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Stale Words and Hackneyed Ideas That Make Edtech Investors Cringe

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Hint: “It’s mobile,” “We have a better UI,” and “It’s for millennials” are not the answers. Student engagement and retention mobile apps. It’s mobile,” “We have a better UI,” and “It’s for millennials” are not the answers. Chegg (or Amazon for that matter)? In fact, a freebie option is emerging as some schools are adopting Google Classroom as a lightweight LMS. MOOCs or General Assembly for country X.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). There’s more MOOC news in the HR section below. ” Via Techcrunch , which never ceases to amaze me with how readily it acts as a stenographer for the tech industry: “As some pricey coding camps fade away, Codecademy barrels ahead with affordable paid offerings and a new mobile app.” Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via the Coursera blog : “New mobile features: Transcripts, notes, and reminders.” ” Udacity has updated its online "classroom." " It’s lovely to see the big innovation from the MOOC startups in 2017 involves the learning management system. ” Pearson and Chegg are partnering for textbook rentals. Education Politics.

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” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via Edsurge : “ Andrew Ng , Co-Founder of Coursera , Returns to MOOC Teaching With New AI Course.” ” The New York Times on “ mastery based learning ” : “A New Kind of Classroom: No Grades, No Failing, No Hurry.” The Wall Street Journal predicts “The End of Typing: The Next Billion Mobile Users Will Rely on Video and Voice.”

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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The Flipped Classroom". It was probably Sal Khan’s 2011 TED Talk “Let’s Use Video to Reinvent Education” and the flurry of media he received over the course of the following year or so that introduced the idea of the “flipped classroom” to most people.