtech Products.” ” Via the Education Law Center : “Several New Jersey civil rights and parent advocacy organizations have filed a legal challenge to new high school graduation regulations recently adopted by the State Board of Education. Via eCampus News : “ Barnes & Noble Education announces advanced OER courseware.” Presidential Campaign Politics. November 8 cannot come soon enough.

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Via Inside Higher Ed : “The governor of Virginia has approved a bill requiring all public higher education institutions in the state to take steps to adopt open educational resources – freely accessible and openly copyrighted educational materials.” “ Can a For-Profit, Venture-Backed Company Keep OER Free – and Be Financially Sustainable? Edsurge’s coverage of Top Hat’s OER news is also in the Betteridge’s Law section above.

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A Techcrunch op-ed : “Why edtech can’t grow as much as healthtech.” ” Spoiler alert: not enough access to data. ” From the EdTech Researcher blog : “ Project Based Learning as Mindset.” iNACOL has released a report on advocacy for competency-based education. Via Mindwire Consulting’s Phil Hill : “About That Cengage OER Survey.” US Presidential Campaign Politics.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Karla Pobke Coordinator Personalised Learning Born Accessible STEM: Making Sure Accessibility is Not Just an Afterthought - Anh Bui Director of Product Strategy for Global Literacy Project-Based Learning: You''re almost doing it already!

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Via Inside Higher Ed : “For-profit Ashford University , facing loss of access to GI Bill benefits by month’s end, needs approval from a state to stop thousands of student veterans from losing aid.” Microsoft has released an early access version of its Minecraft : Education Edition. That doesn’t seem like much money if you’re selling access to your students as a “case study” for a tech company. Education Politics.

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