Cheating on Chegg? Maybe Not on Its Tutoring Platform

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That’s an example of a request that can be found on online tutoring services like Chegg, as shared by a senior data scientist at the company, Sanghamitra Deb. Yet this is the kind of “help” that Chegg’s tutoring service can sometimes be used for. Among the services that the publicly-traded digital education company offers is Chegg Tutors, which matches students with tutors who help them one-on-one in a variety of subjects, such as physics and French.

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Education Technology’s Machine Learning Problem—and Responsibility

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The speakers were Carlos Escapa (Senior Principal, AI/ML Business Development, Amazon Web Services), Vivienne Ming (Founder and CEO, Socos Labs), Matthew Ramirez (Director of Product Management, AI Writing Tools, Chegg) and Andrew Sutherland (CTO and co-founder, Quizlet). Education Technology Events CommunityFrom Formula 1 to Yelp, industries across the board are seeking ways to apply machine learning to their work.

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Some Professors Fight Study-Help Sites. Other Professors Now Use Them.

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At about the same time, though, Rutgers officials sent out an email to all faculty at the university, warning about Course Hero and another service, Chegg, where students were posting faculty tests and exams without permission. “We Rutgers professor Kristen S.

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Byju’s Becomes an Edtech ‘Decacorn’ After Fundraise from Mary Meeker’s Bond Capital

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A combination of aggressive sales tactics, ads featuring Bollywood actors and high-profile events, including learning competitions in stadiums, helped propel its growth, according to company employees we spoke with for a profile of Byju’s last year. What comes after a unicorn?

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2U Defends Trilogy Bootcamp Purchase

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A fellow publicly traded education technology company, Chegg, has promised low-cost courses with its own bootcamp acquisition, Thinkful.

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Platzi Raises $6 Million to Bring More Online Education to Latin America

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Gonzalez’s firm last invested in student services provider Chegg, but hadn’t found another education company that piqued his interest until his firm started talks with Platzi. Before they founded a company together, Freddy Vega and Christian Van Der Henst were rivals.

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The 2019 EdSurde Annual Special: Edtech April Fool’s News That Should Stay Fake

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Chegg’s chalked up an excuse-generator to help you weasel out of doing homework, taking tests—just about anything. BRAT BOT: Colleges are increasingly turning to chatbots to help students navigate questions around areas such as financial aid or campus events. Congratulations for making it through the first quarter of 2019!

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The 2018 EdSurde Annual Special: Surgecoin, EduWands and Other News Not Fit for Print

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Chegg appears to have borrowed a page from Duolingo’s previous shenanigan for the Osmosis Pillow , which takes “memory foam” to another level. The student controlling the robot remotely is calling the event a “freak accident,” and is asking for a grade boost as amends. Happy first of April—a day where the joke’s on all of us. It used to be that people waited until today to unleash their pranks. But some companies are jumping the gun.

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Edtech Industry Magnate Michael Moe Makes a Pivot

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Together they have run the ASU GSV Summit , the annual must-go-to event for business leaders and investors in edtech. So you can look at Chegg, which we’re an investor in, which has a $5.5

Stale Words and Hackneyed Ideas That Make Edtech Investors Cringe

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If you go to startup pitch events, you’ve seen it happen: An entrepreneur says something—something so naïve, egregious and hackneyed—that it makes the investors, along with educators who are now increasingly in the audience, physically cringe. The other solutions I see in this space tend to throw a lot of features (such as calendars, student to student messaging, event check-in, and newsfeeds) into an app and hope better retention just happens. Chegg (or Amazon for that matter)?

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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It’s now become a way in which educational events, organizations, and institutions dole out funding for projects. Kno was headed by Osman Rashid, the co-founder of the textbook rental company Chegg, and the tablet was aimed at the college market.

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Via CMX : “ How Edcamp Scaled Up 1,500 Community Events Connecting Educators All Over the World.” ” Pearson and Chegg are partnering for textbook rentals. Education Politics. From the Department of Education’s press release : “U.S. Secretary of Education Announces Chief of Staff and Additional Staff Hires.” ” And what a fine bunch.

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” “My Statement: White House HBCU Event” by Dillard University president Walter Kimbrough. ” Via the press release : “ Cengage , McGraw-Hill Education , and Pearson have joined forces with Ingram and Chegg , Inc. Education Politics. President Trump gave a not-the-State-of-the-Union address to Congress on Tuesday. Details about the education-related elements of his speech from NPR , The New York Times , Education Week , and The Washington Post.

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