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Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). Gotta keep that MOOC hype alive. “ MOOCs Find a New Audience with On-Campus Students,” Edsurge claims. “ States Are Adopting More Computer Science Policies. ” A data breach at Chegg – more details in the data and surveillance section below. Remember: robots for the elderly share a direct connection to MOOCs replacing higher ed.).

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” “The Trump Administration Just Rescinded Obama-Era Guidance on Race-Conscious Admissions Policies. Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). Speaking of terrible ideas taken up by terrible people and terrible companies, Andrew Ng – yes, of MOOC fame – says that we should be less concerned with making self-driving cars safe and more committed to training bystanders (pedestrians? It shaped policy.

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Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOCMOOCs. “Learning Creative Learning: It’s not a MOOC , it’s a community,” says the MIT Media Lab. “A Proposal to Put the ‘M’ Back in MOOCs ” – an op-ed by Class Central ’s Dhawal Shah in Edsurge. “Rethinking MOOCs ” – an op-ed in Duke University’s newspaper The Chronicle. Chegg has acquired Cogeon for $15 million.

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” More on the policy change via IHE. 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. 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.” ” Chalkbeat on vouchers in Indiana : “Choice for most: In nation’s largest voucher program, $16 million went to schools with anti-LGBT policies.” I missed this news back in February: Chegg acquired RefMe. (National) Education Politics.

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And certainly the expectation of many ed-tech products (and increasingly school policy) is that parents will do just this — participate in the incessant monitoring of student data. MOOCs are, no surprise, their own entry on this long list of awfulness.