Hack Education Weekly News

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From the FCC : “Fact Sheet on Broadband Consumer Privacy Proposal.” ” Coursera highlights its mentors – its volunteer mentors – on its blog. Via Mindwire Consulting’s Phil Hill : “About That Cengage OER Survey.” US Presidential Campaign Politics. There was a Vice Presidential debate this week. Among the education highlights: Republican VP candidate Mike Pence made up a name for the university hosting the event.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 10 Edition)

Doug Levin

million Idaho Education Network settlement | Idaho EdNews → After eight years - and with state-issued checks totaling $3.4M - the state has closed the costly and convoluted case of the Idaho Education Network broadband project. " Tagged on: March 6, 2017 Three misunderstandings about open resources | The Hechinger Report → Nine superintendents jointly write an article to discuss OER approaches and materials that work.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Big HR news about Coursera in the HR section below. Still in its early stages, this ambitious project relies on a little-known public resource – a slice of electromagnetic spectrum the federal government long ago set aside for schools – called the Educational Broadband Service (EBS). Coursera has a new CEO: Jeff Maggioncalda. (National) Education Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

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In Move Towards More Online Degrees, Coursera Introduces Its First Bachelor ’s.” ” “Coursera and other purveyors of massive open online courses supposedly signaled the end of traditional credentials and, as some told it, universities. “ Coursera More than Doubles Number of Degrees on Its Platform,” says Campus Technology. Edsurge on the business of OER.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Via Edsurge : “Possible ‘Fraud, Theft, Waste, and Abuse’: Report Questions NYC School Broadband Spending.” ” According to this Techcrunch article , MOOCs like Udacity and Coursera weren’t working out for AirBnB so now it is “running its own internal university to teach data science.” Via Edsurge : “OER Pioneer David Wiley Predicts All Community Colleges Will Dump Traditional Textbooks By 2024.” The Trump Budget.

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