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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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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. 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.”

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But I’m putting that project on pause while I write my book. 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. All this feeds the review I write each December on the stories we are told about the future of education.

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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.

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Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Elsevier has acquired bepress. As The Scholarly Kitchen’s Roger Schonfeld writes, “Elsevier is now a major if not the foremost single player in the institutional repository landscape. If successful, and there are some risks, this acquisition will position Elsevier as an increasingly dominant player in preprints, continuing its march to adopt and coopt open access.” (National) Education Politics.

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“‘Eton for all’: will robot teachers mean everyone gets an elite education? “ Do Medical Schools Still Need Books? ” Via Inside Higher Ed : “Publisher Elsevier has announced the launch of ScienceDirect Topics, an information platform that has been compared to Wikipedia.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. There’s more about Mattel’s robots and privacy in the privacy section below. (National) Education Politics.

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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 ?” ” The Chronicle of Higher Education on Elsevier “becoming a data company.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. (National) Education Politics.

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” 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. Alex Usher reviews Robot-Proof : Higher Education in the Age of Artificial Intelligence. Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

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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. Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

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Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Elsevier on “The Augmented Researcher: What Does 2018 Hold for AI in Publishing ?” ” Alex Usher reviews George Mason University professor Brian Caplan ’s new book The Case Against Education. Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. All this feeds the review I write each December on the stories we are told about the future of education.