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Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “Economic Boom Isn’t Helping Some Student-Loan Debtors , Advocacy Group Says.” “Life Is Complicated: Distance Learning Helps,” says The New York Times. ” Social emotional learning ! Via Getting Smart : “Extending Social Emotional Learning into the Home.” ” Stop acting like “ self-directed learning ” is a new thing. IXL Learning has acquired ABCya.

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That led to him announcing a $10 million fund specifically for learning applications. ” Via Techcrunch : “ Duolingo ’s chatbots help you learn a new language.” Via Edsurge : “ Salesforce Announces Mobile App for Advising at Dreamforce.” In other Salesforce news, “The University of Texas System teams up with Salesforce to turn its learning platform into a learning relationship management system ,” Inside Higher Ed reports.

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That being said, if you’re using a piece of technology that’s free, it’s likely that your personal data is being sold to advertisers or at the very least hoarded as a potential asset (and used, for example, to develop some sort of feature or algorithm).