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The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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It works well, that is, if you disregard student data privacy and security. The real digital divide, this article contends, is not that affluent children have access to better and faster technologies. (Um, Students would be required to pay. Students, no surprise, weren’t thrilled by the idea.). Um, they do.)

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Hack Education Weekly News

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Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). MOOCs for credit ! FutureLearn announced that two UK universities – the University of Leeds and the Open University – will offer MOOCs that will be accepted for college credit. For more on MOOCs for credit, see the “MOOCs” section above.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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Via Inside Higher Ed : “The number of career colleges and the number of credentials they award have dropped by roughly 20 percent in the last four years, new data from the U.S. ” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). Via Inside Higher Ed : “How Textbook Rentals Undercut Students.”

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Hack Education Weekly News

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Via Education Week : “ Mississippi Attorney General Sues Google Over Student-Data Privacy.” ” There’s more MOOC-related research in the research section below. turns the most low-income students into top earners.” The American Library Association announced its youth media awards.

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Education Technology and Data Insecurity

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Furthermore, at launch, Pokémon Go demanded users sign over a great deal of personal data and grant permissions to the app that, for a time , gave it access to a user’s entire Google account. Handing over data, often quite thoughtlessly, has become par for the course – in education and in society more generally.

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