Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Microsoft first launched these in 1992 , but let’s all pretend like the learn-to-code alt-certification thing is brand new. “Digital learning systems now charge students for access codes needed to complete coursework, take quizzes, and turn in homework,” Buzzfeed – which consistently does some of the best education journalism – reports. Via the EFF : “Stupid Patent of the Month: Elsevier Patents Online Peer Review.”

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” From the press release : “ Jisc Collections and Elsevier Sign Landmark UK Agreement, Securing Access to Research Publications and Initiating Open Science Collaboration.” Via Edsurge : “ New Markets Venture Partners Adds $30 Million, Former Gates Foundation Executive to Edtech Fund.” ” Some of New Markets Venture Partner’s investments include BetterLesson, Credly, Civitas Learning, and Mashable. ” Bravo, blended learning.