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She is currently working on her upcoming book Libraries Supporting Online Learning: Digital Literacy, Open Access and Local Connectivity from ABC-CLIO. She is the author of the book Emerging Library Technologies: It's Not Just for Geeks (Elsevier, 2018).

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But I’m putting that project on pause while I write my book. Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). ” “Stop Asking About Completion Rates: Better Questions to Ask About MOOCs in 2019,” says Edsurge. Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. RELX is the former weapons dealer known as Reed Elsevier. Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

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” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via Edsurge : “As In-Person Bootcamps Falter, Codecademy Introduces Paid Online Options.” Pretty sure this is the best MOOC story of the week: “ Russian Underground Launches Online Courses in Card Fraud ,” Infosecurity Group reports. Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Elsevier has acquired bepress. ” (An excerpt from Daniel Willingham’s new book.).

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Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). Just a few weeks after Daphne Koller ’s announcement she was leaving the MOOC startup she co-founded, Coursera unveiled “ Coursera for Business ” this week, marking its pivot from “democratizing higher ed” to “ training corporate employees.” Via Inside Higher Ed : “Humans, the Latest MOOC Feature.” Robots probably won’t take your jobs.

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Former Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is making the rounds to promote his new book. Anderson interviews Vanessa Siddle Walker about her new book, The Lost Education of Horace Tate: Uncovering the Hidden Heroes Who Fought for Justice in Schools. Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. “What if Your Favorite Teacher was a Robot?” Elsevier has acquired Aries Systems.

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Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via Politico : Western Governors University , “the nation’s leading provider of competency-based educatio n – which the Education Department’s independent watchdog last month said violated federal student aid rules – is expanding into North Carolina.” In the future, you might want to look for most MOOC-related news in the “business of job training” section below.

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” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via Edsurge : “ Andrew Ng , Co-Founder of Coursera , Returns to MOOC Teaching With New AI Course.” Meanwhile on Campus… Via the Dallas News : “Self-published ‘ Pepe the Frog ’ kids’ book is conservative but not alt-right, Denton ISD admin says.” Jen Howard on “What Happened to Google’s Effort to Scan Millions of University Library Books ?”

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Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). It’s baaaaack: “Return of the MOOC ,” The City Journal tells us. There’s some (sorta) MOOC-related news in the venture funding section below. Because MOOCs on an airplane proved to be such an effective mode of instruction. Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Elsevier on “The Augmented Researcher: What Does 2018 Hold for AI in Publishing ?”

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” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). MOOC news is now much more often “job training” news, so there’s more on MOOCs in that section below. ” Edsurge on Hypothes.is ’s partnership with Elsevier. Via NPR : “ Dolly Parton ’s Nonprofit Reaches Milestone With 100 Million Books Sent To Children.” ” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction.

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” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). blog : “ Elsevier Collaborates with Hypothesis to Integrate Open Annotation.” Via Campus Technology : “ McGraw-Hill Education Launches Textbook and E-Book Rental Program.” 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.