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From the FCC : “Fact Sheet on Broadband Consumer Privacy Proposal.” That led to him announcing a $10 million fund specifically for learning applications. ” Via Techcrunch : “ Duolingo ’s chatbots help you learn a new language.” ” For those not up on corporate conference speak, Dreamforce is Salesforce’s big annual event. McGraw-Hill Education has acquired Redbird Advanced Learning.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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The NAACP endorses OER. ” Via Multichannel News : “Trayvon Martin Attorney Parks Targets AT&T Over Alleged Broadband Redlining.” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Online education pioneer Tony Bates asks “ What is online learning ?” ” Via NBC News : “How to Thrive: Arianna Huffington Launches E-Learning Series.” ” “How Can VR be Used for Learning?” Education Politics.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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” Via Education Week : “ FCC Revokes Decision Allowing Companies to Provide Low-Income Families With Subsidized Broadband.” Via Inside Higher Ed : “The Big 12 Conference , of which Baylor University is a member, announced on Wednesday that it would withhold 25 percent of future revenue distributed to Baylor, pending an independent review of the university’s sexual misconduct processes. “Does Open Pedagogy require OER ?”

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Hack Education Weekly News

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There’s lots more from Betsy DeVos’s talk at SXSWedu in the conferences section below. In addition to the anti-First Amendment supporter Thiel, Jackson also name-dropped her connections to David Horowitz , a long-time advocate for silencing left-learning professors on campus, in order to get her job. Via The New York Times Magazine : “What Teenagers Are Learning From Online Porn.” ” Conferences and Events. Edsurge on the business of OER.

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Via Edsurge : “Possible ‘Fraud, Theft, Waste, and Abuse’: Report Questions NYC School Broadband Spending.” A report from VC firm GSV Acceleration : “It’s a Breakout: Capital Flows In the Learning and Talent Technology Market.” Via Edsurge : “OER Pioneer David Wiley Predicts All Community Colleges Will Dump Traditional Textbooks By 2024.” Publisher eDynamic Learning has raised an undisclosed amount of money from Gauge Capital.

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