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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.” (National) Education Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

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From the Coursera blog : “Coursera pilots a new course format.” ” Grit ™ – a blog post about a trademarked grit product by Pearson , of course. More, via Inside Higher Ed , on various colleges’ OER initiatives. Elsevier has acquired Hivebench. ” Via Mark Guzdial’s Computing Education Blog : “ Google-Gallup Survey now Disaggregated by States: Fascinating and confusing reading.” Education Politics.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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” Via Infodocket : “ Louisiana State University is Suing Elsevier For Breach of Contract.” ” “Mitch Daniels Wants to Sell the Soul of Public Education: Purdue Faculty Must Stop Him,” the Academe blog argues. Here is the Microsoft blog post announcing its new products. “ OER-Enabled Pedagogy ” by Lumen Learning’s David Wiley. Education Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

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It’s not really an “exclusive” when you re-write a Google blog post , but oh well. In other news culled from the Google blog: “ Introducing Spaces , a tool for small group sharing.” “ OpenStax , Knewton introduce adaptive learning into OER.” Elsevier has acquired SSRN , an online open access repository. Education Politics. “ U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. Statement on the Anniversary of Brown v.