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Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via the Coursera blog : “New mobile features: Transcripts, notes, and reminders.” " 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. ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Education Politics. From the Department of Education’s press release : “U.S.

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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.” Jen Howard on “What Happened to Google’s Effort to Scan Millions of University Library Books ?” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Wired argues that “ Jeff Bezos Should Put His Billions Into Libraries.” I missed this news back in February: Chegg acquired RefMe.

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And like so many products on this list, 3D printing was hailed as a revolution in education, and schools were encouraged to reorient libraries and shop classes towards “maker spaces” which would give students opportunities to print their plastic designs. That is, rather than students buying textbooks separately (or buying used textbooks or checking them out from the library or sharing them with a roommate not buying textbooks at all), the cost would be bundled with tuition and fees.