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The New York Times notes it’s not just rural students who struggle with broadband access : “Why San Jose Kids Do Homework in Parking Lots.” Via The Atlantic : “Why Young Pakistanis Are Learning Chinese.” From the Coursera blog : “Announcing ‘ AI for Everyone ’: a new course from deeplearning.ai on Coursera.” is the new company of Andrew Ng , Coursera’s co-founder.)

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From the FCC : “Fact Sheet on Broadband Consumer Privacy Proposal.” ” Coursera highlights its mentors – its volunteer mentors – on its blog. That led to him announcing a $10 million fund specifically for learning applications. ” Via Techcrunch : “ Duolingo ’s chatbots help you learn a new language.” It includes all the buzzwords : competency-based education, personalized learning, and even blockchain!

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There was all that ink spilled circa 2010 that Khan Academy and “ flipped learning ” were going to “ change the rules of education ,” replacing in-class instruction with online videos watched as homework. Coursera also brought on a new CEO : Jeff Maggioncalda, whose previous job was in the financial planning industry. Tom Willerer, Coursera’s chief product officer, left the company to become a venture capitalist. broadband privacy rules.”

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” “Republicans try to take cheap phones and broadband away from poor people,” Ars Technica reports. monthly subsidies toward cellular phone service or mobile broadband. ” A ruling from the Court of Justice of the European Union raises interesting questions about the ownership of student data : “Exam scripts and examiner’s corrections are personal data of the exam candidate.” Personalized learning is anything you want it to be.

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“Higher education and library associations called on the Federal Communications Commission Thursday to uphold Obama-era rules requiring broadband providers to treat all traffic on the internet equally,” Inside Higher Ed reports. Testing, Testing… “How the SAT and PSAT collect personal data on students – and what the College Board does with it,” by The Washington Post’s Valerie Strauss. ” (She is the CEO is Dreambox Learning.).

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Via Education Week : “ FCC Delays, Denials Foil Rural Schools’ Broadband Plans.” “Learning Creative Learning: It’s not a MOOC , it’s a community,” says the MIT Media Lab. Edsurge profiles Dr. Chuck about his work on MOOCs with Coursera. ( From the Coursera blog : “Building India ’s Workforce for 2020.” “ Neuroeducation Will Lead to Big Breakthroughs in Learning,” says Singularity Hub.

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Via Wired : “ Ajit Pai ’s Plan Will Take Broadband Away From Poor People.” Imperial College London will teach a class on artificial intelligence on the Coursera platform. ” In other learn-to-code news, the press release says that “ Mattel Expands Partnership With Tynker , Setting Goal To Introduce 10 Million Kids To Coding By 2020.” The “ invisible ” “adaptive learning” company has raised $38.7

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” “Modern E-Rate Puts Telephones On Hold in K–12,” Education Week reports , noting that schools are struggling to pay for phone service (still totally necessary) as well as expanded broadband. ” More on this scramble to serve (profit from) low-income broadband customers in the upgrades/downgrades section below. ” That for-profit is Laureate Education , the largest chain of for-profit schools in the world and an investor in Coursera.

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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. 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.

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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.” ” 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.”

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