(The Very Last) Hack Education Weekly News

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” “ 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. Several “rethinking assessment” stories, sponsored by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, in Edsurge this week. Via Edsurge : “ GlassLab Set Out to Prove Games Could Assess Learning. ” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction.

Hack Education Weekly News

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A new project from the Learning Policy Institute and EducationCounsel : “Reimagining College Access: Performance Assessments From K–12 Through Higher Education.” 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.” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” “ Elsevier Wants $15 Million Piracy Damages From Sci-Hub and Libgen ,” says TorrentFreak. ” That’s the Collegiate Learning Assessment exam (a.k.a. ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Via The Verge : “Elon Musk-backed OpenAI is teaching robots how to learn just like humans do.” “This robot helps kids with special needs to communicate,” according to Techcrunch. Education Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

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” “Two assessment companies – Educational Testing Service and Data Recognition Corp. The framework demands that schools be assessed “according to their performance on student satisfaction, retention and graduate employment, as well as through institutional submissions.” Via the EFF : “Stupid Patent of the Month: Elsevier Patents Online Peer Review.” Shawn Graham responds to this patent on peer review by patenting Elsevier.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Via Chalkbeat : “Robotics is bringing Betsy DeVos to Detroit for the first time as education secretary.” Meanwhile on Campus… Via Inside Higher Ed : “ Florida State Cancels Bundled Journal Deal With Elsevier.”

Hack Education Weekly News

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blog : “ Elsevier Collaborates with Hypothesis to Integrate Open Annotation.” I’ve got all the “learn-to-code” news in the job training section, because let’s be honest… Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Do note all the stories this week that are intertwined with predicting and assessing people’s “moods” – that is, some sort of “social emotional” thingy.