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She is the author of the book Emerging Library Technologies: It's Not Just for Geeks (Elsevier, 2018). Her forthcoming book on Drones in Libraries will be available in July 2020 (Elsevier). Ida has published numerous articles on emerging technologies.

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Each week for the past eight or so years, I have gathered a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. All this has fed the series of articles I have written each December, analyzing the stories we have been told about the future of education. ” “ University of California System is playing hardball with Elsevier in negotiations that could transform the way it pays to read and publish research,” says Inside Higher Ed.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. There’s an article in the venture philanthropy section below about how private student loans are being pitched as “impact investing.” I don’t recall if I talked about Elsevier when I wrote about platforms as part of my 2017 review. Anyway, here’s Richard Smith on Elsevier and “A Big Brother future for science publishing.”

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. RELX is the former weapons dealer known as Reed Elsevier. All this feeds the review I write each December on the stories we are told about the future of education. But I’m putting that project on pause while I write my book.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. “What if Your Favorite Teacher was a Robot?” Via Techcrunch : “ Ibuki is the 10-year-old robot child that will haunt your dreams.” Elsevier has acquired Aries Systems. All this feeds the review I write each December on the stories we are told about the future of education. National) Education Politics.

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” (The narrative structure of these sorts of articles is always the same: crisis occurs; tech will save the day. “‘Eton for all’: will robot teachers mean everyone gets an elite education? So follow that narrative and network of financial relationships… But this article also underscores how everyone’s a market to ed-tech and how responsiveness to demographic shifts do not involve structural change but rather product development.

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Via Nature : “One of the world’s largest science publishers, Elsevier , won a default legal judgement on 21 June against websites that provide illicit access to tens of millions of research papers and books. A New York district court awarded Elsevier US$15 million in damages for copyright infringement by Sci-Hub , the Library of Genesis (LibGen) project and related sites.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. (National) Education Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. Although the shooting is a local story, I am putting many of the articles here in the national section because, over a week later, it is still very much in the national headlines. ” Several other articles about this case are strewn around other sections here – in the for-profit higher ed section as well as the accreditation section.

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” The Chronicle of Higher Education on Elsevier “becoming a data company.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. ” It reminded me, not of Carnegie who the article mentions, but of Gates , who initially started funding libraries – public and collective access to digital technologies – before turning to school reform and “personalized learning” efforts. (National) Education Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. Via Chalkbeat : “Robotics is bringing Betsy DeVos to Detroit for the first time as education secretary.”

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See her article on Betsy DeVos in the politics section above.). ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Elsevier has acquired Plum Analytics. Education Politics. “Will the Senate Block Betsy DeVos ?” ” asks The Atlantic. “ Betsy DeVos , Pick for Secretary of Education , Is the Most Jeered” by The New York Times’ Dana Goldstein. “How Betsy DeVos Became Trump’s Least Popular Cabinet Pick ” by Anya Kamenetz.

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Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. ” Edsurge on Hypothes.is ’s partnership with Elsevier. ” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Alex Usher reviews Robot-Proof : Higher Education in the Age of Artificial Intelligence. All this feeds the review I write each December on the stories we are told about the future of education. National) Education Politics.

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” Via Infodocket : “ Louisiana State University is Suing Elsevier For Breach of Contract.” ” Nope, robots will not be doing this job of content moderation , as Facebook recently boasted at its developer conference. ” asks the Student Experience Manager of the Minerva Project in an article in Edsurge. Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. For more news about robots not taking jobs, see the HR section above. Education Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. ” How a Montessori classroom of fourth graders is like an International Baccalaureate classroom is a real article – and a good demonstration of how Montessori can be reshaped to fit any agenda. Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Elsevier on “The Augmented Researcher: What Does 2018 Hold for AI in Publishing ?”

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” Via Inside Higher Ed : “Communications Experts Criticize Elsevier - Florida Pilot.” ” Michael Horn also trumpets the “ Virtual Reality Disruption ” this week in an article in EducationNext. ” Also via The New York Times : “A Mission to Bring STEM Skills, and Robots, to Children in West Africa.” Education Politics. “ New Education Law: Bipartisan No More.”

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