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What about the digital divide in education?

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Things are already starting to move this way with the emergence of massive open online courses (MOOCs). Digital Divide – ICT Information Communications Technology. Blog digital divide edtech

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Via Wired : “ Koch Brothers Are Cities’ New Obstacle to Building Broadband.” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). A call to rebrand MOOCs , from Edsurge. Privacy, Surveillance, and Information Security. Edtech Funding Rebounds With $1.2 (National) Education Politics. The GOP passed their tax plan.

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Via Edsurge : “ Office of Edtech Wants Help Making Sense of All Those Higher Ed Providers.” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). Vive la MOOC révolution. ” “Orphan MOOCs and the Digital Dark Ages” by Jeffrey Pomerantz in Hybrid Pedagogy. ” There’s more licensing and certification news in the MOOC section above. Edsurge on ”Words to Never Use If You Want to Build a Diverse Edtech Company."

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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. “ Coding Bootcamps Won’t Save Us All,” Edsurge informs us. ” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via Edsurge : “As In-Person Bootcamps Falter, Codecademy Introduces Paid Online Options.” (National) Education Politics.

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Via Techcrunch : “ FCC votes to negate broadband privacy rules.” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Inside Higher Ed on online education at Simmons College. More on MOOC and online education research in the research section below. Via eCampus News : “Is higher ed ready for the big edtech explosion ?” Privacy, Surveillance, and Information Security. Education Politics.

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” Via Edsurge : “What Federal Education Budget Cuts Mean for Edtech.” Via EdWeek’s Market Brief : “New Law Nixing Broadband Privacy Protections Stirs K–12 Fears.” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via the Coursera blog : “ Coursera now offers free trials for most Specializations.” ” Via Ars Technica : “ Libraries have become a broadband lifeline to the cloud for students.”

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“ FCC Delays Are Keeping Broadband From Rural School Kids,” says Wired. Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). ” Via EdScoop : “Edtech and industry leaders say they’re stuck if they can’t scale.” ” Data, Surveillance, and Information Security. ” From MIT’s Justin Reich : “Five Answers About EdTech Experiments: A Response to Benjamin Herold.”

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Via The New York Times : “ Broadband Law Could Force Rural Residents Off Information Superhighway.” 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.”

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” “ No Sign of Edtech In Department of Education’s Full Federal Budget Proposal,” Edsurge frets. Via Edsurge : “Possible ‘Fraud, Theft, Waste, and Abuse’: Report Questions NYC School Broadband Spending.” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via Slate : “ The New Diploma Mills.” ” Via Edsurge : “ EDUCAUSE Adds Emerging Edtech Membership for Small Companies, Hints at Overhaul.”

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Via The Washington Post : “The National Women’s Law Center filed suit Monday against the Education Department in an effort to force the release of information about federal enforcement of Title IX , a law that governs how schools handle campus sexual harassment and assault.” ” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Big HR news about Coursera in the HR section below. Privacy, Surveillance, and Information Security.

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” 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 ?” ” From the press release : “ MOOCs and books initiative launched by Springer and Federica Weblearning.” Via Edsurge : “The Asian Money Fueling US Edtech Investments.”

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” Via Education Week : “ FCC Revokes Decision Allowing Companies to Provide Low-Income Families With Subsidized Broadband.” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” “ MOOCs : A Postmortem” by Jonathan Rees. Meanwhile, Campus Technology offers “7 Tips for Listing MOOCs on Your Résumé.” Privacy, Surveillance, and Information Security. Education Politics.

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K98BwFMkIc @ryancraiguv #edtech pic.twitter.com/3mITJHvODv — EdSurge HigherEd (@HigherEdSurge) November 11, 2016. Judy Chu asks President Obama to protect the information of ‘ Dreamers ’ before Trump takes office.” ” Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). And I’m not sure if Udacity now better fits here in this for-profit higher ed section, but there’s news about it in the MOOC section above.

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Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” “ California Should Watch Arkansas Process for Creating New Online Institution,” says Mindwires Consulting’s Phil Hill. “Great EdTech Success Story Turns Into The Biggest Philanthropic Story of the Year,” Getting Smart argues , pointing to Curriculum Associates ’ donation of its stock to the Iowa State University Foundation. Privacy, Surveillance, and Information Security.

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Edsurge runs with Trump’s promise to boost rural broadband like it’s a truth anyone can count on. Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via The Post and Courier : “ South Carolina ’s online charter schools: A $350 million investment with disappointing returns.” ” “Why So Many Top Hackers Hail from Russia ,” according to information security journalist Brian Krebs. (National) Education Politics.

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Via Wired : “ Ajit Pai ’s Plan Will Take Broadband Away From Poor People.” ” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). Via Edsurge : “ Jefferson Education Accelerator Winds Down, Rebrands to Focus on Edtech Reviews and Procurement.” “Kidtech startup SuperAwesome is now valued at $100+ million and profitable,” Techcrunch informs us. Data, Surveillance, and Information Security.

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Via Education Week : “ Trump Signs Orders on Rural Broadband Access.” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). Privacy, Surveillance, and Information Security. According to Metaari (formerly known as Ambient Insight), “ Global Edtech Investment Surges to a Record $9.5 Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.