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Schools and Colleges Try Virtual Reality Science Labs. But Can VR Replace a Cadaver?

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When Case Western Reserve University launches a new health education campus with the Cleveland Clinic next year, one feature will be conspicuously absent. Google has partnered with science education company Labster to create an online biology degree program with virtual reality labs. Microsoft's partnership with Pearson includes HoloChemistry for primary, secondary and college students, and HoloPatient for nursing students.

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Pearson cut 4000 jobs – 10% of its staff. ” “Taking action,” in this case, meant releasing some case studies and posting a notice on the Federal Register about how a competitive grant program could provide a more “innovative” way to build assessments. According to Edsurge , changes to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act will soon be another “ win for ed-tech vendors.”

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” And the latest on the court case/Trump University scandal: Via NPR : “ Texas Governor Linked To Trump University Fraud Case.” ” Via the AP : “ Florida AG asked Trump for donation before nixing fraud case.” “ Light Sentence for Brock Turner in Stanford Rape Case Draws Outrage.” ” Also via The New York Times : “Judge Aaron Persky Under Fire for Sentencing in Stanford Rape Case.”

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Associate Professor of Biology A Case Study in Science and Engineering Job Shadowing in High School - Ann Gaudino, Ed.D.

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