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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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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The Post-Pandemic Outlook for Edtech

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To take advantage of the stimulus money would be to offer really attractive multi-year deals,” says John Krull, an IT consultant who previously worked as chief information officer for Seattle Public Schools and chief technology officer for the Oakland Unified School District. “At

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Acquisition Autopsy: Details—and Questions—Behind MissionU’s $4M Sale to WeWork

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In addition to MissionU’s institutional investors, the company attracted executives and well-known names in the education industry including Chip Paucek (CEO of 2U), Dan Rosenzweig (CEO of Chegg) and Ted Dintersmith, a former investor-turned-education philanthropist. Education Technology Mergers and Acquisitions Edtech BusinessUsually, when a hot startup gets acquired by an even hotter one, the industry cheers.

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Students, celebrities connect for tutoring

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Students will have the chance to connect directly with celebrities in one-on-one tutoring sessions through Chegg Tutors: VIP Edition. All tutoring sessions will take place this fall through Chegg’s online tutoring platform, Chegg Tutors.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. “ States Are Adopting More Computer Science Policies. Via MIT Technology Review : “ Oculus hopes its $399 headset will bring virtual reality to the masses.” ” A data breach at Chegg – more details in the data and surveillance section below. ACT is acquiring “the automated item generation” technology from MGHL Consulting.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. ” “The Trump Administration Just Rescinded Obama-Era Guidance on Race-Conscious Admissions Policies. ” That’s the Indiana Agriculture and Technology School , which Chalkbeat investigated earlier this year. ” Yet another story promoting “student success technology” at Georgia State University. It shaped policy.

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” More on the policy change via IHE. I love this headline from Campus Technology , which echoes the wise words of Bill and Ted from their excellent adventure: “ Ed Tech Changes … and Stays the Same.” ” Pearson and Chegg are partnering for textbook rentals. ” The report is from the Technology for Education Consortium. (I’ve Education Politics. From the Department of Education’s press release : “U.S.

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” Via The Intercept : “These Are the Technology Firms Lining Up to Build Trump’s ‘Extreme Vetting’ Program.” ” Chalkbeat on vouchers in Indiana : “Choice for most: In nation’s largest voucher program, $16 million went to schools with anti-LGBT policies.” Impero Software has been acquired by Investment Technology Partners which paid $36.3 I missed this news back in February: Chegg acquired RefMe.

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” Via Campus Technology : “ Southern New Hampshire U to launch Competency-Based Master’s in Online Ed.” the nation’s largest virtual charter school management company , as president of academics, policy, and schools. ” Via Campus Technology : “ Unizin Partners with edX , Cengage.” Chegg has acquired Cogeon for $15 million. (National) Education Politics.

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